Route 66: get on the road with our car rental + hotel + GPS (available for rent) + 50 page PDF info sheet of attractions and opening times package self-drive tours. This is all you need, really.

car rental tour on route 66
Ford Mustang or similar / convertible category

What customers say about the Route 66 self-guide tours:

"We just want to thank you so much for what has been a fantastic time for us. Everything went smoothly and all hotels were great thanks to you. We saw most of the road and we saw a different side to the US than what we have seen before.

Your arrangements were first class and we really appreciate the time and trouble you took to professionally organize a fantastic itinerary. Thank you so much Zsolt and hopefully we will meet one day." David & Tami, Australia

Tour #1-A: Route 66 The Motel Run (12 days, 11 nights)
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Chicago IL, Springfield IL, Lebanon MO, Tulsa OK, Shamrock TX , Santa Rosa NM , Gallup NM, Valle AZ, Williams AZ, Las Vegas NV, Los Angeles CA

Reverse Route: Los Angeles CA, Las Vegas NV, Williams AZ, Holbrook AZ, Albuquerque NM, Amarillo TX, Oklahoma City OK, Springfield MO, St Louis MO, Bloomington IL, Chicago IL

This tour is the cheapest tour that offers the most attractions you can get on Route 66 from Chicago to LA! You will visit the Grand Canyon and can take a helicopter flight there! You also spend a night in Las Vegas right on the STRIP!

This trip is designed for one or two people. Tour rate is from $2,220 for 2 or $1,110 per person!

Tour prices include a compact car category car rental with insurance (Nissan Versa - or similar) from Chicago airport or downtown and all motel accommodation to California, 48 page sights and attractions database (pdf file), online maps.

Upgrade to a convertible*: please add $800

Room only price (standard room): $1,870

It is possible to customize this tour, you can add additional nights at either end or stay more nights at any location!

Additional costs: One-way fee: $605 + tax (compact category) or at least $650 + tax (convertible category, depending on supplier). This fee needs to be paid at rental location by renter (you).

Tour #1-B: Route 66 The Business Run (11 days, 10 nights)
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Not everyone has got 2 weeks to cruise down on Route 66, this is a short version without Grand Canyon and Las Vegas and better hotels keeping one historic Route 66 motel on route. Route 66 it is.

Chicago IL, Springfield IL, Lebanon MO, Oklahoma City OK, Amarillo TX , Albuquerque, NM , Winslow, AZ , Needles, CA, Victorville, CA, Los Angeles CA

This trip is designed for one or two people. Tour rate is from $2,440 for 2 or $1,220 per person!

Tour prices include a compact car category car rental with insurance (Nissan Versa - or similar) from Chicago airport or downtown and all accommodation to California, 48 page sights and attractions database (pdf file), online maps.

Upgrade to a convertible*: please add $750

Room only price (standard room): $1,800

It is possible to customize this tour, you can add additional nights at either end or stay more nights at any location!

Additional costs: One-way fee: $605 + tax (compact category) or at least $650 + tax (convertible category, depending on supplier). This fee needs to be paid at rental location by renter (you).

Tour #1-C: The Pure Classic Route 66 (14 days, 13 nights) Download itinerary

Chicago IL, Springfield IL, St Louis MO, Springfield MO, Tulsa OK, Clinton OK, Amarillo TX, Santa Fe NM, Gallup NM, Flagstaff AZ, Needles CA, Victorville CA, Los Angeles CA

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Tour #2: The Essentials of Route 66 + allow a day in Grand Canyon! (15 days, 14 nights) Download itinerary

Chicago IL, Springfield IL, Cuba MO or St Louis MO, Springfield MO, Tulsa OK, Clinton OK, Amarillo TX, Santa Fe NM, Gallup, NM, Flagstaff AZ, Williams AZ, Needles CA, Victorville CA, Los Angeles CA

Reverse Route: Los Angeles CA, Needles CA, Williams AZ, Flagstaff AZ, Gallup NM, Santa Fe NM x 2, Amarillo TX, Clinton OK, Tulsa OK, Lebanon MO, St Louis MO, Bloomington IL, Chicago IL

Tour #3: the most of Route 66 + allow a day in Grand Canyon + visit Las Vegas for a night! (15 days, 14 nights) Download itinerary
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Chicago IL, Springfield IL, St Louis MO, Springfield MO, Tulsa OK, Clinton OK, Amarillo TX, Santa Fe NM, Gallup, NM, Flagstaff AZ, Williams AZ, Las Vegas NV, Victorville CA, Los Angeles CA

Reverse Route: Los Angeles CA, Las Vegas NV x 2, Williams AZ, Flagstaff AZ, Gallup NM, Santa Fe NM, Amarillo TX, Clinton OK, Tulsa OK, Lebanon MO, St Louis MO, Bloomington IL, Chicago IL

Tour #4: the full Route 66 with Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and much more! (20 days, 19 nights) Download itinerary

Chicago IL x 2, Springfield IL, St Louis MO, Springfield MO, Tulsa OK, Clinton OK, Amarillo TX, Santa Fe NM x 2, Gallup NM, Winslow AZ, Grand Canyon AZ, Williams AZ, Las Vegas NV x 2, Victorville CA, Los Angeles CA x 2

Reverse Route: Los Angeles CA x 2, Needles CA, Las Vegas NV x 2, Williams AZ, Grand Canyon AZ, Winslow AZ, Grants NM, Santa Fe NM x 2, Amarillo TX, Clinton OK, Tulsa OK, Lebanon MO, St Louis MO, Springfield IL, Chicago IL x 2

Tour #5: An amazing 2 day extension to any Route 66 tour: drive the Ocean Drive between Los Angeles and San Francisco!
Tour #6: A true 'Coast to Coast' experience: connect New York and Chicago and keep driving to Los Angeles! 3 day 2 night drive, can be extended!

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* Major rental companies, such as National, Avis, Dollar, Alamo DO NOT GUARANTEE model choice. They confirm category, like CONVERTIBLE. You select any convertibles that are parking in the lot. Most of the convertible fleet are Mustangs, so probably you'll have one.

Other car categories for rent:

Rental conditions:

An international driving license is required if the license is printed with non Roman Alphabet

Car hire and cancellation options:

Option I:
Book with $100 non-refundable deposit + remaining balance due 4 weeks before pick-up
Cancellation 7 days or greater: non-refundable deposit applies
Cancellation 7 days or less: no refund

Option II:
Book with full payment
Cancellation 7 days or greater: total amount is refunded
Cancellation 7 days or less: no refund

Please note: no booking is made without payment (either deposit or full payment).
We cannot guarantee prices/availability without payment
Payment method: wire transfer to our bank account or can use your credit card (PayPal) to enjoy extra insurance protection by your financial institution but in this case we need to add 4.4% transaction charge (we keep a PayPal merchant account) on top of your bill. We also accept personal checks (scanned to e-mail or mailed to our office).

Cancellation terms:

31 days or greater: none.

30 - 21 day or greater cancellation notice: 30% of Total Booking Amount.

20 - 11 day cancellation notice: 60% of Total Booking Amount.

10 or less day cancellation notice: 100% of total booking amount.

For itinerary please visit Chicago / Los Angeles tour

50% tour deposit is required to book any of the tours. Remaining balance is due 6 weeks prior travel. Once we receive all payments the confirmations are sent in 7 working days. Airfares are not included in tour prices, please arrange your own airfares.

You can also rent a car without any other services (hotels, itinerary etc). Please have a look at some of the options here or ask for a free quote.
car rental tour on route 66 Dodge Grand Caravan / 7 seater minivan
Chevrolet Spark / economy
rent a car tour on route 66 Ford Mustang or similar / convertible
Nissan Versa or similar / compact
rent a car tour on route 66 Ford Mustang or similar / convertible
Ford Mustang or similar / convertible
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