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Cheap Car Rentals in New Jersey

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What are the car rental prices for popular cities in New Jersey?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in New Jersey

Price

$38 - $53

Out of all the popular cities in New Jersey, Trenton is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $38/day. Renting a car in Trenton is 26% cheaper than renting one in Atlantic City where the per day rate is around $53. Other fairly inexpensive cities in New Jersey to get a rental car in are: Teterboro ($42/day), Wildwood ($44/day), and Newark ($48/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Newark should expect to spend around $48/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in New Jersey is Newark.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in New Jersey?

January

$51

February

$58

March

$66

April

$74

May

$80

June

$85

July

$98

August

$102

September

$91

October

$87

November

$78

December

$80

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in New Jersey is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Top rental agencies in New Jersey

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in New Jersey?

You have to be at least 21 years old to get a cheap car rental in New Jersey. You must prove that you are a licensed driver by carrying your valid driver’s license and credit or debit card to make payments. Ensure you carry these documents when you pick up your car rentals in New Jersey and that they are not expired or will not expire during the rental period. Additionally, you must carry proof of insurance. Foreigners can use their valid home country-issued driver’s license. You should contact your preferred car rentals in New Jersey to confirm if there are other requirements.

What are the rules for driving in New Jersey?

If you want to book cheap car rentals in New Jersey, you need to know how to avoid getting a ticket or accident. If you want to drive slowly, stick to the slow lane to the right. Only use the left lane when you want to pass another vehicle. If you pass a skateboarder or cyclist, you must honk before you start passing. When you use rental cars in New Jersey on any public or private road, make sure to stop at least 25 feet away from school buses and parking lots. Limit the speed of your economy van rental to 25mph when you are driving within residential and business streets. Look out for speed regulatory signs as you drive because they will be significantly lower if you drive within a school zone. Watch out for pedestrians as you drive your New Jersey car rentals because you are required to yield to them. Protect your driving record by constantly checking whether the driving laws and rules have been updated in New Jersey.

What type of car is recommended for driving in New Jersey?

The rental cars in New Jersey that you select will depend on the weather and activities you plan to do. The Ford Fiesta or Nissan Versa Note will do the trick if you want to do city driving. It will help you squeeze through the New Jersey streets. If you are traveling with a group and you are planning on spending a lot of time on the road, then a standard car such as the Volkswagen Passat will be suitable for you. It is comfortable and big enough to accommodate five passengers. Are you planning on vacationing in New Jersey? The Toyota Yaris will work fine. It has an extended hatchback boot that can accommodate your luggage. This car is popularly rented by people who want storage space for their luggage or those who are traveling with kids.

What is the cheapest rental car found in New Jersey?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $87/day when booking a rental car in New Jersey. The best deal a user found was for $33/day from Kyte, booked on Jul. 31.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in New Jersey?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in New Jersey from the following companies over the past two weeks: Enterprise ($38/day), Hertz ($42/day), and Ace ($44/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in New Jersey?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, E-Z Rent-A-Car (10.0 rating), Silvercar (9.1 rating) and Alamo (8.3 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in New Jersey.

What are gas prices like in New Jersey?

The average gas price in New Jersey is $4.62/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $55 and $79 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in New Jersey for a week from Advantage?

Advantage offers rental cars in New Jersey for about $505 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in New Jersey for the best price?

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 9% to make it a great deal in New Jersey. Try to book at least 13 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month in New Jersey?

Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For New Jersey however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much does it cost to rent a car in New Jersey for a month?

Our recent data shows that Kyte can potentially be 73% below the average car rental price in New Jersey. Check prices and availability for Kyte and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in New Jersey is on average $2,164 a month or $72 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your New Jersey car rental.