Most popular car type
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 Rochester 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 Rochester.
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 Rochester car rental.
The average price of fuel in Rochester is $4.90 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $59 and $78, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Rochester.
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A Intermediate car hire in Rochester costs $93 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Rochester costs $88 per day, on average.
A Supplier choice car hire in Rochester costs $78 per day, on average.
Any hire car will suffice for your drive around Rochester. However, if you’re visiting here in the winter, you’ll definitely want a car with front-wheel or four-wheel drive because of the risk of snow and ice. Additionally, ensure that the car has good snow tires and winterized windshield wiper blades to prevent snow and ice buildup.
On residential streets throughout Rochester, the speed limit is 30 mph. When traveling on main streets, you can increase your speed to a maximum of 55 mph. On highways that service Rochester, such as 104 or Interstate 490, motorists can go as fast as 65 mph.
Petrol prices in Rochester are at about $2.70/gallon right now. This is a little lower than both the state of New York and the average for the rest of the United States. Petrolprices in Rochester tend to cost more during the holidays, especially over Memorial Day, Labor Day, and 4th of July weekends.
There are many places to park in downtown Rochester, including city-operated parking lots and garages. They are quite reasonably priced; you can park in many of these lots for as low as $1 to $6/day. Parking is also convenient around Frontier Field and the Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial. Park and walk around downtown to visit its boutiques and shops.