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Hertz Car Rentals in Columbus: All you need to know

There is no better way to see everything Columbus has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Hertz rental car. Don't spend your time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have access to your own vehicle, you can drive wherever you want to go, when you want. Make your next trip to Indiana more enjoyable with a Hertz rental car.

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Columbus is a perfect destination when you want to get away from rat race of a big city. You are sure to have a fun time here, thanks to Columbus's college-town amenities. But you may have your sights set on taking advantage of its location close to the capital of Indiana. No matter what you choose to do first, you'll want to check out as much of Columbus as possible while on your trip. And if you need to see what else is around Columbus, then get in the driver's seat of your Hertz car rental and see what else is out there.

CarRentals.com works with the best rental car dealers in the business. Hertz has over a hundred years of experience and a fleet including many of the most well-known in the business, like Kia and Ford. With Hertz history and thousands of distributors all over the world, you'll be in great hands.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get a Columbus Hertz car rental at a great rate?

CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price, whether you book. But reserving ahead of time can help keep spending low. Be sure to not add an additional driver and go over the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.

What should I have with me when I get my rental car in Columbus?

You will need to carry with you your driver's license and a credit card in your name.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Columbus?

Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Columbus is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an added fee if you are under 25. Take time to review Hertz's policy to know if there is an additional cost for you.

Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Columbus?

That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Columbus. Economy or compact cars are easier to park and ideal for short drives. Commute times in Columbus are around 28 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 bit of extravagance on their Columbus getaway can choose the premium category for a car like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.

Does the United States require car insurance?

In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. Many major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) generally cover your car rental. But many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering bigger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Columbus. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Hertz car rental?

Hertz requires a deposit when you book your rental. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you book your vehicle for your trip to Columbus. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly based on the model and make of the vehicle.

What is the fuel policy on my Hertz car rental?

We encourage a full tank policy. You should receive your automobile with full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a gas station before you bring it back to Hertz. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Why should I get unlimited miles?

Columbus's small-town atmosphere definitely has its charms, but you may want to hit the road again after you've checked out Indiana's capital or explored Indiana's capital.

Does Columbus Hertz offer one-way car rentals?

Hertz offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to drop off your rental car at another Hertz. However, there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.

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Once you've explored the must-do activities in Columbus, having the keys to your own vehicle will allow you to see what else Indiana offers. When you're ready to see more of Indiana, you can drive when you like, without having to wait for the bus or wave down a taxicab.

Before you head out of town, book your Hertz Columbus rental car and visit all the must-do activities. Go through CarRentals.com and hit the streets in Columbus, Indiana.