Avis Rent-A-Car

Rental via the telephone

  • Call 1-800-331-1212
  • Give the The New School Account number: B049000
  • Tell them where and when the car is needed
  • Select car size for the rental
  • Ask for the best corporate rate
  • Accept rental and ask for the reservation number

To order vehicle online

  • Go to www.avis.com
  • Follow prompts on the screen
  • Check the best rate box
  • Supply the location information and dates needed
  • Confirm rental and copy reservation information

To order an Avis Credit Card,

contact the Purchasing Department at 212 229 5323 x3733.

Important Note:

You may not use the university's Avis account for any non-university business. The rented vehicle must not be operated by anyone other than the registered driver(s).

At the Rental Counter

When renting an Avis car for university business, do not accept any additional insurance offered by Avis (LDW, PAI, PEP, ALI).

Loss Damage Waiver Protection: Under the The New School's agreement with Avis, Avis is responsible for all damage to the Avis car after the $3,000 deductible. The university department responsible for renting the car is responsible for the amount of the deductible.

Personal Accident Insurance: The New School provides workman's compensation for employees on business-related trips.

Personal Effects Protection: In no event does the The New School insure for loss or damage of an employee's personal property. You are responsible for taking all necessary precautions for securing your personal property while in the rental car.

Additional Liability Insurance: The university carries additional liability insurance.

Repeat: Employees are not permitted to use the university's Avis account for any non-university business.

Download the  Avis Corporate Travel Plan Brochure (PDF)  for The New School.

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