There is no better way to see everything Charleston 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 vehicle allows you to go to the places you want to see the most, when you want. Make your next vacation to South Carolina even more enjoyable with a Hertz rental car.
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With over one-hundred thousand people, Charleston is a city that has plenty going on. Many visitors come to have fun at Charleston's local attractions. But you may have your sights set on exploring the captivating art community and a diverse population. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to check out as much of Charleston as you can during your road trip. And with your Hertz rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.
CarRentals.com works with several of the best businesses in the business. Hertz has over one hundred years of experience and a fleet including several of the most well-known in the business, like Nissan and Hyundai. With Hertz renowned history and thousands of distributors worldwide, you know you will be in some great hands.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get the best deals on a Charleston Hertz rental car?
CarRentals.com strives to get you the best price, no matter when you reserve your car. But reserving ahead of time can help keep spending low. Make sure to check the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.
What do I need have with me when I pick up my rental car in Charleston?
Be sure to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Charleston?
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Charleston is 21. Make sure to check Hertz's policy, as there could be added fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars in particular.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Charleston?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Charleston. Compact or economy cars are easier to park and great for short drives. If you are traveling with a bigger group, then a SUV or mid-size vehicle is going to have more room for everyone's belongings and offer a more comfortable ride on longer drives. Those looking for a little luxury on their Charleston trip can choose a higher-end car model like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Does the United States require car insurance?
You are required to have insurance before you rent a car in the United States. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Hertz car rental?
Hertz requires a deposit when you reserve your rental car. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your vehicle for your trip to Charleston. Please be aware that the deposit will vary greatly based on the model and make of the rental.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Hertz?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full tank 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. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Hertz.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Charleston has lots to keep you entertained, but you may want to drive to nearby cities to see what else South Carolina has to offer. You can explore the rest of the region free of mileage limits once you've checked off all the activities in Charleston.
Does Charleston Hertz offer one-way car rentals?
Hertz typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your rental at a different Hertz. Be aware there is typically an additional fee when you opt for one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Charleston, having access to your own vehicle lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of South Carolina, you can drive when you like, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or having to be committed to a bus schedule.
Before your next getaway, book your Hertz Charleston rental car and zip off to take in all the must-do activities at your leisure. Go with CarRentals.com and speed along the open road in Charleston, South Carolina.