If you want to see everything San Jose has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Hertz. Don't spend time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own vehicle enables you to go to the areas you want to see the most, when you want. Make your upcoming getaway to California even more enjoyable with a Hertz rental car.
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With over one million people making San Jose their home, you know there is going to be plenty to do and see in this bustling city. Guests come to enjoy San Jose's captivating art scene and plenty of interest for history buffs. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to take in as much of San Jose as you can during your road trip. Once you grab the keys to your Hertz car rental, you'll be on your way to exploring this exciting city.
We work with several of the most dependable companies in the business. Hertz has over one hundred years of car rental experience and a fleet including some of the most well-known in the business, like Hyundai and Kia. With Hertz history and thousands of locations worldwide, you know you'll be in great hands.
What you need to know before you go
How do I find the best deals on a San Jose Hertz rental car?
CarRentals.com strives to get you the best rates, whether you book. But booking your car ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to not add an additional driver and go over the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
What should I carry with me when I get my rental car in San Jose?
You'll need to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
What is the minimum age to rent a car in San Jose?
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in San Jose is 21. Make sure to review Hertz's policy, as there could be additional fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category rentals in particular.
What kind of Hertz rental car should I get for my trip to San Jose?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in San Jose. For bigger cities, like San Jose, you may find navigating and parking easier in a compact car. Commute times in San Jose average 29 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car provides a more comfortable ride. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then pick a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their San Jose vacation can choose the premium category for a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 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. Many of the major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) generally cover your car rental. However, many of them have limitations, such as not covering large vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to find out by calling your credit card company to find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to San Jose. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Hertz car rental?
Hertz does require a deposit when you reserve your rental car. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your rental for your trip to San Jose. Please be aware that the deposit will 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?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You should receive your car 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 find a filling station before you return the car to Hertz.
Do I need unlimited miles when I rent a car in San Jose?
San Jose is a big city, so there is going to be a lot to do. You may not want to worry about your miles if you are planning to see what else California has to offer.
Can I get a one-way rental from Hertz?
Hertz usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to return your rental at another Hertz. Don't forget there is typically an additional charge when you opt for one-way.
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With so much to do and see in San Jose, having your own car can come in handy. When you are ready to discover more of California, you can drive when you want to, without having to coordinate a ride-share or hanging out a stop waiting for the bus.
Before your next holiday, book your Hertz San Jose rental car and visit all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Reserve with CarRentals.com and speed along the highway in San Jose, California.