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New York State car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in New York State

Economy₪142/day
Compact₪143/day
Intermediate₪144/day
Standard₪146/day
Full-size₪146/day
Minivan₪359/day
Full-size SUV₪319/day
Luxury₪233/day
Premium SUV₪857/day
Intermediate SUV₪194/day
Standard SUV₪234/day
Compact SUV₪481/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in New York State

  • Everything is iconic in New York, making the whole space a living, growing monument to the American dream. New York car hire companies open the door to inexpensive trips for tourists to enjoy some of the most beautiful sites that are relatively close, especially places like Watkins Glen State Park and South Hampton Beach; these are more easily accessible by road.
  • Individuals visiting New York from other states should keep in mind that traffic laws vary greatly. This includes speed limits and the consequences for violating them. Therefore, drivers should check the updated traffic laws to avoid traffic tickets. Additionally, children under the age of eight years must be restrained in an appropriate child safety seat. This system should meet the child’s size and weight specifications from the manufacturer. Children below two years old should be in a rear-facing car seat, while anyone above eight must wear a seatbelt.
  • Driving a hire car in New York can be easy due to the many parking garages around the town. The parking fees differ based on various factors, so drivers should do their research beforehand. Also, it’s vital to take note of signs and avoid parking in restricted areas, to prevent the vehicle from being towed or receiving a parking ticket.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in New York for ₪174 or less
  • Book your rental car in New York at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in New York are around 27% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Intermediate rental cars in New York are around 41% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in New York State

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in New York State?

    On average a rental car in New York State costs ₪257 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in New York State?

    Full-size (Toyota Camry or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in New York State.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in New York State?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Avis (₪144/day), Dollar (₪192/day) and Hertz (₪221/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in New York State?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in New York State are Alamo (8.2, 67 reviews), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.9, 147 reviews), and Avis (6.7, 111 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in New York State?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Where should I rent a car in New York State?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in New York State are Buffalo (50% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in New York State) and Brooklyn (41%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in New York State?

    On average a rental car in New York State costs ₪1,583 per week (₪226 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in New York State?

    On average a rental car in New York State costs ₪6,785 per month (₪226 per day).

  • Should I hire a car in New York?

    Anyone looking to explore various parts of New York State should consider car hire. Having a hire car in this region gives you the chance to see parts of the state that are not easily accessible by public transportation. Better still, car hire companies in the state offer a wide variety of options to suit travellers’ needs and budgets. This way, you can explore the state and the surrounding areas with ease and optimal convenience.

  • What is driving like in New York?

    The traffic laws require drivers to drive on the right-hand side of the road and pass other vehicles carefully on the left. One can be permitted to pass on the right only in necessary and safe circumstances. Drivers must follow the posted speed limits; if no limit is posted, you should drive no faster than 55 mph on highways and 30 mph in built-up areas. It is generally best to refer to road signs for the allowable speed in any given section. In addition, drivers travelling slower than 40 mph are advised to use their hazard lights. It is against the law to use a mobile device when driving in New York State, and there’s zero tolerance for drunk driving, so you should keep your BAC below 0.08%.

  • How old should you be to hire a car in New York?

    In New York, anyone over 18 years of age may hire a car as long as they present a valid driver’s licence and insurance. However, individuals between 18 and 24 years of age will likely need to pay an extra young driver fee, depending on the hiring company. As an Australian, you’ll only need your home driver’s licence and passport to hire a car in New York for up to three months from the date of entering the country. An International Driver’s Permit might be recommended if your licence is not in English or if you are planning to use the hire car for more than three months. Note that, when driving from New York to the neighbouring states, the licence requirement for a foreign visitor might change. To avoid challenges with the authorities, ensure you have an international driving permit alongside your valid driving licence. For your translation to be valid, it must include your official names as they appear on your identity card or passport, your date of birth, the category of cars you are qualified to drive and your foreign driver’s licence number.

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in New York State

    33 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in New York State

    30 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in New York State

    8 Locations

  • allcar

    All Car car rental locations in New York State

    7 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in New York State

    7 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car rental locations in New York State

    6 Locations

  • acerentalcars

    Ace Rental Cars car rental locations in New York State

    4 Locations

  • ez-rental

    EZ Rental car rental locations in New York State

    4 Locations

  • ace

    Ace car rental locations in New York State

    3 Locations

  • national

    National car rental locations in New York State

    3 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in New York State

    3 Locations

  • easirent

    Easirent car rental locations in New York State

    2 Locations

Good to know

Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

₪229/day

Good deal

₪174/day

When to book a rental car in New York State

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