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Renting a Car Under 25? We’ve Got You Covered.



A woman in her early 20s wears a yellow beanie and smiles as she sits in the driver’s seat of a rental car. 

It's a common misconception that drivers have to be at least 25 years old to rent a car.
Here's the truth: Hertz rents to drivers 20 years old and up.* Say hello to the driver’s seat.

 

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How do I quality to rent a car if I'm under 25 years old?

Here are some of the things you’ll need to know about renting a car with Hertz for the first time.
It’s simple, all you need is:

  • Renters must be at least 20 years old to rent a vehicle at most locations in the U.S. and Canada. In Michigan, New York and the province of Quebec, the minimum age to rent a vehicle is 18. In Alabama and Nebraska, the minimum age to rent a vehicle is 19
  • A valid driver’s license (in good standing for over a year).
  • A valid debit or credit card. Some Hertz Neighborhood Locations may require a credit card.
  • Have more questions? Read our FAQs

 

Car Rental Options for Under 25

Renters under 25 can rent from a wide range of car classes, from economy to SUVs. Young renters are excluded from renting certain specialty vehicles and from renting from the Dream Car® collection, Prestige collection, and the Adrenaline Collection®.

 

Compact/Midsize
Toyota Corolla 

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Fullsize/Standard
Chrysler 200 

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SUV/Minivan
Jeep Compass 

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FAQs

 

1. How old do you have to be to rent a car with Hertz?
The minimum age to rent a vehicle at most locations in the U.S. and Canada is 20 years old. In Michigan, New York and the province of Quebec, the minimum age to rent a vehicle is 18. In Alabama and Nebraska, the minimum age to rent a vehicle is 19.

 

2. What is the cost of the Under 25 Rental Fee?
For renters under the age of 25, Hertz charges a young renter fee of $19 per day – below the industry average.

 

3. What cars can I rent when under 25?
Hertz renters under the age of 25 may rent any car except those from the Dream Cars, Prestige, and Adrenaline collections, and certain specialty vehicles.