Avis Rent-a-Car is The New School's preferred vendor for car rentals.
- 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).
Rent a Vehicle by Phone
- Call 800.331.1212.
- Give The New School's account number, B049000.
- Tell the vendor 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.
Rent a 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 Procurement Department at 212.229.5323 x3733 or complete the Avis Credit Card form.
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 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 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.
Download the Avis Corporate Travel Plan Brochure for The New School.