|Pick-up location||New Haven|
|Car types||Compact, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV|
|Popular agencies||Budget, Avis, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz|
|Intermediate SUV||C$ 84/day|
|Standard SUV||C$ 87/day|
New Haven is an older city that goes back to the early Colonial days in the U.S. and, as a result, many of its streets are on the smaller side. For the most part, mid-sized and smaller vehicles are your best bet for driving in comfort in New Haven because there are times when larger SUVs and trucks may feel oversized on the road. This is especially the case when it comes to finding on-street parking.
Residential and neighborhood roads in New Haven feature speed limits of 20 to 40 mph, while urban roads go up to 50 mph. Outside of New Haven proper, the roads have speed limits of anywhere from 45 to 55 mph. Interstates have speed limits that go up to 65 mph.
If you are in the downtown area, parking garages and lots are likely the safest bet. On-street parking can be difficult to find downtown, especially during the peak hours of the day. Outside of the downtown core and university district, streetside parking is plentifully available and drivers should have an easier time finding available spaces. Hourly parking garages in New Haven typically start at $2.00 per hour.
On average a rental car in New Haven costs C$ 86 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Budget (C$ 73/day), Avis (C$ 73/day) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (C$ 91/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Avis 50 Union Avenue 06519 (1 kilometers from city center).
The average gas price in New Haven is C$ 5.61 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 67 and C$ 90, depending on the car size.
Economy (Kia Rio or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in New Haven.
Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.
An Economy car rental in New Haven costs C$ 112 per day, on average.
An Intermediate car rental in New Haven costs C$ 131 per day, on average.
A Compact car rental in New Haven costs C$ 131 per day, on average.
In New Haven, cars are most frequently rented at Avis 50 Union Avenue (1 km from city centre ).
One car rental company which has updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected is Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Yes, you can. There’s a wide range of decent New Haven car rentals located next to New Haven Union Station which are at your service. New Haven Union Station is a highly rated train station, and the car rental agencies are in very close proximity to ensure convenience for the guests. You can book Avis Car Rental at Train Station 50 Union Ave or Avis Car Rental located at State Street, New Haven.
Yes, free cancellation is possible in New Haven as long as you cancel 48hours before your scheduled departure time. Some of the popular car rental companies that offer this free cancellation are Hertz Car Rental- New Haven and Budget Car Rental.
8.0 Very good
Pros:Customer service was pleasant
Pros:Nothing Car was dirty took me 45 min to clean it during COVID esp unacceptable previous contract was in glove compartment that says alot drop off was closed for 3 mos had to go to airport as a last resort
Cons:Everything car should be clean. We are in the middle of a pandemic. they gave us a drop off that has been closed fo 3 mos again unacceptable. nobody answers your phones this was a horrible experience
Pros:The staff was very helpful. Car was clean and ready.
Cons:The location is a little small so it's tough to pull in and out of the location but that's just nit picking because I have nothing else bad to say lol
Pros:Staff was polite.
Cons:Staff was slow, distracted and ended up giving us the contract paperwork for a different car than the one we were given, this caused us problems we had to exchange the car on 4th of July because of a flat tire. We had to just rent another car. Spent almost an hour and 15 minutes picking up the car
Pros:Car was excellent, clean, drove very well
Cons:At the time of pickup the attendant took every opportunity to upcharge me on extra features as if they were standard or required. Was confusing and dishonest, had me sign off before even seeing an itemized list. Did not even realize she enrolled me for expensive add-ons until it was done
Pros:It was convenient that Hertz picked us up from our home for the rental pick-up.
Cons:The drop-off time was quite long (20+ minutes), which seemed excessive. We also didn't get dropped off the same way we were picked up before our rental.
Pros:The only positive thing about my experience with Alamo was that the car was clean.
Cons:They didn’t give me the size of vehicle promised even though I paid extra and then when I returned the car they attempted to charge me $60 more than my quote and I had to argue with them in order to be charged the quote given. I will never use Alamo again.
Cons:The car had a fishy odor
8.8 Very good
Pros:It was a very smooth experience, no 5ime wasted at either pickup or drop-off
Pros:Pick up and delivery went off without any glitches. Car was as expected.
Pros:practically seamless rental process, courteous and pleasant staff. informative and proffesional.
Cons:Car speakers didn’t work
Pros:Everyone was very helpful and polite. The little Ford suv drove perfectly thanks guys😁
Cons:They could not find my car after dropping it off after hours. The car was not as clean as it could be and the price was way too high.
Pros:Car was a good option, clean and pretty new. No issues with the car.
Cons:Pick up and drop-off were rough. Both took nearly an hour due to short staffing. The one staffer at pickup wasn't wearing a mask even as he cleaned the car, which he only did after we showed up to pick it up. At drop-off, waited 45 minutes just to hand over the agreement slip after exiting the vehicle.
Pros:Everything was great, picking up and dropping off were very easy. The car was in excellent condition and cleanliness was great.
Cons:Not sure why I had to pay 22 on kayak and then the whole rental amount at the rental agency. I was under the impression I was paying some “due now” and would pay the rest at pick up. Kayak, please explain?
Pros:Pick up took to long. Didn't have my car. Car they gave me was filthy.
Cons:Have the car i reserved. Have more locations for one way travel. Don't rent filthy old cars.
8.0 Very good
Cons:Very happy that we were upgraded, but the car was not clean inside. Sticky dashboard and steering wheel, crackers and debris in door pockets and cup holders. The car also needed an oil change. My busy had to add 2 1/2 quarts of oil and wiper fluid to car.
Pros:Great choice of cars--thank you!
Pros:The New Haven staff member was not helpful. He did not explain to me additional charges that were added to my bill before he charged me and then was not helpful in helping me sort out a better course of action.
Cons:The company could be more transparent about their fee structures online vs in the store. The company could make their workers feel more valued.
Pros:Smooth transaction. Friendly helpful staff.
Cons:Car was not clean when we received it. Windshield had dead bugs on it and interior needed a vacuum and wipe down from some drink spills.
3 locations in New Haven
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Pros:Good experience. Except needed the car for several more days. Non available at the time. Had to go with Budget rental for the additional time needed.
Pros:Staff was friendly and helpful
Cons:Car was dirty, gas tank was empty, no one there when car returned during business hours
Pros:Drop of super easy and close by. Staff were friendly and efficient
Cons:No one was at the return counter when I returned the car, I don't like doing this because if there is an additional charge it is hard to argue
Pros:Drop off was very fast.
Cons:The car we reserved was not there and they had no others like it. Had to give us a smaller vehicle.
Pros:A Service with a smile in the nicest way
Pros:Quick and efficient noting