Rental Qualifications and Requirements

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Hertz offers snow chains and ski racks in Switzerland from all locations.


Snow chains:


Snow chains are available from 15 November to 31 March only for all vehicle groups except the following:




(D4) Fiat E-Ducato or similar

(H) BMW 3 Series SW 4x4 - GPS or similar

(I6) BMW X5 30d 4x4 - GPS

(K6) Volvo XC90 D5 Inscription 4x4 - GPS

(N) BMW 5 Series 4x4 or similar

(S) Mercedes Benz E-Class 4x4 - GPS or similar

(T6) Mercedes Benz GLE 4x4 - GPS

(U) Toyota RAV4 or similar

(W4) Mercedes-Benz Vito 4x4 Automatic or similar 

(Y) Ford Kuga 4x4 - GPS or similar

(Y3) Volvo XC60 Twin Engine Plug-in Hybrid or similar

(Y5) Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

(Y6) Mercedes-Benz S-Class 4x4 - GPS



Snow chains can be booked and confirmed at time of reservation or pick-up for an additional fee of CHF 54.98 (including tax) per one pair of snow chains per rental.


Regardless of having not booked snow chains prior to pick-up or at pick-up, all applicable vehicle groups will be provided automatically equipped with a sealed box of snow chains. You can use these snow chains during the rental and pay upon return a fee of CHF 149.97 (including tax) per one pair of snow chains per rental. No fee will be charged if you decide not to use the provided snow chains and the box is still sealed upon return of your vehicle.


In case of loss or damage of the equipment during the rental, a fee of CHF 150.00 (including tax) will apply.


One-way rentals are allowed within Switzerland only.


Ski racks:


Ski racks are available at time of booking for an additional fee of CHF 58.86 (including tax) per rental for all vehicle groups except the following:   



(K5) Kia Niro Hybrid or similar

(K6) Volvo XC90 D5 Inscription 4x4 – GPS

(L) Mercedes Benz Vito 4x4 or similar

(P5) Dodge Challenger Scat Pack

(Q6) Range Rover Velar

(V5) Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

(Y5) Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

(Y6) Mercedes-Benz S-Class 4x4 - GPS




One-way rentals are allowed within Switzerland only.


Snowboard racks are available on request at Zurich Airport and Geneva Airport. For further information, please contact your Reservation Centre.


For information regarding snow tyres, please refer to “Winterisation Fee”. 




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