News & Announcements

Friday, December 17, 2021

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.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

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 dep

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

University Travel Guidelines updated

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

Thursday, April 29, 2021

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. 

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Delta Extends Middle Seat Blocking Through April 30

Delta Air Lines will continue its capacity controls, including blocking middle seats, through the end of April, the carrier announced. The new date is a one-month extension of the carrier's previous update to the policy.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

U.S. to Require Negative COVID-19 Tests for All International Visitors

Effective January 26, 2021, the U.S. government will require all international airline passengers to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test before boarding flights to the United States.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Airlines warn travelers: Emotional support animals will no longer be permitted

U.S. air carriers are warning passengers they may soon have to leave their emotional support rabbits, hamsters, cats and turkeys at home.

Friday, December 18, 2020

United to Ask All Passengers for Contact-Tracing Information

United Airlines during the next few weeks will begin asking all passengers during check-in to voluntarily provide contact information to assist any contract-tracing efforts, the carrier announced Wednesday. 

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Amtrak Enables Digital Wallet Payments via Web and App

Amtrak passengers can now pay for tickets via digital wallet services Apple Pay, Google Pay, and PayPal, on Amtrak's website and mobile app.