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Where is Dutchess County?

Sure, there's something to be said for traveling without a plan. But sometimes you just need to know which way you're going. Before you turn the key in your rental car and glide down those streets and highways, you might want to learn a thing or two about Dutchess County. This awesome destination is located in United States of America.

How can I get a cheap car rental in Dutchess County?

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  • Before you jump behind the wheel, take a look at both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off locations to ensure you're bagging the cheapest deal around;
  • If you have some elbow room in your schedule, change your dates to find cheaper prices on different days of the week;
  • Pickup and drop-off times often need to be the same or very similar (e.g, both 10 a.m.) or you may be asked to pay for an extra day unnecessarily;
  • Sometimes rental outlets reward you with discounts if you pay immediately, so keep an eye out for these kinds of deals;
  • The early bird catches the juiciest worm, and also the best deals! Book as soon as possible to drive off with some impressive savings.

What is the most popular rental car category in Dutchess County?

Don't limit your adventures to those busy cities. Dutchess County is home to some sensational scenery, such as rivers, rocky coastlines, and mountains. A set of wheels like a convertible will help you explore them in style. These rental vehicles are perfect for visitors hoping to take in the views with the top rolled down. Who doesn't adore the feeling of the wind through their hair?

Should I get a luxury rental car in Dutchess County?

You'll be pleased to hear that there's a huge variety of both economy and luxury rental vehicles in Dutchess County. What you end up going for depends on how much you're willing to spend as well as what you plan to do. Specialty vehicles are all about mod cons and comfort. If you want to indulge yourself, why not grab an elite SUV, or perhaps a fancy medium-sized vehicle? Alternatively, if you're just after a set of wheels to get from A to B as cheaply as possible, go for a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your wallet).

What do I need to know about driving in New York?

From seat belt laws and parking rules to cell phone use and speed limits, there are loads of things to get your head around when driving somewhere new. If you're heading to Dutchess County, here's what you should know before you get behind the wheel:

What side of the road do they drive on in Dutchess County?

In Dutchess County, you'll have to stick to the right-hand side. When exploring someplace new, it's smart to rent a vehicle with automatic transmission. That way, you can focus on the road ahead and not worry about gear changes.

Are there speed limits in Dutchess County?

In Dutchess County, the maximum speed limit is generally 65 mi/h. (The minimum is 20 mi/h.) When approaching built-up areas, keep in mind that unless specified otherwise, the limit is 45 mi/h.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in New York?

One of two things will happen. Your car rental company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Alternatively, it may pass on your contact information to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is sent directly to you.

Are seat belts compulsory in New York?

By law everyone must wear a seat belt. However, there are a few exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation networks.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Dutchess County?

As long as you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, you are allowed to use your phone while operating a vehicle in Dutchess County. But be sure to keep your eyes on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Dutchess County?

While driving in Dutchess County, it's illegal to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.08%. Thinking of having a few drinks while you're out? Consider using a ride-sharing service or taking a taxi.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Dutchess County?

Yes, you may turn on a red light in Dutchess County. However, first you have to completely stop the car. Move on only when the coast is clear of approaching traffic.

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