Hertz Affordable Australia

Discover 'Down Under' with Hertz. 


The Affordable Australia Program is valid for North American residents only and is subject to change without notice.


Renting with Hertz is the easy, affordable and flexible way for you to see Australia. Hertz Affordable programs offer rental options as short as one day and come loaded with value-added enhanced services in addition to just the right car. You'll find Hertz at over 200 locations around Australia including all major airports.


For reservations:
• Click on Reservations, or
• Call Hertz at 1-800-654-3001.


Hertz delivers a full range of benefits you will appreciate:

-Guaranteed low, competitive rates.
-Free unlimited mileage at participating locations.
-Flexible payment plans.
-24-hour Emergency Roadside Assistance.
-Toll-free Hertz Affordable Australia Customer Help Line.
-Immediate con¬firmation of cars (at time of reservation) with automatic transmission in gateway cities.
-Drop-offs available between major cities (subject to conditions).
-Instant Return Service to speed drop-off time, available at airport locations.
-Never Lost® satellite navigation available at major locations (subject to availability).


Hertz delivers a world of services: 


Hertz #1 Club Gold® 
Introduce yourself to Hertz #1 Club Gold for the fastest, easiest way to rent a car from Hertz. You'll enjoy privileges and benefi¬ts designed to help you love the road even more. To join, go to #1 Club, Overview/Join, and click on the Hertz #1 Club Gold Join button.


Optional Renter Protection Services 
Whether you rent a car while traveling on business or on holiday within Australia, it’s important to know you’re protected in the event of an accident. From selected locations, Hertz offers Maximum Cover, which provides the highest level of renter protection. MAX Cover contains:

• Accident Damages Excess (ADE) reduced to ZERO dollars
• Single Vehicle Accident (SVA) excess is waived
• Tire and windshield cover
• A capped charge of 10 days maximum per 30 day rental (this option is not available on four-wheel drive and commercial vehicles).


Other levels of protection are available. Please refer to counter staff. As further excesses may apply, please refer to the Hertz Rental Agreement.


Refueling Options 
Hertz provides you with a full tank of fuel when you collect your vehicle and options are available for replacing the fuel you use.
Fuel Purchase Option (FPO) 
Selected locations allow you to pre-purchase a tank of fuel at a discounted/competitive price, at the start of rental.
Fuel Service Charge (FSC) 
If you don’t choose our Fuel Purchase Option, you may return the vehicle with less than a full tank of fuel and Hertz will refuel for you. This charge will be added to the cost of the rental (subject to availability).


•Driver Assistance Services 
To aid drivers with disabilities, hand controls can be fitted to selected vehicles at selected locations. Please advise our reservations staff when you book to ensure vehicle availability.


•Make it easy with Satellite Navigation 
The NeverLost in-car satellite navigation system will guide you with clear voice prompts in your choice of languages and mapping for many destinations. It can be fitted to any Hertz vehicle and installs in less than a minute. It's also portable, for use while walking through major cities. So whether you’re travelling on business or on holiday, they can drive with confidence.


Cellular Phone Rentals 
When you rent with Hertz, you can receive a free cell phone rental with no activation fee and up to 40% off roaming charges. Your rental also includes interpreter access in 150 languages at a low per minute rate. And you receive a $10 bonus commission for every cell phone rental you book for your clients. For details, visit www.cellhire.com/hertz.


•Instant Return Service
Hertz will greet you at their rental car, charge their credit card and print a receipt in under a minute at major airport locations throughout Australia.

No matter what type of program you’re looking for, we speak your language.  Affordable Australia Rate Programs allow you to prepay a portion of your rental. Or you can pay at the counter when you pick up your car.

WWN – prepaid
ASU – non-prepaid

These rates include: Base Rate, Accident Damages Excess (ADE), Third Party Property, Third Party Injury, Unlimited Kilometers (at metro locations).

Terms and Conditions
Hertz Affordable Australia Program

All rentals are subject to the terms and conditions contained in the rental agreement.  Affordable Program Dates: Valid 2009-2010.


Reservations/Payment: All reservations must be made in the US. Rentals can be prepaid to Hertz in the US by personal credit card or cash no less than 14 days prior to departure. If you have chosen this option, you will receive a Hertz prepaid rental voucher that must be presented at the Hertz counter upon arrival in Australia.


Affordable Non-Prepaid Rates: Rates include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)* and unlimited mileage in Metropolitan Region (please check with Hertz for Metro, Country and Remote location details). Rates exclude Goods & Services Tax (GST), Stamp Duty, optional services and one-way rental charges.


Affordable Prepaid Rates: Rates include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)*, unlimited mileage in Metropolitan Region (please check with Hertz for Metro, Country and Remote location details) and Goods & Services Tax. Rates exclude Stamp Duty, optional services and one-way rental charges. Payment will be charged to a credit/charge card acceptable to Hertz, at time of booking. Upon con¬firmation of payment, Hertz will fax a proof-of-purchase voucher to the travel agent, or to the renter with a U.S. fax number. To receive the voucher by mail, 14 days advance notice prior to departure is required. Prepaid vouchers can only be received by U.S. mail or faxed correspondence. This voucher must be presented at the time of rental and is non-transferable. There are no administrative charges for changes or cancellations to the voucher up to 24 hours prior to rental pickup. Before a credit is issued for the original voucher, it must be returned to The Hertz Corporation, P.O. Box 26141, Oklahoma City, OK 73126 or faxed to 1-405-280-6560. Extra days not covered by voucher will be charged at the prevailing “extra day” rate. After the rental date, no credit will be issued on full or unused portions of vouchers.


Accident Damage: Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)* provides cover for loss of, or damage to, Third Party Property and the Hertz vehicle in the event of an accident, however the renter is liable for the payment of an Accident Damages Excess (ADE). An additional excess applies for Single Vehicle Accident (SVA) damage for all 4WD rentals and car rentals originating from Country and Remote locations only. These excess amounts may be reduced by purchasing Hertz optional Accident Excess Reduction (AER) or Protection Package (PKG) at participating locations, at the time of vehicle collection. Please check at time of reservation for full details on excess amounts. See section of Optional Services for details.


Airport Concession Fee Recovery (ACFR): At selected airports, renters may be required to pay an Airport Concession Fee Recovery (ACFR), which will appear as a separate charge on the Rental Agreement.


Fuel: Fuel is not included in the rates. If the vehicle is returned with less fuel than at the time of rental, a refueling charge will apply. Alternatively, at participating locations the renter can elect to purchase the Fuel Purchase Option (FPO), which lets the renter prepay for a full tank at time of pick-up. Please check at time of rental for further details.


Goods & Services Tax (GST): All rates and charges will be subject to a Goods & Services Tax.


Minimum Rental Period: The minimum rental period is 24 hours, except Australia’s Northern Territory, where the minimum rental period is 2 days.


One Way Rentals: One Way Rentals are available between most Hertz locations and are subject to the Hertz One Way Rental policy at the time of rental. For rentals involving the Northern Territory and/or Western Australia, please check with Hertz at the time of reservation.


Optional Services: Available at selected locations, the renter may purchase the optional Protection Package (PKG) which contains Accident Excess Reduction (AER), Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) and Personal Effects Cover (PEC).** The Hertz Protection Package is offered at a discounted rate. The renter is free, however, to choose combinations of these optional services that best meet their needs. A brochure with full details on optional services is also available at time of vehicle pickup at participating locations.


Rate Guarantee: Rates are subject to change without notice, but upon reservation, remain fixed for one hundred and eighty (180) days.


Rental Length: A Hertz rental day is 24 consecutive hours from the time of vehicle collection. A grace period of 59 minutes is allowed for late returns. Each extra hour or part hour thereafter, is charged at one third of the daily rate to a maximum of three hours, when another day will be charged.


Standard Driver Qualifications: Minimum age limits and other quali¬fications apply. Contact Hertz for details.


Vehicle Types: Vehicles can be reserved by car class only. Car examples are subject to change without notice. Vehicle models may differ and speci¬fications may vary by location and/or country.


*As long as in compliance with the Rental Terms and Conditions.
**Optional services, excesses and charges are subject to change without notice.