Car rentals in Ville Platte: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Ville Platte whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Ville Platte. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Ville Platte. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Ville Platte?
We always try to get you the best rate. But, you can remember a couple things to keep your upcoming rental affordable. Be sure to:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Learn about any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you rent
- Don't rent more car than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the car, the cheaper the rate
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have agencies in Ville Platte?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Ville Platte?
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 bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||If you really want to treat yourself on your trip to Ville Platte||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with a lot of suitcases and a need for space||Toyota RAV4, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Ville Platte?
Generally, to rent a car in Ville Platte you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read through the terms to figure out what any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Ville Platte?
When driving around Ville Platte or the rest of the U.S. of A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.
Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there 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 the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. 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? 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 pay for a full tank upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect your vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most rental car suppliers give you a full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we advise returning the car topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before bringing the vehicle.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to explore all that Ville Platte 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 Ville Platte. Read the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the lot. It's worth the time to:
- Look over the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it 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 entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Ville Platte car rental today
When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a grand ride that will leave you with extra money in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Ville Platte car rental when you book with us. We'll see you out here.