Car rentals in Ruston: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Ruston whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Ruston. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Ruston. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Ruston?
We always strive to get you the best deal. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which typically cost more
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Ruston?
In Ruston, we have 3 rental companies to decide from, like Hertz. 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 Ruston?
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 an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Families or groups looking for adventure in the Louisiana back-country||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||For trips where everyone needs room their luggage||Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar|
|Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Ruston?
Generally, the age limit for renting a car in Ruston is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to determine what the total will be before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Ruston?
Insurance is required, no matter where you're renting a car. Nevertheless, 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, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can simply add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
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 search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. If you refill the tank before you return your car, you won't be charged a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with the tank empty. Several suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We usually advise that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Ruston?
If you want to check out all that Ruston and maybe even the rest of Louisiana offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Ruston. Review the fine print to be certain your mileage is actually "unlimited."
Tips before you leave the lot
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Ruston car rental today
When you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a grand vehicle that will result in more money to spare. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Ruston rental car. We'll see you on the road.