Hertz Car Rental Licensee

For more information about vehicle rentals and a rate comparison, see Vehicle Rentals.


For reservations using the Hertz website below, use CDP# 17564.

Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Program

Visit the Hertz #1 Club Gold Plus Rewards website to enroll in the rewards program with no annual fee for Cornell employees.

Gold Plus Reward Program Features

  • Points never expire
  • Any Day reward options with no blackouts
  • Easy, online redemption at Hertz.com

Placing Orders

To make a reservation, contact Hertz Reservations directly at (800) 654-3131, or go to www.hertz.com. Use Cornell Corporate CDP# 17564 to receive discounted rates and insurance privileges. Personal rentals do not include insurance and can be reserved by using the same CDP#17564.

The renter must have a valid driver's license. A major credit card or Cornell corporate card in his or her name should be utilized for payment. For tax-exempt business rentals in New York State, the renter must pay with a Cornell corporate card.

Business rentals available to students age 21 or older with completion and submission of the Student Travel Confirmation for Business Purpose Form (PDF, 173 KB) to the Ithaca Hertz rental office.

Rates and Other Information

  • Rates are available for all classes of vehicles.
  • Rates are for rentals returned to the same location, additional charges for one-way rentals.
  • Protection plans included with business rentals are the Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) – full coverage for loss or damage to the rental car; and Primary Liability Protection Coverage for authorized operators of $100,000 per person, $300,000 per accident, and $25,000 in property damage.
  • When booking online for business purposes, please check "I am traveling on Company Official Travel." Do not accept the LDW or Liability Insurance Supplement (LIS) coverages, because they are automatically included in the rate quoted.
  • Drivers must be 20 years of age to be eligible to rent under Cornell's corporate agreement.
  • The renter must have a valid driver's license and a major credit card in his or her name. (For tax-exempt business rentals in New York State, the renter must pay with a Cornell corporate card.)
  • In Europe, rentals booked with the Cornell contract rate and CDP# 17564 include the Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection (TP) coverages. When booking online for business purposes, please check "I am traveling on Company Official Travel," and "Quote me the program my company has negotiated." This will ensure that your rate quoted in Europe includes the appropriate coverage.
  • The Hertz Gold Plus Rewards loyalty program is free to all Cornell Gold members. New Gold members will automatically be enrolled. If you are an existing Gold member, update your profile by selecting the Gold Plus Rewards box.
  • For insurance coverage on international vehicle rentals, please check eligibility with the Cornell University contract administrator. Certain countries are excluded from contract coverage.

Sales Representative

Melissa Grasso
National Account Manager, Northeast Region
The Hertz Corporation
75 Ajax Road
Rochester, NY 14624

Telephone: (585) 235-0210 or (617) 561-3031
Fax: (877) 333-9462

Supplier Stats

  • Name: Hertz Car Rental Licensee
  • Supplier Type: Pricing Agreement
  • Locale: REGIONAL

Products and Services

  • Vehicle Rentals

Supplier Benefits

  • Online booking
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Discounted rentals based on volume
  • Discounts for international rentals
  • Collision and liability insurance included for business travel
  • Availability for one-way rentals to/from all Hertz locations (mileage fee applies)
  • Personal rental discounts for Cornell employees
  • Special contracted rates for the Hertz Green Traveler Collection
  • Special shuttle rates between Ithaca and Syracuse (to and from, both ways)
  • Special reduced rates for the NYC and Metro-Tri-State areas
  • Reduced refueling rate

Product and Pricing

  • Obtain contract pricing online on the Hertz website or by calling toll-free reservations at (800) 654-3131. If online, use Cornell Corporate Contract # 17564.

Order Address

PO Box 142 Glens Falls, NY 12801

Customer Service

Customer Service Nadine Zaorski nadine.ayes@hertz.com CS:954-377-8550

Strategic Sourcing Manager

Jay Porter 607-255-9460