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.
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.
- Enroll free in National Car Rental's Emerald Club to avoid standing at the car rental counter by clicking on "Instant Enrollment"
- See Frequently Asked Questions
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.