National and Enterprise Rental Cars

Big Ten travel managers have negotiated special rates for travelers National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Do NOT take insurance if renting a car in the United States. Please review the policies and resources on the Purdue Risk Management website for questions about renting a vehicle, including insurance.

National or Enterprise Car Rental

Reserve with National or Enterprise and take advantage of the Purdue/Big Ten agreement price. Plus, find coupons for class upgrade (economy to intermediate/midsize) or $15 off weekly rental.

  • Reserve a vehicle with National or Enterprise. The Purdue program's details and contract ID can be found when you click to reserve. The reservation page contains links to reserve from either National or Enterprise and become an Emerald Club member.
  • Helpful Hints:

    • Always check vehicle before driving it off the rental lot

    • Write down any dents or scratches and take it to the attendant

      • Look for any damage to the vehicle, missing hubcaps, etc., and be sure the agent notes this in writing on all copies of the rental agreement

Bookings made outside National and Enterprise should include Purdue University's contract ID found on the reservation link above to get the Purdue rates.

Graduate Students

Graduate students who wish to rent a car for University business must provide a letter on University stationery that explains the need of the car is related to business. It must be signed by the graduate student's supervisor.