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There is no better way to see everything Bakersfield has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Hertz rental car. Don't waste your time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own car enables you to go to the attractions you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your upcoming trip to California even more enjoyable with a Hertz rental car.
With nearly a quarter-million people, Bakersfield is a city that has plenty going on. You are sure to have a fun time here, thanks to Bakersfield's college-town amenities. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to take in as much of Bakersfield as possible while on your stay. And with your Hertz rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.
We work with some of the finest car rental dealers. Hertz has over 100 years of car rental experience and a fleet containing some of the most well-known in the business, like Kia and Ford. With Hertz impressive history and thousands of franchises globally, you'll be in great hands.
We try to get you the best rates, whether you book. But booking ahead of time can help keep spending low. Make sure to read the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
Make sure to present your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Bakersfield is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Make sure to review Hertz's policy to find out if there is an additional cost for you.
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Bakersfield. Economy or compact vehicles are ideal for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a mid-size car or SUV will have more room for luggage and provide a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a touch of luxury on their Bakersfield trip can choose the premium category for a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
You are required to have insurance before you rent a car from Hertz in the United States. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Hertz requires a deposit when you reserve your rental. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you book your car for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit will vary greatly depending on the model and make of the rental.
We advise a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle with the needle at "F". But, if you return the rental with less than the amount it was given to you, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car to Hertz.
Bakersfield has enough to keep you entertained, but you may want to head to nearby cities to see what else California has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits once you've checked off all the activities in Bakersfield.
Hertz usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your rental car at a different location. Don't forget there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.
With so much to do and see in Bakersfield, having access to your own automobile lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to discover more of California, you can go when you like, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or figuring out a bus schedule.
Before you head out of town, book your Hertz Bakersfield rent-a-car and take off to all the items on your itinerary. Go through CarRentals.com and drive the highway in Bakersfield, California.