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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.
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.
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.
On average a rental car in New Jersey costs $56 per day.
Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in New Jersey.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Avis ($33/day), Budget ($34/day) and Hertz ($36/day).
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in New Jersey are Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.4, 58 reviews), Hertz (6.9, 72 reviews), and Avis (6.5, 72 reviews).
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On average a rental car in New Jersey costs $428 per week ($61 per day).
On average a rental car in New Jersey costs $1,835 per month ($61 per day).