Tariffs & Reservations
Products & Services
Hertz Gold Plus Rewards
Fly & Drive with Aegean and Olympic Air
Rent a Van
Special Offers Operating Leasing
Sale & Leaseback
Car & Safety
Special Offers For Operational Leasing
Operating Lease Offers
Frequently Asked Questions
General requirements & Drivers Qualifications
Q: What are the general requirements to hire a car?
All drivers must hold a valid driving license for at least 1 year.
For groups A,B,C & D and for credit card holders, the minimum age is 21 years of age.
For any other vehicle group the minimum age is strictly 25 years old.
For all groups a valid Credit Card accepted by Hertz, must be shown for all necessary pre-authorizations and final rental charges.
Q: Can anyone else other than myself drive the car?
Only drivers mentioned in the rental agreement are allowed to drive a Hertz vehicle. (see also “Does Hertz allow Additional Drivers?”)
Q: Does Hertz allow Additional Drivers?
Yes, you may add an additional driver onto your rental agreement. This must be done at the time of rental. The additional driver must present a valid driving licence at time of rent. You can also add an additional driver onto your rental agreement during your rental. To do this the driver and the additional driver can visit any Hertz location. The additional driver must present a valid driving licence and must comply with age restrictions.
Q: How much does it cost to add an additional driver?
The daily cost is €3 plus VAT.
Q: What deposits must be paid?
At the time of rental an authorisation is obtained on your credit card based on the estimated rental charges plus a guarantee fee. This deposit will vary according to the location, make and model of the vehicle. There must be sufficient credit on your credit card to cover all charges.
Where payment is by cash, a deposit based on the estimated cost of rental including additional charges (insurances, surcharges, special equipment etc.) plus the amount of the non waivable excess for the vehicle rented will be applied to the rental - subject to a minimum amount, variable by location.
Q: Can I tow with a Hertz car?
No. Towing is a violation of the rental agreement and is not permitted under any circumstances.
Q: What happens if I drop the car at a different location other than indicated?
When you change the return location a higher rate may apply. Please contact your local Hertz Reservations Office for details.
Q: What is the policy on off-road driving?
Hertz vehicles, including 4-wheel drives, are to be operated only on regularly maintained roads. Off-road use is in violation of the rental agreement.
Q: Can I remove the seats from the vehicle?
No, you are not allowed to remove any of the seats of the car.
Q: What happens if I return the car late?
There is a 29 minute grace period. After the grace period has expired a full day’s charge will apply.
Q: What if I have a problem with the car?
If you should have the misfortune to suffer a breakdown, you should immediately contact the road assistance company. You must also contact your Hertz office.
Q: What if I have an accident?
You should contact the police immediately, and then contact the renting location and advise them on the situation.
Q: May I travel abroad with the vehicle I have rented?
Q: If I accept the CDW or the SCDW am I covered for any loss that may arise?
No, there are exceptions for damages which are not covered by any insurance. Such cases are single damages to the lower part of the vehicle, wheels and tires. Also not covered are damages due to driving on an improper road surface, towing another vehicle, transfer of explosives, rallying, etc.
2016 Autotechnica Fleet Services SRL
All Rights Reserved.
General Terms and Conditions