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Among the largest car rental companies worldwide, National was established in the U.S. in 1947. From it’s humble beginnings, National has expanded to over 1500 locations all over the world. The company is now part of Enterprise Holdings, further bolstering coverage to over 90 countries and 10,000 neighborhood and airport locations.

Renting a car through National gives you a wide selection of vehicles in addition to an expansive network of locations worldwide, and reserving a car through Expedia may unlock additional deals.

The other big advantage of reserving your National rental car through Expedia is that your vehicle will be ready for pick up when you arrive in your destination so you can be on your way faster.


National Car Rental: FAQs

Renting a car from National is easy using Expedia, to save you even more time, we’ve made it even simpler by answering some common questions below


How old do you have to be to rent a car with National?

In most locations the renter must be 25 yrs of age with a valid driver's license and a major credit card in his/her own name. However, each country and state has unique rules around car rental ages.

National Car Rental’s minimum age to rent vehicle is 21 years of age. Drivers aged 21-24 will pay a daily young renter fee andmay be restricted to specific car classes.

Car rental companies in the US do not impose upper age limits or mature driver surcharges, but this is the case in some countries – if in doubt, check in advance with the National branch you’ll be renting from.

Which cars can you rent from National?

National’s wide range of rental vehicles varies depending on location, but it generally includes different car classes (standard, full size, midsize, premium), trucks, SUVs, and vans.

Simple and affordable vehicles include Mitsubishi Mirage & Nissan Versa, or go for something more upscale like a Ford Mustang or Cadillac XTS.

What are the requirements for renting a car?

All Drivers must:

  • Meet the renting location's minimum age requirements.
  • Present a valid driver's license.
  • Present a major credit card in their name at the time of rental
  • Meet the requirements based on their deposit type. (See Methods of Payment)

In destinations outside the US, you’ll need your passport. In a few countries, an international driving permit is also a requirement to rent a car from National.

What do I do if my flight has been delayed?

Airport Rental Locations in the US and Canada: Vehicles will be held until the end of the business day on the scheduled pickup date or for 12 hours, whichever comes first, for any delayed flights.

If you are arriving after closing, the pickup date and time should be changed to the next day. Rental charges will begin at date and time of pick up as long as the flight information is included, the location will remain open for up to 2 hours.

Contact information

If you’d like to find out more about National car rentals, the Expedia customer service team are here to help. Get in touch through the Expedia customer service portal and they can answer any questions you still have.

If you prefer, you can reach National directly using their Contact Us page.

Calling from within the US? Talk to National’s customer service staff on 844-393-9989.