Car rentals in La Fayette: All you need to know
A La Fayette car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Georgia has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in La Fayette. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in La Fayette?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the cheapest deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in La Fayette. You should also:
- Compare and contrast 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
- Learn about any cost for mileage limits, fuel policy, and additional drivers. This way you can make sure you know the total cost before you rent
- Decide the vehicle you'll need for your drive. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in La Fayette.
What rental companies have agencies in La Fayette?
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. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to La Fayette?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Georgia metropolis means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||If you plan on doing plenty of touring and want a comfy ride||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in La Fayette?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in La Fayette 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 rental agreement to determine what the total will be before you book your vehicle.
Does La Fayette require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary insurance with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage; but, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you need 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. 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 shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||There will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you bring back the car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually advise 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 explore all that La Fayette and maybe even the rest of Georgia offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over La Fayette. Review the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot on your La Fayette adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the car and be certain there is no dents or scratches. 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
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your La Fayette car rental today
When you reserve with CarRentals.com, you know you can count on a perfect set of wheels that will result in more extra money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your perfect La Fayette car rental. We'll see you around town.