Please use these guidelines and procedures until a formal Procurement and Payment Services (PPS) policy is in place.
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The university only provides insurance cover for vehicles rented from Bluu Car Rental when:
- the car will be used for official university business;
- designated driver/s are all university staff members.
Bluu Car Rental may be used to rent cars for official visitors to the university, although insurance cover must be taken out using Bluu's Car Rental insurance.
The university will not take responsibility for vehicle losses or damages caused by visitors, and departments should ensure that the correct procedure is followed when renting vehicles on behalf of visitors. Failure to do so may result in the department concerned being liable for any losses or damages.
Note: all traffic fines incurred while on university business are for the driver's own personal account.
UCT Bluu Car Rental rates are available to staff in their private capacity, but:
- bookings must be made directly with Bluu Car Hire using a UCT staff card
- payment must be made by personal credit card and NOT by UCT purchase order or PCard
- bookings are NOT covered by UCT insurance.
Consult the SAP Help procedure for ordering a hired car. (Under Links)
Using staff vendors
Staff members who receive reimbursements or allowances (eg mileage) should have a staff vendor number on SAP to facilitate payment.
When placing orders for staff members who do not have an SAP vendor number, please request that the vendor be set up by either emailing the person's name and staff number to PPS (see Contact us), or by completing the Staff Vendor Application Form (under Download) and emailing it to Master Data.
Note: Provincial Government of the Western Cape staff must use the form to ensure that bank details are correct and also to inform PPS of any change to their bank details.