There is no better way to see everything Washington D.C. has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Hertz rental car. Stop spending 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 places you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your next vacation to Washington D.C. even more enjoyable with a Hertz car rental.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
Washington D.C. has over half a million people, which means this area is just large enough for some exploration. Many guests come to take advantage of Washington D.C.'s local attractions. Of course, this city has more going on such as its no lack of entertainment options. No matter what you pick to do first, you'll want to take in as much of Washington D.C. as possible while on your stay. You'll be able to explore of this city once you get the keys to your Hertz rental car.
We work with several of the top companies in the business. Hertz has over one hundred years of experience and a fleet including several of the most well-known in the business, like Ford and Nissan. With Hertz impressive history and thousands of franchises globally, you know you will be well taken care of.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get a Washington D.C. Hertz rental car at a great rate?
CarRentals.com strives to get you the lowest rates, no matter when you reserve your car. But reserving your car well ahead of your trip can help you save even more. Be sure to keep the car under one driver's name and check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my rental car in Washington D.C.?
Be sure to carry with you your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
What's Washington D.C.'s minimum age to rent a car?
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Washington D.C. is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to review Hertz's policy to determine if there is an additional cost for you.
What kind of Hertz rental car should I get for my trip to Washington D.C.?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Washington D.C.. Compact or economy automobiles are good for short drives and are easier to park. If you are traveling with colleagues or family, then a sedan or SUV is going to have enough room for all of you and be a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a little luxury on their Washington D.C. trip can choose the premium category for a car like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Does the United States require car insurance?
You are required to have insurance before you rent from Hertz in the United States. Many of the major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover) generally offer coverage. But many of them have limitations, such as not covering larger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Washington D.C.. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Hertz require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Hertz requires a deposit when you book your rental. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip to Washington D.C.. Please be aware that the deposit will vary greatly based on the make and model of the rental.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Hertz?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You pick up your Hertz rental 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 return the car to Hertz.
Should I get unlimited miles when I drive in Washington D.C.?
Washington D.C. has over half a million people, so there should be plenty to do. Unlimited miles allow you to see what else Washington D.C. has to offer without being concerned about your limits.
Does Hertz offer one-way rentals in Washington D.C.?
Hertz offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to return your rental car at a different Hertz. However, there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Washington D.C., having your own automobile lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to discover more of Washington D.C., you can leave when you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or having to be committed to a bus schedule.
Before you head out of town, book your Hertz Washington D.C. rent-a-car and visit all the must-see sights at your own pace. Book with CarRentals.com and drive the road in Washington D.C., Washington D.C..