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Car rentals in Violet: All you need to know

A Violet car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of Louisiana has to offer. We've collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Violet. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

How do I find a bargain rental car in Violet?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the cheapest rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Violet has to offer. You can also:

  • Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprise expenses
  • Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Violet.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Violet?

From budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Violet?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Louisiana metropolis means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVThose looking for a little off-road adventureBMW X3, Ford Edge, or similar
Full SizeNeed extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedanToyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or similar
HybridThose that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallonToyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Violet?

Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Violet is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you book your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Violet?

When cruising through Violet or the rest of the U.S.A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage with the rental supplier. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com during checkout.

The major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will usually cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Violet.

What is the fuel policy for Violet rental cars?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you like 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 costYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the rental car provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuelYou won't have to search for a gas station before you return your carYou might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to fill the tank back up when you drop it back offYou fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving

What fuel policy should I get?

Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Violet?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you leave the lot

Before you get started on your Violet trip, make sure you go over a few things prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is 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 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 Violet 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 fit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.