Fee Definitions - US Locations

Fee Definitions

Additional Surcharge - This fee is imposed on all rentals in the State of Alabama.

 

Airport Concession Fee Recovery / Hotel and Airport Concession Fee Recovery / Fixed Based Operator & Airport Concession Fee Recovery (ACFR) - This fee is to reimburse Hertz for concession fees paid to the airport (hotel or train station) for each rental.

 

Allegheny County Rental Tax - This fee is imposed on all rentals by the County of Allegheny. All the monies collected are remitted to the county. Arena Cost Recovery - This fee is imposed by the City of Kansas City to provide funds for a downtown area.

 

CA Tourism Fee - Car rental companies are required by law to pay monthly assessments to the California Travel and Tourism Commission on revenue generated at either airport or hotel rental locations. This fee has been calculated to recover such assessment on an applicable rental basis. Colorado Road Safety Program Fee - The State of Colorado mandates we collect this fee. Funds collected will be used to enhance the safety of State, County & Municipal roads.

 

Concession / Commission Fee Recovery (CFR) / Concession Recovery Surcharge Fee - This fee is to reimburse Hertz for concession/commission fees paid to the airport (hotel, train station, base or agent) for each rental.

 

Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) Charge / Customer Facility Charge / Consolidated Facility Fee / Facility and Operation Fee / Consumer Finance Charge / Airport Fee / Rental Car Facility Fee / Facility Use Fee / Facility Maintenance Charge - The Airport requires that all car rental companies collect this fee. The money collected is used to pay for new car rental facilities.

 

Customer Transportation Fee / Transportation Fee / Transportation Facility Fee - The city requires that all car rental companies collect this fee. The money collected is used to pay for airport services. This fee is mandated by the airport.

 

Domestic Security Fee - The State of New Jersey enacted a Domestic Security Fee for a maximum of 28 days. This fee is effective on all motor vehicle rentals in the state of New Jersey. All car rental companies are required to collect and remit this fee to the State.

 

Energy Surcharge - Separate and apart from the costs of fueling rental vehicles, energy costs represent a substantial portion of Hertz’s operating expenses. To offset the significant costs of utility charges, bus fuel, oil and grease, and related costs, Hertz is separately imposing an Energy Surcharge. This charge is not intended to reflect a precise measure of Hertz’s actual energy costs incurred to serve a particular customer.

 

Garage Recoupment Surcharge - This fee is to reimburse Hertz for certain service facilities charges at the rental location.

 

Hotel Concession/Commission Fee Recovery (HCFR) - This fee is to reimburse Hertz for concession fees paid to the hotel for each rental.

 

Operation and Maintenance Recovery Fee (O & M fee) - This fee is imposed by Hertz to recover amounts it pays toward the operation and maintenance of a consolidated car rental facility at the airport, above the costs paid through the transportation charge. This is not government mandated.

 

Motor Vehicle Licensing Tax - The City of Chicago requires that all rental car companies collect a USD 2.75 Motor Vehicle Lessor Tax. This charge is not included in your approximate rental costs.

 

Motor Vehicle Lessor Tax - The City of Cleveland requires that all car rental company collect a USD 6.00 Motor Vehicle Lessor Tax to finance various city projects. This charge is not included in your approximate rental costs.

 

Rental Contract Fee - The Airport requires that all vehicle rental companies collect this fee. The money collected is used to pay for vehicle rental facilities.

 

Rental Surcharge/State Rental Surcharge/County Surcharge - Rental surcharges vary by location. Depending on applicable law, they may be either mandatory or permitted fees. More details can be provided at the rental counter at time of rent.

 

Property Tax, Title/License Reimbursement / Vehicle Licensing Cost Recovery / Vehicle Licensing Fee / Recovery Surcharge / Vehicle Licensing and Business Licensing Fee - This fee is for Hertz' recovery of the proportionate amount of vehicle registration, licensing and related fees applicable to a rental.

 

Tourism Surcharge - The State of Connecticut requires all car rental companies to charge a Tourism Surcharge on all rentals of 30 days or less. This money is remitted to the State for use in activities related to tourism. Tourist Tax & State Surcharge - The State of Utah requires that all car rental company collect this fee.