Car Rentals in New York

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New York, NY, United States
7 Dec — 14 Dec
Same drop-off
New York, NY, United States
Wed 7/12
Noon
Wed 14/12
Noon
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Best deals found for New York car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in New York
Chevrolet Traverse
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

C$ 46/day

1 Jan - 5 Jan
Chevrolet Traverse
Jeep Patriot
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 39/day

5 Dec - 12 Dec
Jeep Patriot
Nissan Sentra
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 28/day

6 Dec - 9 Dec
Nissan Sentra
Toyota Corolla
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 32/day

5 Dec - 12 Dec
Toyota Corolla
Chrysler 200
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

C$ 37/day

5 Dec - 12 Dec
Chrysler 200
Dodge Charger
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

C$ 35/day

5 Dec - 12 Dec
Dodge Charger
Hyundai Ioniq
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 30/day

5 Dec - 8 Dec
Hyundai Ioniq
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

C$ 28/day

5 Dec - 8 Dec
Toyota Yaris
Dodge Grand Caravan
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 52/day

5 Dec - 8 Dec
Dodge Grand Caravan

Important information about New York car rentals

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. Car rentals 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 rental 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 parking garages and metered spaces for you to choose from when looking for parking for car rentals 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. Car rentals 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 neighborhoods. 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 car rentals 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 driver’s 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 car rentals in New York, whether it be an economy car rental or a passenger van 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 car rentals 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 driver’s 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 driver’s license, or a driver’s license from your home country. If your foreign driver’s 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 car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small Cars

C$ 87 - C$ 173

All Car Types

C$ 79 - C$ 228

The average price of a Small rental in New York, the United States is C$ 120. The cheapest time to rent a Small in New York, the United States is in January. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 87 per day. A Small rental is typically 21% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a vehicle rental in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for New York Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in New York, the United States is C$ 124. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in New York, the United States is in January. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 73 per day. A Medium rental is typically 18% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a vehicle rental in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for New York Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in New York, the United States is C$ 148. The cheapest time to rent a Large in New York, the United States is in January. The price is 47% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 79 per day. A Large rental is typically 3% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a vehicle rental in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for New York Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in New York, the United States is C$ 136. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in New York, the United States is in January. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 74 per day. A SUV rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a vehicle rental in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for New York SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in New York, the United States is C$ 220. The cheapest time to rent a Van in New York, the United States is in January. The price is 60% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 88 per day. A Van rental is typically 31% more expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a vehicle rental in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for New York Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in New York, the United States is C$ 144. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in New York, the United States is in January. The price is 53% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 68 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 6% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a vehicle rental in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Convertible rental in New York, the United States is C$ 133. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in New York, the United States is in January. The price is 37% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 84 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 13% less expensive than the average car rental in New York. The average price of a vehicle rental in New York can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

C$ 28/day

5 Dec - 8 Dec
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

C$ 28/day

5 Dec - 8 Dec
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Camry
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

C$ 31/day

5 Dec - 12 Dec
Toyota Camry

New York car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in New York

Alamo

8.5
Excellent
191 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.3

Enterprise

8.4
Excellent
200 reviews16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.0

Hertz

7.1
Good
520 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.8

Avis

7.1
Good
310 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.8

Budget

6.6
Good
471 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.7

Sixt

6.4
Good
171 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.1

Thrifty

6.4
Good
378 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.3

Dollar

6.1
Good
574 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.7

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.9

Quick facts about car rentals in New York

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

Most Popular Agency

Advantage

Popular Car Types

Intermediate, SUV, Compact

Cheapest Rental Car

C$ 44

Most Popular Model

Hyundai Accent
The most popular New York car rental agency found on momondo this month is Advantage. Other top choices for car rental companies are Budget and Dollar
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in New York in the past 72 hours: Intermediate, SUV, Compact.
The lowest price for a rental car in New York is C$ 44/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from C$ 99/day.
The most popular car model to rent in New York in the past 7 days is the Hyundai Accent. Our users also prefer the Nissan Versa as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Citi Field14.2 km
Williamsburg Bridge18.3 km
Gramercy Park20.5 km
New York by Gehry20.7 km
Chrysler Building20.7 km

Nearby attractions:

Battery Park13.4 km
National 9/11 Memorial & Museum13.7 km
One World Trade Center13.8 km
Wall Street13.9 km
New York by Gehry14.4 km

Nearby attractions:

Citi Field3.1 km
Yankee Stadium7.5 km
Metropolitan Museum of Art7.6 km
Central Park7.8 km
Columbia University8.3 km

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Driving with a rental car in New York - FAQs

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

To rent a car for a weekend in New York in December, the average price was C$ 181 with cheaper deals starting around C$ 47. For a week-long rental, the lowest price was C$ 49, with more options around the C$ 84 mark.

You can expect to get the best deals from Advantage when you visit New York. With average rates of C$ 97/day available at their 2 locations, Advantage is a great company to rent from.

When renting a car, you can expect to find that a majority of the rental car agencies in New York do not have a cancellation fee. Keep in mind that momondo does not set these cancellation policies, but we can help you find great deals on rental cars in New York. Be sure to look for the Cancellation Policy when you conduct your search.

Hertz is the car rental company with the most locations in New York, NY. At those 17 locations, you can expect to pay a daily rate of C$ 102 in New York, NY.

Travellers who rent a car in New York should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 40 km/h. Suburban speed limits around New York are generally 120 km/h, whereas speed limits on highways are 120 km/h. Keep in mind that speeds may change depending on what road you’re travelling on, so be on the lookout for posted signage.

Those looking for a rental car in New York during the month of November should expect temperatures to be around 9 °C and should expect around 86 mm of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

If you’re looking for a New York rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of November it’s important to know that the rest of New York typically has a temperature of 5 °C and will usually expect 82.6 mm of precipitation.


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Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great rental car 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.

Free cancellation is a policy that can be filtered on momondo car rental searches for New York and all other locations. Availability may vary by location.

Fair fuel policies are specifically available to select on momondo, allowing you to refine your search for rental cars in New York.

You certainly can. momondo has a dedicated filter for enhanced cleaning services for all car rental locations including New York.

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


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