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Car Rental – U Should Use State Contracts for Business Travel

University travelers that need rental cars are highly encouraged to use the state contracts with Hertz, National, and Enterprise. These State Auto Rental Contracts include recommended insurance as part of  the contract, so the traveler does not need to purchase any additional … Continue reading

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Help Speed Travel Payments with Accurate Submissions

Travel & Reimbursement Services is currently experiencing a high volume of Travel Reimbursement requests, and we are working diligently to process them as quickly as possible.   Please make sure to follow the guidelines below in order to help speed up … Continue reading

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International Travel MUST be Registered 3 Weeks in Advance

Attention: International Travelers and Departments – Beginning April 2, 2018, the Travel & Reimbursement Services Department will require VP signatures for any reimbursement requests where the trip was not registered 3 weeks in advance of departure. We are taking this … Continue reading

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Standard Mileage Rate Changes for 2018

As of January 1, 2018, the Standard Mileage Rates changed to the following: 54.5 cents per mile for business miles driven, an increase of 1 cent from 2017 18 cents per mile for purpose of relocation, an increase of 1 … Continue reading

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Speed Travel Payments with Accurate Submissions

Travel & Reimbursement Services is currently experiencing a high volume of Travel Reimbursement requests, and we are working diligently to process them as quickly as possible.  Please make sure to follow the guidelines below in order to help speed up the … Continue reading

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Travel Server Outage: Please Plan Ahead – Friday June 9

We are upgrading the Travel System server beginning Friday, June 9 at 12:00 noon, through Sunday, June 11. Please plan ahead for this outage by taking care of your travel needs prior to the upgrade, the following functions are among those that … Continue reading

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Help Speed Travel Reimbursements – Requirements

Travel & Reimbursement Services is currently experiencing a high volume of travel reimbursement requests, and we are working diligently to process them as quickly as possible.  This post contains guidelines that will help to speed overall processing time. If we receive an … Continue reading

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Banned from Flights: Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Many of you may have heard of this new rule on the news, or have been notified on your Christopherson itinerary; the Galaxy Note 7 by Samsung is currently banned from airline flights. If passengers attempt to travel by air … Continue reading

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Register Trip now has option for Group Travel

Effective July 1, 2016, “Group Travel” is a new category of university trips. If your department is sending 10 or more people on the same identical itinerary, then it is considered an instance of “Group Travel.”  These instances, which are … Continue reading

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