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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in New Orleans?
If your trip to New Orleans is all locked in but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.Caesars Superdome deserves more than just a quick drive-by tour. Get out of your car and take your time exploring this iconic sight during your stay in New Orleans.You’ll need to wake up early if you’re hoping to see all the great attractions this place has to offer. Jackson Square and French Market are no-brainers. New Orleans Museum of Art and City Park shouldn’t be missed either.Close to the center, Canal Street is one spot to consider putting on your to-do list. Harrah’s New Orleans Casino and National World War II Museum are also close by and worth checking out.
What are the best road trip destinations near New Orleans?
If you’re after things to do around New Orleans, you certainly aren’t going to come up short! Houma, just 45 miles away, offers some fantastic sights that’ll keep you occupied. Stop in at Southland Mall and Williams Avenue Recreation Center to start discovering the story of the region. Then finish off your trip with a visit to The Ball Park.
Where are the best convention centers near New Orleans?
Meet the locals while you’re in New Orleans by cruising off to an event at one of the area’s popular convention centers. There are a few awesome things on, so have a look at the schedule and set aside a date. Recommended places include:

  • Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (1 mile away).
  • House of Broel’s Victorian Mansion and Doll House Museum (1 mile away).

What kind of rental car should I get for New Orleans?
An unforgettable road trip starts with a reliable car. And if you’re on your way to explore the best of New Orleans, like Caesars Superdome, you’ll need a set of wheels that suits your needs. Get ready to meet the economy or compact car. These small vehicles will help you navigate this vibrant city’s labyrinth of congested traffic and streets. If you’re vacationing with a few buddies, bigger is better. Cruise around in comfort and enjoy ample trunk space with an SUV. These vehicles can handle all types of terrain, which makes them perfect if you plan to get out and explore the mangroves around the region.
Should I get a luxury rental car in New Orleans?
For some, owning a prestige vehicle is the stuff that dreams are made of. But renting your dream ride is well within your grasp! Imagine the thrill of cruising the open roads in a snazzy sports car, even if it’s only for a little while. Or maybe all you want is a budget ride to get you quickly from A to B. Flashy or frugal? Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a rental car to suit your style in New Orleans.
Is it difficult to park in New Orleans?
Finding a car space in New Orleans is relatively easy. Of course, it depends on the time and place — you may have trouble parking in the very center during busier periods.
Does New Orleans have peak-hour traffic?
As with most cities, you can expect more traffic just before and after work during the week. However, with a population of approximately 389,600, traffic jams aren’t a big concern in New Orleans.
Are there speed limits in New Orleans?
Yes. In New Orleans, speed limits range from 25mph to 55mph. Most built-up areas have a maximum speed limit of 25mph unless otherwise indicated.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Louisiana?
Most of the time, your rental car company will bill the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Otherwise, they may share your information with the relevant local authority, who’ll then issue a fine to your postal address.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in New Orleans?
If you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, you can use your cell phone while driving in New Orleans. But be sure to remain focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in New Orleans?
When driving in New Orleans, it’s a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.08%. Planning to have a couple of glasses of wine over lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
Is turning on a red light allowed in New Orleans?
Yes, you can turn on a red light in New Orleans. Firstly though, you are required to stop the vehicle completely. Continue only when your way is clear.
Are seat belts compulsory in Louisiana?
Although there are a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Louisiana.

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