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If you want to see everything Cologne has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Hertz. Don't waste time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have the keys to your own car, you can drive anywhere you want to go, whenever you want. Make your upcoming trip to Germany even better with a Hertz rental car.
With all there is to do and see in and around Cologne, you'll want to explore more than your hotel room while on your visit. Whether you are hoping to check out the chophouse that has received rave reviews across town or try some of the local favorites, you'll need your own auto to take in as much as you can while on your vacation. No matter what you have planned while in Cologne, if you wish to get the most from your trip to the city, having your own automobile is key.
We work with several of the top businesses in the industry. Hertz has over a hundred years of experience and a fleet featuring several of the most respected in the business, like Ford and Nissan. With Hertz history and thousands of locations globally, you know you will be in some great hands.
We strive to get you the lowest price, whether you book. But booking well ahead of your visit can help you save even more. Make sure to read the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.
You will need to carry with you your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Cologne is 21. Make sure to check Hertz's policies, as there could be added fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars in particular.
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Cologne. Economy or compact vehicles are ideal for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a SUV or a sedan will have enough room for all of you and offer a more comfortable ride on longer drives. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their Cologne trip can choose a higher-end model like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
You are required to have insurance before you rent a car from Hertz in Germany. Many of the major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) usually offer coverage. However, many of them have limitations, such as not covering larger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Cologne. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Hertz requires a deposit when you book your rental car. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit may vary greatly based on the make and model of the car.
We encourage a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Hertz. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Cologne definitely has its charms, but you may want to take to the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Cologne.
Hertz offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to drop off your rental at another Hertz. Be aware there is typically an additional charge when you choose one-way.
With so much to do and see in Cologne, having access to a set of wheels lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to discover more of Germany, you can leave wherever you want to, without having to spend time waiting for the bus or signal for a taxi.
Before you head out of town, book your Hertz Cologne car rental and visit all the must-do activities at your leisure. Go through CarRentals.com and drive the highway in Cologne, Germany.