Car rentals in La Plata: All you need to know
A La Plata 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 find out what the rest of New Mexico has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in La Plata. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How do I get a great deal on a rental car in La Plata?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly deals. Just enter your travel dates and go through the list of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages La Plata has to offer. 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
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you will know the actual cost before you book
- Determine the vehicle you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in La Plata?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, 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 types and makes of rental cars are on offer in La Plata?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in La Plata. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan||If you plan on doing plenty of driving and want a comfy ride||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||Honda Civic, Kia Optima, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in La Plata?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in La Plata is 21. But, there might be an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to find what the exact price is before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in La Plata?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through the U.S.A.. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will cover your car rental. But there may be limitations, like not covering bigger automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to La Plata.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your car. Use as much petrol as you like and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm 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 the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when 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 should I get?
Most rental car companies provide you a full tank policy. We suggest returning the car topped off. If you want to save some money, find a filling station before you return the car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in La Plata?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over La Plata. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur extra charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Look over the vehicle and make certain there is no dents or scratches. If you notice any, 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your La Plata rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels La Plata 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 La Plata.