Aaron's or Rent-A-Center?

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

Is Rent-A-Center or Aaron's better? We compare products, payment options, and more so you can make the decision. Compare Aaron's vs. RAC in Elgin today.

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

You have plenty of stores to choose from when looking for rent-to-own electronics, appliances, computers, furniture, and more in Elgin. You could go to Aaron's or Rent-A-Center. How do you choose?

Lease Requirements: Elgin Aaron's vs. Rent-A-Center

When you rent-to-own the things you want, your payments are spread out over time, so you can keep some money in your pocket for daily life. Before you rent-to-own anything, however, you'll have to provide a few pieces of information whether you go with Rent-A-Center or Aaron's in Elgin. Aaron's may need you to provide your name, SSN, contact info, income info, government-issued ID, and references who know you well. 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. Rent-A-Center in Elgin does not require any credit history.

How about payment plans? Aaron's and Rent-A-Center differ there, too. Aaron's only offers 12, 18, or 24-month payment plans. 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. Send in your payments every week, every two weeks, semi-monthly, or once a month. There are many ways to make a Rent-A-Center payment, too. You can totally pay cash at local retailers like CVS™, 7-Eleven®, and Dollar General®.

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

Going the rent-to-own route is all about getting the top brands and products you love as soon as possible, so it only makes sense to go with the store that has what you want! Both Rent-A-Center and Aaron's in Elgin stock rent-to-own computers, furniture, appliances, power tools, smartphones, electronics, and offer special sales on individual products in each category. Aaron's, however, does not offer rent-to-own tires in Elgin. Rent-A-Center partnered with the largest tire distributor in the U.S. to make rent-to-own tires a possibility for you. Rent-A-Center also offers free same-day delivery and free product repairs and service for your entire agreement. Aaron's delivers for free, too, but doesn't do free repairs all of the time. Both Rent-A-Center and Aaron's carry TVs, couches, and more from top-notch brands like Samsung, LG, Ashley Home Furniture, and Maytag.

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

We work hard to provide customers with amazing products and amazing perks, and we're sure that our pals at the Elgin Aaron's do their best to accomplish the same. The Aaron's Club is one program that's unique to Aaron's. 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. Alongside lease/product protection, RAC Benefits Plus presents members with plenty of money-saving opportunities for things you actually buy and need, like car repair and groceries! We're particularly proud of a few perks that are totally unique to us here at Rent-A-Center. 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.** You can only get the Worry-Free Guarantee at Rent-A-Center.

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 find a Rent-A-Center near you than an Aaron's near you in Elgin. Rent-A-Center has more than 3,000 stores, while Aaron's has 1,300+ stores. Proximity and convenience mean something when you're looking for same-day product availability and flexible payment options.

In the end, we encourage you to choose the rent-to-own company that's best for your situation. Check out real customer reviews, read company news, and start an order to try out the experience! Quality rent-to-own electronics, furniture, computers, smartphones, and more are waiting for you and your family.

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