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Hertz car rentals in Friedrichshafen: All you need to know

If you want to see everything Friedrichshafen has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Hertz. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or wasting money here and there with ride-shares or taxis. When you have the keys to your own ride, you can drive anywhere you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next getaway to Germany more enjoyable with a Hertz car rental.

Why drive with

With everything to do in and around Friedrichshafen, you'll be wanting to take in more than your hotel room during your stay. Whether you have to try that well-reviewed restaurant across town or try some of the local hot spots, you'll want your own car to see and do as much as you can while on your vacation. Whatever you end up doing in Friedrichshafen, if you wish to get the most from your trip Germany, having access to your car is a must.

We work with many of the finest companies. Hertz has over a hundred years of car rental experience and a fleet containing several of the most respected in the business, like Hyundai and Kia. With Hertz storied history and thousands of franchises globally, you know you will be in some great hands.

What you need to know before you go

How do I find the best rates on a Friedrichshafen Hertz car rental?

We strive to get you the lowest price, no matter when you reserve your car. But getting ahead of time can help keep spending low. Make sure to keep the car under one driver's name and read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.

What should I carry with me when I pick up my car rental in Friedrichshafen?

Be sure to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.

What's Friedrichshafen's minimum age to rent a car?

Most suppliers in Friedrichshafen require that you at least be 21 years old to rent a car. Make sure to review Hertz's policy, as there could be limitations if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category rentals especially.

Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Friedrichshafen?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Friedrichshafen. Economy or compact automobiles are ideal for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a SUV or mid-size vehicle is going to have enough room for all of you and offer a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a dash of luxury on their Friedrichshafen getaway can choose a higher-end model like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.

Do I need insurance when I rent a car in Germany?

Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase interim coverage through Hertz. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through at checkout. Many major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover) generally offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Friedrichshafen.

Does Hertz require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?

Hertz, like several other rental agencies, requires a deposit when you book. The amount can vary based on the size of the car. Make sure there is enough available your credit card to make the deposit.

Do I have to return my Hertz rental with a full tank?

Hertz and most other rental car companies give you a full tank of gas. At, we recommend bringing it back with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before you bring the car back to Hertz.

Do I need unlimited miles when I rent a car in Friedrichshafen?

Friedrichshafen certainly has its charms, but you may want to hit the road again after you've checked off all the activities here.

Does Friedrichshafen Hertz offer one-way car rentals?

Hertz and most other rental car companies typically offer one-way return. If you choose one-way drop, be aware there is commonly an added charge.

Book today for great rates

With so much to do and see in Friedrichshafen, having access to a ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of Germany, you can go when you like, without having to coordinate ride-hailing services or spend time waiting for the bus.

Before you head out of town, book your Hertz Friedrichshafen rent-a-car and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your own pace. Go with and drive the road in Friedrichshafen, Germany.