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Kilometre Reimbursement

Kilometre reimbursement refers to when a vehicle is used for business travel but is owned by the employee instead of the company. Kilometre reimbursement can pose a risk for businesses when the company and/or employee does not understand the level of responsibility that they have. Find out more about potential risks here

Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental can work with you to develop effective kilometre reimbursement strategies. We have a range of options available which can be tailored to your specific objectives to provide the most cost-effective and efficient business rental solutions for you.

What are employer's responsibilities?

As an employer, you should consider factors such as company policies. It is important to have a clear strategy to minimise the risks associated with kilometre reimbursement. For example, it should be clarified who is responsible for damage in the event of an accident. In order to minimise this risk, employers should provide a policy that ensures that the use of a private vehicle by the employee is conditional on the existence of comprehensive insurance cover.

A company policy on kilometre reimbursement requires proper administration. This can be time consuming and often responsibilities are unclearly shared between fleet management and HR

What are alternatives to kilometre reimbursement usage?

A good alternative to kilometre reimbursement can be the use of rental vehicles, car sharing and public transport.

Rental and car sharing vehicles are generally newer, more modern and safer than private vehicles. As a result, they are more efficient, have lower emissions and meet the latest standards in terms of occupational safety and environmental compatibility. In addition, the landlord is responsible for the taxation, TÜV inspection and maintenance of the vehicles.

Goals to consider when considering alternative solutions:

  • Reduction of CO 2 emissions
  • Reduction of travel costs
  • Services in the event of a breakdown
  • Availability
  • Promote the use of public / shared transport and active travel
  • Increase in employee efficiency

What are the benefits to using alternative solutions?

The main benefits of effectively managing your kilometre reimbursement policy through the use of rental vehicles are:

  • Cost control
  • Rental vehicles are typically newer, cleaner and safer
  • Reduction in vehicle emissions
  • Health and safety of staff 
  • Increased vehicle choice
  • Reduced risk to the employer
  • Improved environmental credentials

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