If you want to see everything Gulf Shores has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Hertz. Don't spend your time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have access to your own car, you can go wherever you want to go, when you want. Make your upcoming trip to Alabama even better with a Hertz rental car.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
Gulf Shores is a perfect town when you need some respite from busyness of a big city. With everything there is to see and do, you'll want your own car to explore as much as you can during your visit. If you need to see what else is around Gulf Shores, then jump in the driver's seat of your Hertz car rental and see what else is out there.
We work with many of the best companies in the world. Hertz has over one hundred years of experience and a fleet featuring many of the most respected in the business, like Nissan and Ford. With Hertz impressive history and thousands of franchises worldwide, you'll be in some great hands.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get a Gulf Shores Hertz car rental at a great rate?
We try to get you the lowest rates, whether you book. However, reserving ahead of time can help you save even more. Make sure to keep the car under one driver's name and go over the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
What should I carry with me when I get my vehicle in Gulf Shores?
You'll need to present credit card, as well as your driver's license.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Gulf Shores?
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Gulf Shores is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Take time to review Hertz's policies to know if there is an additional cost for you.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Gulf Shores?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Gulf Shores. Economy or compact vehicles are easier to park and good for short drives. If you are traveling with colleagues or family, then a SUV or mid-size vehicle is going to have more room for luggage and provide a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a dash of luxury on their Gulf Shores getaway can choose a higher-end category like a Cadillac or Audi 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 from Hertz. Many of the major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) typically provide some coverage. However, many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering large vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call your credit card company and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Gulf Shores. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Hertz require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Hertz does require a deposit when you book your rental car. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you book your vehicle for your trip to Gulf Shores. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly based on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Hertz?
We suggest a full to full policy. You should get into your automobile 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 bring it back to Hertz.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Gulf Shores's small-town atmosphere certainly is charming, however you may want to hit the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Gulf Shores. If you need to add some fun to your Gulf Shores trip, you can also drive to Escape House Waterville and enjoy a night riding the park's attractions.
Can I get a one-way rental from Hertz?
Hertz usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your vehicle at a different location. Be aware there is typically an additional fee when you pick one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
Once you've checked off the must-do activities in Gulf Shores, having access to your own ride will allow you to see what else Alabama offers. When you're ready to discover more of Alabama, you can leave when you like, without having to wait for the bus or signal for a taxicab.
Before you head out of town, book your Hertz Gulf Shores rent-a-car and visit all the must-see sights at your leisure. Go through CarRentals.com and cruise the streets in Gulf Shores, Alabama.