How old do you need to be to rent a car in Michigan?

My friend works on a cherry orchard up in Traverse City, but flights there are outrageous. As a result, I want to fly to Detroit and then rent a car. I’m 23, so I’m not sure if that’s possible. What age do you need to be to rent a car in Michigan?

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Answer provided by
Eric Schad
Answered on Jul 05, 2022
You only need to be 18 years old to rent a car in Michigan.
However, most rental car companies will assess a young driver fee because you’re under 25. In addition, they may restrict what types of cars you can rent to offset the perceived risk.
You can also decline rental car insurance if you have your own car insurance policy or a credit card that covers your collision damage waiver.
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