Aaron's or Rent-A-Center?

Aaron's or Rent-A-Center in Chicago, IL?

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Aaron's or Rent-A-Center in Chicago, IL?

You have many options when looking for the right rent-to-own stores that offer appliances, electronics, furniture, and more in Chicago, IL. You could shop at Aaron's in Chicago, or Rent-A-Center. What's the best way to know which store is right for you?

Chicago Aaron's vs. Rent-A-Center Lease Requirements

When you rent-to-own products, you spread payments over time, so you can keep some money in your pocket for daily life. Before you can rent-to-own a couch, TV, or whatever else you want, you'll need to submit just a handful of information to the store you choose. Both Rent-A-Center and Aaron's in Chicago require at least some personal info. The application for Aaron's may ask you for your name, contact details, Social Security number, government-issued ID, income info, and references of people who can vouch for you. What about Rent-A-Center? We only require your name, contact information, date of birth, information about your income and residence, and then a minimum of two references. No credit history is required to shop with Rent-A-Center in Chicago.

Payment plan offerings differ between Chicago Aaron's and Rent-A-Center, too. At Aaron's in Chicago, you can pick a 12, 18, or 24-month payment plan. Some people think we're more flexible at Rent-A-Center since we let you pick the payment schedule that's right for your life. Choose from a weekly, bi-weekly (every two weeks), semi-monthly, or monthly schedule. There are so many ways to submit your payment, too. You can totally pay cash at local retailers like 7-Eleven®, Dollar General®, and CVS™!

What Does Chicago Aaron's vs. Rent-A-Center Carry?

Rent-to-own is all about getting top-notch brands, right when you want them, so you want to make sure your rent-to-own carries all the products you want! Aaron's in Chicago and Rent-A-Center both stock rent-to-own furniture, appliances, computers, electronics, smartphones, tools, and offer special sales on individual products in each category. However, Aaron's does not stock rent-to-own tires in Chicago. Rent-A-Center does. Another difference is that Rent-A-Center offers free same-day delivery and free product service and repairs for the life of your agreement. Aaron's delivers for free, too, but doesn't do free repairs all of the time. Both Rent-A-Center and Aaron's stock products from great brands like Ashley Home Furniture, Samsung, and LG.

Rent-A-Center vs. Chicago Aaron's Benefits & Guarantees

We strive to give our customers awesome variety and flexibility, and we know our friends at Aaron's in Chicago work to do the same. Aaron's allows customers to sign up for the Aaron's Club. Customers pay a monthly membership fee to protect their lease and also get discounts at restaurants, retailers, wellness providers, and more. RAC Benefits Plus is comparable to Aaron's benefits program. Along with lease and product protection, RAC Benefits Plus gives members boatloads of money-saving opportunities for things and services they're already paying for, like food and car maintenance! There are a few perks we are particularly proud of here at Rent-A-Center in Chicago, and they're unique to us. Let's start with the Rent-A-Center Worry-Free Guarantee. It puts the power of shopping in your hands, on your terms. This guarantee ensures the following: no credit history is needed to shop; you can own your product in the first 6 months and pay only the cash price; you can snag an early purchase discount; same-day delivery never costs you a dime; and we'll match any rent-to-own competitor's price (even Aaron's price), on the same in-stock item.** Rent-A-Center is the only rent-to-own store that offers the Worry-Free Guarantee.

Where Are Rent-A-Center & Aaron's Locations in Illinois?

Rent-A-Center has more physical stores across the country than Aaron's, so you're more likely to live near a Rent-A-Center than an Aaron's store in Chicago. Rent-A-Center has more than 3,000 stores, while Aaron's has 1,300+ stores. Proximity and convenience matter when you need flexible payment options and on-the-spot product availability.

In the end, we sincerely hope that you select the rent-to-own company that's right for you. Follow each company in the news, read real customer reviews, and order affordable rent-to-own appliances, furniture, electronics, computers, and more!

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