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Rental Rates

Below you will find vehicle rental rates from Purdue Transportation Service, effective June 18, 2012. These rates include fuel; primary liability and collision insurance; and 24/7 on-call service. Rates are subject to change.

VEHICLE RENTALDaily RatePer MILE
Cars $ 25.00 +$ 0.18
7-Passenger Vans $ 30.00 +$ 0.25
12-Passenger Vans $ 42.00 +$ 0.40
Specialty Vehicles Inquire for details Inquire for details

Additional Rates:

  • Towing: 1.5 x mileage rate
  • Additional Cleaning: $35.00
  • Toll Charges - Dependant on what tolls are passed through
  • *Note: When you are using a rental vehicle, please note that you/your department are taking on the liability of the care of the vehicle.  Any damages beyond the normal wear and tear of the vehicle found after the reservation will be at the responsibility of the department renting the vehicle.  This can come in either a direct bill from Transportation Services or a $500 deductible payment from Risk Management, depending on what the cost of repair is.  It is the driver's responsibility to report this to their business office if Transportation Services contacts them regarding any damages found in the post-inspection process.

Driver Requirements:

All drivers must be approved through Risk Management in order to driver a Purdue vehicle.  Faculty/Staff who drive less than 3 times/week and driving is not part of their job description may self-assess with the chart on Risk Managemtns vehicle use page.  All others who drive often and/or it is a part of their job description and all students are required to be on the approved driver list from Risk Management.  If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Fortner at (765) 494-8104.

Additional Information

  • Other specialty vehicles: call 765-494-2114 for availability/estimates
  • Long-term rentals: call 765-494-2114 for availability/estimates, please allow 2 weeks for us to ensure we have availability.
  • NOTICE: Per Risk Management, only 8 passengers are allowed in a van at one time when traveling off-campus.  If remaining on campus, you may have 12 passengers.
  • NOTICE: All drivers for vans must be Van Certified - this includes all 7, 8, & 12-passenger vans.  After clicking the link, click "Risk Management", then "Purdue Passenger Van Training"
  • NOTICE: Please note that when renting a vehicle, there may be telematics in the vehicle that monitors its use.  Please contact our office with any questions at (765) 494-2114.

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