General requirements & Drivers Qualifications
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General requirements & Drivers Qualifications
What are the general requirements to hire a car?

Minimum age is 21 years. A valid driving license held for at least one (1) year is required. The driver must hold a valid Credit/Debit Card issued in their own name, accepted by Hertz for all necessary pre-authorization amounts and settlement of final rental charges.

Can anyone else other than myself drive the car?

Only drivers mentioned in the rental agreement are allowed to drive a Hertz vehicle.

Does Hertz allow Additional Drivers?

Yes, you may add additional driver(s) at your rental agreement. This can happen:

Either during your online booking process, select at the 3rd booking step ("Select extras") the service "Extra Driver".
Either through the Online Check-in service, after you have completed your reservation (Online or by phone).
Either during the process of completing your agreement, at the service point.
Either during the rental process, at any Hertz service point.
The additional driver must comply the rental conditions and have a valid driving license with him, which he must show before renting the car.

How much does it cost to add an additional driver?

A charge of €5 plus VAT per day has to be paid for each additional driver. With a flat charge of €50 plus VAT any rental period is covered in excess of 10 days.

What deposits must be paid?

Upon pick up of the vehicle, Hertz will preauthorise an amount from the driver's credit card as a deposit for guarantee which will be fully refunded at the end of the rental, provided no other charges arise. Please note that the refund can take up to 14 days, depending on the issuing bank of the credit card. The amount of the deposit varies according to the car group. Specifically:

A, B, H: €700
C, E, J, I: €850
S, T: €950
Y: €1350

Can I reduce deposit amount?

The renter may further reduce the deposit amount to a minimum charge of 150€ for Groups A, B, H; 200€ for Groups C, E, J, I; 300€ for Groups S, T; 400€ for Groups Y, by paying an additional fee of €6 for groups A, B, H, €8 for groups C, E, J, I, I €12 for groups S, T and €16 for group Y.

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