Car rentals in Grand Isle: All you need to know
A Grand Isle car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Louisiana has to offer. We've answered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Grand Isle. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Grand Isle?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly rates. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the best packages Grand Isle has to offer. You can also:
- Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with additional costs
- Don't rent more vehicle than you need. Generally, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Grand Isle.
What rental companies have retailers in Grand Isle?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Grand Isle?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Grand Isle. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to look over our table below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||When you really want to go all out on your getaway to Grand Isle||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Sizable groups that need room for all their luggage||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for maneuvering in congested cities||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Grand Isle?
Typically, to rent a car in Grand Isle you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for higher category rentals in particular. Read through the supplier's terms to determine what the exact price will be before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Grand Isle?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim insurance with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Many credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering large automobiles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Grand Isle.
Are there different 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 vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your 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 pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Grand Isle.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Grand Isle?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those 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.
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:
- Check out your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on the paperwork
- 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 to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Grand Isle rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Grand Isle has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Grand Isle.