News & Announcements

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Amtrak to Return Acela Service on the Northeast Corridor

Beginning June 1, Amtrak is restoring Acela service on the Northeast Corridor on a modified schedule in response to anticipated increased demand. Modified service will include the restoration of three weekday Acela roundtrips.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

REAL ID Deadline extended

Due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the national emergency declaration, the Department of Homeland Security is extending the REAL ID enforcement deadline beyond the current October 1, 2020 deadline.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

5.2M Marriott Guests May Be Affected By 2nd Data Breach

Marriott International has experienced its second data breach in 18 months. The breach affects up to 5.2 million guests.  For more information or to find out if you were affected by the breach, click here.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Amtrak is going cashless on board the trains and in the stations

Starting Friday, March 27, 2020, Amtrak is going cashless on board the trains and in the stations.  The Service Adjustments page on has also been updated:  https://www.amtra

Monday, March 16, 2020

Travel Program FAQs Related to Covid-19

The University Travel Program has developed a list of FAQs related to Covid-19. 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

REAL ID is coming soon. Are you ready?

Beginning October 1, 2020, you will need a REAL ID-compliant license, identification card, or another form of federally-acceptable identification (such as a valid passport or military ID) to fly within the U.S.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Reduced Fares on Amtrak Mean Additional Ticket Restrictions

On March 1, 2020, Amtrak began offering deeply discounted tickets and reduced fares. To make these lowered fares feasible, Amtrak is implementing a few more restrictions on tickets.  In an effort to better fit each customer’s need, Amtrak is revising the following:

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Notice Regarding Travel To and From China

Until further notice, no students, faculty, or staff will be approved to travel to mainland China on University business or as part of a University-sponsored program. We strongly recommend deferring other types of travel (leisure, personal interest) for the foreseeable future.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Princeton University Higher Ed Travel Showcase

Princeton University Travel Services will host their second travel showcase on Monday, March 16, from 10 am – 2 pm in Frick Atrium. The show is designed for all faculty and staff who book or purchase group or individual travel.

Friday, October 18, 2019

International Immunization Recommendations & Travel Health

International travel may entail health risks. The CDC's Travelers’ Health site at provides updated travel information, notices, and vaccine recommendations for international travelers.