If you want to see everything Portland 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 vehicle enables you to go to the sites you want to see the most, when you want. Make your next trip to Maine more enjoyable with a Hertz car rental.
CarRentals.com puts you in the driver's seat
Portland is a perfect spot when you want to get away from busyness of a big city. Guests come to enjoy Portland's attractive setting. Whatever you choose to do first, you'll want to check out as much of Portland as you can during your vacation. And if you need to see what else is around Portland, then get in the driver's seat of your Hertz car rental and see what else is out there.
CarRentals.com works with several of the best rental car companies in the industry. Hertz has over one hundred years of car rental experience and a fleet including several of the most popular in the business, like Nissan and Hyundai. With Hertz impressive history and thousands of distributors worldwide, you know you will be in great hands.
What you need to know about car rentals
How do I get a Portland Hertz car rental at a great rate?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rates, whether you reserve your vehicle. But booking ahead of time can help keep spending low. Make sure to keep the car under one driver's name and read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my vehicle in Portland?
You'll need to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's Portland's minimum age to rent a car?
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Portland 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 find out if there is an additional cost for you.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Portland?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Portland. Economy or compact cars are good for short drives and are easier to park. Commute times in Portland average 30 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car provides a more comfortable ride. Or if you want to keep your emissions down, then go for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Portland trip 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?
You are required to have insurance before you rent in the United States. Although many of the major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, 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 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 requires a deposit when you book your rental car. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your vehicle for your trip. Please note that the deposit may vary greatly based on the model and make of the car.
Do I have to return my Hertz rental with a full tank?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You pick up your Hertz rental topped off. If you return the rental with less than the amount that you received it with, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car to Hertz. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I drive in Portland?
Portland's small-town atmosphere certainly has its charms, however you may want to hit the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Portland.
Does Hertz offer one-way rentals in Portland?
Hertz offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to drop off your rental at a different location. However, there may be an additional charge when you opt for one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Portland, having access to a ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to see more of Maine, you can drive when you like, without having to spend time waiting for the bus or wave down a taxi.
Before your next family vacation, book your Hertz Portland car rental and take off to all the must-do activities. Reserve through CarRentals.com and cruise the open road in Portland, Maine.