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Book cheap car rentals in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Baton Rouge, on the banks of the great Mississippi River, is the place to discover traditional Louisiana cuisine, experience fantastic live music, and explore a wide range of museums. Rent a car with the help of Orbitz, and in just an under an hour you can be dancing in the streets of New Orleans.
If you’re considering renting a car in Baton Rouge, you’ll want to know the basics first. We’ve covered them below.
There are car rental offices dotted all around the city center and downtown from where you can collect a rental car. If you are arriving by air, then you can rent a car from the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport just north of the city, or the New Orleans International Airport an hour’s drive away.
You only need an International Driver’s Permit if your driver’s license is not in the Latin alphabet.
Yes. All car rental companies will allow more than one driver on the rental agreement, allowing you to share the driving. You will need to pay an additional charge for this, and the other driver or drivers must be present at the time of collection with their valid driver’s licenses.
Rental car companies offer a different range of insurances, but most offer the option to purchase Collision Damage Waiver, Personal Accident Insurance, and Roadside Assistance Protection. Find out what is covered in your rental agreement before purchasing additional insurances.
From spicy, mouth-watering cuisine to an impressive line-up of museums and galleries, Baton Rouge has a lot to offer. Here are just some of the best parts.
On the shores of the Mississippi River, Downtown Baton Rouge holds a wealth of appeal for visitors. Visit the impressive State Capitol Building, delve into the vast LSU Museum of Art, or clamber aboard an ex-battleship turned museum, the USS Kidd, and Old Arsenal Museum.
In the south of Baton Rouge, the vast complex which is the state university and football stadium is among the city’s highlights for visitors. Cheer on the Tigers in a raucous and fast-paced game, and see Mike the Tiger, the LSU mascot, in his 15,000-square-foot enclosure on the campus.
In just over an hour by rental car you can be in the Big Easy, soaking up the vibrant mixture of French, African and American cultures. Time your visit to coincide with Mardi Gras, or dine on world-famous spicy cuisine and party until dawn at any time of the year.