The Arrivals level of each terminal at JFK will have a car rental desk or a courtesy telephone to be able to contact the various companies. Although JFK International Airport doesn't have a consolidated rental car centre, all car rentals can be fetched from the Federal Circle Station on the airport's northern end, south of the Belt Parkway. You can get to Federal Circle Station by taking the free AirTrain from the Airport to the station.
Once arriving at Federal Circle Station, you'll find around nine major rental car companies that offer several conveniences to make your car hire easier. Alamo Rent a Car offer online check-in and self-service kiosks, as well as an option to "skip the counter" to go straight to your car instead. Budget Car Rental come with a Fastbreak line or kiosk that provides the rental agreement, keys, and instructions on finding your vehicle when you show your ID. Fastbreak members also have the option of not having to go to the counter to return the vehicle.
The various amenities and offers will differ depending on which rental car agency you choose to hire your car through, although many of them offer similar options such as disabled assistance, extended warranties, refuelling services, etc. If you're renting a car through National, your spouse or domestic partner can be added as an authorised driver at no additional cost, provided they meet the age and driver’s license requirement of the renter. National also offer three refuelling options such as prepay fuel, agency refills, or you refill. You can also find agencies with a Drop & Go option, which means dropping off the car quicker and not having to wait for receipts.
On average a rental car at New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport costs ₪229 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Ace (₪130/day), Dollar (₪136/day) and Thrifty (₪151/day).
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies at New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport are Enterprise (8.8, 197 reviews), Alamo (8.6, 214 reviews), and Hertz (7.2, 170 reviews).
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to off-airport locations include National, Thrifty, Budget, Avis, and Alamo.