Car Hire New Orleans

Discover Car Rental in New Orleans

Located in the southern state of Louisiana, New Orleans is a city with an atmosphere that draws in visitors from around the world, making it one of the most popular destinations in the USA. With round the clock nightlife, live music, spicy and delicious cuisine, New Orleans is a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.

DriveAway is proud to offer car hire in New Orleans with a number of our reputable suppliers. Skip the queues for taxis and shuttle buses at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and head straight towards your hire car which will be waiting for you, or collect your vehicle downtown, approximately 20 minutes from the airport.

DriveAway is dedicated to making sure you are fully prepared before you travel to New Orleans, not only will your car hire be pre-paid, but we have also created a USA Car Hire Tips page, full of tips and important information. This guide will make you feel more confident when it comes to driving in the USA, and has been created exclusively with drivers needs in mind.

Here at DriveAway, we're proud of our competitive prices that we offer. To ensure you're equally as happy, we have created a USA Car Hire Deals page. Here you will find any car hire deals in New Orleans and around the rest of the USA!

Experience New Orleans

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A popular way to begin a visit to New Orleans is to head to one of the oldest parts of the city, the French Quarter, which is located on the shores of the Mississippi River. Park your car hire near the riverfront and set off to explore this part of the city, which features a long list of exciting attractions including the French Quarter Markets. Visit the famous Bourbon Street, which is the party centre of the city, full of clubs, bars and restaurants. Down by the water, you can also spend some time in the Aquarium of the Americas, which features recreated underwater scenes from the Caribbean, Amazon River, Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico. Not far from here you can also see St Louis Cathedral, which is the oldest cathedral in the USA.

New Orleans is world famous for its exciting Mardi Gras celebrations and people come from all over the world to enjoy the festivities each year. For a glimpse of what's involved behind the scenes in this huge event, stop by Mardi Gras World. This attraction is a working warehouse where the floats for mardi gras and other events are produced. Check out the sculptured props, huge floats, outrageous costumes, and all kinds of memorabilia. Guided tours are offered daily and go through the workshops where artists and sculptors work on their amazing creations.

For a different perspective of this thriving city, jump in your car hire and head north to City Park, a huge outdoor space and entertainment area. Here you can visit the New Orleans Museum of Modern Art, stroll through the Botanical Gardens and sculpture gardens, or perhaps do a spot of boating on the park’s lakes.The area surrounding New Orleans is also a great place to explore, and with your car hire, you’ll have plenty of options and freedom to choose where you would like to visit.

To be a part of the energy and excitement of New Orleans, book your car hire with DriveAway. It's as easy as using our online booking engine above by entering your travel dates, or contact us on 1300 363 500 to speak to one of our friendly reservations staff.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
New Orleans – Baton Rouge 130 1.5
New Orleans – Hattiesburg 180 2
New Orleans – Houston 560 5
New Orleans – Dallas 815 7.75