No major rental company can allow an underage driver to drive the rental cars. Underage car rental can only be present in some of the minor companies. An underage driver specifically a 16-year-old has no insurance and possesses no license.
Rental car companies have a higher age requirement for the driver which is mostly 25 years. Until recently any young driver under the age of 25 would not be trusted to drive a rental car. Statistically, drivers under the age of 25 get into more accidents than other age groups.
Minimum Car Rental Age
The minimum rental age for cars is mandated by the different states. The car rental companies can also choose to keep the set minimum or increase the age required. Example, in Germany the minimum car rental age is set at 18 but the different companies only …