If you want to do any amount of corporate car rental (even if you are self employed), you should look into the business car rental programs that are offered for both small and
large businesses, through various car rental companies. (Company links open in a new window)
Note: Car rental companies can modify policy and program details at any time; I make every attempt to maintain up-to-date info, but always check with an individual company to verify any policy or program detail.
Alamo.com currently has no business program.
The Avis corporate Awards Program offers you a personalized AWD (Avis Worldwide Discount Number) that, when used on your reservation will automatically trigger your contracted low rates and discounts at participating locations worldwide.
Avis Corporate Awards Program benefits include:
* Each paid rental day earns one rental point. When you accumulate 15 rental points you will automatically get a Free Rental Day Certificate and rental discount coupons with your monthly Corporate Awards statement. Sign-up Bonus: 5 bonus points upon enrollment and the ability to earn double Corporate Awards points for every paid car rental within the first 90 days of signing up.
You get your AWD immediately upon joining.
The Budget Business Program is designed for companies that spend up to $50,000 a year on car rental.
Benefits of the Budget Business Program include:
Dollar offers two business car rental programs for all sizes and types of businesses.
The Dollar 4Business Flex Rate Plan for small businesses AND Dollar 4Business Corp Rate Plan, which is for larger companies with more car rental requirements (requires volume committment).
Flex Rate Plan benefits include:
Enterprise will work with you to customize business car rental programs and rate plans, designed specifically to meet the individual needs of your company or small business
Fox Corporate Account Program
There is no financial committment required to joinFox's business car rental program.
Those who are approved can access
5% off regular Fox internet rates and get unlimited mileage onrentals, as well as free additional drivers (must be employer/fellow employee) onbusiness rentals.
Members will automatically be enrolled in the Fox Rewards club and businesses canrequiest monthly management reports on their company's corporate rentals.
To apply, just got to
Fox Rent a Car.com
and click on the far right tab Corporate Accounts on the top of the page.
Benefits of the Hertz Business Account Program include:
If you are self-employed or own your own business, you may find that you just need a business discount for the occasional rental. Hertz offers small business travelers a special low rate on a variety of vehicles. contact them and they will send you a discount CDP number for savings up to 20%. We'll also send you special offers for additional car rental discounts throughout the year. Just go to Hertz.com and look for the Business Rentals Tab near the top right.
The National Business Benefits program
You can join the National Business Benefits Program by going to Nationalcar.com and clicking on the business rentals link at the top of the page.
The Thrifty SmartBusiness program is designed for larger companies with employees who are traveling frequently and require car rentals.
Thrifty SmartBusiness benefits include:
Thrifty SmartBiz is designed for smaller businesses.
SmartBiz benefits include:
Remember, you don't have to pick just one company... sign up for business car rental programs with as many companies as possible... you'll have more options -- especially during peak traffic times when finding available rental cars is difficult.