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Car hires in New York

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New York, NY, United States
8 Mar — 15 Mar
New York, NY, United States
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Car hire insight and trends in New York

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in New York

What is the best car hire company in New York?

Hertz is considered the best car hire company in New York based on our data - 1,083 reviews have given them an average customer satisfaction score of 6.4 out of 10. They also have 56 locations across New York, including popular destinations like Ithaca.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in New York?

The most popular type of cars to hire in New York are SUV cars. This type of car costs £72 per day on average. 40% of users prefer to hire SUV cars in New York due to price, availability, and their planned activities.

Best deals found for New York car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in New York
Ford Fiesta
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£8/day

6 Mar - 6 Mar
Ford Fiesta
MG ZS
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£9/day

6 Mar - 6 Mar
MG ZS
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£11/day

6 Mar - 6 Mar
Nissan Qashqai
BMW 1 Series
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

£11/day

6 Mar - 6 Mar
BMW 1 Series
Skoda Superb
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

£12/day

6 Mar - 6 Mar
Skoda Superb
Toyota Aygo
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£24/day

7 Mar - 19 Mar
Toyota Aygo
Hyundai i10
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£24/day

17 Mar - 29 Mar
Hyundai i10
Vauxhall Astra
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

£24/day

17 Mar - 29 Mar
Vauxhall Astra
Mini Hatch
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£24/day

11 Mar - 13 Apr
Mini Hatch

New York car hire information

What are the driving conditions like in New York City and State?

New York State’s weather swings from hot and humid in summer to freezing cold in winter. So, depending on the time of year you visit, road conditions will vary greatly, but car rental is always a great option. Heavy snowfall should be expected in winter making car hire necessary as public transport often comes to a halt, especially in more remote areas and around ski resorts. Major highways are in good condition, however, smaller roads in remote areas are less well-kept and pothole prone. The largest cities in southern and central New York State, including Albany, Syracuse, Buffalo, and NYC, are connected by multi - lane highways. The northern interior is less well linked although major highways traverse the north’s eastern and western borders.

What driving laws should I be aware of in New York State?

Driving laws are straightforward so there is nothing that makes car rentals in New York State complicated. As with all US states, cars drive on the left and must give way to pedestrians and other drivers. Within New York City, you must never drive above the legal speed limit (speeds may be lower in certain areas), and during business hours, you cannot make a left turn on any of the city’s major roads. At traffic lights, it is illegal to block the pedestrian walkway. Honking your car horn “unnecessarily” is also illegal. And when parking, you must be away from fire hydrants and from pedestrian crossings. All car passengers must wear seat belts. Children under four must sit in a safety seat and children up to six must sit in a booster seat. Outside of the city, the speed limit on highways is rising. It’s advisable to check with the New York State driving department for recent changes in laws before completing your car rental.

What documents do I need to hire a car in New York State?

Car hire in New York State is simple. Visitors from abroad will need a valid driving licence and a passport or national identity card.  An International Driving Permit is not necessary but could be useful if you’re not from an English-speaking country. US citizens only need a driving licence that has been valid for at least 12 months.


New York car hire deals found on momondo

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

Small cars

£42 - £75

All Car Types

£53 - £94

The average price of a small car hire in New York is £57. The cheapest time to hire a small car in New York is in February. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just £42 per day. A small car rental is typically 18% less expensive than the average rental car 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 car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in New York is £62. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in New York is in March. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just £44 per day. A medium car rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average rental car 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 car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in New York is £75. The cheapest time to hire a large car in New York is in September. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just £57 per day. A large car rental is typically 7% more expensive than the average rental car 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 car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in New York is £68. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in New York is in January. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just £48 per day. A SUV rental is typically 3% less expensive than the average rental car 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 is £106. The cheapest time to hire a van in New York is in June. The price is 22% lower than the rest of the year at just £84 per day. A van rental is typically 35% more expensive than the average rental car 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 van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a pickup truck hire in New York is £83. The cheapest time to hire a pickup truck in New York is in March. The price is 39% lower than the rest of the year at just £51 per day. A pickup truck rental is typically 16% more expensive than the average rental car 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.

The average price of a luxury car hire in New York is £69. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in New York is in March. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just £49 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 2% less expensive than the average rental car 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 luxury car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a convertible hire in New York is £98. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in New York is in April. The price is 21% lower than the rest of the year at just £79 per day. A convertible rental is typically 30% more expensive than the average rental car 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.

Ford Fiesta
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£8/day

6 Mar - 6 Mar
Ford Fiesta
MG ZS
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£9/day

6 Mar - 6 Mar
MG ZS
Vauxhall Corsa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£24/day

7 Mar - 19 Mar
Vauxhall Corsa

New York car hire directory

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