Employees are encouraged to "shop around" since strong competition in the rental car market usually brings short duration sales in some local markets. Other programs (i.e. Travel & Transport, AAA or AARP discount programs) may provide cheaper rates than using the University's established discount programs.
See policy for preferred provider and procedures.
Auto Insurance on Rental Cars - Determining What Coverage to Purchase
When renting cars from National or Enterprise Rent-a-Car, decline all insurance offerings.
For all other rental car companies use the following to determine what coverage to purchase.
|Type of Trip||Rental Period||Distance||SLP (Supplemental Liability Protection)||CDW (Collision Damage Waiver)|
|Local Travel at Destination City||Daily||50-100 Miles per Day||Recommended||Decline|
|Local Travel at Destination City||One Month or More||50-100 Miles per Day||Recommended||Accept|
|Interstate Highway||Daily||50-300 Miles per Day||Recommended||Decline|
|Interstate Highway||One Month or More||More than 300 Miles per Day||Recommended||Accept|
|Unimproved Highways or Unpaved Roads||All Times||All Distances||Recommended||Accept|
|International Travel Including Canada||All Times||All Distances||Accept||Accept|
|All Recognized Student Organizations or Non-UNL Employee||All Times||All Distances||Accept||Accept|
Personal accident insurance and personal effects protection insurance are NEVER reimbursable.
For additional questions, please contact Transportation Services at 402-472-2422.