Car rentals in Burnside: All you need to know
A Burnside 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 the rest of Louisiana has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Burnside. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a bargain rental car in Burnside?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
- Don't rent more car than you need. Usually, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Burnside rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Burnside?
From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Burnside?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Louisiana metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families looking for adventure in the Louisiana back-country||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Burnside?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Burnside is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to find what the exact fee will be before you reserve your rental.
Does Burnside require rental car insurance?
When cruising through Burnside or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, provide some coverage, but there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a larger or luxury vehicle. 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 need to find an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you get your car. Use as much fuel as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to check out all that Burnside and maybe even the rest of Louisiana offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Go over the fine print to be sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you begin on your Burnside adventure, make sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot. You should:
- Walk around 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
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new area
Book your Burnside car rental today
Know that you can depend on a great ride that will leave you with cash to spare when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Burnside car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. See you around town.