1. Where are you located?
We are located at 26875 N. Dixie Hwy., Perrysburg, OH 43551, about 1 mile north of Levis Commons on SR25. We are located at the Ed Schmidt Auto Group, in the Service Drive of the GMC building (the big white building).
2. Do you offer unlimited mileage?
Our compact and full-size car, minivan, and SUV rentals all offer unlimited mileage. Our cargo and conversion vans have limited mileage. The cargo van comes with 100 miles free per day, and a mileage chare thereafter. The conversion van comes with 150 miles free per day and a mileage charge thereafter. Our 15 passenger van offers unlimited mileage.
3. Are after hours return available?
If the return is after hours, be sure to replace the fuel, lock the vehicle, and return the keys to the after-hours key drop located by the Dealership Service Department. Please note the time of the return, mileage, and fuel on the rental agreement cover. Your contract will be closed when the rental location next opens and the vehicle is inspected. Your time and mileage charges will be adjusted at that time.
4. What are the age restrictions to rent a vehicle?
The renter must be at least 25 years of age. For some vehicles anyone renting between the ages of 21-25 may yield to a Young Driver Fee of $20 per day. Restrictions do apply; please contact our Rental Office for details.
5. Is insurace required to rent a vehicle?
Yes, anyone renting a vehicle must have full coverage auto insurance, no exceptions. Also, a valid insurance card is needed upon pick up of a rental.
6. If I have more than one driver, is there an additional fee?
Yes, there is a $10 per day additional driver fee. However, a spouse or domestic partner is allowed to drive a rental at no extra cost.
7. Do you offer any discounts?
We offer discounts for AAA, AARP, senior citizens, and active duty military members.
8. Can I pay for my rental in cash?
We must have a major credit card on file, in the name of the person renting the vehicle, while the rental is out. We do not accept any debit, bank, or prepaid cards. We do not accept cash at the time of pickup, however a customer may opt to pay with cash or check upon return.
9. Can I tow with your rentals?
No, we do not allow towing on our vehicles, nor are our vehicles setup for towing.
10. Do you sell insurance?
We do not sell insurance. Schmidt Rental and Lease offers protections on our rental vehicles. Collision Damage Reduction covers the first $500 worth of damage, or would cover your deductible in the event of damage to the rental vehicle. The Loss Damage Waiver covers the entire loss of the vehicle (excluding overhead damage). Our Rental staff will gladly explain in detail which option is best for you and answer any questions you have about coverage while renting.
11. Do you pickup customers or deliver vehicles?
We can arrange a pickup or delivery for our corporate account customers. For personal use customers or replacement rental customers, Schmidt Rental and Lease in some cases may be able to arrange accommodations for a customer on a limited basis. Please inquire with the Rental Office.
12. Is there a deposit for a rental vehicle?
Yes, we hold $100 over the estimated cost of rental on a major credit card. For the deposit, we do not accept cash or debit, bank, or prepaid cards. For example, if the estimated cost of rental was $50, we would hold a total of $150 on a major credit card. That $100 deposit is refunded when our vehicle comes back in the same condition, with the same level of fuel.
13. Does Schmidt Rental and Lease accept Debit or Bank cards?
Credit cards are the only method of authorization. Debit or bank cards are only allowed to be used when securing a rental if your vehicle is in service at Ed Schmidt, The Ed Schmidt Wreck Center, or other approved service and body shops. Please note that even if a debit card can be run as 'Credit,' it may not qualify with Schmidt Rental and Lease for securing a vehicle. However, a debit or bank card may be used as payment upon return of the vehicle. Please inquire with a Rental Agent if you have any questions or concerns about payment.
14. Are there any restrictions on where I can take a rental or lease vehicle?
Schmidt Rental and Lease does not allow rental or lease vehicles to travel outside of the country, into New York City, or "West of the Mississippi River" without written authorization from the Management of Schmidt Rental and Lease.
15. My bank or debit card can be run as credit. Can I use that to secure my rental?
Please note that even if a debit card can be run as 'Credit,' it may not qualify with Schmidt Rental and Lease for securing a vehicle. However, a debit or bank card may be used as payment upon return of the vehicle. Please inquire with a Rental Agent if you have any questions or concerns about payment.