Entries in the Category "rental"

CWRU Family, Alumni, and Friends Travel Discounts

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There are travel perks galore for those connected with CWRU past and present. All you need to know is where to find them!

Are you planning a family vacation from Minneapolis to Salt Lake or taking a spin around Italy and need a rental car? Use our National Car rental code! In the Cleveland area, CWRU's Enterprise CarShare program offers the flexibility of campus-based vehicle rentals by the hour, overnight, and by the day with no gasoline charges and up to 200 free miles per day for CWRU students and staff.

If you're traveling to Cleveland to visit a student or have some relatives you can't fit into your northeast Ohio establishment, there's an array of local discounted hotel rates at University Circle, Downtown, and suburban location. Traveling across the U.S. or overseas? There are even more lodging options. Check out CWRU partner pricing from Wyndham, Starwood, and Extended Stay America lodging chains.

At an airport or need transport for a special guest? CWRU's newest travel partner, GroundLink, can provide an array of car hire options.

To learn more, visit www.cwru.edu/travel/. You can also call Michael Kurutz, CWRU Travel Services Manager, at 216-368-6092 to get the scoop on these and other great deals.

Hot New Rates For Car Rentals

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Renting a car for an upcoming conference or personal vacation? New discounted rates for CWRU faculty and staff will provide some relief!

Personal and business bookings with both National and Enterprise Rental Car from July 1st will save 5-15% compared to the former 2011 CWRU daily rates. Just use the university Corporate Contract ID when making your online reservation.

Here are sample daily rates for a Sunday through Wednesday mid-August booking (pre-tax and fee; four-door Ford Fusion or equivalent vehicle):

Cleveland $31.33
Los Angeles $41.33
Washington, DC $41.33
Seattle $36.33
Orlando $31.33
Baltimore-Washington $31.33

IRS Increases Mileage Rates

The IRS has announced standard business mileage rates for transportation expenses incurred beginning July 1, 2011 will increase to 55.5 cents per mile (see release). Relevant CWRU reimbursement requests for travel taking place beginning July 1, 2011 should employ this rate.

CWRU personal vehicle travel for the period January 1, 2011 through June 30th, 2011 will be reimbursed at 51 cents per mile. Travelers using rental cars will be reimbursed for actual rental and gasoline expenses and not provided mileage allowances.