Poughkeepsie car hire

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Poughkeepsie car hire information

Pick-up locationPoughkeepsie
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Hire locations5
Airport locations0

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Poughkeepsie

  • Car rentals in Poughkeepsie are a convenient way to get around the city. Besides being one of the world's largest business hubs, New York is also an exciting tourist destination. Most of its attractions are located in the city of Poughkeepsie, 89 miles from the New York City center. They include the Locust Grove Estate, about 87.2 miles from JFK airport and 80.6 miles from LaGuardia Airport. Poughkeepsie is home to several art museums, such as Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Whether you’re traveling to Poughkeepsie as a tourist or for business, you'll enjoy spending a few hours at these sites. Getting there by car is much cheaper and flexible than using a bus or taxi. You can rent a car through KAYAK with any car rentals in Poughkeepsie at affordable prices and run your schedules more conveniently.
  • There are three major airports near Poughkeepsie, including the JFK International Airport, the LaGuardia International Airport, and the Newark International Airport. At JFK and Newark Airports, there are about 10 onsite Poughkeepsie car rental companies. They include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, and Thrifty among others. However, only Hertz, Dollar, Avis, Advantage, Payless, and Thrifty are located at LaGuardia Airport. All these companies provide shuttle or pick-up services from the three airports to other off-airport locations. At JKF airport, you can board a shuttle at the exit terminal where some of these companies have their offices. At Newark, a few car rentals in Poughkeepsie have their offices located near the arrivals terminal. At LaGuardia Airport, you can take a shuttle at the taxi stand outside the arrivals terminal or book a car within any of the above car rental companies.
  • Traffic conditions in Poughkeepsie depend on the season and type of weather. Depending on when you’re traveling to Poughkeepsie, you may experience certain weather elements, including fog, ice, snow, or rain. As a busy city located in New York, Poughkeepsie roadways are nearly always packed with motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians. We encourage you to drive safely and responsibly while being mindful of jaywalking pedestrians. We also recommend that you adhere to traffic rules as most streets have traffic cameras.
  • Rush hour in Poughkeepsie starts as early as 5:30am and slows down at 9:30am. Evening rush hour begins at around 4:30pm to 7:30pm. During this time, highways experience heavy traffic flow, which subsides once the rush hour is over. However, Highway 113 is one of the busiest highways in Poughkeepsie, with heavy traffic flow throughout.
  • Book your car hire in Poughkeepsie at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Full-size car hire in Poughkeepsie are around -95% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Poughkeepsie

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Poughkeepsie?

    Most roadways in Poughkeepsie are large enough to accommodate any type of vehicle. However, other factors such as the nature of your visit, the number of passengers, and personal preferences determined which car you can rent. Always go for a vehicle that provides comfort to everyone onboard. For example, if you’re traveling as a family or a small group of people, a premium SUV or minivan will do.

  • What’s the speed limit in Poughkeepsie?

    The average gas price in Poughkeepsie is around $2.79 per gallon. Valero, Gulf, Mobil, CITGO,7-Eleven, and Extra Fuels gas stations have prices ranging from around $2.29 to $2.96 per gallon. The average cost of filling up your gas tank is between $33 and $44, depending on your car.

  • Where are the best places to park in Poughkeepsie?

    Parking in Poughkeepsie is relatively cheaper compared to other neighboring cities. You can park at the Poughkeepsie Station Parking for as low as $0.25 per 15min or around $1 per hour. The rates are the same at the 50 Canon Streets Parking and Civic Center Plaza Garage, all located within the city of Poughkeepsie. Parking hours are Monday to Friday, 6am to 8pm.

  • How much is the price of fuel in Poughkeepsie?

    The average price of fuel in Poughkeepsie is R66,91 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R803 and R1 071, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Poughkeepsie?

    Full-size (Ford Expedition or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Poughkeepsie.

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

    Car hire companies onsite at John F Kennedy Intl airport include Budget, Dollar, Avis, Sixt, Alamo and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Newark airport (EWR)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Newark airport is Avis.

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

    Car hire companies onsite at LaGuardia airport include Budget, Dollar 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 Budget, Dollar, Avis, Alamo and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Newark airport (EWR)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Newark airport to off-airport locations is Avis.

  • 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 Budget, Dollar, Avis, Alamo and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

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

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

  • How much does a Full Size car hire cost in Poughkeepsie?

    A Full Size car hire in Poughkeepsie costs R3 313 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Poughkeepsie?

    A Standard car hire in Poughkeepsie costs R1 001 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Luxury car hire cost in Poughkeepsie?

    A Luxury car hire in Poughkeepsie costs R1 473 per day, on average.

Poughkeepsie car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

8,9

Very Good

36 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.7

Value for money

8.4

5 locations in Poughkeepsie

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Locations in Poughkeepsie

20 Ibm Rd

+1 845 462 6160

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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20 Ibm Road

+1 845 462 6160

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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263 New Hackensack Road

+1 845 462 6160

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
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5469 Rt 9w

+1 845 565 1256

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
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5469 Rte 9w

+1 845 565 1256

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
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10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2023

KAYAK
The parking situation was a bit confusing There was no clear signage as to where it was legal to park our vehicle for a couple of days

10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2021

KAYAK
All Very Good

9,6 Wonderful

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Mentioning the PlatePass and how it works would have been helpful.

10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

the car was great and the process was smooth and fast

Cons:

no complaints

10,0 Wonderful

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Hertz employee was super helpful. She let me view the car before signing, and helped us review other options when we saw the trunk wasn't going to work with our 4 bags -- making special care to use any discounts we were eligible for through insurance, etc.

8,0 Very Good

May 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Pleasant

Cons:

Too far from where i live

1 out of 7

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8,8

Very Good

24 reviews

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.7

Value for money

8.7

3 locations in Poughkeepsie

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Locations in Poughkeepsie

1839 South Rd

+1 845 297 3100

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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451 Fishkill Ave

+1 845 838 9332

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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696 Dutchess Tpke

+1 845 485 2222

Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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9,2 Wonderful

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Chris at Enterprise, Beacon was my pick-up and drop-off connection. Chris has such a positive personality and knowledgeable about his business. He was quick with the transitions, got me in and out. Chris is DEFINITELY an asset to your store.

Cons:

The backseat area could have been cleaner, the backs of the front seats were dirty, looked like children had there feet all over them, aside from that it was perfect.

10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

I have been renting from t h is location for a long time now. The service is outstanding and the rental process is easy and efficient. Chris, is always going our of h is way to provide a five star service. The best!

Cons:

All is always perfect and done in a professional way.

10,0 Wonderful

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff

Cons:

Nothing.

10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was very helpful and accommodating. I called up to meet us at the train station and they were there waiting and they got us to the train station on time when we left. Could not be happier with the responsiveness of the service.

Cons:

Nothing

10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Alex was super helpful. The rental process was quick and easy

2,0 Poor

May 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

No car available at time of reservation

1 out of 4

Avis

7,1

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

7.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.4

Value for money

7.5

One location in Poughkeepsie

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Locations in Poughkeepsie

28 Ibm Road

+1 845 625 0201

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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6,0 Okay

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The vehicle and prices was good

Cons:

The location was not very inviting, as soon you walked in it was weird smell in the office, the guy there was ok not really good customer service.

10,0 Wonderful

Feb 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was professional and helpful.

4,4 Mediocre

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Even with no electricity drop off was so easy!

Cons:

Car needed coolant, it was filthy.

8,8 Very Good

Mar 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Pleasant people at both ends; helpful.

Cons:

Dingy office in Poughkeepsie. Drop-off charge for 1 day Poughkeepsie to Albany rental was excessive.

9,2 Wonderful

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Price, speed at pickup, friendliness/attitude at counter, ability to leave my car on the property.

Cons:

Not a big fan of the Dodge Journey as a vehicle.

4,0 Mediocre

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

-

Cons:

They charged us an insurance fee that doubled the price

1 out of 3

Budget

6,2

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

7.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.1

Value for money

6.8

One location in Poughkeepsie

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Locations in Poughkeepsie

28 Ibm Road

+1 845 625 0209

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
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4,0 Mediocre

Dec 2023

KAYAK
Only half a tank of gas to start

2,0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Was never returned my booking deposit of 250 and was told by staff at budget that there was nothing they could do

6,0 Okay

Oct 2022

KAYAK
Close to home

8,0 Very Good

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Strong smell of cleaning solution when we first got the car. Should have been aired out.

9,6 Wonderful

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy on both ends. Helpful staff.

Cons:

Price was high. Why is it that I can rent a one way car in Europe for a week for about the price of one day in the U.S.?

5,6 Fair

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was ready on time

Cons:

The car was smaller than expected. The car was dirty. The facilities/office was dirty

1 out of 6

105 travellers who hired a car in Poughkeepsie gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7,7

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Most popular car type

Full-size

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