Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
Car Hire / Rental

(New Orleans, Louisiana - LA, USA)

Car hire at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is in good supply and there are seven rental companies in total, including many of the favorites. The rental firms can be found on the lower level of New Orleans Airport and offer a variety of rates and deals. Weekend packages are often popular, running from Friday afternoon until Monday morning.

Driving around New Orleans and the surrounding Louisiana area is scenic and there are no mountains, with the terrain being fairly flat and dominated by large stretches of water.

Speed limits in New Orleans, USA
Urban areas: 30 mph / 48 kph
Open roads: 65 mph / 105 kph
Motorways / highways: 70 mph / 113 kph

Car Rental, Driving and Parking in New Orleans

When driving in the city of New Orleans, you will find that many locations are described in relation to the areas of water, such as lakeside (close to Lake Pontchartrain), riverside (close to the Mississippi River), and both East Bank and West Bank. Various bridges cross the river, including the US-90 highway (Pontchartrain Expressway), close to the Riverwalk Marketplace.

Parking in New Orleans includes a range of on-street spaces, with nearby meter maids. However, be sure to read the parking signs carefully, as some areas are restricted on certain days. Parking tends to be free before 08:00 and after 18:00 each day, with garages often offering 'early bird' rates for those arriving before 09:00. Shopping malls in the 'Big Easy' generally provide free and cheap parking lots nearby.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) Car Rental Companies

The car rental firms detailed below currently operate at New Orleans Airport:
  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • HERTZ Corporation
  • Budget
  • Alamo
  • Thrifty Car Rental
  • National

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) Car Rental

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