Hertz Makes Renting a Car Easier for Young Drivers
Hertz lowers rental age to 18 and waives young renter fee
Mar 18, 2020
ESTERO, Fla., March 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz today announced that now through the end of May it is lowering the minimum age to rent a vehicle at all corporate-owned locations in the U.S. and Canada from 20 to 18 years old and waiving its young renter fee to make renting a car easier for young drivers.
"There are extraordinary disruptions happening to daily life as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19), and very notably to students and younger drivers who are returning home or need transportation," said Hertz Senior Vice President Jayesh Patel. "We are making it easier for college students and younger drivers to rent at Hertz, and our nearly 3,000 airport and neighborhood locations across the country stand ready to help them."
To rent a vehicle, customers between the ages of 18 and 24 will need to present a valid driver's license at the time of pickup. For more information and to reserve a vehicle, visit: Hertz.com.
Hertz is also taking some additional steps to offer customers more flexibility during this time:
Hertz pioneered the car rental industry more than 100 years ago and today is owned by Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. which includes Dollar and Thrifty vehicle rental brands and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation.
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