Car rentals in Delta: All you need to know
You need a great automobile to get around Delta whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Delta. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Delta. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Delta?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book budget-friendly rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Delta has to offer. You should also:
- Read through the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
- Book your rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they tend to be pricier
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Delta rental car.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Delta?
From global names like Avis and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Delta?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Louisiana city means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Louisiana back-country||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with suitcases and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want to get the most mpg on their trip||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Delta?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Delta is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the terms to figure out what the exact price is before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Delta?
Insurance is mandatory, no matter where you're renting a car. With that said, you might already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Delta. Check in advance and, if it's needed, you can easily include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different 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 search for an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you pick up your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged 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 fill up at any station you want 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. Check with the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||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 pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get 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 Delta?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Delta adventure. It's important to:
- Look over the vehicle and determine if there is any 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
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Delta rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Delta has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Delta.