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Cheap car hire in Hempstead

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Hempstead

  • One of the major advantages of getting cheap car rentals in Hempstead is that they provide freedom and flexibility in terms of timing and itinerary planning. Hempstead and its surrounding areas have several attractions that are more accessible by car. For example, Jones Beach State Park is just a short drive away from Hempstead, and it offers a variety of outdoor activities such as swimming, fishing, and boating. The Hempstead Lake State Park is also nearby and offers hiking trails and picnic areas for visitors to enjoy. These places are all better explored using Hempstead car rentals.
  • New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is the closest airport to Hempstead, as it is approximately 15 miles away. The rental car offices at LGA are located at Terminal A, accessible by shuttle buses from the terminals. New York John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) is approximately 18 miles from Hempstead. The rental car offices at JFK are located in Federal Circle, accessible by the airport's AirTrain system. Newark Airport (EWR) is approximately 35 miles from Hempstead. The rental car offices at EWR are located at Station P3 and are accessible by AirTrain from the terminals.
  • Driving cheap car rentals in Hempstead requires some knowledge of the local rules and regulations. The driving style in Hempstead is generally fast-paced and aggressive, although there are some areas where traffic moves more slowly, especially during rush hour. It is also important to be aware of pedestrians who may be crossing the road unexpectedly, especially in busy areas or near college campuses. There are also many bicycles on the road, so it is important to stay alert and watch out for cyclists.
  • Hempstead can experience traffic congestion during peak hours, particularly during morning and evening rush hours. The busiest roads during these times are often the Hempstead Turnpike, Sunrise Highway, and the Southern State Parkway. Rush hour traffic can be particularly heavy on weekdays between 7:00 am and 9:00 am and between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm During the winter, Hempstead can experience snow and icy conditions, particularly during January and February. This can make driving cheap car rentals in Hempstead difficult, especially for drivers who aren't used to driving in snowy conditions. It's important for drivers to be cautious and to drive at a slower speed during these times.
  • Book your car hire in Hempstead at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Hempstead are around 2% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Hempstead

  • How much is the price of fuel in Hempstead?

    The average price of fuel in Hempstead is R73,42 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R881 and R1 175, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Hempstead?

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Hempstead.

  • Which car hire agencies are at John F Kennedy Intl airport (JFK)?

    Car hire companies onsite at John F Kennedy Intl airport include Avis, Dollar, Budget and Sixt.

  • Which car hire agencies are at LaGuardia airport (LGA)?

    Car hire companies onsite at LaGuardia airport include Dollar, Budget and Sixt.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at John F Kennedy Intl airport (JFK)?

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

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at LaGuardia airport (LGA)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from LaGuardia airport to off-airport locations include Avis, Dollar and Budget.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Hempstead?

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

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Hempstead?

    A Mini car hire in Hempstead costs R1 510 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Special car hire cost in Hempstead?

    A Special car hire in Hempstead costs R1 058 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Hempstead?

    An Intermediate car hire in Hempstead costs R1 303 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving car rentals in Hempstead?

    Due to the fast-paced and sometimes aggressive driving style in Hempstead, we recommend renting a mid-size sedan as the best Hempstead car rental. A mid-size sedan is perfect for navigating the narrow streets and crowded roads of Hempstead, while still offering enough power and speed to keep up with traffic. Additionally, the roads in Hempstead can be uneven and often have potholes, so a sedan with good suspension will provide a comfortable ride. Sedans are also known for their fuel efficiency, which is especially important in a city where traffic congestion can lead to delays and longer travel times.

  • What’s the speed limit when driving a car rental in Hempstead?

    In Hempstead, the speed limit varies depending on the type of road and the zone. On highways and major roads, the speed limit is typically 55 mph or 65 mph, depending on the specific road. On local roads and residential streets, the speed limit is typically 25 mph. In school zones and other areas with high pedestrian traffic, the speed limit is typically reduced to 20 mph or 15 mph.

  • Where are the best places to park a car rental in Hempstead?

    Paid parking is available in many areas of Hempstead, particularly in the downtown area. Parking garages and parking lots can be found throughout the city, with both hourly and daily rates.  In addition to paid parking, there are also some areas with free spaces where visitors can park their Hempstead car rentals. These areas may include residential streets outside the downtown area, as well as some public parking lots that offer free parking for a limited time.  

Hempstead car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

3 locations in Hempstead

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1297 Woodfield Rd

+1 516 764 0272

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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Thursday08:00 - 17:00
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Saturday09:00 - 12:00

320 Penninsula Blvd

+1 516 650 0780

Monday08:30 - 17:00
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Wednesday08:30 - 17:00
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Friday08:30 - 17:00

63 Smith Street

+1 516 538 3444

Monday07:30 - 18:00
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10,0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Convenient neighborhood location, I appreciate not having to go to the airport. The staff was very friendly and professional. Pickup and drop off was quick and easy!!

10,0 Wonderful

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

I really enjoyed working with Marc at the front desk counter. He was friendly and helpful. I would definitely rent again from this Hertz!

Cons:

Nothing. Everything was great.

10,0 Wonderful

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Great location, friendly staff

Cons:

Nothing to improved

10,0 Wonderful

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Sascha was a pleasant person to do business with.

Cons:

I would think that ALL the 3rd parties Hertz uses, there should be a paragraph regarding NO DEBIT cards.....although, I do understand why they don't take them. When processing your $200 hold, a debit card would deduct it right away from your bank account, however, a credit card is just pending & can be cancelled upon closing out your return. BUT LET THE PEOPLE KNOW!!

10,0 Wonderful

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Every thing

8,0 Very Good

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Bluetooth in 2015 Cruse was for phone only, not audio! Disappointing!

1 out of 3

Budget

6,6

One location in Hempstead

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369 Old Country Road

+1 516 333 2378

Monday07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday07:00 - 19:00
Thursday07:00 - 19:00
Friday07:00 - 19:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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4 locations in Hempstead

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310 Main Street

+1 516 481 6363

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
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362 Hempstead Tpke

+1 516 505 2600

Monday07:30 - 18:00
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366-368 N. Main Street

+1 516 377 7600

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397a Jericho Tpke

+1 516 746 0505

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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9,2 Wonderful

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The staff was super friendly, the price was right but the cleanliness of the interior could have been better. There were crumbs and pieces of food and a big area of stickiness around the seat divider and cup holders - probably just a spilled soda but still, in the time of covid you want the entire car to be clean.

8,8 Very Good

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

the Hempstead people were terrific in picking us up, giving us a nicer car, making our trip easier.

Cons:

drop off charge too high

4,0 Mediocre

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Waiting an hour to get into a car that was reserved for many months ahead of time.

10,0 Wonderful

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

They were all very nice to deal with

10,0 Wonderful

Nov 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Great customer service. easy rental process

10,0 Wonderful

Jul 2023

KAYAK
Fast friendly reasonable

1 out of 3

Avis

No score available yet

One location in Hempstead

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Locations in Hempstead

369 Old Country Road

+1 516 997 1566

Monday07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday07:00 - 19:00
Thursday07:00 - 19:00
Friday07:00 - 19:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
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10,0 Wonderful

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was great, service was excellent

Cons:

Nothing

1,9 Poor

Oct 2021

KAYAK
Did not like anything about place. It was hard to find where to go to pick up. No customer service. They should shut this place down. Wasting money.

1 out of 1

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One location in Hempstead

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Locations in Hempstead

261 Uniondale Avenue

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24 travellers who hired a car in Hempstead gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.6

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Most popular car type

Mini

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