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Brooklyn, NY, Estados Unidos
9 Dec — 16 Dec
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Brooklyn car rental information

Pick-up locationBrooklyn
Rental locations39
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Brooklyn car rental reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Hertz
Best rated
6.6 Good (168 reviews)
6 locations in Brooklyn
Hertz
Locations in Brooklyn
1 Northside Piers+1 718 269 5079
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
34 N 7th Street+1 718 571 9475
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
585 Dean Street+1 718 571 9487
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
817 Remsen Ave+1 718 272 1823
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
906 Union St+1 718 636 6302
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 14:00
92 Boerum Place+1 718 522 0532
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
  • 6.8
  • 7.1
  • 6.4
  • 6.2
  • 6.5
Recent reviews
3.2 Mediocre13 Nov 2020
Pros: Nothing.Cons: The Hertz at 906 Union St has horrific wait times and customer service.
10.0 Excellent12 Nov 2020
Pros: The staff was quite helpful and friendly. The car was ready for me within 15 and the shop was busy.Cons: Nothing.
10.0 Excellent11 Nov 2020
Pros: Amanda, Hyrere, and John Campbell treated me with great service. I would always come to this Hertz when I need to rent a car.Cons: Nothing it was great.
8.0 Excellent9 Nov 2020
Pros: Yes, no problems with the staff
3.2 Mediocre26 Oct 2020
Pros: Drop off easy. Pickup was at the bottom of a parking garage in NYC which was difficult to locate. My car only had a quarter tank of gas at pickup time.Cons: Fill the gas tank and clean the car.
2.4 Mediocre21 Oct 2020
Pros: NothingCons: Drop off was impossible. Later the receipt claimed I dropped off the car two days late, which was completely untrue... $300 dollars of bogus additional charges. Hertz support's "investigation" has been useless for the past month, and no one picks up the phone at the rental location. I'll never use Hertz again.
8.4 Excellent20 Oct 2020
Cons: The car has not been cleaned
4.0 Okay6 Oct 2020
Pros: Onsite staff did there bestCons: The car had out of state plates and no easy pass so extra charge on tolls. Got in running car, but wasn't given keys so 1 hour round trip in traffic to go back and get them. Rented the car at 3pm but office closes at 2pm on Sunday, so lost a day rental when tried to return at 3pm.
3.6 Mediocre5 Oct 2020
Pros: Staff was friendly at pick up. The car was in good working condition.Cons: Had to wait almost 2 hours to pick up the car - pick up time was 5pm - I didn't get on the road until 7pm. The car smelled of cigarettes, there was foot prints and grease all over the interior windshield, and there was a used toothpick on the passenger door hand groove which is unsettling since we are in a pandemic. Also had to wait 30 minutes to drop off the car and was reprimanded for not having my printed contract. No other car rental i've ever dropped off has required this. I think this location is short staffed and the employees do their best but its just not ok to get a car that smells like cigarettes and is clearly dirty. Hertz Gold Standard Clean is a joke.
2.0 Mediocre30 Sep 2020
Pros: I never received my car because the line was so long. Arrived before 2pm for our pick up and waited for an hour in line and never got a car. After waiting an hour, we needed to leave with out the car. The worst experience.Cons: Get more organized and actually have people there to help and answer questions.
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Rated no. 2
National
8.7 Excellent (35 reviews)
1 location in Brooklyn
National
Locations in Brooklyn
239 State St+1 347 763 1902
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 8.9
  • 9
  • 8.6
  • 8.2
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2 Sep 2020
Pros: All good
8.0 Excellent31 Aug 2020
Pros: The car was great and super clean. The gentleman who helped check us in was really friendly and helpful. Unfortunately, when we checked in he was the only person working and thus there was quite a long wait for us to check in but as soon as he got to us he was really efficient.Cons: We called to extend the car by a few hours and when we went to return the shop was closed with no drop box or instructions of what do to. I was able to get in touch with someone who was very helpful and told me to return in the morning. When I returned the following morning there was a massive line of cars to the point that we were all pulled up in the street, blocking traffic. A helpful passerby helped to direct traffic to clear the obstruction from the road, as no one from either rental agency was addressing it. Eventually and gentleman came out and told me to simply leave the car and they would deal with it. I did so, but there was no formal hand off or drop-off process.
8.8 Excellent16 Aug 2020
Pros: Staff was friendly. Drop-off was very easy!Cons: There was a long wait for pickup. I was not clear about the EZ-Pass, and still unsure how to pay the tolls.
10.0 Excellent21 Jul 2020
Pros: Very easy check out and check in
7.6 Good18 Jul 2020
Pros: The staff was very nice and got me a car that was clean and comfortable. They explained what was included and what was additional with patience and clarity. They were also very friendly.Cons: The car's oil change indicator was triggered when I picked up the car. The car's tank was also only filled halfway upon pickup. I expected the tank to be full when I picked up the car, so that was very disappointing.
9.2 Excellent14 Jul 2020
Pros: The staff in BK was incredible, the car was excellent (and larger than what I thought I paid for, which was really helpful)Cons: When I arrived there was an issue with the scanner; my name didn't pop up when I returned the car, and as a result I had to wait around while they figured it out, but no one ever explained the issue to me.
6.8 Good16 Jun 2020
Pros: The reservation said we didnt need the credit card present, but when we arrived they said we needed it. Ended up spending hours trying to find an alternate solution and we were extremely late arriving at our destination. This is not a complaint against the workers, just against the confusing policy.Cons: Let us reserve with debit cards or photos of the credit card, especially if you’re gonna say we dont need the card present
8.4 Excellent7 Jun 2020
Pros: Front desk was friendly.Cons: I found the previous renter's paperwork in the front with a random receipt. It makes me wonder how well they sanitized the front car if they left those items. Just in case, I wiped it down myself for my own comfort.
9.2 Excellent4 Jun 2020
Pros: Staff was great.Cons: I could have used a delivery service.
8.0 Excellent22 Apr 2020
Pros: Location. Staff was very useful and helpfulCons: Cleanliness of the car
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Rated no. 3
Enterprise
8.5 Excellent (81 reviews)
11 locations in Brooklyn
Enterprise
Locations in Brooklyn
1212 Coney Island Ave.+1 718 859 1200
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
150 Empire Blvd+1 929 258 3385
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
2147 Bath Avenue+1 718 265 3000
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
2235 Flatbush Ave+1 718 421 7409
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
239 State St+1 718 488 8800
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
266 Mcguinness Blvd+1 718 349 7100
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
2815 Coney Island Ave+1 718 332 8900
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
415 88th Street+1 929 275 3922
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
453 3rd Ave+1 718 369 5100
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday17:00 - 20:00
657 64th Street+1 718 836 0900
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
8014 Foster Ave+1 718 763 3101
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 8.6
  • 8.7
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
  • 8.1
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent6 Nov 2020
Pros: Staff was really friendly and helpful
8.0 Excellent30 Sep 2020
Pros: Location was easy to get to in Brooklyn and the weekly rates were very affordable.Cons: The type of car I reserved was unavailable and I had to wait for a different (and larger car) to be ready. It would be nice if they had more inventory of smaller vehicles.
9.2 Excellent29 Aug 2020
Cons: The car could have been cleaner. :/
10.0 Excellent18 Jun 2020
Pros: The staff was fast, efficient and very friendly. The entire pickup took 5 minutes and drop off took 3 minutes. They were great.Cons: It would have been nice if there was an after hours drop off possibility since the site closes at 5pm but I understand that’s difficult at this time. In the end we made it back 5 minutes before 5pm, thankfully.
10.0 Excellent17 Jun 2020
Pros: Great staff and manager. Quick pick up and drop off procedure.
10.0 Excellent4 Jun 2020
Pros: Staff were very friendly at both locations, and efficient.Cons: I had a Chevy Equinox, drove it entirely normally (no speeding), but an hour into my journey I received a message that said 'engine power reduced' with no explanation. That's a car manufacturer issue, not Enterprise's, but it only had 3,000 miles on it, so it was alarming.
10.0 Excellent2 May 2020
Pros: The cleanliness, customer service and the overall experience with the carCons: Nothing. Everything was perfect
2.0 Mediocre6 Apr 2020
Pros: Didn't have the car
10.0 Excellent25 Mar 2020
Pros: I liked how quick and easy pick up was. Customer service was great, as soon as I walked in I was greeted right away.Cons: Nothing, the whole experience was perfect.
10.0 Excellent23 Mar 2020
Pros: The customer service was excellent! Attentive, friendly, and helpful! The manager at the Park Slope branch couldn't have been nicer!
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Rated no. 4
Avis
7.4 Good (87 reviews)
2 locations in Brooklyn
Avis
Locations in Brooklyn
210 State Street+1 718 858 4395
Monday07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday07:00 - 21:00
Thursday07:00 - 21:00
Friday07:00 - 21:00
Saturday07:00 - 21:00
Sunday07:00 - 21:00
325 Kent Avenue (btwn S 3rd & S 4th St)+1 347 894 3688
Friday07:00 - 21:00
Saturday07:00 - 21:00
Sunday07:00 - 21:00
  • 7.8
  • 7.7
  • 7.3
  • 7.2
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
6.8 Good2 Nov 2020
Pros: customer rep was very politeCons: they had to give me a malfunctioning car
4.0 Okay15 Oct 2020
Pros: The attendant who showed people to their cars was not very friendly.Cons: A positive and friendly attitude from the parking lot attendant would have been nice.
10.0 Excellent4 Oct 2020
Pros: Clean, safe, no wait time
5.6 Okay22 Sep 2020
Cons: The price has suddenly doubled, days after the rental, with no explanation whatsoever
6.0 Good17 Aug 2020
Pros: The car was clean and fine, the process of booking was relatively smooth.Cons: At pick-up, the woman behind the Avis counter told me she had 4 mini vans left in her fleet so i had no choice but to go with a mini van, even though I had specifically reserved a small car. After the agents brought my car from the garage, i noticed that the couple behind me got a large SUV. How was it possible they chose an SUV if all was left were minivans?? When the woman walked by as I was adjusting my seat, I asked her why this happened. She sort of stammered and said there were 3 mini vans left, and one large SUV. When I reminded her that she told me there were only 4 minivans left and that i specifically had no other choice, she stammered again that someone had specifically reserved a large SUV. This made no sense though, since I also reserved a car other than a minivan. I think I was justified in being irritated by this -- she had in essence lied to me about what was available. Another issue I encountered -- when signing up for the car, the woman told me that the vehicle had Bluetooth capabilities. When I got the car, there clearly was no bluetooth capability, and if there was, i wasn't able to locate it on the console even with her help. These issues combined really soured the start to my trip. I think it was wrong and discriminatory of the woman to decide that the couple behind me should somehow get an SUV after she misrepresented the facts to me so explicitly just a minute before. I appreciate if Kayak could pass this along to Avis.
9.6 Excellent9 Aug 2020
Pros: Very easy pickup and dropoff. Not very crowded and the staff worked quickly and efficiently.Cons: I can’t think of anything!
6.0 Good10 Jul 2020
Pros: YesCons: Price
10.0 Excellent7 Jun 2020
Pros: Wholesome experience! All in all great!
10.0 Excellent19 May 2020
Pros: Staff was very helpful and conscientious in these strange timesCons: Nothing -- it was easy!
2.0 Mediocre30 Mar 2020
Cons: I walked 1.5 hours to the Avis only to find out that they had no cars available. There was no prior communication from Avis or Kayak that they had no cars and I have been unable to get my insurance money back.
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Rated no. 5
Budget
6.9 Good (83 reviews)
1 location in Brooklyn
Budget
Locations in Brooklyn
333 Adams Street+1 718 237 3190
Monday07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday07:00 - 21:00
Thursday07:00 - 21:00
Friday07:00 - 21:00
Saturday07:00 - 21:00
Sunday07:00 - 21:00
  • 7.5
  • 7.5
  • 6.7
  • 6.4
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
6.4 Good9 Nov 2020
Pros: ICons: I got to to the car rental line and I had to wait over an hour with to pick up my car: I rented numerous cars with much larger lines and never had to wait like this. I feel like the staff didn’t care and they don’t value the customers time.
4.0 Okay23 Aug 2020
Cons: Waited 2 hours in line In a dirty garage to pick up our car. On the way pack after dropping off car had to wait again in line to hand in parking ticket instead of just leaving with the parking attendant.
3.6 Mediocre9 Aug 2020
Pros: Car was freshly cleaned.Cons: Waited in line to pick up for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Was further delayed by an additional 30 minutes when the staff locked the keys in the vehicle and had to jimmy the lock open with a slim-jim.
7.2 Good13 Jul 2020
Pros: Clean & reliable car, easy drop-off process.Cons: A long line at opening, makes sense. The issue is not with the employees being slow, it is the many hoops they have to jump through to take care of one customer. So much data entering, paper to print and staple, etc etc. We got at the branch at 705am and were sitting in our car at 745am. Maybe have the customer pre-enter most of the data themselves in advance?
8.4 Excellent11 Jun 2020
Pros: Great customer serviceCons: The tire of my car blew while I was on the highway which was scary
8.8 Excellent7 Aug 2019
Pros: Staff on both ends of the trip were very helpful and friendly.Cons: For such a short, quick trip, the price could have been lower.
10.0 Excellent29 May 2019
Cons: Everything was great..
10.0 Excellent22 May 2019
Pros: Efficiency and dealCons: It was a great deal and very accommodating.
8.0 Excellent7 Apr 2019
Cons: Processing time
10.0 Excellent3 Apr 2019
Pros: The staff in the office was very friendly and helpful. The wait was not longCons: The location of the office was very confusing
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Rated no. 6
Silvercar
8.3 Excellent (6 reviews)
2 locations in Brooklyn
Silvercar
Locations in Brooklyn
160 N 12th St+1 855 359 2227
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
475 Clermont Avenue+1 855 359 2227
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
  • 8.3
  • 8.3
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
9.2 Excellent15 Apr 2017
Cons: This was a beautiful car, the customer service was great and everything was accommodating. My only complaint was that the price is high. I suppose it is competitive but it is a lot of money. If they lowered the price, I would be more likely to rent frequently.
Rated no. 7
Thrifty
6.4 Good (22 reviews)
1 location in Brooklyn
Thrifty
Locations in Brooklyn
34 North 7th Street+1 718 571 9475
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
  • 6.9
  • 7
  • 5.9
  • 6.1
  • 6.3
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent30 Nov 2020
Pros: Easy pickup, great rateCons: ability to leave rental if office closed in the parking area. Narrows options of using when returning after 12, or 4 on weekdays. Also, noone there when we went to return 10am on a Monday. Had to just leave car.
6.0 Good26 Nov 2020
Pros: Drop off was easyCons: They didn't have any compact SUVs which I had reserved, so I had to get a smaller car
2.0 Mediocre18 Nov 2020
Cons: They should have other options instead of just being able to use a credit card to hold a deposit wasn't able to do much even after I called my bank .. got stuck with my reservation having to be canceled and my money not being refunded
2.0 Mediocre14 Nov 2020
Cons: No one was there at all. I waited for almost two hours. No one was there to help. I called Thrifty on the phone, no answer. I called Thrifty's 1-800 number and they were of no help saying they couldn't do anything because they had no direct contact to the local offices. I eventually rented a car at a completely different car rental agency (which I had to take a taxi to so it cost me extra). Absolutely terrible experience and Thrifty was no help at all. There was another guy there that was trying to do the same and he was bewildered and also spend lots of time on the phone trying to figure out why on earth they had no one there to help or get us our cars.
10.0 Excellent11 Nov 2020
Pros: This was my second time renting from this location and I can't praise it highly enough - the pickup and dropoff process are always so quick, and the staff member is SO nice. I was worried about getting back too late as I got stuck behind a garbage truck on a narrow block for 45 minutes on my way to return the car, but they were very understanding.Cons: It would be great to have a local number at the location to contact in case of any issues. I was trying to find one so that I could give them a heads up when I was running late, but could only find the general 877 number for Thrifty.
3.2 Mediocre31 Oct 2020
Cons: When I went to pick the car up, I was told that thrifty was no longer at that location, and I need to walk a few blocks away to another location. I never received any heads up about this.
8.0 Excellent15 Oct 2020
Pros: The car was easy to operate. The car had adequate leg room.Cons: I have no complaints. The experience was very good.
9.2 Excellent15 Sep 2020
Pros: Such a convenient location - walkable from my home - and pick-up and drop-off were really quick. No wait, friendly staff, and a clean, well-functioning car.Cons: I was nervous after reading the reviews, but came prepared understanding how to find the location and everything was honestly super smooth (they should have clear signage outside, and should also include specific directions in their confirmation e-mail). I used my own E-Z-pass so here's hoping I don't get hit with any unpleasant surprise charges after the fact. I do wish the car had Apple CarPlay, but otherwise, it was one of my better car rental experiences.
5.6 Okay8 Sep 2020
Cons: The Brooklyn office was closed on Monday 7th so they shouldn’t have accepted our booking.
9.6 Excellent11 Aug 2020
Pros: Pick-up and drop-off was super easy. They cleaned the car in front of me when I came to pick it up!Cons: A little expensive for only have the car for two days.
All Car
7 locations in Brooklyn
All Car
Locations in Brooklyn
1204 Coney Island Ave347-226-6932
1941 Utica Ave347-226-6930
2686 Nostrand Ave347-226-6940
3475 Fort Hamilton Parkway347-226-6934
610 Warren St347-226-6931
8901 4th Ave (89th And 90th)347-226-6937
Brooklyn Bridge Marriott 333 Adams Street347-226-6933
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EZ Rental
4 locations in Brooklyn
EZ Rental
Locations in Brooklyn
4919 20th Ave+1 347 704 3000
5314 16th Ave+1 347 704 3000
547 Park Ave+1 347 704 3000
8901 4th Avenue+1 347 704 3000
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Ace
2 locations in Brooklyn
Ace
Locations in Brooklyn
547 Park Avenue+1 347 704 3000
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 14:00
8901 4th Avenue+1 718 854 7600
Monday09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday09:30 - 17:00
Thursday09:30 - 17:00
Friday09:30 - 17:00
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Empire Rent A Car
1 location in Brooklyn
Empire Rent A Car
Locations in Brooklyn
835 Pennsylvania Avenue+1 718 649 6600
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Sunnycars
1 location in Brooklyn
Sunnycars
Locations in Brooklyn
239 State Street
Recent reviews
482 travellers who rented a car in Brooklyn gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.3

Car rental locations in or near Brooklyn

When to book a rental car in Brooklyn

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Top tips for renting a car in Brooklyn

  • Looking to pick up a rental car for your time in Brooklyn? If you are landing at JFK International Airport, the rental car counters are on the Arrivals level in each terminal. At LaGuardia Airport, shuttles are available in front of Terminal A to take passengers to the rental car center. As for Newark Airport, travelers will find rental car counters at Stations P2 and P3 on the AirTrain.
  • Nothing screams New York like rush hour. And while Brooklyn may not experience as severe of traffic as Manhattan, it still retains a spot on the list of worst rush hours. In general, morning rush hour goes from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., while the evening rush hour picks up around 4:00 p.m. and lasts till 7:00 p.m. Drivers should note that the roads neighboring the Brooklyn Bridge are, in particular, some of the worst areas affected by rush hour traffic.
  • Brooklyn is one of the most populated areas in New York and it is especially popular for younger demographics. As a consequence of this, biking is a very prominent mode of transportation in the borough. Drivers should make sure that they keep their eyes open for any bikers on the road, particularly when parking and opening their doors.
  • Love to visit obscure and off-the-beaten-path spots and locales? The best way to get to spots like that in Brooklyn is undoubtedly with a car. For instance, Red Hook, Canarsie Park, and Manhattan Beach are just some of the areas in Brooklyn that are easily reached by car but can be a laborious process to get to otherwise.
  • Book your rental car in Brooklyn at least 5 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car in Brooklyn

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Brooklyn are Enterprise (8.4, 106 reviews), Avis (7.4, 88 reviews), and Budget (7.1, 87 reviews).

  • Car hire companies onsite at John F Kennedy Intl airport include Alamo, Budget, Hertz, Avis, Thrifty, Dollar, Advantage, Enterprise, National and Payless.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Newark airport include Alamo, Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty, Budget and Advantage.

  • Car hire companies onsite at LaGuardia airport include Hertz, Avis, Thrifty, Dollar, Advantage and Payless.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from John F Kennedy Intl airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Budget, Hertz, Avis, Thrifty, Dollar, Advantage, Enterprise, National and Payless.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Newark airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty, Budget and Advantage.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from LaGuardia airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Budget, Hertz, Avis, Thrifty, Dollar, Advantage, Enterprise, National and Payless.

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

  • Compact cars are the best choice for most vacationers visiting Brooklyn, particularly if you plan on exploring the roads yourself. One-way streets and narrow alleys are typical in Brooklyn and are difficult to navigate in a large vehicle. Streetside parking is also very difficult to find in the most popular parts of Brooklyn, so it pays to have a smaller vehicle that can fit in any spot available.

  • For the most part, the speed limit in Brooklyn is 25 mph, as that is the baseline speed limit in all of NYC unless signage says otherwise. However, drivers will see the occasional speed limits of 35, 45, and 50 mph depending on the size of the road. In the densest areas, the speed limit will occasionally be 20 mph.

  • Drivers can expect to pay around $2.60 per gallon of gas in Brooklyn. This is a fairly moderate price and is neither as cheap as Texas, where drivers will see an average price of $2 per gallon in cities like Houston and San Antonio, nor as expensive as San Diego, where prices are around $3.20 per gallon.

  • Parking in Brooklyn, while not as expensive as it is in neighboring Manhattan, can cost a pretty penny and at times can be difficult to find. In general, it pays to stick to garage parking, as that is the most readily available option in Brooklyn. Streetside parallel parking is also available, but at variable rates, and it is largely dependent on the popularity of the immediate area. On a positive note, though, streetside parking is almost always free for everybody unless specific signage says otherwise or meters are present.