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New Jersey car rentals

Driver's age: 26-65
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Cheap car rentals in New Jersey

Toyota Corolla car
Toyota Corolla
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
2/4
C$ 105/day
Buick Verano car
Buick Verano
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
C$ 131/day
Chevrolet Malibu car
Chevrolet Malibu
or similar LARGE
5
2
2/4
C$ 107/day
Chrysler Pacifica car
Chrysler Pacifica
or similar VAN
5
5
4-5
C$ 228/day
BMW 3 Series car
BMW 3 Series
or similar LUXURY
5
5
2/4
C$ 124/day
Nissan Kicks car
Nissan Kicks
or similar SUV
4
2
4-5
C$ 112/day
Nissan Rogue car
Nissan Rogue
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
C$ 113/day
Ford Edge car
Ford Edge
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
C$ 116/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in New Jersey

  • Because the state of New Jersey is a rather large state, the type of car you'll be able to rent is going to depend on where you plan on renting your car from. If you are looking for the widest selection of cars to rent, try renting in large cities. An even better option is to rent at major airports, such as Newark International Airport (EWR), where you will find all of the major rental car companies. For most times of the year, pretty much any type of car is going to work well, but it is important to remember that during the wintertime, roads here can get snowy and icy, making an SUV a good choice during these times of the year. No matter which type of car you rent, be sure to carry tire chains during winter driving.
  • Driving in New Jersey is not much different than driving in any other state in the United States but there are some unique rules you should know about when you drive here. If you plan on passing another vehicle, someone on a bike, or even a skateboarder that is on the road, you must honk before you pass. If you happen to come upon a horse-drawn carriage on the street, you cannot pass them in your car. One unique thing that occurs in very few states in the United States, but does happen in New Jersey, is that you are not permitted to pump your own gas here.
  • Because the state of New Jersey is not far from the United States-Canadian border, drivers may wonder if they can take their car into Canada. Most rental car companies will allow you to drive your car into Canada without any restrictions. It is important to let the rental car company know that you plan to drive the car to Canada so they can provide you with a non-resident insurance card for driving there.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in New Jersey for C$ 81 or less
  • Book your rental car in New Jersey at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in New Jersey are around 62% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in New Jersey are around 12% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in New Jersey

  • Should I rent a car in New Jersey?

    The decision of whether or not to rent a car in New Jersey comes down to where you plan on traveling during your stay. If you are going to stay within a large metropolitan city, such as Newark, there are plenty of public transportation, taxi, and ridesharing options to get around town without needing a car. If you plan on traveling more extensively through New Jersey, especially to some of the smaller towns, you will most likely want a car to maximize your convenience and enjoyment during your trip.

  • What is driving like in New Jersey?

    Driving in New Jersey is very similar to other states in the United States because people drive on the right side of the road and all speeds are in miles per hour while distances are also in miles. Most road conditions will be very good in New Jersey with the only exception being as you get into very small towns. One very important thing to keep in mind when you drive in New Jersey is that the state has over thirty toll roads, so it is important to consider that as you plan trips throughout the state.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in New Jersey?

    Age requirements can vary depending on the rental car company you are using, but for the most part, most rental car companies will let anybody who is twenty one or older rent a car. A couple of exceptions to this rule are if you want to rent a luxury vehicle or a premium SUV. In this case, the company may require you to be twnety five years or older. This age restriction can also come into play if you plan on using a debit card to hold your reservation rather than a credit card.

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

    On average a rental car in New Jersey costs C$ 116 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in New Jersey?

    Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in New Jersey.

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

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car (C$ 105/day), Hertz (C$ 117/day) and Budget (C$ 131/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in New Jersey?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in New Jersey are Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.0, 50 reviews), Avis (6.9, 64 reviews), and Hertz (6.4, 60 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in New Jersey?

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

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in New Jersey

    18 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in New Jersey

    16 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in New Jersey

    13 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in New Jersey

    12 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car rental locations in New Jersey

    6 Locations

  • priceless

    Priceless car rental locations in New Jersey

    2 Locations

  • rentawreck

    Rent-A-Wreck car rental locations in New Jersey

    2 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car rental locations in New Jersey

    1 Location

  • dollar

    Dollar car rental locations in New Jersey

    1 Location

  • national

    National car rental locations in New Jersey

    1 Location

  • payless

    Payless car rental locations in New Jersey

    1 Location

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car rental locations in New Jersey

    1 Location

Good to know

Most popular agency

Dollar

Most popular car type

Standard

Average price

C$ 101/day

Good deal

C$ 81/day

When to book a rental car in New Jersey

Average daily price per month
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