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Start Your Big Apple Adventure with a Car Rental in New York

New York City's Brooklyn Bridge at night

Finding a cheap car rental in New York is easy with VroomVroomVroom! We have listed down the best deals offered by the country's leading rental car companies, including Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz NYC. Depots are scattered throughout the city in areas such as Greenwich Village and Chelsea. It is now easy to find a car rental in Queens NY and car rental in Brooklyn.

If you are arriving via JFK Airport, you can rent a car through us. VroomVroomVroom also compares car rentals at JFK Airport to make it more convenient for our customers flying in and out of the city. The city that never sleeps is rich in art, commerce and entertainment. Visitors to New York City can see the iconic Statue of Liberty, catch a famous show on Broadway or take a stroll through Central Park.

Reasons to rent a car in New York through VroomVroomVroom

  • Wide selection of vehicles: Whether you need a compact car for driving in the city or an SUV to head upstate, you can easily find the perfect vehicle here since we compare deals from major brands. We also compare RV rentals in New York City.
  • Great rates: We offer the best rates in rental cars and our Price Promise can help you find a great deal! Read our T&Cs for more details.
  • Trusted in 2001: If you need help in finding and booking a rental car in New York, feel free to reach out to our friendly customer care team via phone call, email or live chat. We have been helping people book a rental car for more than 15 years. You can also reach out to us on Facebook and Twitter.

Best time to visit New York City

New York City is busy throughout the year. Temperatures can be icy in winter, so many visitors choose to travel to New York during the summer months when the weather warms up. Despite the hot summers and cold winters, there is no bad time to visit New York. There is always plenty going on in the city. If you are planning on visiting the Big Apple in November, make sure to book ahead of time as many tourists flock to watch the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Hotel and car rental prices skyrocket over the holiday season, but those lucky enough to be in the city at this time of year can see the ball drop at Times Square New Year's Eve.

Driving tips in New York

When you pick up your rental car in New York, there are plenty of destinations you can visit close by. If you are interested in driving to New Jersey, Hoboken and Jersey City are just a few miles away. To escape the city head to Robert Moses State Park in your hire car and enjoy the beautiful beach. The drive will take you about 80 minutes east of the city. For more driving tips, click here.

Reasons why you will fall in love with New York

As a melting pot and stage of the world, New York features numerous attractions which get more than 56 million visits each year. With a car rental in tow, getting from one place to another becomes a breeze. Need a breath of fresh air? Enjoy Central Park, which is one of the finest examples of landscape architecture in the world. Times Square, on the other hand, is the perfect place to watch free entertainment and take a selfie with costumed characters. There are more awesome things you can do in New York so check out our list of attractions and accommodation in the area below. 

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Empire State Building

Address: 350 5th Ave, New York, NY 10118, United States

Jump in your rental car and take a nice drive to the Empire State Building in New York City. Visit the most famous building in New York, if not the world. The Empire State Building soars more than a quarter mile into the Manhattan sky. Often referred to as the 8th wonder of the world it took only 1 year and 45 days to build. A star of enormous magnitude, it has appeared in over 90 movies! When you are here, you can take a flight simulated tour of the entire city without leaving the second floor. And of course, experience the beautiful aerial views of the beautiful City of New York from the top floor!

The Museum of American Finance

Address: 48 Wall St, New York, NY 10005, United States

This museum is exclusively dedicated to American finance and financial history. The museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. It features permanent exhibits all about the financial markets of the United States, its money, banking system, entrepreneurship and Alexander Hamilton, the 1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. It also offers rotating exhibits, events, tours and educational programs. The Museum is located in a historic bank building at 48 Wall Street in New York City.

Majestic Theatre

Address: 245 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036, United States

Take a drive in your car hire to the Majestic Theatre between Broadway and 8th Avenue and catch the longest running show in history, The Phantom of the Opera, winner of seven Tony Awards! You can also have a pre-theater dinner at "21", just a short distance from the theater. Come see us this Winter, Broadway is on fire!! Want to get away from all the big city lights? Rent a car and explore the great outdoors that New York has to offer. New York state has four different mountain ranges, hundreds of state parks and nature preserves and over 6,000 natural bodies of water. This is a perfect adventure that your whole family can enjoy!    

Address: 1681 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, United States

Broadway is a 10 block strip of Manhattan (from 53rd to 42nd streets, between 6th and 8th Aves). With over 40 theaters, you may choose between kid-friendly like Mary Poppins, Monty Python's, Xanadu and mature shows, like Young Frankenstein. Some theaters offer online booking.


Address:151 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001, United State

Macy's, the world's largest department store, offers Ladies and Gents Fashion, children's dreamland of toys and hip clothing, home furnishings, jewellery, here you'll find the most unusual items the world market offers on a tray - you choose! Macy's is also the main sponsor of New York's annual Thanksgiving parade, a real spectacle. With a car rental in tow, you can easily drop off your shopping bags in the vehicle and head to your next destination. 

Staten Island

Address: New York, NY, United States

Catch the Staten Island Ferry from Battery Park. It's a great way to see lower Manhattan. You can get great views of Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty. Believe it or not, there is no charge for the ferry service. In a city like New York that is tough to beat!

Yankee Stadium

Address: 1 E 161st St, Bronx, NY 10451, United States

The stadium stands for more than just baseball. It's an entertainment venue with year-round availability. See the unleashed emotions of fans, buy fan articles, and bathe in the crowd.

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The Surrey Hotel 

Address: 20 E 76th Street, New York, NY 10021, United States

The Surrey Hotel is a charming and prestigious luxury boutique New York hotel located in Upper East Side of Manhattan in NYC. It was built in 1926 and is famed for hosting many celebrities such as JFK, Bette Davis and Claudette Colbert, among many others. This hotel offers a comfortable and luxurious stay in its deluxe and spacious rooms, featuring organic and high-quality bedding. The Hotel also has a restaurant cafe with a complete menu. You can also relax in the spa to treat yourself after retiring for the evening from the bustling New York City traffic.

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