The holidays are quickly approaching, and it’s time to fill your calendar with all the festivities that will make your celebrations complete. Let Paragon Car & Van Rental provide a vehicle rental to get you to your destination in the windy city this season. Chicago is full of opportunities for you to soak in your favorite holiday traditions and create new ones with your family. Here are some events and adventures you can enjoy in your car rental before this fleeting season is over.
It’s that magical time of the year when the beauty of nature is on full display, and we try to soak in all the outdoor activities before winter sets in. There is plenty to do, see, and enjoy in Chicago if you like to embrace all things fall. Paragon Car & Van Rental can provide transportation for you and your family as you plan all the festivals and events to indulge in throughout this cozy season. We’ll go over a few that you can add to your itinerary once you secure your van rental.
Group travel can be fun, but it’s not without challenges. Paragon Car & Van Rental recommends establishing rules of etiquette before embarking on your journey to avoid arguments and hurt feelings. Review these helpful guidelines for creating common etiquette rules for your next group trip.Set Clear ExpectationsThe best way to avoid uncomfortable situations is to set clear expectations for your journey. A detailed agenda explaining the trip’s information is helpful for all passengers. You may want to include:Your cell phone numberPick-up and drop-off times and locationsSchedule for bathroom breaks, meals, and snacksInformation regarding the event you are traveling to, such as accommodations, meeting times, and locationsMonitor Seat SelectionMost passengers are polite and courteous when choosing their seats. They typically make allowances for people who easily get car sick or have difficulty getting in and out of passenger vans. If you believe choosing seats could be an issue, assign seats before … Continued
Traveling bands and musicians know the importance of safely transporting and storing music equipment and supplies. That’s why Paragon Car & Van Rental offers clean and affordable cargo van rentals in the Chicago area. Keep reading to find out why cargo vans are ideal for touring musicians and bands.Affordable VehiclesIf you’re looking for a cost-effective vehicle to transport instruments, equipment, and other supplies, cargo vans are a great option. Compared to buying a new van, a used cargo van or cargo van rental is the way to go. According to Kelley Blue Book, a 2020 Chevy Express 2500 cargo van has a suggested MSRP of $32,000. That is an average of $6,000 less than a new 2023 Chevy Express cargo van. If you only need a van when you’re traveling out of town, renting a cargo van is even more affordable.Great Gas MileageA cargo van offers great gas mileage compared … Continued
Family road trips can sometimes be boring, but they don’t have to be if you’re well-prepared with some fun activities. Paragon Car & Van Rental recommends setting aside the electronics and playing any one of these good, old-fashioned road trip games with your family. 1. Cows on My SideThis game takes advantage of any country roads or state highways on which you may be driving. Whoever sees a cow has to yell, “Cows on my side!” Every time someone sees a cow on the side of the car, they get one point. If a person sees a cow on the other side of the car and shouts “Cows on my side!” before that passenger does, they steal a point from them. 2. The Alphabet GameIf you took road trips as a child, then you probably remember this exciting game. Each person in the car has to find a word that starts with … Continued
Make sure you and your family are prepared when heading out on a long trip this winter. Whether you’re traveling up north, out east, or even down south, winter weather can strike at any time. The team at Paragon Car & Van Rental recommends following these four safety tips for remaining safe and steady on the road.1. Check Your TiresIn cold weather, tire pressure tends to drop. Before leaving on your journey, check that each tire is inflated to the manufacturer’s recommendation. You can find the correct tire pressure by checking the owner’s manual or the label that is inside the driver’s door frame. Be sure to also examine the tires for signs of damage or wear and tear like punctures, bumps, or cracks. 2. Use De-icing Washer FluidOdds are high that you’ll be driving through some snow, especially if you’re traveling north. Fill up the windshield washer reservoir with de-icing … Continued
Do you have a business that transports crew or staff members or delivers goods to job sites around the Chicago area? If so, then you need to take advantage of the clean and spacious passenger vans from Paragon Car & Van Rental. While many of our customers rent these roomy vans when traveling in large groups, they’re also the ideal vehicle for transporting your staff to and from various job sites. We serve many Chicago businesses in this regard, but here are three of the more common industries we assist with our helpful passenger vans.
Traveling with friends or family can make such a big difference over traveling alone. You may feel safer with more people around, and you just might have enough courage for that scary, yet exciting adventure you’ve always wanted to experience. At Paragon Car & Van Rental, we understand just how fun group travel can be. Read all about these three top benefits of traveling in a group and how they can help you make lasting memories.
Is your church planning a fall retreat, leadership conference, or back-to-school event that’s out-of-town? If so, consider renting one of the spacious and comfortable vans from Paragon Car & Van Rental. We know that different church road trips require vehicles of varying sizes. You may need to drive a few people to a leadership conference or you may have a large youth ministry heading out on a summer mission trip. Whatever your transportation needs, we are here to provide a safe ride for everyone in your group.
When driving a 15-passenger van to your next business conference, sporting event, or family reunion, you want to be sure you and your passengers remain safe while traveling on the road. Any licensed driver can drive a passenger van, but it may require some extra precautions due to its large size and the number of passengers it holds. At Paragon Car & Van Rental, we recommend you follow these safety tips for a happy, and safe, journey.