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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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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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Tips for Fast Travel Reimbursements

Travel volume increases during the beginning of Summer Semester and Fiscal Year End.  We want to provide a speedy reimbursement process to our campus users, and suggest the following: GFA signatures must be current – make sure the approval signatures can be verified … Continue reading

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Complementary Emerald Club Membership Available through March 4, 2016

National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car are preferred car rental providers for  University of Utah Travel, and they are currently offering University travelers Executive status in their Emerald Club – as long as they enroll by March 4, 2016. The … Continue reading

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Green Travel Fund Donation – Clarification

Last week, we implemented an exciting new project called the Green Travel Fund – which is a collaborative effort between the Travel Office, Facilities Management, and the Sustainability Office to provide a convenient method for travelers to offset the impact … Continue reading

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