There is no better way to see everything Lake Charles has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Hertz rental car. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. When you have access to your own ride, you can go anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your upcoming trip to Louisiana even better with a Hertz rental car.
Lake Charles is a perfect town when you want a break from busyness of a big city. Many guests come to check out Lake Charles's happening downtown and scenery that brings visitors from all over. No matter what you decide on first, you'll want to check out as much of Lake Charles as possible while on your trip. And if you need to see what else is around Lake Charles, then jump in the driver's seat of your Hertz rental car and see what else is out there.
CarRentals.com works with the most dependable rental car dealers. Hertz has over 100 years of car rental experience and a fleet including several of the most respected in the business, like Nissan and Hyundai. With Hertz storied history and thousands of distributors globally, you know you'll be in some great hands.
CarRentals.com strives to get you the best rates, no matter when you book. But reserving your car ahead of time can help you save even more. Make sure to keep the car under one driver's name and go over the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
Be sure to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Lake Charles is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Hertz's policy to find out what the total cost is for you.
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Lake Charles. Compact or economy cars are easier to park and great for short commutes. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a mid-size car or SUV is going to have more room for luggage and provide a more comfortable ride on longer trips. Those looking for a touch of luxury on their Lake Charles vacation can choose a higher-end vehicle like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.
You are required to have insurance before you rent from Hertz in the United States. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Hertz requires a deposit when you book your rental car. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your rental for your trip to Lake Charles. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the make and model of the rental.
We advise a full tank policy. You should receive your automobile with the needle at "F". If you return your rental with less than the amount that you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current fuel prices to refill it. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before you bring your car back to Hertz.
Lake Charles has enough to keep you entertained, but you may want to drive to nearby cities to see what else Louisiana has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits once you've had an evening out in downtown Lake Charles or checked off all the activities in Lake Charles.
Hertz offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your rental at another location. Don't forget there is typically an additional charge when you opt for one-way.
With so much to do and see in Lake Charles, having access to your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to check out more of Louisiana, you can go wherever you want to, without trying to signal for a cab or sign up for a ride-share.
Before your next getaway, book your Hertz Lake Charles car rental and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Reserve with CarRentals.com and hit the road in Lake Charles, Louisiana.