Car Hire in New York, New York

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New York, NY, United States
19 Aug — 26 Aug
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New York, NY, United States
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Best deals found for New York, New York car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in New York, New York
Ford Escape
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$57/day

7 Sep - 14 Sep
Ford Escape
Hyundai Ioniq
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$40/day

15 Sep - 25 Sep
Hyundai Ioniq
Mitsubishi ASX
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$48/day

7 Sep - 14 Sep
Mitsubishi ASX
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$46/day

7 Sep - 14 Sep
Hyundai i30
Mazda Mazda6
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$36/day

15 Sep - 25 Sep
Mazda Mazda6
Toyota Camry
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

$48/day

6 Sep - 13 Sep
Toyota Camry
Suzuki Swift
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$36/day

6 Sep - 13 Sep
Suzuki Swift
Toyota Highlander
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$71/day

1 Sep - 10 Sep
Toyota Highlander

Important information about New York car hire

When visiting the Big Apple, there are a few main attractions that you won’t want to miss out on, such as Central Park, Coney Island, and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. hired cars in New York are a great way to quickly and easily travel to these sights. Keep your eyes open for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, a major road that connects several boroughs in the city. It’s also important to note that many roads feeding into the city require drivers to pay tolls, including the George Washington Bridge and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Bridge. While parking on the street in New York is known for being difficult, there are many garages and metered spaces for you to choose from. There are upwards of 150 car hire locations in New York.

While parking in the city can seem like a daunting task due to how busy it is, there are plenty of car parks and metered spaces for you to choose from when looking for parking in New York. New York is a vibrant city that is known for having quite a few traffic hot spots on its main roads, like the Whitestone Expressway and the Hutchinson Parkway. Traffic tends to be heaviest in the early mornings and evenings, so try to avoid driving New York car rentals during these times. hired cars in New York make it easy to explore some of the popular attractions in the surrounding region, like Cold Spring and Washington, D.C, which can be reached in just a few hours. While parts of the city are quite walkable or connected by public transport, a cheap car rental in New York can still be an easy and affordable way to travel between neighbourhoods. It’s also particularly convenient during the winter months, as New York is known for having quite a lot of snow, which is not ideal for walking.

To be as safe as possible when driving a rented car in NYC, there are a few traffic regulations that you should keep in mind. For example, drivers are not allowed to stop in intersections when they cannot clear the intersection due to traffic. Children under the age of six are also required to either be in a child’s seat or booster seat, which you can add to your car rental. You must always stay a distance that is equivalent to two seconds from the car that is in front of you, and this distance needs to be increased during adverse weather conditions. You must always yield to pedestrians, even if they are crossing in an unmarked zone. Left-hand lanes are typically for those that are passing other vehicles, so try to stay in the right-hand lane when you are not doing this. If you have any doubts, check with New York’s department of motor vehicles to receive information on any traffic laws that may have changed.

When you book hired cars in New York, you are usually allowed to cross the border with your vehicle, whether it be to go to Canada or Mexico. If you travel to one of these countries with a New York car rental, keep in mind that you will need to have a few documents, such as a valid driving license and your passport. Those that will be driving to Canada will need to have a non-resident insurance card, while those going to Mexico will need to have Mexican Automobile Liability Insurance, both of which can be acquired through your chosen car rental company. Make sure to notify your car rental company in advance if you plan on crossing the border with your vehicle.

To reserve hired cars in New York, whether it be a cheap car rental or a people carrier rental, most companies typically prefer that you pay with a major credit card, rather than alternative methods, such as cash, check, and debit cards. However, it’s important to note that in the state of New York, it is illegal to refuse to rent a car to a customer just because they do not have a credit card. If you do not have a credit card, a rental company may require you to go through an additional screening process prior to picking up your vehicle, even for cheap hired cars in New York. Those that plan on paying with an alternative method should always check with their chosen rental company a few days before their reservation begins in order to verify what the exact procedure will be. Keep in mind that the credit card, debit card, or check that is used for the booking will normally need to be in the name of one of the individuals that will be operating the vehicle. If you do not pay with a credit card, you may be asked to make a cash deposit.

If you are an international traveler and would like to rent a car in New York, there are a few different documents that you will be required to provide. All drivers must be able to show a valid driving license, and this license cannot expire during your rental period. If you do not have a license from the United States, you can either use an international driving license, or a driving license from your home country. If your foreign driving license is not in a Latin-based alphabet, you may be asked to provide an official translation. Whether you use an international license or a foreign license, you will also need to present a copy of your passport for your chosen rental company to keep with your file. Keep in mind that to rent a car in New York, most companies will require you to be at least 18 years old.


New York, New York car rental deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in New York that's right for you

Small cars

$81 - $212

All Car Types

$111 - $300

The average price of a Small hire in New York, the United States is $110. The cheapest time to hire a Small in New York, the United States is in September. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $81 per day. A Small rental is typically 29% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a car hire in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for New York Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in New York, the United States is $127. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in New York, the United States is in January. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just $82 per day. A Medium rental is typically 19% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a car hire in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for New York Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in New York, the United States is $146. The cheapest time to hire a Large in New York, the United States is in March. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $121 per day. A Large rental is typically 6% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a car hire in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for New York Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in New York, the United States is $126. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in New York, the United States is in January. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $82 per day. A SUV rental is typically 19% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a car hire in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for New York SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in New York, the United States is $122. The cheapest time to hire a Van in New York, the United States is in August. The price is 41% lower than the rest of the year at just $73 per day. A Van rental is typically 21% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a car hire in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Suzuki Swift
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$36/day

6 Sep - 13 Sep
Suzuki Swift
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$46/day

7 Sep - 14 Sep
Hyundai i30

New York car hire directory

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7.7

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Quick facts about car hire in New York

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in New York

Most Popular Agency

Hertz

Popular Car Types

Economy, Intermediate, SUV

Cheapest Rental Car

$63

Most Popular Model

Class Special Car
The most popular New York car rental agency found on momondo this month is Hertz. Other top choices for car rental companies are Avis and Budget
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in New York in the past 72 hours: Economy, Intermediate, SUV.
The lowest price for a rental car in New York is $63/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $105/day.
The most popular car model to rent in New York in the past 7 days is the Class Special Car.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in New York

Nearby attractions:

Williamsburg Bridge18.3 km
Grand Central Terminal20.9 km
Madison Square Park21.0 km
Ground Zero21.3 km
New York City Center21.8 km

Nearby attractions:

Ground Zero13.8 km
Whitney Museum of American Art14.8 km
Madison Square Park16.6 km
Williamsburg Bridge17.2 km
Times Square17.5 km

Nearby attractions:

Central Park7.8 km
Children's Museum of Manhattan8.8 km
New York City Center9.1 km
Grand Central Terminal9.2 km
Lincoln Center9.3 km

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Driving with a car hire in New York - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in New York so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

Daily rates from Advantage are typically the cheapest, with an average price of $52/day when getting a rental car in New York. The absolute cheapest price found at their 2 locations in New York is $50/day.

When you hire a car in New York, popular agencies such as Hertz, Alamo, and Enterprise will generally offer free cancellation. While momondo does not have any control over cancellation policies for rental cars in New York, we can help you find the cheapest car to hire for your upcoming trip.

We recommend renting an Economy car when visiting New York during the month of September. While an Economy car doesn’t handle ice and snow very well, it is an ideal rental car for mild temperatures and rain. In September, New York experiences temperatures averaging 15 °C and 97 mm of precipitation - ideal conditions for renting an Economy car. Hiring a Economy in New York will cost you $97/day on average.

Hertz is very popular in New York, NY, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 17 locations in the city of New York, NY, and can expect to pay about $102/day for your rental car in New York, NY.

40 km/h is the city speed limit for New York, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centres. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for motorways around New York are 120 km/h and 120 km/h, respectively. If you hire a car in New York, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.

During the month of August the average temperature in New York is 25 °C and the expected precipitation is 104 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in New York.

If you’re looking for a New York hire car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of August it’s important to know that the rest of New York typically has a temperature of 23 °C and will usually expect 97.7 mm of precipitation.


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You should book a car hire in New York using momondo because it is quick, free and easy to use and could save you money. momondo does the hard work of finding the car hire prices and policies, all you need to do is compare and choose what works best for your trip.

Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great car hire in New York. Narrow your search using price and map features as well as filtering by fuel or mileage policies amongst many other filters available.

Yes you can filter specifically for car hire companies in New York offering free cancellation on momondo.

Yes, momondo has a filter for fair fuel policies on car hire in New York.

Enhanced cleaning services can be found on all car hire locations on momondo including New York.

Absolutely. You can specifically filter for car hire deals in New York with unlimited mileage on momondo.


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