There is no better way to see everything Essen 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 anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your next vacation to Germany more enjoyable with a Hertz rental car.
CarRentals.com puts you in the driver's seat
With everything to do in and around Essen, you'll be wanting to explore more than just your hotel room during your trip. Whether you have to have dinner at the chophouse that has gotten rave reviews across town or check out some of the local favorites, you'll want your own car to explore as much as you can while on your trip. Wherever you drive to in Essen, if you wish to get the most out of your time in the city, having your car is a must.
We work with many of the most dependable rental car businesses in the business. Hertz has over a hundred years of car rental experience and a fleet featuring many of the most popular in the business, like Hyundai and Kia. With Hertz renowned history and thousands of locations globally, you know you will be in some great hands.
What you need to know for the road
How do I get an Essen Hertz rental car at a great rate?
CarRentals.com strives to get you the lowest price, no matter when you book. However, reserving your car ahead of your trip can help keep spending low. Make sure to keep the car under one driver's name and go over the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my car rental in Essen?
Be sure to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's Essen's minimum age to rent a car?
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Essen is 19. Make sure to review Hertz's policies, as there may be added fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars in particular.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Essen?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Essen. Compact or economy vehicles are easier to park and great for short drives. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a sedan or SUV will have more room and be a more comfortable ride on longer trips. Those looking for a little luxury on their Essen trip can choose a higher-end car model like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in Germany?
In Germany you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide 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 United States citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Hertz require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Hertz requires a deposit when you reserve your rental. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you book your car for your trip to Essen. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly based on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to return my Hertz rental with a full tank?
We recommend a full tank policy. You should receive your vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Hertz. Stations near or around airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Essen certainly has its charms, but you may want to hit the road after you've checked off all the activities here.
Can I get a one-way rental from Hertz?
Hertz usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your rental car at another location. However, there is typically an additional fee when you choose one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Essen, having access to an auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to explore more of Germany, you can go when you want to, without having to coordinate ride-hailing services or wait for the bus.
Before your next trip, book your Hertz Essen car rental and visit all the items on your itinerary at your own pace. Book with CarRentals.com and hit the highway in Essen, Germany.