The university has discount agreements with major automobile rental agencies.
Enterprise and National Car Rentals
Reference discount number (account) XZ29251, at the Corporate sign-in screen enter COL as the first 3 letters of the institution name in order to view the Colgate rates.
Enterprise is the local branch we would use to rent vehicles, they will bring a vehicle to Colgate when needed or you may pick vehicle up at a Enterprise Rent-A-Car location. National Car Rentals is affiliated with Enterprise, it is located at most airports for car rental pick up and drop off.
To book Enterprise or National Car Rental, please click here
and follow the steps below.
Enterprise Cars Located on Campus
For more information on Enterprise Rental Cars located on campus please Click Here
Cars Delivered to Colgate’s Campus
Choose which brand you would like to rent from (generally Enterprise Rent-A-Car from home-city location and National Car Rental at airports).
Please Note: There will be an additional $25.00 charge for cars delivered to the Colgate campus.
- If you want your rental car delivered to campus, choose Enterprise Rent-A-Car and type in Oneida, N.Y.
- Choose the dates and time you want the car brought to the university.
- Call the branch (315-363-5753 or 315-337-6000) to confirm where you want the vehicle delivered to and when you will be available to inspect the car and sign the contract.
Note: Returning car on campus? Please call the branch to arrange pick-up.
If you don’t need the car delivered, there is no need
to call the branch.
Cars to Be Picked Up at Other Enterprise Rent-A-Car Locations
- Choose what brand you would like to rent from.
- Choose the location you would like to pick the car up from.
- Select the vehicle you would like to rent.
- Show up to the branch at the rental time with your driver license and credit card.
To receive rewards and help facilitate a quicker transaction, you could sign up for Enterprise/National Emerald Club program which can be used at either brand.
MORE ENTERPRISE/NATIONAL EMERALD CLUB INFORMATION
Phone: 1-800-698-5685 www.avis.com
referencing discount number (AWD) B469300. Hertz
Phone: 1-800-654-3001 www.hertz.com
referencing discount number (CDP) 1825463. Budget
Phone 1-800-455-2848 www.budget.com
referencing discount number (BCD) T557400.
For rentals, present a current Colgate University picture ID and you should use your Colgate JP MorganChase MasterCard (Pcard). There are no direct billing options available.
Travelers should investigate the fuel policy of the rental agency to avoid excessive refueling charges when returning the vehicles. Whenever possible, travelers should refuel the cars before returning them to the rental agency. Avoid drop charges by returning the vehicle to the same renting location.
Gas receipts, along with the rental invoice, must be attached to the Travel Expense Summary or the JP Morgan Chase MasterCard Expense Report.
The loss damage coverage (LDW) or additional liability insurance offered by the rental car company should be declined. The university maintains comprehensive, collision, and liability insurance on all vehicles rented or leased for university business.
The university’s foreign policy does not provide for rented, hired or leased vehicles' collision coverage. Purchase, unless specifically instructed not to by your supervisor, the collision coverage offered by the rental car company. However, any additional liability insurance offered by the rental car company should be declined. The university maintains liability insurance on all vehicles rented, hired, or leased for university business-related purposes.
Contact the Purchasing Office at 315-228-7838 for more information.