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Queens, NY, United States
28 Jun — 5 Jul
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Queens car rental information

Pick-up locationQueens
Rental locations24
Airport locations8

Queens car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (201 reviews)
9 locations in Queens
Enterprise
Locations in Queens
10814 Astoria Blvd+1 718 672 7631
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
11201 Queens Blvd+1 718 793 0900
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
218-30 Hillside Avenue+1 718 465 0200
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
32 33 62nd Street+1 718 726 9000
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
36-15 Queens Blvd+1 929 208 4486
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
48-05 Metropolitan Ave+1 929 372 7900
Monday00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:00
Thursday00:00 - 00:00
Friday00:00 - 00:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
65-20 Metropolitan Avenue+1 718 628 4400
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
86-02 Rockaway Blvd+1 718 835 2500
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
9501 Ditmars Blvd+1 844 648 1612
Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
Sunday06:00 - 22:00
  • 8.6
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre19 Apr 2021
Pros: The car was clearCons: Customer service, getting my car at the reserved time.
4.0 Okay2 Mar 2021
Pros: They was not friendly there was no consideration for the lack of understanding for how they work.Cons: Information on how there car service rental work. I was visiting another state the rental was for me to return with having to fly back. I was told by a rep I needed a return ticket which was confusing.
2.0 Mediocre12 Feb 2021
Pros: Clerk was helpful until I noticed a mistake in the booking and then she said she had no way to correct it.Cons: I had booked a one way car rental for La Guardia with a Drop off at Logan airport. When I called to ask if I could pick up the car a day earlier the customer service rep, said "yes" and also that I would save $25 . When I got there the clerk told me that the reservation said I was returning it to LaGuardia. I said that wasn't what I had told the clerk and she refused to honor the lower rate and if that wasn't enough she would't even give me the original price but said now I'd have to pay $80 more than my original reservation. I walked out and got another car from Thrifty. They made the mistake and they should have honored the price quoted. At least the original price, so I. don't think I will book with Enterprise again.
10.0 Excellent16 Dec 2020
Pros: Pickup and return were quick.Cons: There was a smoker before me as I cleaned the windows and got a lot of yellow yuck.
9.2 Excellent16 Oct 2020
Pros: Asif was very friendly and helpful and made my check-in quick and easyCons: Finding the drop-off locations key drop-box
9.2 Excellent15 Oct 2020
Pros: Staff was fast and friendly. I was quickly in and out and on my way.Cons: The car smelled of smoke. Not ideal for a long drive.
10.0 Excellent29 Sep 2020
Pros: Domy was AMAZING. Well, the whole check in / check out experience was super easy and the staff that checked me in was great - but DOMY went beyond the call of duty, which I cannot say enough Thank Yous for doing what you did!!! Without going into detail, he turned what could have been a very stressful situation into a very calming one... Thanks for bringing midwestern hospitality to the east coast:).Cons: Truly... nothing.
9.6 Excellent16 Sep 2020
Pros: I was upgraded with no hassle and no extra *final cost to a luxury SUV due to there being limited sedans available. The agent was helpful and efficient.Cons: The line to pick up was extensive and it took 45 minutes to be seen for my scheduled appointment. Also, the additional hold of $1,000 on my credit card due to being upgraded to an SUV was surprising. Since it was due to lack of inventory vs. client request I believe the additional hold fee should have been either waived or articulated earlier in the conversation by the agent.
2.0 Mediocre4 Sep 2020
Pros: They didn't have the car. I booked 8 passangers they gave me 7 passangers. I had no choice, the person who help me, was like you want to take it or not, didn't care about customer situation. Waste money for nothing. I can recomend budget or avis but NOT Enterprice.Cons: If I booked 8 passanger car, I should get 8 passanger car not 7 passanger.
9.2 Excellent18 Aug 2020
Pros: Attendant for pickup was fantastic. Easy.Cons: Dog hair from previous rider was rather present.
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Rated no. 2
Alamo
8.2 Excellent (339 reviews)
1 location in Queens
Alamo
Locations in Queens
9501 Ditmars Blvd+1 844 727 2711
Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
Sunday06:00 - 22:00
  • 8.3
  • 8.5
  • 8.1
  • 8
  • 8
Recent reviews
4.0 Okay5 Apr 2021
Pros: Pick up was good with a friendly counter personCons: Response while on the road. The Bluetooth in the car was broken. We were promised a call back from roadside assistance which never came.
10.0 Excellent16 Feb 2021
Cons: Nothing - it was great !
6.0 Good31 Dec 2020
Pros: The process itself was quick and easy. The car was ready for us when we got there.Cons: • Actual front desk clerk in pick up spot was a bit rude • Car says it fits 7, they didn’t mention it would be cramped seating with limited space to store our belongings • Car was not as clean as expected
4.0 Okay29 Dec 2020
Cons: It was impossible to get in touch with them when we had an issue with the car - HORRIBLE customer service.
6.4 Good14 Oct 2020
Pros: Pickup and drop off were easy, the car was new (2020 model, 14k miles on it).Cons: The car *reeked* of cigarette smoke and getting a tire replaced was a hassle despite insurance. We did not notice the smoke immediately on pickup because we were wearing masks and they had sprayed some cleaning product which covered it up for a bit. We left the windows open for hundreds of miles of driving over three days and the smell never quite went away. Considering that they charge around $200 from renters who smoke in the car, one should think that they do more about it afterwards. Or at least compensate renters who get the car afterwards. We also had a lot of trouble resolving an issue with a flat tire. Roadside assistance was fast, but the donut spare tire they put on only works for 50 miles. It took us over half a dozen phone calls to different Alamo/Enterprise hotlines and branches, trying to get a replacement car or a new tire. No replacements cars were available in the entire Albany, NY region due to the holiday weekend. We finally learned from a more competent employee that Alamo and Enterprise have a partnership with Firestone, so you can get a tire replaced there free of charge. It would have saved us about an hour to learn that from the first hotline which you call for roadside assistance. Also, when you book full insurance you expect that these kinds of things are covered more flexibly. It appears that totaling the car in an accident would have been covered but getting a replacement tire anywhere but Firestone would have not? How does that make sense?
3.6 Mediocre6 Oct 2020
Cons: the car was filthy and smelled
6.4 Good14 Sep 2020
Pros: Great car.Cons: Battery died which caused us great inconvenience. Also one of the key fobs did not work. Not expected with a new car
9.6 Excellent14 Sep 2020
Pros: The staff was helpful and friendly! Kim is the star at this location, she’s friendly, goes above and beyond, aware of the customers time and above all else offers great customer service experience.Cons: With social distancing the line was outside wrapped around the sidewalk. When i got to the front i realized the booking agents were also taking customers out to retrieve cars, instead of sending them to someone to retTwice the car and servicing the next customer. The current process is time consuming.
3.6 Mediocre4 Sep 2020
Pros: NothingCons: I am under 25, and according to Alamo rules, I cannot rent a full sized SUV. Despite confirming the booking, and making sure everything is alright over phone, I was only made aware of the above fact at the counter during pickup. I had to change all my plans. The rental agreement copy that was given to me did not have any detials of the car- no license plate number, no vehicle details at all. And calling the agency to request a copy had no use- the customer care claims that they do not have access to the agreement (which I find very hard to believe), and the location rented from claims there is no way to contact them (no phone) despite the fact that the attendant was on the office phone the whole time when I went out to pick up the vehicle.
7.2 Good3 Sep 2020
Pros: Yes the staff were very nice.Cons: LGA airport is still a mess as far as the rental car shuttle goes. You have to take 2 buses. With Covid there are fewer people at the airport and the rental car buses should be able to go directly to the airport. Also the cost of renting a car out of LGA is ridiculous. Kayak had the best price, but $582 for 4 days? Expensive
Rated no. 3
Budget
6.6 Good (288 reviews)
1 location in Queens
Budget
Locations in Queens
88-08 23rd Avenue+1 718 639 6400
Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
Sunday06:00 - 22:00
  • 6.8
  • 7
  • 6.4
  • 6
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre21 Jun 2021
Cons: Budget gave us a brand new Traverse that broke down and became inoperable the second day we had it. Wouldn't turn over, even with a jump box. OK, it happens. I proceeded to spend 3 hours waiting just for them to confirm they could get it towed, then 12 hours for them to actually tow it. All this time, I could only deal with the Roadside assistance group, which is separate from Budget CS, no one from CS would talk to me about settling the contract, getting into another vehicle, no one reached out to see if my family or I were even OK. The next day, which would have been when I was supposed to return it, I couldn't even get in touch with anyone from the branch during normal business hours to confirm anything about the rental, and when I finally did get someone from the main CS center they said I would have to wait 72 hours for the contract to close, then dispute whatever they decided to charge me! So I guess I'll dispute it as a fraudulent charge on my credit card, which is what it is. I have never gotten such poor customer service from any company while travelling.
4.0 Okay3 Jun 2021
Pros: Staff was not super helpful or friendly. There was something wrong with the first car I picked up so I had to return it and the staff seemed super inconvenienced by my presence.Cons: The first car I picked up shook violently when I drove above 45 mph so highway speeds would have been dangerous. It felt like the car would fall apart. I had to go back to the airport and interrupt my work day to get a new car. I thought as a customer service good gesture they could at least replace it with a car that was either an upgrade or at least as nice but they would only give me a really bare bones Chevy that didn’t compare to the features on the first car. I felt I was rushed off the lot instead of being helped.
8.0 Excellent21 May 2021
Pros: The car was enjoyable other than the prime ant smell of smoke.Cons: I would have appreciated being sent contract info from kayak
10.0 Excellent20 May 2021
Cons: Best price very affordable
4.0 Okay5 May 2021
Cons: Shuttle bus was not clearly labeled. Car was not cleaned when I picked it up. People had smoked in the car.
6.0 Good6 Apr 2021
Cons: A shuttle van that said budget written in magic marker. Car dirty. Vibrated at speed. Paid for a Toyota four runner as advertised and got a Mitsubishi Outlander that had a terrible ride quality to it. Drop off so unprofessional.
2.0 Mediocre4 Apr 2021
Cons: Better service
8.0 Excellent28 Mar 2021
Pros: Staff was great, was in and out in a reasonable time without any issues.Cons: Our Rental car smelled heavily of cigarettes.
8.0 Excellent16 Mar 2021
Pros: The car drove nicely, had no issues getting from point A to point B.Cons: I purchased a Mazda cx and it kept showing up as Ford or any suv available.. if I am purchasing a certain type of car, I expect to drive that car and nothing else. As well as the selection was not necessarily Mazda cx status either. The Jeep was cool I actually grew to like it more and more as I drove it. As well as the car was not clean when I got it luckily I had my wipes, I expected with covid being our current situation the car would be somewhat more spotless. The touch screen had finger prints so I did not trust anything and wiped my own door knob, steering wheel, and anything else my passengers and I were going to touch.
2.0 Mediocre7 Mar 2021
Cons: Budget provided us with a dangerous vehicle. The front left tire had some damage they did not take the time to detect and make us aware of. We had to stop multiple times on the way to our destination to refill the tire. I do not plan on renting with budget again.
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Rated no. 4
Economy Rent a Car
6.2 Good (139 reviews)
1 location in Queens
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Queens
JFK Airport+1 877 777 0010
  • 6.6
  • 6.3
  • 5.9
  • 5.8
  • 6.3
Recent reviews
3.6 Mediocre4 Mar 2019
Pros: NothingCons: Literally everything. Inconvenient location. Unfriendly staff. First car they gave me didn’t have a working radio. The second one had stains all over the seats and garbage under the seat. Spend an extra couple dollars and rent elsewhere.
6.4 Good29 Jan 2019
Cons: We mentioned we were going upstate and it would be snowing. We were told the car would be fine but it certainly was not!! It was so dangerous and did not grasp on to the road so several times we thought we were going to crash as we had no control over the car. we would've gladly paid more to be safe
4.4 Okay11 Dec 2018
Pros: Car was cleanCons: Did not have the car that I reserved. I reserved a full size and they did not honor my reservation. All they had was a economy car. It ruined my trip. Also, the shuttle took 3 stops (30 minutes) to get to the rental parking lot. Very inconvenient.
2.0 Mediocre10 Dec 2018
A big wate of my time.Cons: When I arrived to pick up the car I reserved a week in advance at 9:45 AM, it was unavailable because I was "late" for my 9 AM pick up time. Economy did not contact me and was unable to offer me any assistance. They also stated they do not take walk-ins only reservations, so it was easy to determine that a car had never been available that day. Two other customers present at the time with reservations also arrived to find that there were no cars available. An abysmal experience. I can not believe Economy can run a business this way.
4.0 Okay4 Dec 2018
Cons: Terrible rental car. Car was dirty and had something mechanically wrong with it. Workers in the office are half asleep and have no personality . Definitely DO NOT recommend this company to anyone. Also price was way higher than what it said online
4.0 Okay30 Nov 2018
Cons: the hidden fees once i arrived at the rental center
8.0 Excellent22 Sep 2018
Good for the pricePros: Needed a last minute rental in NYC. The car was clean, though a bit dated, got me where I needed to go.Cons: Unlimited miles only applies if you’re coming off a JFK flight.
4.0 Okay13 Sep 2018
Disappointed.Pros: The people were kind at the pickup locationCons: Car was filthy I couldn’t believe the interior looked how it did. And the car had a horrible scent to it. I was in a rush and there were no other suvs at the moment so I was stuck but definitely disgusting I had to take it to a car wash immediately and get it detailed !
2.0 Mediocre11 Sep 2018
DECEPTIVEPros: Nothing. Your service sucks.Cons: Although I reserved a car, economy car rental did not have a car for me when I arrived.
5.6 Okay12 Jun 2018
Cons: the vehicle had lot of running noise
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Rated no. 5
Hertz
5.8 Okay (64 reviews)
3 locations in Queens
Hertz
Locations in Queens
102-40 Ditmars Blvd+1 718 304 2960
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
106-12 Atlantic Avenue+1 718 846 7927
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
135-30 140th Street+1 718 848 7472
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
  • 6.1
  • 5.9
  • 5.7
  • 5.5
  • 5.9
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre13 Feb 2021
Pros: NothingCons: I had to cancel and get a refund directly from hertz. They booked me in a location that was permanently closed then wanted me to go to a location 1 hour away. Never WILL I book again.
2.0 Mediocre7 Feb 2021
Cons: Worst experience I’ve ever had with a rental company
5.2 Okay18 Aug 2020
Pros: The drop off was awkward the hotel location wasn't open Sunday night so I couldn't drop it back safely thereCons: If the hertz desk at ditmars was manned at drop off time
8.8 Excellent9 Jun 2020
Pros: No wait, fine service, clean car at excellent priceCons: was strict on the pickup time at the reservation, and would not let me show up late, even if I paid the same.
6.4 Good7 Oct 2019
Cons: Got into a small accident and was left stranded by Hertz. It took 2.5 hours to confirm a tow truck was even on the way. Then Hertz's solution was having me drive on a donut for 45 miles in the wrong direction to pick up a replacement car. This added 6 hours to my drive. Also, it was a 50/50 shot as to whether employees would be helpful. Was hung up on 2x by Emergency Roadside Assistance and had to keep calling back and getting put back in the queue. It was MADDENING and made a stressful situation way worse than it needed to be.
2.0 Mediocre6 Jul 2019
Cons: You need to stop booking on July 4 th if the pick up place is closed.
6.0 Good12 May 2019
Cons: i have not been informed that i need to have deposit money on my credit card and that hertz will block my money. the thing that was written in my confirmation was "due at the counter = 0", and nothing about the 200 $ more that hertz wanted from me. overall a poor experience
8.0 Excellent5 Jun 2018
A BreezePros: Dropping the car was easy. The attendant was really nice.Cons: The city is like a garbage. Traffic was at its worst.
7.2 Good4 Jan 2018
More feesPros: When searching on Kayak, I thought I had a great deal. $139.00 for the rental.Cons: When I came out of the dealer I had so many fees and taxes, it came to $223. Way more. I feel - Hertz ripped me off.
7.6 Good18 Oct 2017
Pros: Good service and good car suitable for its purposeCons: The side mirors of this type of car (Nissan Versa) have limited viewing angle, and often other vehicles driving close by cannot be observed.
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Rated no. 6
Fox
4.3 Okay (39 reviews)
1 location in Queens
Fox
Locations in Queens
Building 308 Federal Circle+1 877 777 0010
  • 5.6
  • 5.1
  • 4.3
  • 4.1
  • 4.8
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre5 Jun 2021
Cons: I was charged $90 for a missing hubcap while the entire 4 pieces set costs $25. Be ware of their robbery!
6.0 Good30 May 2021
Cons: Car could have been cleaner on the inside and USB music wasn't working
2.0 Mediocre27 May 2021
Pros: Staff will completely scam you on insurance, rate, or both. Be very weary of this place! Multiple people were scammed the day we went!Cons: This company should focus on honest business vs. scamming customers in order to make revenue.
2.0 Mediocre14 May 2021
Cons: Shuttle driver needs customer service training. Little or no courtesy exhibited
2.0 Mediocre4 May 2021
Pros: the car ac is not working!! The windows as well is not workingCons: I will never book a car on this car rental agency
2.0 Mediocre14 Apr 2021
Cons: The fine print says you are required to pay for liability insurance if you don't already have your own, an extra $16 per day. My car smaller, it was due for an oil change when it was rented to me, and there was an alarming noise in the wheel well when traveling on the highway. Not only do they sneak in extra charges, but the cars and service are not worth the price or hassle. I will not rent from Fox again in the future.
6.0 Good12 Apr 2021
Pros: Staff helpful and profesional.-Cons: Fox Company is located outside JFK, small inconvenience is that their shuttle is not parked by the Federal Circle where all rental cars are located and customers as myself needed to contact them by phone so I can be picked up and taken to their location. Perhaps, a better orgnization in time/schedule should be considered. Perhaps, Fox creating their own App for customers can create a more accessable and better experience. Now, the overwhelming ashtray odor in the car seats were unprecedented. Perhaps, changing/upgrading/removing the seat covers can override the odor and provide a better air/odor quality inside the car. Overall, yes, they are new kids on the block, they have potential and can grow to be one of the best car rental companies.
2.0 Mediocre1 Apr 2021
Pros: NothingCons: They could have had the car I reserved a week prior to my arrival into the City from out of town
2.0 Mediocre15 Mar 2021
Cons: I received a call from fox say8ng they did not have the car I requested añ d offered me a compact car. They d8d n9t wañt to give me the car because the deàl was too good.
2.0 Mediocre2 Mar 2021
Pros: I cannot take my scheduled flight and therefore I did not take the car but I lost the money I paid for my reservation there was no possibility of obtaining a refoundCons: I cannot take my scheduled flight and therefore I did not take the car but I lost the money I paid for my reservation there was no possibility of obtaining a refound
Rated no. 7
National
8.2 Excellent (27 reviews)
1 location in Queens
National
Locations in Queens
9501 Ditmars Blvd+1 844 727 2707
Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
Sunday06:00 - 22:00
  • 8.6
  • 8.3
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8.1
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent3 Nov 2020
Pros: I had to call both Lynchburg and Queens National locations prior to pickup, and though my issue was not able to be resolved ahead of time, Cody in Lynchburg and Elena in Queens were extremely courteous and helpful. At the time of pickup, the counter staff was helpful and my pickup was smooth. The gate associate was personable and helpful as well.
4.0 Okay21 Sep 2020
Pros: The staff at the National pickup in Queens gave us the wrong information about adding another person. They insisted that my travel partner was not covered on the insurance and were very dismissive and unhelpful about how we could resolve the issue. Upon going to another National car service location at Newark airport (far out of our way to our travel destination) we finally received some helpful advice from the clerk there. I was very upset that the National Car service location in queens was not more informed on the issue and helpful. It seemed like they just wanted to clock out and didn't care about nay type of customer service. I WILL NOT be renting from National againCons: The customer service and transparency on terms.
10.0 Excellent6 Jul 2020
Pros: Easy pick up/drop off, friendly staff, clean car.
8.4 Excellent26 May 2020
Pros: Drop off was easy. Staff were very easy to talk to and accomodating regarding vehicle type and availability.Cons: The line to get to the counter before pick-up was very long, and like all car rental places, very slow. There was a bit over an hour waiting in line.
4.4 Okay26 May 2020
Cons: Hidden fees!!
7.2 Good2 Jan 2020
Pros: friendly and capable staff, quick access to car and off we go!Cons: as with all car rentals at LGA, have to take to buses and wait to get to the rental places. for the next 3 years better off renting from JFK or EWR airports if that is an option for you
8.0 Excellent7 Apr 2019
Pros: Staff was very friendly and drop off was very easy.
8.0 Excellent5 Mar 2019
Cons: I'm a Gov Worker even after showing ID Didn't give the Usual free upgrade. Said it was to late & some other EXCUSES
8.0 Excellent16 May 2017
Pros: price for premium suvCons: dirty inside of windshield. pay extra for satellite radio
10.0 Excellent7 Oct 2016
Pros: great customer service at LaGuardia for pickup and drop off. cheerful and courteous staff and driver of shuttle.Cons: EZ pass suction cup kept detaching and pass fell off while driving.
Empire Rent A Car
3 locations in Queens
Empire Rent A Car
Locations in Queens
15-02 131 Street+1 718 539 5300
38-31 43rd Street+1 718 482 9797
76-02 Beach Channel drive+1 718 353 6848
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All Car
1 location in Queens
All Car
Locations in Queens
96-18c 63rd Drive347-226-6939
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Eagle Rent A Car
1 location in Queens
Eagle Rent A Car
Locations in Queens
164-01 Crossbay Blvd
Recent reviews
Europcar
1 location in Queens
Europcar
Locations in Queens
90-05 25th Ave+1 718 424 8504
Recent reviews
U-Save
1 location in Queens
U-Save
Locations in Queens
84-15 Astoria Boulevard+1 718 565 7222
Recent reviews
1143 travellers who rented a car in Queens gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.2

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Top tips for hiring a car in Queens

  • Jaywalking, especially in residential areas, is very common throughout Queens. If you are in a residential area on a one or two-lane road, then it is even more likely to happen. Make sure you keep your eyes on road and you stay vigilant for any would-be jaywalkers that may pop out in front of you.
  • Planning on picking up a hire car before heading to Queens? If your flight is to JFK International Airport, the hire desks are located on the Arrivals level in each terminal. Flying into Newark Airport instead? In that case, you will find the hire car desks at Stations P2 and P3 on the AirTrain. As for LaGuardia Airport, the hire car center is located just off-site but there are shuttles in front of Terminal A to take passengers to passengers there.
  • Keep your eyes open for taxi drivers and stay out of their way. They are fearless drivers and will cross 3 or even 4 lanes of traffic if necessary. The easiest option is the path of least resistance, so simply let them drive around you and do their thing.
  • Queens, like much of New York City, experiences a daily rush hour. Drivers can typically expect the morning rush hour to pick up at around 7:00 a.m. and run until 9:00 a.m., while the afternoon rush hour starts at around 4:00 p.m. and goes to 7:00 p.m. In general, the Grand Central Parkway during rush hour is one of the roads hit by congestion, so drivers are advised to avoid it if possible.
  • Book your rental car in Queens at least 1 week before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Queens

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Queens are Enterprise (8.3, 167 reviews), Alamo (8.2, 153 reviews), and Thrifty (7.0, 54 reviews).

  • The average price of fuel in Queens is $4.90 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $59 and $78, depending on the car size.

  • Car hire companies onsite at John F Kennedy Intl airport include Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty and Advantage.

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

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

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

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

  • Small and medium-sized vehicles are the most suited for driving Queens and New York in general. While larger vehicles are an option, drivers will usually find that larger vehicles are a struggle to fit into the limited parking spaces in the more crowded areas of Queens. Even medium-sized cars can be difficult to park at times, but in general they will be okay.

  • Visitors to New York City should know that speed limits are set at a base limit of 25 mph unless signage says otherwise. However, drivers in Queens will see a variety of speed limits above that such as 35, 45, and even sometimes 50 mph. In some of the more densely packed residential areas, there are also speed limits as low as 20 mph.

  • Petrol prices are on average around $2.60 per gallon in Queens. Compared to other cities in the U.S. this is slightly on the more expensive side; however, compared to Seattle’s average price of $3.00 and Salt Lake City’s average of $2.75, it definitely could be worse.

  • Going out to dinner? If readily available, streetside parking nearby will be your best bet. However, drivers are advised not to search too long for streetside parking as it fills up fast. Instead, if you are willing to pay for it, private parking garages are a great option as you can check their availability online in advance.