Travel News

See university travel news below (and in these archived NewsLink articles). For general travel news, see the CTP News feed

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| April 11, 2019

The latest news and information for Ohio State business travelers.

| March 27, 2019
One of the most common questions raised since the start of the travel initiative relates to what to do if you believe that you have found airfare with a lower price than what you can find through CTP or its online booking tool (Concur).
We recognize and support travelers' efforts to be fiscally responsible stewards of university resources while meeting the needs of their business travel. In the vast majority of cases, flights booked through CTP or Concur, cost the same or less than they would through third-party websites.
If you believe that you have found...
| March 1, 2019

Fees for booking a flight have been reduced and after-hours service has been upgraded for individuals traveling on university business. Both enhancements are effective today.

The new booking fees for flights represent savings of up to 20 percent. Travelers who need access to an agent after normal business hours will receive improved response times because the university has upgraded to an exclusive service line.

| December 19, 2018

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the mileage reimbursement rate will increase from 54.5 cents per mile to 58 cents a mile for all business miles driven from Jan. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019.

| July 30, 2018

In coordination with the recent announcement of the travel initiative , the OSU Travel Office will be conducting a monthly drawing for an Airline Voucher (valued at $450) through the first year of the travel initiative .