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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Poughkeepsie?
If your trip to Poughkeepsie is all sorted out but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Not far from the heart of the city, Chance Theater is one spot to consider adding to your to-do list. Locust Grove and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park are also not far away and worth checking out.
What are the best road trip destinations near Poughkeepsie?
If you feel like a day trip, pack some snacks and make your way to Rhinebeck. Located 16 miles away, it has no shortage of things to keep you going. Kingston is one more place to add to your list. It’s located 16 miles away. Jump out of the car, have a stretch and discover what this place has to offer.
Where are the best convention centers near Poughkeepsie?
Here on a business-related trip? You’ll be pleased to hear that Mid-Hudson Civic Center has some fantastic restaurants, cafés and hotels close by. It’s located 0.1 miles from Poughkeepsie.
What kind of rental car should I get for Poughkeepsie?
With your very own set of wheels, Poughkeepsie is all yours to explore. People travel to this captivating city for many reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have a unique car for each of them. A major priority for big families is space. Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size car to an SUV. Thrifty travelers enjoy the fuel-efficiency and affordability of our smaller rentals, such as a mini or compact car. If you’re in the mood to turn some heads in Poughkeepsie, you could even peruse our special category for a vehicle that will make any car enthusiast wobbly at the knees.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Poughkeepsie?
For some, owning a high-end vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting your dream car is as easy as a few clicks! Imagine the feeling of tearing down the open road in a classy sports car, even if it’s only for a short while. Or maybe all you need is a cheap ride to get you from A to B. Flashy or frugal? Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a rental car to suit your style in Poughkeepsie.
What side of the road do they drive on in Poughkeepsie?
In Poughkeepsie, you’ll have to keep to the right side. When exploring a new place, it’s a good idea to choose a car with automatic transmission. That way, you can concentrate on the road and not stress about gear changes.
Is it difficult to park in Poughkeepsie?
It can be challenging to locate a parking space in Poughkeepsie. Once you get your hands on one, be sure to pay attention to the signage. Overstaying the time limit or parking in a no-standing zone can put a dent in your vacation budget.
Does Poughkeepsie have peak-hour traffic?
Since the population of Poughkeepsie is only 30,400, you shouldn’t have too much difficulty with traffic congestion. That being said, main roads usually get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Poughkeepsie?
Speed limits vary across the city of Poughkeepsie, but generally range from 20mph to 65mph. Most residential roads have a top speed of 45mph unless posted otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Dutchess County?
One of two things will happen. Your rental car company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Or it may forward your contact details to the relevant local agency so the fine is sent straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Poughkeepsie?
It is illegal to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Poughkeepsie, and you may even be issued a fine for just handling a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. However, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention stays on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Poughkeepsie?
In Poughkeepsie, it’s a fineable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.08%. If you’re thinking of having a couple of glasses of wine with dinner, leave the car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Poughkeepsie?
Yes, you can turn on a red light in Poughkeepsie. Firstly though, you must completely stop the car. Move on only when the lane is clear of oncoming traffic.
Are seat belts compulsory in Dutchess County?
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts are mandatory in Dutchess County.

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