The Princeton Travel & Expense Program

The goal of the Princeton Travel Program is to provide safety, service, and savings to University travelers. The program is designed to:

  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the University’s faculty, staff, and students while traveling
  • Deliver exceptional travel-related services
  • Reduce travel costs

The Princeton Expense Program provides expense reporting support and seamless reconciliation of travel and other business expenses.

Together, the T&E program offers a suite of tools and services including Concur, an online travel booking and expense management tool; a dedicated team of Princeton travel agents at World Travel, who are accessible 24/7; convenient mobile apps; and the University's credit card programs. 

IS YOUR DEPARTMENT RESUMING GROUP TRAVEL? 

To help you manage your group travel in 2022, we are offering a brief presentation for departments, organizations, and programs that are resuming group travel.

Learn more about "Group Travel in the New Normal" including how to schedule this presentation for your department.

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Concur

Reservations for University faculty, staff, students, and guests should be booked through Concur, the University’s on-line booking tool, or through our designated travel management company, World Travel Inc. The University’s negotiated rates, car rental insurance coverage, and other benefits are only available by booking via one of these methods.

Click here to see all of the benefits you will receive when booking through Concur or with World Travel.

In the wake of a judge's ruling on Monday, April 18th that struck down the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's transit masking rules, major U.S. airlines have made mask-wearing optional for both passengers and employees.

POLICIES FOR TRAVEL TO AND FROM CAMPUS
 Permissible Travel Guidelines  
Maintained by Global Safety & Security

Environmental Health and Safety released a Visitor Policy effective May 16th that outlines procedures for all visitors coming to the University campus.

News & Announcements

US will end COVID-19 testing requirement for air travelers entering the country

The Biden administration has announced that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lift its requirement for travelers to test negative for Covid-19 before entering the US.... Read More

Access Rates for Preferred Princeton-Area Properties

The travel program recently released a hotel matrix that summarizes negotiated rates and availability of hotel amenities at all of the University's preferred Princeton-area properties. The document will allow University affiliates to compare local hotel rates and see which amenities are... Read More

American Airlines Introduces New Benefits for University Groups

Now is the time to start booking WinterSession group Travel and AA has just rolled out new group benefits including complimentary priority access and complimentary preferred seating.  To book, contact our group... Read More

American Revamps Elite-Tier Loyalty Requirements

American Airlines is simplifying the requirements for reaching elite tiers in its AAdvantage loyalty program, now having a single set of points needed for each tier.

Starting next year, status with American will be based solely on "Loyalty Points," each the equivalent of one AAdvantage... Read More

University Travel Guidelines updated

The Office of the Associate Provost for International Affairs and Operations updated its Pandemic-Period Permissible Travel... Read More

Real ID Deadline Extended to May 3, 2023

The Department of Homeland Security has extended the REAL ID deadline and will not begin to enforce the use of REAL ID until May 3, 2023. 

Starting May 3, 2023, you must have a REAL ID compliant driver license/ID to fly within the U.S., unless you use a U.S. passport or another federally... Read More