hertz car hire rental    Hertz car hire 

So you’re in the market to hire a car with Hertz, but you’re not 100% sure if they're the right company to go with? Don’t wooly, if Hertz car hire has you confused, Baaaney can answer all your curly questions!

Get geared up and ready to go with all our handy faq's below.

Who are Hertz?

With over 90 years experience Hertz prides themselves on their dedication to their customers, whether renting a car for your business enterprise or vacation, Hertz has a wide range of luxury, sports, and hybrid vehicles available to meet every car rental need. 

Who can hire a car with Hertz?

You must meet the minimum age restrictions, present a valid driver's licence and possess an acceptable charge card in your name in order to hire with Hertz.

What are their age restrictions?

Those over 21 years of age are eligible to hire.

Are any roads off limits?

Yes, for example Fraser Island is off limits as well as Jim Jim Gorge and Twin Falls in the Northern Territory. See the T&C's for full limitations.

Do Hertz cover items stolen from within the hire car?

Yes, Hertz's protection package includes Baggage Insurance which includes cover for items stolen from within your hire car. 

Use of vehicle

Like any rental car companies, you cannot use their vehicles for any illegal purposes, racing, contests or performance tests of any kind. You must not be under the influence of alcohol, drugs or have a blood alcohol content that exceeds the legal limit in the State or Territory in which the vehicle is driven.

Extra benefits

Hiring a car with Hertz gives you Gold Plus Rewards, Toll Day Pass's, Mobile Wifi, One Way rentals and access to Hertz mystery vehicle or adrenaline collection!!

Exxy collison waiver fees

If you hire a vehicle with Hertz and it is damaged during your care you are required to pay damage liability of approximately $4000 unless you take out their Loss Damage Waiver. This costs over $21-$32 dollars a day which reduces your damage liability to around $300-$500.

Additional amounts payable

Even if you accept their Loss Damage Waiver option and pay their Excess Reduction, you still have to pay the full amount for any overhead, underbody or water damages, plus any repairs on tyres. 

Don’t get fleeced

You’d be baaarmey not to buy car hire excess with Baaaney instead. A policy with CHE could cost as little as $10* a day and if you do have an accident, no matter if it's to the underbody or tyres, you pay nothing, zero, zilch, nada!

Further reading

Going from A to B? Car Hire Excess saves your wallet from a wipeout!  

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