Car rentals in Mansfield: All you need to know
A Mansfield car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Louisiana has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Mansfield. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I get a great deal on a car rental in Mansfield?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental companies, select the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Mansfield. You can also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Mansfield?
From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Mansfield?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Louisiana town means you're certain to find an automobile 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||BMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with better handling and gas mileage than an SUV||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for navigating and parking around large cities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Mansfield?
Usually, to rent a car in Mansfield you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go through the supplier's terms to find what the exact fee is before you book your vehicle.
Does Mansfield require rental car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage with the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Several credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will provide some coverage. But there may be limitations, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Mansfield.
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 need to find an open gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you wish and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll get the car with a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several providers provide 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 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 don't need to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. 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 Mansfield.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to explore all that Mansfield and maybe even the rest of Louisiana offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Mansfield. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get started on your Mansfield trip, go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Mansfield rental car today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a wonderful car that will leave you with money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Mansfield rental car when you book with CarRentals.com. We'll see you on the road.