5 Ways a Passenger Van Could Help You This Summer

School may be out, but summer is still a busy season, full of activities. Whether you are a parent, school leader, church leader, or business leader, you may find yourself traveling around over the next few months for reasons other than a relaxing vacation. Locally owned and operated, Paragon Car & Van Rental can provide you with a well-maintained van rental to accommodate your crew on your travels. Let’s explore five ways a passenger van could help you this summer.

4 Chicago Activities to Enjoy in Your Car Rental This Spring

The temperatures are warming up, and the world is emerging from hibernation. If you are ready to get out and explore, consider renting a car and enjoying a little getaway to welcome the new season. Paragon Car & Truck Rental offers quality, affordable car rentals and van rentals for you and your family to experience some adventures together. Whether you are new to the area or have been here for years, let’s look at four Chicago activities to help you make the most of this season.

3 Reasons to Rent a Passenger Van for Spring Break Adventures

We may still be in the depths of winter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start dreaming of spring! In fact, now is the time to make plans and secure your mode of transportation if you want to travel anywhere over your spring break. Paragon Car & Van Rental offers a fleet of reliable, well-maintained vehicles to get you to your exciting adventures. Let’s explore three reasons it would benefit you to rent a passenger van over spring break.

Explore Chicago’s Magic This Holiday Season in Your Car Rental

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.

Rent a Van and Visit One of These Chicago Festivals This Fall

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.

Common Rules of Etiquette When Driving Passenger Vans

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

Why Cargo Vans Are Great for Touring Musicians and Bands

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

4 Fun Road Trip Games the Whole Family Will Enjoy

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

4 Safety Tips for Long Winter Drives

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

3 Industries We Serve with Our Passenger Vans

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.