If you want to see everything Madison has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Hertz. Don't waste your time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own car allows you to go to the sites you want to see the most, when you want. Make your next trip to Wisconsin even more enjoyable with a Hertz rental car.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
With over two-hundred thousand people, Madison is a city that has lots going on. Visitors come to experience Madison's growing art scene. No matter what you decide on first, you'll want to check out as much of Madison as you can during your vacation. And with your Hertz rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.
CarRentals.com works with the best companies in the industry. Hertz has over 100 years of experience and a fleet containing some of the most respected in the business, like Hyundai and Kia. With Hertz renowned history and thousands of locations worldwide, you know you'll be in some great hands.
What you need to know before you go
How do I get a Madison Hertz car rental at a great rate?
We try to get you the lowest rates, no matter when you book. However, booking well ahead of your trip 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 do I need have with me when I pick up my vehicle in Madison?
You'll need to present your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
What is the minimum age to rent a car in Madison?
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Madison is 21. Make sure to review Hertz's policies, as there could be additional fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category vehicles especially.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Madison?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Madison. Economy or compact vehicles are easier to park and good for short drives. Commute times in Madison average 30 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car provides a more comfortable ride. If you want to lower your emissions and save on gas, then choose a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a dash of luxury on their Madison vacation can choose the premium category to get a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the United States?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent a car from Hertz. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card company's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage through 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 car. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip to Madison. Please be aware 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 pick up your Hertz rental with full tank, and you should bring it back it filled up. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Hertz. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Do I need unlimited miles when I drive in Madison?
Madison has enough to keep you entertained, but you may want to drive to nearby cities to see what else Wisconsin has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits once you've checked off all the activities in Madison.
Does Hertz offer one-way rentals in Madison?
Hertz offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your rental at a different Hertz. Don't forget there may be an additional fee when you opt for one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Madison, having the keys to your own car lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to discover more of Wisconsin, you can leave wherever you like, without having to coordinate a ride-share or wait for the bus.
Before you head out of town, book your Hertz Madison rental car and zip off to take in all the must-see sights. Go with CarRentals.com and hit the open road in Madison, Wisconsin.