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When traveling on University business, the University of Massachusetts encourages travelers to book through one of the University's preferred travel agencies, and to use our preferred airlines whenever possible.  By utilizing our preferred agencies, travelers have access to discounted fares from our negotiated contracts and the University will be better positioned to negotiate deeper discounts in the future.

The benefits available to University travelers by streamlining University business travel reservations through these two agencies include:

  • Maximizing Discounts
    • Hundreds of fare options for a single trip, including University negotiated fares
       
  • Expediting the Travel Booking Process
    • Reduces shopping time
    • Access to negotiated discounts
       
  • Reporting
    • Campus & University level data can be utilized to, report program savings, negotiate stronger contracts
    • Unused tickets
       
  • Location of Travelers (in the event of an Emergency)

Booking Options Booking Options

           ON-LINE TRAVEL BOOKING

 

Recommended use:

  • For simple point-to-point domestic reservations
  • Hotel and Car reservations
  • Amtrak reservations

 

           LIVE AGENT BOOKING

 

   

Recommended use: 

  • For all international travel reservations
     
  • For complex domestic travel reservations.  Complex domestic travel is defined as visits to two or more cities.
  • Small to Medium Size Groups
  • For people who prefer personalized service.