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Car Rental

Vanderbilt has negotiated rates for faculty, staff, and students with Avis, Enterprise, Hertz, and National car rental agencies. For business travel, you must make rental car reservations via the Concur online booking tool or by calling a World Travel agent at 877-271-9258.

As an added benefit, faculty and staff are welcome to use our negotiated rates with Avis/Budget, Enterprise/National and Hertz for personal use.

Avis / Budget

Budget Avis
  • Avis preferred - Earn Avis Preferred Points for every qualifying dollar spent, and use the Avis app to control your rental. Enroll now. Opt-in to Avis Preferred Points and rent within 3 months and receive 100 Bonus Points Click here to update your profile and opt-in to start earning!
  • As a Budget Fastbreak member, you simply flash your license; grab your keys and go. Returns are just as easy. Drop the car in the designated area and go. Your receipt will be emailed. Join now.
  • Avis and Budget provides Vanderbilt with discounted personal and vacation travel as well. Simply use the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number B638590 and Budget Corporate Discount (BCD) number T276590 to save up to 25% off
    • Click here to make your Avis Leisure reservation.
    • Click here to make your Budget Leisure reservation.

Enterprise / National

  • Emerald Club -  This membership program includes the ability to choose your rental from a selection of cars on the Emerald Aisle and earning free rental days. Please make sure you use the same name in your Concur profile in your Emerald Club profile. Use this Vanderbilt custom link to enroll today. Reserve only intermediate (mid-size) vehicles during booking. Upon arrival you can bypass the counter and choose any car from the Emerald Aisle , which is stocked with mid-size or larger vehicles.
  • Please click here and select personal use to make all your Enterprise/National personal car rental reservations. Insurance will not be included in the cost of a personal use rental.


  • Hertz Gold Plus Rewards - Non-Gold members can enroll in Hertz Gold Plus Rewards at our dedicated Hertz link for Vanderbilt faculty and staff.
  • Faculty, staff and students can get up to 20% off leisure rates with Hertz Getaway for personal rentals. Vanderbilt’s special discount code (CDP #1876232) will automatically be applied when you make leisure rental reservations by clicking this link. Insurance will not be included in the cost of a personal use rental.

To learn more about rental car options at Nashville International Airport, click here.

Rental car insurance ID card

If you rent a car for travel on university business, a current Vanderbilt automobile insurance identification card needs to be placed in the vehicle to serve as proof of insurance. 

Airport parking

The Parking Spot

Parking Spot

Vanderbilt University faculty and staff can save 20% on airport parking in Nashville and up to 10% at all the Parking Spot locations nationwide. Download the Parking Spot mobile applicatin (Apple Store or Google Play), select Sign-up, and enter Vand2178 as the corporate account code to join today.  Click to learn more...

The Parking Spot is located at 560 Donelson Pike, Nashville, TN 37214.