Car rentals in Marksville: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Marksville whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Marksville. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Marksville. Read on to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I get a bargain car rental in Marksville?
We always try to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Marksville?
From global names like Hertz and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Marksville?
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 certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||To take on any kind of terrain and enjoy great views||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Great for maneuvering around big cities||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Marksville?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Marksville is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to figure out any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Marksville?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Marksville. Look into it before you book and, if it's needed, you can easily add it at checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find an open gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. 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. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. 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 of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Many rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need 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 have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full tank policy. We advise returning the car with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you plan to explore all that Marksville and maybe even the rest of Louisiana offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Marksville. Read the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Make sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the lot on your Marksville adventure. You should:
- Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any 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
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Marksville car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can align with your needs and not break the bank.