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There is no better way to see everything Oakland has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Hertz rental car. Don't waste time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own car enables you to go to the locations you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your upcoming getaway to California more enjoyable with a Hertz rental car.
With close to a half-million people, Oakland is a city that has lots going on. Many guests come to enjoy Oakland's terrific weather throughout the year. Of course, this city has more going on like Oakland's attractive setting. No matter what you decide on first, you'll want to check out as much of Oakland as possible while on your trip. And with your Hertz rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.
We work with the most dependable dealers. Hertz has over one hundred years of car rental experience and a fleet containing many of the most well-known in the business, like Nissan and Hyundai. With Hertz storied history and thousands of distributors all over the world, you will be in some great hands.
CarRentals.com strives to get you the lowest price, whether you reserve your car. However, booking ahead of time can help you save even more. Make sure to not add an additional driver and check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Be sure to bring your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Oakland is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Take time to go over Hertz's policy to know what the total cost is before you book.
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Oakland. Compact or economy vehicles are great for short drives and are easier to park. Commute times in Oakland average 26 minutes, so you may find a mid-size vehicle or SUV more comfortable. If you want to lower your emissions and save on gas, then choose a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a dash of extravagance on their Oakland vacation can choose a higher-end car model like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent from Hertz. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Hertz does require a deposit when you reserve your rental car. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you book your car for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly based on the model and make of the rental.
We suggest a full to full policy. You pick up your Hertz rental with a full tank. But, if you return your rental with less than the amount that you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back to Hertz. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Oakland has lots to keep you entertained, but you may want to drive 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 Oakland. If you need to add some fun to your Oakland trip, you can also head to Children's Fairyland and spend a day riding the park's attractions.
Hertz typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your rental car at a different Hertz. Don't forget there may be an additional fee when you pick one-way.
With so much to do and see in Oakland, having access to a set of wheels lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to check out more of California, you can leave wherever you want to, without having to hanging out a stop waiting for the bus or wave down a cab.
Before your next getaway, book your Hertz Oakland rent-a-car and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Book with CarRentals.com and cruise the open road in Oakland, California.