Owners, financial guru’s and sourcing managers, mileage reimbursement is a huge expense when employees drive their own cars for work purposes. Did you know that based on a reimbursement rate of $0.50 cents anything over 120 miles driven by using a personal car is more expensive than renting one? Companies both large and small that require their employees drive their own cars are reevaluating the reimbursement process and switching to renting cars instead. Enterprise and Hertz (their off airport locations called Hertz Local Edition) both have programs that will bring your rental car to you. The car will be delivered to your home in the morning and then you drop it off at the rental office and they will take you home. It’s very slick and easy. Here are a couple of other reasons why renting a car makes more sense then driving your own. 1- Less chance of breaking down on the road. A rental car will usually have less miles and the necessary maintenance will have just been done. Plus if it does break down you don’t have to foot the bill for the repairs. Yes!!! 2- Less wear and tear on your own car. Consistant long distance driving will wear your car out much faster than normal. Save those miles on your own car and put them on a rental. 3- Renting a vehicle will give you the opportunity to try out a car you might want to own some day. With National Car Rentals “choose your own car” program you get to decide from several makes and models which car to drive. Perhaps a PT Cruiser… or a hot Dodge Charger has been on your list to try out.
Here is a mileage calculator link by Enterprise Car Rental that will help you determine if driving a personal car versus a rental car would be the greatest value. Plug in the numbers and it will automatically calculate it for you. Rental rates are based on current Enterprise daily rates and are also changeable.
To reserve your rental car contact any one of our professional travel consultants at 801-327-7700. You’ll drive away happy!