There is no better way to see everything El Centro has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Hertz rental car. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. Having your own car enables you to go to the spots you want to see the most, when you want. Make your next trip to California even better with a Hertz car rental.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
El Centro is a perfect destination when you desire a break from rat race of a big city. Visitors come to check out El Centro's charming art community. Whatever you pick to do first, you'll want to see as much of El Centro as possible while on your stay. And if you need to mix it up from El Centro's easy-going vibes, then jump behind the wheel of your Hertz rental car and see what else is out there.
We work with many of the best dealers in the business. Hertz has over a hundred years of car rental experience and a fleet including some of the most popular in the business, like Ford and Nissan. With Hertz renowned history and thousands of locations worldwide, you'll be in some great hands.
What you need to know before you go
How do I get an El Centro Hertz rental car at a great rate?
We try to get you the lowest price, whether you book. However, reserving your car ahead of time can help keep spending low. Make sure to read the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my rental car in El Centro?
You will need to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in El Centro?
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in El Centro is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Hertz's policy to determine what the total cost is for you.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to El Centro?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit El Centro. Economy or compact cars are easier to park and good for short drives. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a mid-size or SUV will have enough room for all of you and provide a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a little luxury on their El Centro vacation can choose a higher-end category like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, 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. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also 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 does require a deposit when you reserve your rental. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you book your car for your trip to El Centro. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the make and model of the car.
What is the fuel policy on my Hertz car rental?
We recommend a full to full policy. You pick up your Hertz rental with the needle at "F". But, if you return the rental with less than the amount that you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current gas prices to refill it. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Hertz. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
El Centro's small-town atmosphere certainly has its charms, but you may want to hit the road again after you've checked off all the activities in El Centro.
Does El Centro Hertz offer one-way car rentals?
Hertz offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your vehicle at another location. Don't forget there may be an additional charge when you pick one-way.
Book today for great rates
Once you've checked off the must-do activities in El Centro, having access to an auto will allow you to see what else California offers. When you are ready to explore more of California, you can leave when you want to, without having to coordinate ride-hailing services or spend time waiting for the bus.
Before your next holiday, book your Hertz El Centro rent-a-car and visit all the must-do activities at your leisure. Go through CarRentals.com and drive the road in El Centro, California.