Rent with Hertz: quick approvals, unlimited miles
Get a car for as low as $260 per week plus a $200 refundable security deposit.¹ Auto insurance, basic maintenance, and unlimited miles are included. With Hertz’s new lower credit requirement, it should be easier than ever to get approved for a Hertz car to drive with Uber.²
Refundable deposits, easy renewal options, and no long-term commitments allow you to rent on your terms.
Extra earning opportunities
Unique incentives may be available while you continue to make money.
Quick, effortless credit approvals
People with low credit scores are welcome to apply.³
Frequently asked questions about Hertz
- How much does a Hertz rental cost?
The Hertz weekly rental base rate is $260 per week plus taxes, fees, gas, and other additional charges. A $200 refundable security deposit will also be collected by Hertz when you pick up the car and will be held for each week you rent.
- How much is the security deposit for a Hertz rental?
A $200 refundable security deposit is collected and held by Hertz on your credit card or debit card when you pick up the car. The deposit is returned when you stop renting the vehicle and return the car. If you have an outstanding payment on the rental or incur other charges during the rental period, the deposit may be used by Hertz to cover some or all of that amount.
- What kind of payment does Hertz accept?
Hertz allows drivers to pay for your rental using a credit or debit card. Prepaid or stored value cards are not accepted. Cards must have available credit or available funds for the estimated amount of rental charges and any additional charges that may be incurred. If you pay with a debit card, a soft credit check will be completed by Hertz at the Hertz branch location.
- Does Hertz pick you up?
People who drive using the Uber app and rent a vehicle with Hertz are currently not picked up. Instead, drivers get to choose in advance the date and time to pick up their rental at a nearby Hertz location.
- How can I extend my Hertz rental?
You may be eligible to extend your rental up to 3 times, every 7 days. Drivers in Chicago and Seattle will be subject to Hertz auto renew. This means Hertz will automatically extend your rental up to 3 times, every 7 days, unless you return it to the location where you rented it. No matter where you rented your car, every 28 days, Hertz requires drivers to return the vehicle to the rental branch for routine maintenance and to open a new 28-day contract if you wish to keep the car. At that point, Hertz will inspect the car and perform maintenance service if you want to keep the same car, or you can swap out your vehicle if you want a different model. If you don't want to extend your rental, Hertz’s policy allows you to return your rental anytime after you pick it up and pay a prorated fee to Hertz for the days you rented it.
- What do I need to rent a car from Hertz?
To qualify to rent a Hertz vehicle, Hertz requires drivers to present a current government-issued driver’s license and valid payment method (debit or credit card) with your own name and enough available credit at the time of rental. An authorization hold will be secured on the credit card provided to cover the estimated rental charges and the $200 refundable security deposit.
- How old do I need to be to rent a car from Hertz?
On most retail rentals at corporate locations and participating licensee locations in the US, the minimum age to rent a Hertz vehicle is 21.
- What kind of car can I rent with Hertz to drive with Uber?
Drivers can rent cars that are usually compact sedans, such as a Hyundai Sonata, or midsize sedans, like a Nissan Altima. 2021 Tesla Model 3 (Standard Range Plus) vehicles are also available - learn more here.
¹To get a car with this offer, the applicant must have been approved to drive with Uber and be either 21 or 25 years of age, depending on the rental terms set forth by the rental companies. Prices are subject to change or withdrawal at any time and without notice, and may depend on the region or city in which you are located. Several factors may determine the base price of a rental, including the duration of the rental, the car make and model, how far in advance the rental is booked, the time and day of the rental, and its home location. Please visit the rental company’s website for a full description of the terms and conditions applicable to your rental, including whether taxes, gas, and other applicable fees are included or excluded. Uber is not responsible for the products or services offered by other companies, or for the terms and conditions (including financial terms) under which those products and services are offered. Drivers renting with a rental partner may qualify for trip surge areas and Uber promotions specific to that rental partner, but except as specified in the Driver app, may not qualify to participate in other promotional offers.
²Hertz, in its sole discretion, determines whether applicants meet the credit requirements to rent a Hertz car. While Hertz may approve drivers with low credit scores, approval is not guaranteed. Hertz reserves the right to change its requirements at any time. Uber is not responsible for the submission, processing, review, or approval (or denial) of credit reports.
³Hertz, in its sole discretion, determines whether applicants meet the credit requirements to rent a Hertz car. While Hertz may approve drivers with low credit scores, approval is not guaranteed. Hertz reserves the right to change its requirements at any time. Uber is not responsible for the submission, processing, review, or approval (or denial) of credit reports.
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