New York Car Rentals and Getting Married in Manhattan

If you’re planning on getting married or eloping to New York City there are a few things you’ll need to know. Firstly, you will need to get a marriage license. Obtaining a marriage license is really quite simple in New York City, but it will take a little time and a few short trips in your New York car rental, so be sure to leave time! Marriage license cost $35 and are payable by money order only. Both prospective bride and groom must appear together at one of the borough offices of the City Clerk of New York in order to obtain their marriage license, so don’t leave in your New York car rental without your significant other!

The Manhattan City Clerk Office is located at 1 Centre St., in the Municipal Building on the 2nd floor. Office hours are from 8:30 AM to 4 PM weekly; for more information call the offices at 212.669.2400. Make sure to bring proper identification with you, like a passport of driver’s license for example, but rest assured that a blood test is not required! A New York State Marriage License is valid for 60 days in the state of NY only; a 24 hour waiting period is necessary before a wedding ceremony can be preformed so be sure to make your plans accordingly.
If you’re looking for a venue to get married in while visiting the Big Apple be sure to check out these locations in your New York car rental!

Historic Venues

If you’re looking to have a gorgeous classic wedding why not check out some of the historical New York venues! From Central Park to Carnegie Hall; The New York Botanical Gardens to the Waldorf Astoria hotel, a fairytale wedding is awaiting you in NYC!

Other Venues

New York City, (especially Manhattan!) is filled with hotels and event spaces that are perfect for staging breathtaking weddings! From the traditional to the extraordinary, NYC and Manhattan have plenty to offer you when it comes to wedding ceremonies!

  • Gotham Hall
    If you’re looking for a breathtaking location for your dream wedding, Gotham Hall is the perfect place for you and your loved one to say “I do!”. With chandeliers, Corinthian columns, imported marble floors and stained glass windows, what mmore could you ask for! Whether you’re planning an intimate affair, or a massive party, Gotham Hall can cater to all of your needs! Call 212.244.4300 for more information!
  • Wyndham Garden Hotel
    The Wyndham Garden Hotel is located at LaGuardia Airport, making it a great choice for couples planning on flying friends and relatives in from far off places! Getting lost on in your New York car rental on the way to your wedding service definitely won’t be a problem at the Wyndham! Every wedding at the Wyndham is unique, so get ready for a wedding like no other! For more information on booking a wedding at the Wyndham visit
  • Lots of Yachts/ Lots of Spots
    If you’re looking to add a different flavor to your nuptials, be sure to contact Lots of Yachts/ Lots of Spots to learn about interesting wedding ideas in hotels, lofts, penthouses and yes, even on your very own private yacht! Call 212.245.2533 for more information or visit them in your New York car rental at 1 Irving Place Plaza!

If you’ve yet to pop the big question to your sweetheart, why not ask her during your trip to Manhattan? New York City is a beautiful place to propose, whether it be in central park or in the air?! The Liberty Helicopter company provides a once in a lifetime proposal opportunities flying high above the busy streets of Manhattan. Private “Romance over Manhattan” tours are perfect for couples who like to do things a little differently! For more information Liberty toll free at 800.542.9933 or visit their website at

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