Welcome to Your New Home in Chicago
Chicagoland headquarters more than 15 Fortune 500 companies and is a major publishing and distribution center. Beloved for its art and architecture, home of legendary sports teams and the best beef hot dogs in the country, The Windy City has something for everyone. The thriving music scene and comedy clubs are favorites among singles. With 29 lakefront beaches, Millennium Park, and the Loop downtown, the city is family friendly, too.
We Can Help You Get Settled in Chicago
Moving can be a daunting task, even if it's just around the corner. We're here to help. Penske has many convenient truck rental locations in metropolitan Chicago. To get you started, the Penske Metropolitan Chicago Team offers these simple moving and driving tips for the do-it-yourself mover:
Tips for Moving to Chicago
- Check the forecast to be prepared for Chicago's weather extremes and sudden storms in both summer and winter.
- Double park to unload your truck, but be sure to leave room for traffic to get by in other lanes.
- Pack and carry essential items including drinks, snacks, and a cell phone, in case of unexpected delays.
Tips for Driving in Chicago
- Carry cash for toll roads in and around the city.
- Watch for low-hanging branches on tree-lined streets.
- Avoid Lake Shore Drive — trucks are prohibited.
We Offer Complete Service When Moving to Chicago
Whether you're moving to a single-family home on the Southside, a loft in North River, or a suburb in any one of metropolitan Chicago's 14 counties, the Penske Metropolitan Chicago Team is ready to help.
- Get everything for your move from Penske and our moving partners. See Extras & Supplies.
- We operate over 100,000 vehicles at more than 2,500 locations.
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Penske’s Rent for a Day, Get a Second Day Free Special promotional discount applies only to the daily vehicle rental charges. All taxes, fees (including but not limited to vehicle use taxes), and surcharges (including but not limited to the Mileage Fee, Environmental Fee, Vehicle License Fee) are extra. Optional products such as supplemental insurance, Limited Damage Waiver (LDW), hand trucks, furniture pads, and dolly’s are extra. Fuel charges are extra. Promotional discount is valid only in the Contiguous United States. Customer must select the number of days for the rental and then the promotional discount is automatically applied at checkout. The promotional discount is available on household / personal local rentals only. The promotional discount is valid from 12:01AM ET, 10/1/2022 until 11:59PM ET, 11/11/2022; provided that the Customer must pick up the vehicle on a Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday during the promotional period. Limit of one use per Customer. Maximum of five (5) free day’s rental charges per Customer. This offer is subject to vehicle availability at the time of reservation. Promotional discount may be combined with other coupons, offers, or discounts. This promotional discount is not redeemable for cash or cash equivalent. The promotional discount is not transferable and Penske reserves the right to change terms at any time in our sole discretion.