New Orleans

By | 16th January 2018

Do you need car in New Orleans?

Do you need a car in New Orleans > Should you rent a car in New Orleans USA > New Orleans ( MSY )

Do you need a car in New Orleans? Introduction

Why? Why not? Ratings Comments

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A car hire guide to New Orleans will be added shortly.

Why should you rent a car in New Orleans?

What are the main reasons for hiring a car here? Do you just want to drive locally? Do you want to go further afield, or should you even look at taking a road trip? In terms of factors like the cost of the hire itself, fuel costs, road tolls and parking charges, is it worth hiring a car in New Orleans?

New Orleans Car hire summary


Overall drive rating

Based on a weighted score across all cost and quality factors. [Full notes - drive rating]

60%

 

Cheapest rate for one week

Based on cheapest economy car hire deal with no added extras. [full notes - basic costs]

€175

 #210/300

 

How much should I expect to pay in the peak season?

Based on cheapest deal during the summer holiday season. (Unless otherwise noted) [full notes - seasonal variations]

 €250

172/300

 

Free parking score

Total 517 - of which 152 have free parking. [full notes - parking]

29%

#207/300

 
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Why not? Visiting New Orleans without a car

 
Why? Why not? Ratings Comments

New Orleans public transport quick facts

Train score

 

30%

Water travel score

70%

Overall public transport score

50%

 

Walking and Cycling Overview

Active travel score

This overall rating considers walking and cycling in and around New Orleans. 

30%

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Ratings

Car rental in - New Orleans Need v worth & should!

Do you need a car in New Orleans?

  • Based on comparison with transit and walking/cycling?
 

Is it worth hiring a car in New Orleans?

  • Based on value for money?
 

Should you rent a car in New Orleans?

Weighing up the above questions, if you are here for the first time AND asking about hiring a car, is it a good idea?
 

Who is travelling?

Is it worth renting a car in New Orleans if I am a solo / budget traveller?

What about for 2 people travelling together?

What about for families?

 

Where are you staying?

Do you need a car in New Orleans if we are staying in the city centre / main resort area?

What if we are staying on the edge of the urban area?

What if we are staying in a rural area?

 

What is your attitude towards driving?

Should I hire a car in New Orleans if I prefer not to drive?

What if we are easy either way?

What if I prefer to drive?


 

Verdict

What is our final score for New Orleans on the Carornocar scale?

6

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Why? Why not? Ratings Comments
 

Would you hire a car in New Orleans?

Have you driven in New Orleans? Do you agree with our advice on whether or not it's worth hiring a car in New Orleans?
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