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Hertz Car Rentals in Princeton: All you need to know

There is no better way to see everything Princeton 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 vehicle enables you to go to the locations you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your upcoming vacation to New Jersey more enjoyable with a Hertz car rental.

Why drive with CarRentals.com?

Princeton is a perfect town when you wish some respite from hustle and bustle of a big city. Many tourists come to have fun at Princeton's local attractions and a locale Cost of living. Whatever you pick to do first, you'll want to see as much of Princeton as you can during your stay. If you need to mix it up from Princeton's easy-going vibes, then jump behind the wheel of your Hertz rental car and see what else is out there.

CarRentals.com works with some of the top 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 history and thousands of locations all over the world, you'll be well taken care of.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get the best rates on a Princeton Hertz car rental?

We try to get you the lowest price, whether you reserve your vehicle. But reserving your car ahead of time can help you save even more. Be 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 pick up my car in Princeton?

You will need to carry with you your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.

What's Princeton's minimum age to rent a car?

Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Princeton is 21. Take time to review Hertz's policies, as there may be limitations if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category rentals especially.

What kind of Hertz rental car should I get for my trip to Princeton?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Princeton. Compact or economy cars are great for short drives and are easier to park. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a SUV or a sedan is going to have more room for luggage and offer a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Princeton vacation can choose a higher-end car model like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.

Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the United States?

You are required to have insurance before you rent from Hertz in the United States. Many of the major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) usually provide some coverage. However, many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering larger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Princeton. Otherwise, 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 does require a deposit when you book your rental. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your vehicle for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly based on the make and model of the rental.

What is the fuel policy on my Hertz car rental?

At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You should receive your automobile with a full tank. If you return your 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 fuel prices to refill it. 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?

Princeton's small-town atmosphere certainly is charming, but you may want to take to the road again after you've had an evening out in downtown Princeton or checked off all the activities in Princeton.

Does Princeton Hertz offer one-way car rentals?

Hertz offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to drop off your rental at a different Hertz. Be aware there may be an additional fee when you pick one-way.

Reserve your ride today!

Once you've checked off the must-see sights in Princeton, having access to your own set of wheels will allow you to see what else New Jersey offers. When you're ready to check out more of New Jersey, you can leave wherever you want to, without having to coordinate ride-hailing services or wait for the bus.

Before you head out of town, book your Hertz Princeton rent-a-car and visit all the items on your itinerary. Go with CarRentals.com and drive the open road in Princeton, New Jersey.