Car rentals in Braithwaite: All you need to know
A Braithwaite car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Louisiana has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Braithwaite. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Braithwaite?
You are well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental with us. But, to get the most savings when you travel to Braithwaite you can do a few things. Make sure to:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you will know the true cost before you book
- Don't rent more car than you'll need. Usually, the smaller the car, the lower the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Braithwaite rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Braithwaite?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Enterprise and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Braithwaite?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Braithwaite. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to go over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Louisiana back-country||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||For large groups that want better fuel economy than an SUV||Infiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Braithwaite?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Braithwaite is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to find what the total will be before you book your vehicle.
Does Braithwaite require rental car insurance?
When driving around Braithwaite or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage with the rental supplier. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much petrol as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Braithwaite?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Before you get going on your Braithwaite vacation, check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect your vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Braithwaite rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can align with your requirements and not break your wallet.