Based on our data, the cost to rent a car in New York is $79 per day on average. However, you might be able to find rental car deals as low as around $27 per day, which is a 95% difference from the highest price per day at $596.
The cheapest rental car company in New York is Economy Rent a Car, with prices starting from around $27/day. Other affordable options found in the past 72 hours include Dollar, from $29/day, and Budget, starting at about $34/day. These rates may be different depending on what city you plan on visiting and the type of car you rent.
With an average review score of 8.7/10 from 7,347 reviewers, Alamo is rated the best car rental company in New York by our users. Alamo has 4 locations in New York including the popular city of New York.
The most popular type of cars to rent in New York are Intermediate cars. This type of car costs $66 per day on average. 23% of users prefer to rent Intermediate cars in New York due to price, availability, and their planned activities.
The cheapest city to rent a car when in New York is Ithaca. The daily cost to rent a car in Ithaca is $31 from Dollar. Another affordable city to rent a car in is Monsey, where Hertz has prices from around $39 per day.
The best time to rent a car in New York is in the month of January, when prices are $40/day on average. July is often the most expensive month to rent a car, when average prices are $94/day. However, no matter what month you plan to visit New York, it’s recommended that you book your rental around 13 days out for the best possible price.
Most people tend to rent a car in New York for 1 day which costs, on average, $109 per day. If you plan on renting a car for one week, then you can expect to pay around $424 total. For a quick weekend rental, the total cost tends to average $201. $2,586 is the average cost of a month-long New York road trip car rental.