Rental Qualifications and Requirements
Apart from the renter, who may operate the vehicle?
- As the renter you may allow other persons to drive the vehicle provided that you have checked that the person meets the age and licence requirements specified in this section and that they are either:
- a member of your immediate family who is permanently living with you;
- your employer, employee, fellow employee or partner and the rental of the vehicle is for business purposes; or
- a person who is contracted to perform work for you, or an employee of a person or entity who is contracted to perform work for you, and the rental of the vehicle relates to the performance of work; or
- any other person approved in writing by Hertz.
- If a driver does not meet the above requirements, they must be added to the rental as an additional driver and must us show their licence. An additional driver fee is payable.
- You and any person driving the vehicle must be 21 years of age or over (unless approved in writing by Hertz) and must hold a current drivers licence that:
- is in English or, if not in English, is accompanied by a certified English translation;
- is valid for driving the vehicle;
- is not a learner’s permit;
- the driver has held for at least twelve consecutive months; and
- satisfies any other conditions on the Rental Agreement or in any Additional Terms.
- If the vehicle is from Hertz's Prestige/Adrenaline/Dream Collection, you and any person driving the vehicle must be at least 25 years of age.
If the authorised additional driver is 21-24 years old, an under-aged driver's surcharge applies. Please refer to Age Restrictions & Exceptions under Qualifications & Requirements.
ADDITIONAL DRIVER CHARGE (per driver)
Per Day (inc. GST) Capped at 5 Days (inc. GST)
AUD $5.50 AUD $27.50
*Capped at 5 days per 30 day period.
The following persons are exempt:
- All contract rates
- All insurance rentals
- Hertz Gold Customers
- Additional drivers with the same residential address as the primary driver
- Rentals taking place at Burnie, Devonport, Hobart and Launceston
*For full Terms and Conditions, please click here.
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