Rental Qualifications and Requirements

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Minimum age for Hertz rentals in Germany:

Vehicle group

Minimum Age

 (A) Opel Adam or similar

(A5) BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe - GPS

 (B) Ford Fiesta or similar

(B1) Peugeot e-208 or similar

(C) Opel Crossland X or similar

(C5) Mercedes GLC Aut - GPS

 (D) Opel Astra or similar

(D1) DS DS3 Crossback E-Tense or similar

(E) Opel Insignia or similar

(F) Ford Focus SW Aut. - GPS or similar

(G) Ford Mondeo SW or similar

(G5) VW Passat - GPS or similar

 (G6) Opel Zafira - GPS or similar

 (H) Ford Mondeo SW Aut. - GPS or similar

(L) Ford Tourneo or similar

 (M) Ford Focus Aut. or similar

(M5) Mercedes Benz A Class Aut. - GPS or similar

 (N) Ford Mondeo Aut or similar

(N5) VW Passat Aut. - GPS or similar

(O) Peugeot 3008 Aut. or similar

(O5) BMW X1 Aut. - GPS or similar 

(O6) Citroen DS3 Cab

(Q5) VW Golf - GPS or similar  

(Q6) Ford Focus – GPS or similar

(R) Ford Focus SW or similar

(R6) Ford Kuga with towbar - GPS or similar

(S) Volvo V40 - GPS or similar

(T) Ford Galaxy or similar

(T1) Tesla Mod3 LR or similar

(T5) Jeep Wrangler Aut 4WD

(U1) Tesla Model 3 - Performance

(W) Ford Focus SW Diesel - GPS or similar

 (W6) Ford Kuga or similar

 (X) Ford Mondeo SW Diesel - GPS or similar

(Y5) Mercedes E Class Convertible

(Y6) Fiat 500C Convertible

Minimum age is 25 years.


Can be rented from 21 years old with a supplementary charge of € 26.14 (including tax) per day with a maximum charge of € 239.80 (including tax) per rental.

 (B6) VW Polo - GPS or similar

(I) DS DS 7 Crossback or similar

(I5) Volvo XC40 Hybrid or similar

(J) Mercedes E-Class Aut. - GPS or similar

(P) Mercedes V-Class Aut. 8 Seater - GPS or similar

(P6) VW Multivan Aut. - GPS or similar

(U) Mercedes Vito Aut. - GPS or similar

(U6) Ford Galaxy Aut. or similar

(V) Mercedes E-Class SW - GPS or similar

(X6) Volvo XC60 Aut. - GPS or similar 

Minimum age is strictly 25 years

 (B5) Porsche 718 Boxster

(D5) BMW Z4 sDrive30i M

(E5) Mercedes-Benz AMG GT C Roadster

(F5) BMW M850i xDrive

(H5) Porsche Panamera Hybrid

(K) Mercedes CLS 350D - GPS or similar

(K5) Volvo XC90 Aut - GPS or similar

(L5) Mercedes GLE Aut - GPS

(P5) Porsche Cayenne Coupe

(R5) Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S Coupe

(S5) Jeep Grand Cherokee

(U5) Audi Q8 Quattro

(V5) Audi R8 Spyder V10 Quattro

(W5) Mercedes-Benz AMG A 35 4MATIC

(Z) Mercedes S350L Aut - GPS or similar 

(Z5) Mercedes S Class Aut - GPS or similar

Minimum age is strictly 27 years


Should a customer under 25 years of age wish to register an additional driver who is also less than 25 years old, the additional driver fee will apply. The young driver surcharge will only apply for the main driver.


Should a customer aged 25 years or over wish to register an additional driver who is under 25, both the additional driver fee and the young driver surcharge will apply.


Requirements for corporate account customers may vary. Please contact the appropriate department.



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