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If you want to see everything Southport 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 being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. When you have the keys to your own car, you can drive wherever you want to go, when you want. Make your upcoming trip to North Carolina more enjoyable with a Hertz car rental.
Southport is a perfect destination when you wish to get away from busyness of a big city. Visitors come to take advantage of Southport's nearby coast. Whatever you choose to do first, you'll want to take in as much of Southport as you can during your road trip. If you need to mix it up from Southport's easy-going vibes, then get in the driver's seat of your Hertz rental car and see what else is out there.
We work with many of the best car rental companies in the industry. Hertz has over 100 years of car rental experience and a fleet featuring many of the most well-known in the business, like Nissan and Ford. With Hertz renowned history and thousands of distributors globally, you know you will be in some great hands.
We try to get you the best rates, no matter when you book. However, getting ahead of your visit can help keep spending low. Be sure to keep the car under one driver's name and go over the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Make sure to carry with you your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Southport is 21. Take time to review Hertz's policy, as there may be limitations if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars in particular.
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Southport. Economy or compact automobiles are ideal for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a mid-size car or SUV is going to have enough room for all of you and be a more comfortable ride on longer drives. Those looking for a little luxury on their Southport getaway can choose the premium category for a car like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide 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 purchase 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 reserve your car for your trip to Southport. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly based on the model and make of the vehicle.
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full to full policy. You pick up your Hertz rental with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a gas station before you bring your car back to Hertz. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Southport's small-town atmosphere definitely has its charms, however you may want to take to the road again after you've cruised down the coast or gone out in Southport's downtown.
Hertz usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your rental car at a different location. Don't forget there is typically an additional fee when you choose one-way.
Once you've explored the must-do activities in Southport, having access to a ride will allow you to see what else North Carolina offers. When you are ready to discover more of North Carolina, you can drive when you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or memorizing a bus schedule.
Before your next getaway, book your Hertz Southport rental car and zip off to take in all the must-do activities at your own pace. Reserve with CarRentals.com and drive the open road in Southport, North Carolina.