Rent a Car at John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)

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John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)

Address: 305 Federal Circle, Jamaica, NY, New York, 11430, U S A
Phone: (1) 718-244-5400
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat open 24 hrs


Location Information

A JFK airport car rental is your key to independent transportation throughout New York. You’ll be conveniently close to Brooklyn, Queens, Rockaway Beach, and Long Beach.

Where is Avis at JFK?

When you arrive at JFK, pick up your luggage, and then take the AirTrain to Terminal C. From there, the Avis counter will be just 50 yards away. If you reserved a car on the Avis app through a Preferred Membership, you can skip the counter and head straight to the assigned space number of your vehicle, or you can exchange or upgrade your vehicle.

JFK Rental Car Return

To return an Avis car rental at JFK follow airport road signs for Rental Cars and Avis to 305 Federal Circle, Jamaica, NY. It’s open 24 hours. Remember your things from the vehicle, and please lock it. Return your contract and keys to an attendant or to the dropbox.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in New York City, NY?

In New York, Avis will rent to customers who are at least 18 years old. However, customers younger than 25 receive an added surcharge—$35 per day for ages 21 to 24 and $52 per day for ages 18 to 20, and are limited to economy vehicles. Renters 25 and older are free from these fees and restrictions.

What is the best type of car to rent in New York City?

Your ideal car rental depends on your situation. Are you going to New York for business or pleasure? For an event? With a group or alone? Avis has a JFK car rental in a make and model that you’ll love.

Passenger Van Rental

A passenger van rental like the Ford Transit seats 12 or 15 people and is ideal for taking a larger group to NYC attractions, such as Long Beach, or for keeping everyone together at an event.

Minivan Rental

A minivan from Avis at JFK lets you load up a family and luggage in no time with sliding doors and a roomy interior—even if you have a car seat. Take your rental to the city and meet up with a Pizza Tasting Bus Tour to discover what New York is all about.

SUV Rental

Try an SUV for more room, style, and command of the road. You’ll feel safe in a Chevrolet Tahoe, Ford Escape, or similar vehicle. SUVs are perfect for a group and their gear heading to paddle down the Bronx River.

Long-Term Car Rental

With a monthly car rental you can rent a car in New York for up to 11 months, enjoying a low rate and the freedom to switch to a different make and model at any time.

Convertible Car Rental

Enjoy New York in a luxury car rental with a convertible roof, such as a Chevrolet Camaro SS—the best way to see the ocean, the famous leaves, and the city. Just north of NYC is Route 22 and a beautiful drive heading up to Bedford, NY, great for cruising with the top down.

Road Trip from JFK Airport

Millions visit New York City for its vibrant urban atmosphere, but few know about the beautiful backcountry right in the backyard of this famous city. Hop in a rental car and take a road trip upstate to the beautiful Catskill Mountains. Don’t forget to take in the sights, hike around, and enjoy lakes and waterfalls on your way there. With a plethora of excellent travel destinations, New York State will not leave you disappointed! Read more...

Preferred Service
There is NO counter located in the Arrival Terminals. ALL CUSTOMERS must take the Air Train to Terminal C. The Air Train will take you to the car rental facility.,Upon arrival at the rental facility, check your email on your smartphone or the Preferred board for the space number of your preassigned vehicle.
You have the option to accept the preassigned car or exchange it for a similar car from the Select & Go Exchange Area or upgrade the car to a specialty vehicle from the Select & Go Upgrade Area. Cars in the Select & Go Upgrade Area have the additional daily cost posted on the hangtag.
Once you have selected your vehicle, drive the vehicle to the exit booth and present your driver's license to the Avis representative who will quickly complete the transaction and get you on your way.
General Directions
There is NO counter located in the Arrival Terminals. ALL CUSTOMERS must take the Air Train to Station C/Federal Circle. The Avis counter is approx 50 yds.
CARS: Located at the Car Rental Facility.
RETURNS: Follow signs that say "Car Rental Return".
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Open 24 hours.,WALK-UP RENTERS Follow airport signs for Rental Car Return. They will lead to the Avis car rental lot.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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