National Car Rental

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/09/2021 - 16:00
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National Car Rental
Charlottesville Airport – 100 Bowen Loop
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Mack Crowder

Contract IDs

  • UVA Business: XZ21009
  • Leisure/ Personal Rentals: XZ21302
    • Different terms & conditions apply for personal rentals.
    • The leisure discount is approximately 10%
    • Personal rentals should be booked directly with National on their website or by calling National at 1-800-736-8222. Insurance is not included on personal rentals, and taxes are applicable. Click here for more information and to book a leisure rental.
  • Note: National Car Rental is part of the Enterprise company. Contract details are the same as Enterprise with the following exceptions:
    • National Car Rental often offers better pricing for one-way rentals.
    • National Car Rental does not offer Commercial Truck Services.




Rental Locations

  • National
    • CHO airport - 434-974-4664 open until 1am
  • Enterprise
    • Pantops Shopping Center – 434-979-5566 open until 6pm
    • 1650 Seminole Trail – 434-974-7488 open until 6pm
    • CHO airport – 434-974-4664 open until 1am


Important Links

  • Click here for more information on the benefits of renting with Enterprise & National
  • Click here to view FAQs about renting a vehicle with Enterprise & National
  • Click here to view benefits and register for Emerald Club (applies to Enterprise & National car rentals). All university employees may enroll in Emerald Club for free.
  • If you've lost your car rental receipt, click here: Search for Receipt.  The records are available online for six months, beginning 48 hours after returning the vehicle.
  • For more information about UVA guidelines on renting cars visit the Vehicle Rentals Page
  • Mileage Calculator- compare the cost of mileage vs. renting a car to determine which is more cost-efficient.


Contract Services & Benefits Summary

  • Enterprise/National will provide local and non-local vehicle rental services consisting of cars, trucks and vans*.
    • Unlimited mileage for all rental vehicles per rental transaction for compact through premium size vehicles. All other sizes include unlimited mileage up to up to 200 miles per day, 1100 miles per week, or 2500 miles per month. $.20 per additional mile
    • One-way rentals are available (at an additional charge).
    • Accept drivers 18 years and older with valid driver’s license (youthful driver fee waived for Virginia rentals only)
    • Second driver fee waived for all University rentals
    • Damage waiver is included in the price of all vehicle rentals (with the exception of youthful drivers age 18-20)
    • Status matching for Frequent traveler programs – contact for more information.
    • No cancellation fees on all vehicle classes except 12 passenger van rentals. Twelve passenger van rentals require a 48 hour notice of cancellation or a $50.00 fee will be charged at all locations.
      • No more than twelve people, including the driver, may ride in any van owned, leased, rented or operated for University business. Passengers should sit in seats that are in front of the rear axle. If there is a back seat providing seating above the passenger limit it must be removed.
      • If you have questions about this policy, please contact UVA Property & Liability Risk Management at
    • No early drop off fee
    • No service charges for late returns – simply pay additional rental rates.
    • Contact Risk Management at 434-924-3055 prior to renting Commercial Trucks to discuss insurance requirements for these vehicles.




Payment Methods

  • A credit card may be required to make a reservation. The University's Travel and Expense Card (T&E card) is the preferred payment method. Driver and name on credit card must match for all rentals other than reservations confirmed with a direct bill number (see below). 


Setting up a direct bill account

  • If a Travel and Expense cardholder needs to pay for another employee’s vehicle rental, they may apply for a Direct Bill account with Enterprise by using the Enterprise Credit Card Authorization Form and completing the instructions on the form (email to Direct bill accounts may only be used for employee rentals. Non-employees must personally pay and seek reimbursement.


Click here to view Agreement

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