How old do you have to be to rent a car in Maine?

I just turned 21 and want to go on a road trip. The only problem is that I don’t own a car, so I have to rent one. Can I do that in Maine?

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Answer provided by
Rob Shapiro
Answered on Jul 05, 2022
That sounds like a great idea! To rent a car in Maine, you need to be 21 years old. That said, some car rental companies have a surcharge for drivers between the ages of 21 and 25 to account for the increased risk of a young driver handling the car. Check with your rental company to see if this applies to you.
Before you head out on your road trip, here are some tips for driving a rental vehicle:
  • Familiarize yourself with the car since every model is different.
  • Ask what kind of fuel it takes
  • If the dealership offers full damage waiver insurance, take it
  • Be careful where you park a rental car—always err on the side of caution
  • Return the car on time and with a full tank of gas to avoid additional fees
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