Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Albany car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Albany.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Albany car rental.
Some car hire companies in Albany which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Dollar, Budget and Avis
On average a hire car in Albany costs £45 per day.
The average price of fuel in Albany is £2.60 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £31 and £42, depending on the car size.
Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Albany.
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A Economy car hire in Albany costs £29 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car hire in Albany costs £35 per day, on average.
In Albany, cars are most frequently hired at Dollar 737 Albany Shaker Road (7 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Albany costs £318 per week (£45 per day).
On average a car hire in Albany costs £1,363 per month (£45 per day).
Albany’s streets are similar to many others in the Northeast in that many of them predate the automobile. As a result, the roads can often be winding and rather small, and because of this, smaller vehicles are recommended for would-be renters. Larger cars will fit on the roads, of course, but they may sometimes be tough to park, and you may have to stop to let others pass on the narrower roads.
Drivers can expect speed limits ranging from 25 to 45 mph on residential streets and from 35 to 55 mph on larger urban roads. Highways and freeways in Albany, on the other hand, typically feature speed limits of 55 mph in urban areas and 65 mph in rural areas in between cities.
On average, drivers will pay about $2.60 per gallon for petrol in Albany. This is right within the average for the state of New York, as petrol is around $2.60 per gallon in New York City and $2.50 per gallon in Syracuse.
Parking garages are plentifully available in Albany and drivers should have no issue finding spots in them. Additionally, parallel streetside parking is highly available throughout the city. In general, drivers will find that streetside parking is predominantly popular in the less dense urban areas and peripheral residential areas of Albany.