June 16, 2024

New travel agency available Thursday (Sept. 1) for nonemployees and student organizations; preferred for employees to begin Sept. 20

New travel agency available Thursday (Sept. 1) for nonemployees and student organizations; preferred for employees to begin Sept. 20

Starting Thursday (Sept. 1), any Purdue systemwide office and organization needing support in reserving travel for nonemployees will need to have to go through AAA Corporate Vacation. This consists of prospective college and staff, viewing professors and consultants, and university student corporations. The guidance features group travel for nonemployees and college student corporations, which is outlined as 10 or extra men and women on a one itinerary. Anthony Travel, the University’s current travel agency, will no extended guidance nonemployees and scholar organizations as of Thursday.

With this modify, departments and organizations will will need to use their Purdue College Buying Card (PCard) when working with AAA Corporate Travel companies for direct reserving of reservations for nonemployees and pupil organizations. The PCard now will allow people fees on the card.

Reservations required for nonemployee vacation in just 72 hours must be manufactured by contacting AAA Company Travel at 800-354-4514. Journey preparations with for a longer time direct periods need to be requested on line as a result of the AAA Company Vacation Purdue NonEmployee Journey Reservation variety. An AAA Corporate Journey agent will then access out inside a few small business times to confirm reservations.

Although travel agency providers transition from Anthony Travel to AAA Company Travel, Purdue Travel will pay out the transaction costs associated with College department nonemployee journey by Sept 19. Commencing Sept. 20, departments will be dependable for transaction expenses for all nonemployee journey. Scholar companies will be accountable for all transaction costs assessed by AAA Company Travel, productive Thursday.

Purdue Travel will go on to go over the transaction service fees for school, personnel and learners on the West Lafayette, Fort Wayne and Northwest campuses for travel booked via AAA Company Journey.

People at Purdue World wide, Purdue Polytechnic Superior College and nonemployees and university student businesses on all Purdue campuses will be able to obtain Purdue’s negotiated costs and discount rates for vacation arrangements booked through AAA Company Vacation.

Anthony Travel will no more time offer companies for Purdue workforce and others traveling on University business enterprise as of Sept. 20. AAA Company Travel will come to be Purdue’s full-service travel company for these persons, including school, employees and students. At that time, AAA Company Vacation will turn into the University’s most popular travel reserving strategy, in addition to Concur. As an exception, Purdue Athletics will carry on to partner with Anthony Vacation for their journey requirements.

Further details about the journey company changeover and process for staff will be shared in the coming months.

Questions about this adjust should be directed to Purdue Journey at 765-494-7354 or [email protected].