Rental Qualifications and Requirements

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Hertz vehicles may only be driven into the following countriesAndorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal*, San Marino, Sweden and Switzerland.


*When driving into Portugal please purchase a temporary electronic toll tag at the border in order to drive on Portuguese toll roads.


Should you bring the vehicle outside Spain, a Cross Border fee of € 16.00 (including tax) will apply except for customers on business contract rates (CR).


Please note a penalty charge of € 600.00 may apply, should you omit to declare you will be driving the vehicle out of Spain.


The following vehicles must not be taken into Italy:


 (G5) Maserati Levante 4x4 - GPS

 (N1) Jaguar E-PACE

(P1) Range Rover Evoque

(R5) Ford Mustang

(S5) Volvo XC90

(U5) Range Rover Vogue or similar

 (Y) Volvo XC60 or similar

All Mercedes, Porsche and BMW models

All convertibles


Hertz vehicles cannot be taken from the Mainland to the Islands, or out from Islands, or from one Island to another one, or from the Islands to the Mainland.


Hertz vehicles cannot be taken into the Ceuta and Melilla Spanish enclaves.


Please note (X1)Smart Forfour or similar must be returned to the pick-up location otherwise a penalty fee will apply.  The vehicle group X1 cannot be driven out of Spain or a penalty fee will also apply


International one-way rentals are allowed only for the following vehicle groups and to Hertz locations in the following countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal and Switzerland.


(A) Fiat 500 or similar

(A6) Fiat 500 Aut. or simlar

(B) Peugeot 208 or similar

(C) Seat Leon or similar

(C2) Seat Leon or similar

(C5) Ford Puma ST-Line X or similar

(D) Opel Zafira or similar

(D1) Volkswagen T-Roc or similar

(E) Peugeot 2008 or similar

 (F) Opel Insignia  or similar

(H) Kia Ceed SW or similar

(H6) Volkswagen T-Roc or similar

(I) Volvo V60 or similar

(I6) Volvo XC40 or similar

(M) Mercedes B Class or similar

(O) Mini One or similar

(Q5) BMW 3 Series or similar

(T1) Tesla Mod3 LR or similar

(W) Cupra Formentor or similar

(X7) Mystery Compact or Better


International one-way rentals are allowed only for the following vehicle groups and to Hertz locations in the following countries: Germany and France.


(J) SsangYong Rodius or similar

(J6) Renault Espace or similar

(K) BMW 5 Series or similar

(K6) Mercedes E-Class or similar

(U6) Opel Mokka or similar

(T) Fiat 500 or similar

(U) Audi A3 or similar


From 1 January 2021, Customers renting a vehicle in the United Kingdom will not be allowed to drive into any other European country and vice versa so it won’t be allowed to rent a vehicle in Spain to drive it or leave in the United Kingdom.


You cannot drive, park or deliver a vehicle hired in Spain in the UK. If we have reason to believe that you have brought our vehicle into the UK without being entitled to do so, this will be a breach of our Rental Terms and Conditions and all insurances (Third Party, CDW, TP, Super Cover, PI), if taken out, will be invalidated. The driver would be fully responsible for any damage to or loss of the vehicle and would have to pay all consequences themselves, including the cost of repatriating the damaged vehicle. You will be charged £1,980/€2,317 as liquidated damages to cover the costs incurred in repatriating the vehicle. With respect to the above liquidated damages amount, you are at liberty to prove that no damage has been incurred or that the damage is substantially less than the liquidated damages amount.


*Please refer to “Environmental Zones” in the German Rental Qualifications & Requirements if you intend to drive to or drop the vehicle in Germany.


For further information, please refer to "Ferry Restrictions".


Should these restrictions be ignored all insurance (Third Party Liability, CDW, TP, PAI, Super Cover), if accepted, shall be deemed, null and void. The driver will be held fully responsible in case of accidents and will bear all consequences, including the cost of repatriation of the damaged vehicle.

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