Loyalty Perk: No Underage-Driver Fees with AAA and Hertz

Rachel SmithAugust 24, 2018

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If you’re under 25 years of age and want to rent a car, there are options— but they can be pricey because many companies have an underage- or young-driver surcharge. However, there’s a way to avoid the fee through a little-known perk offered by a loyalty program.

Rental car company Hertz has a partnership with AAA, which helps you avoid underage driver fees. You’d need to be a member of AAA, but the perk can help cover the membership fee for the loyalty program. So take advantage of the benefit if you’re under 25 or if you know someone under 25 who needs a rental car.

AAA membership rates vary based on where you live and the level of coverage; the annual cost of its Classic, or basic, membership plan ranges from $38 to $74. And the underage-driver fee for Hertz vehicles vary by location.

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