The following policies and frequently asked questions were put together to help you understand and prepare for renting a car in NY at Prestige. If you have any other question, please contact us and our friendly and professional service would help you.
Rent a Car with a Debit Card
A customer who wants to use a debit card for the rental will need to provide the following:
- Two current utility bills with the name of the renter
- $1,000 Security Deposit + the cost of the rental
Driver’s License Restriction
If your license address contains a PO Box, you must include a recent utility bill with your home address.
If you hold an out-of-state license, you must provide contact information and you can only pay using a credit card.
Prestige Car Rental will hold a confirmed vehicle for a period of half an hour after the scheduled pick up time. In the event of a delay past half an hour, please contact our Manhattan car rental or Queens offices:
33rd Street, Manhattan, NYC: 212-679-4747
62nd Street, Manhattan, NYC: 212-957-1525
72-12 Queens Blvd, Woodside, NY: 718-335-0209
Driving Area Restrictions
Our driving area policies restrict usage of our rented vehicles to the following states: NY, NJ and CT. Driving outside these states require a written approval from the car rental branch manager.
Insurance Policies and Surcharge
The following amendments to the law apply:
*In accordance with the provisions of the state, car rental companies may hold authorized car rental drivers liable for the actual damage to, or loss of, a rental vehicle, up to the full value of the vehicle.
*Car rental companies will be permitted by the NY state law to offer a daily fee OPTIONAL Collision Damage Waiver (known as LDW) vehicle protection.
*NOTE: We value our international guests; please provide a proof for your credit card international rental car insurance. We encourage you to contact your credit card provider directly. Additionally, as many of these cards do not carry adequate coverage, purchasing a LDW (see above) is highly suggested.
For more Q&A about car rental insurance, please see below.
Gas & Refueling
Prestige offers the cheapest car rental in NYC. Therefore, our rates do not include the gasoline. In order to continue providing affordable car rental rates, we ask our customers to refill prior to their return. Refueling cost charges will be applied.
Minimum Age: 18
Prestige has a flexible young driver policy and the minimum age required for renting a car is 18. Drivers between the ages 18 and 25 are required to pay a surcharge for renting a car, according to the following table:
Age 18 to 20 – Surcharge applies $70 a day
Age 21 to 23 – Surcharge applies $30 a day
Age 24 to 25 – Surcharge applies $20 a day
When renting a car with Prestige, two additional drivers are permitted at additional charge.
Additional Driver Charge: $4.00 applies per day (per driver)
Minimum Age for Additional Drivers: 18
Additional drivers under the age of 25 are subjected to Underage fee charges.
Cash deposits are not accepted.
Prestige Car Rental accepts the following rental deposits:
Debit Card, Company Account, VISA, Master Card, AMEX, Discover
Prestige Car Rental accepts the following methods of payment:
Debit Card, VISA, Master Card, AMEX, Discover
Insurance Policies and Surcharges
Navigation System with touch Screen that covers North America and Canada.
9.99$ per day
49.99$ per 5 days
39.99$ per 4 days
29.99$ per 3 days
19.99$ per 2 days
279.95$ per month
69.95$ per week
PDW – Car Rentals
10.95$ per day
45.00$ per 5 days
43.80$ per 4 days
32.85$ per 3 days
21.99$ per 2 days
250.60$ per month
62.00$ per week
$10.95$ per day surcharge for Collision Damage Waiver for Cars
PDW – Minivan, SUV, Van & Sport Car Rentals
19.95$ per day
99.95$ per 5 days
79.80$ per 4 days
59.95$ per 3 days
39.90$ per 2 days
446.60$ per month
119.95$ per week
$19.95$ per day surcharge for Collision Damage Waiver
4.00$ per day
24.00$ per 5 days
16.00$ per 4 days
12.00$ per 3 days
8.00$ per 2 days
99.00$ per month
28.00$ per week