I tried and got the same message, however they still have car rentals if you want to pay full price, perhaps it was a publicity stunt.
If you click the link now it says the deal is no longer valid, even though they said bookings up til 30 March...
Yes, but the excess is usually ridiculous and some companies have a habit of charging for pre-exisiting chips, scratches and kerbed wheels. I had a very bad experience with Budget in the US (after I passed my complaint to the Better Business Bureau they backed down and gave me a partial refund). Rental companies will try to sell you upgraded insurance for an inflated daily rate. Don't take it. Instead, go to MoneySavingExpert and do a price comparison for Gap Insurance/CDW. It works out much cheaper and covers you if they try to charge for any damage. But you MUST take out the insurance BEFORE you pick the vehicle up.
car hire at the moment is very dodgy.....viruses can live in the air con, on wheels, seats, everywhere basically....
Virtually all the car rental companies screw you for the tiniest scratches. It seems to be a significant source of income for some. I have used hire cars several times over the last few years and found that your terrified of parking anywhere. Just gave me the keys on pick up but inspected car for ages on return. Expect to see them on their hands and knees as they go over the car checking every nook and cranny. Dreadful experience. Have a read https://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/car-hire-horrorsi-charged-420-repair-small-scratch/ This offer is a nice gesture but based on the above please inspect the car on pick up. Bring someone with you if you can. Do a list of anything interior and exterior you find. Note the registration. Present it to them and and get a signature, ask for a photocopy. They will rush you but dont fall for that. Hopefully its going to be a positive experience for most staff who take advantage of this offer.You can always report back on HUKD.
Refreshed 19th Feb 2019Refreshed 19th Feb 2019
Vehicle hire one way from £1 @ Hertz£1
Van and car hire for only £1 from and to selected locations. Price includes Collision Damage Waiver (excess applies) Theft Protection (Excess Applies) Location service charge … Read more
Well, I am disputing it and see where we go from there. A quick google and you will find that Hertz has a pretty bad reputation for this sort of scam long after the rental period when people are not taking the additional insurances they punt.
seriously , you are going to to tell them to eff of right ?
It's usually cost me about £40 to drop a hire car off at a different airport/location than the one I collected the car from, but I have often been upgraded to a high spec car for the whole higher period, I normally higher small cars like a fiesta, and have had Audi Q5, mercs and others like them, and they all returned good mpg at a steady 70mph down the motorway. I also have yearly excess insurance for all of Europe and the UK. I also rent a car from malaga Airport and get the cheapest deals I can (usually through the airline I fly with) the hire car is classed as an older, high mileage and a bit battered and cost about £60 or less for a week, I've had several new cars (delivery miles on the clock) VW, Renault, Ford's and skodas, and when they offer me extra insurance at the hire desk, I always say with a slightly raised voice "I hire lots of vehicles every year and have private excess insurance" that shuts them up with the fear facture they were about to spout on about, as they don't want everyone to know about the el cheapo insurance, as they want to be ripping of the next people in the line.
Dont think they have a drop off Hertz depot at your local dump
This is really smart, now you pay 1 £ to move their cars around, which otherwise would have been paid-for job :D
Posted 2nd Nov 2018Posted 2nd Nov 2018
Hertz Car/Van Hire - One Way hire from only £1£1£1.9950% off
Great offer from Hertz for one way hire, from £1.00 This is valid for travel for next three days. Tried Glasgow to Gatwick leaving tomorrow, £1.99 Theory being they need to get … Read more
So a good deal... but at the same time pretty rubbish saves them a lot of money but you still have to get to/from airports and back, if your going that way anyway all good just be nice if they gave fuel allowance (maybe they already have enough takers)
Theory being they charge you a fortune if your drop off location is different and obviously they don’t want to pay for someone to bring it back...
Thanks, OP! Great first post. I have done this in the USA a few times, but never thought to ask here in the UK! (y)
Thank you. Could be helpful to check in future if needing a hire (y)
Posted 15th May 2015Posted 15th May 2015
Hertz Spring Sale (get a car from £12 a day)£12
Hertz has a great offer until end of May. You can rent a car from £12 a day. I have just booked car for May bank holidays weekend - pickup on friday afternoon, dropoff on monday 10… Read more
really? I hired with them some Berk hit the car in a petrol station hertz guy quite happy to let him off but then tried to charge me a late return fee never again
Yeah right cloudsurfer - that isn't what I'd call a 'slight scratch": http://mazama.canvasdreams.com/~eastpdxn/images/100402/1-3-ELUDE.jpg
My experience with Hertz... Good... But....Slightest mark and they charge you. I only ever hire now with full CDW including excess cover. Almost doubles my car hire, but worth it to avoid the squabble. Oh.. Doesn't cover alloys.
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Posted 8th May 2014Posted 8th May 2014
European Sale - Explore Europe from £12 a day - Hertz at Nectar£12
Looks like a good deal, if you are after a cheap small car rental + double nectar points This May and June, you can discover somewhere new in a Hertz car from just £12 a day in pa… Read more
Whenever I hire a car the starting price of - for example "£12" NEVER has any relationship with the actual price. They have an add on for everything you can think of and even ones you cannot. Like an A**E I hired a car in Majorca last year without reading the small print. It came with a full tank of petrol that I had to pay up front for. Not much use when all I was doing was a round trip of 50 Miles. If anyone knows a reputable car hire firm in Majorca I would be grateful.
Posted 13th Feb 2014Posted 13th Feb 2014
Class D(Skoda Octavia or similar) 1 day car rental £23.23 from City locations @ Hertz£23.23
Managed to hire a 63 plate Mazda 6 2.2 SEL NAV from the Leicester branch for less than the price of the most basic (Group A) cars they hire out. Class D is described as 5 Passenge… Read more
did the police started shouting to the cyclist too from their Skoda police car?
made me chuckle... actually saw a taxi driver crash into a cyclist the other day and was driving a skoda.. he got out and started shouting at the cyclist. fortunately the police came pretty much instantly.
Think they are doing 1000 nectar point deal at the moment worth £20? Very hot.
I'll do it just to take it on a trackday. Hope they don't look at the tyres when I return it
Or you can get a CAT D Skoda for £23 from a Taxi Driver.
Posted 22nd Jul 2013Posted 22nd Jul 2013
Hertz rent 2 buy - Ex hire cars at discounted prices
Hertz have started to sell cars at discounted prices. All less than 3 years old FSH and better prices than you can expect from a main dealer! The only catch is that it's an Ex hi… Read more
You sound bitter, having regrets are we son?, you should of listened, everyone told you not to - seeking solice in the the bottle never worked for anyone let alone a raging alchy like you. I suggest you talk to her, tell her whats on your mind and maybe you'll get through this
Have you seen what Top Gear did to rented car? If those where used only in 10% like that, I don't want it.
How do they compare to their Kia Cee'ds?
Their kia seeds are rapids
No chance Ragged to ****.
Posted 2nd Jan 2013Posted 2nd Jan 2013
Hertz is offering up to 33% off car rentals in over 100 countries worldwide.
If you want to take advantage of the Hertz Sale you have to book by 31st January 2013 for travel from 2nd January 2013 to 30th June 2013. You have to use the Hertz discount code: … Read more
I also found Hertz cheaper using the discount code- the problem is Quidco states u will not get any cash back if u use a voucher code or corporate rate. One more thing to be aware of - Quidco only pays cash back if u pre pay ur car hire, not if u pay at ur collection time, the problem is not all the centers offer the pre pay option - so again another negative thing. But if u , like me, is getting a better rate by just using the code itself, then why not, right - voted hot from me
Actually a really good deal for me.... 33% off in Iceland plus 10% quidco. Yes Hertz are usually more expensive than other car hire companies but they don't screw you for fuel and they're not usually situated miles away from the airport
I'd really like to use Hertz instead of other companies - but for a similar car in Malaga, it is working out more than twice the cost of holiday autos!
Prices are indeed awful. Far cheaper to book Hertz via an agent, but then this is usually the case with all the big car hire companies.
Hertz were about twice the price of other companies when I looked so cant see 33% off making a huge difference (and 'up to' so no chance of actually getting 33%!!)