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Car rentals in Buras: All you need to know

You need a great automobile to take you around Buras whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Buras. We've gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Buras. Keep reading to find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

Where can I get a bargain car rental in Buras?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the best deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the variety of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Buras. You can also:

  • Compare all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get the car of your choice and save more
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any additional costs
  • Decide what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't rent more car than you need

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have outlets in Buras?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Buras?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Louisiana town means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Luxury or Premium-classWhen you want to travel Buras in styleCadillac, Audi, or similar
SUV or MinivanFamilies with plenty of suitcases and a need for spaceJeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar
Compact CarEasy to park and have great miles per gallonFord Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Buras?

Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Buras is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find what the exact price will be before you book your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Buras?

When cruising through Buras or the rest of the United States, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Moreover, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some insurance on your rental, but there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check the rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for an open gas station near the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullThere will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra feesYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you drop-off your carYou usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about how many miles they are driving. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.

Know before you go

Before you begin on your Buras adventure, go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:

  • Look over the 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
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Buras rental car today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Buras has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Buras.