Real ID Requirement

Beginning May 3, 2023, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, state-issued enhanced driver’s license, or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the United States. Read the announcement.

Planning University Travel

The University of Wisconsin System has a managed travel program with a variety of carefully selected contracted vendors. Use of these vendors is required for reimbursement.

Contact your institution’s travel manager if you have further questions after viewing the information on this site.

 

  1. Report: Ancillary Airline Revenue on the Rise

    The airlines with the most ancillary revenue collected $48.4 billion in such fees in 2021, a 54.2 percent increase year over year with growth among all categories of airlines, according to a new report from airline ancillary strategy firm IdeaWorksCompany.   

  1. Buyers Voice OBT Dissatisfaction in ITM Survey

    More than half of travel buyers said their current online booking tool is not equipped to meet their needs in the future, though most also indicated they have no immediate plans to change their current provider, according to a survey published by the Institute of Travel Management.

  1. Hertz, BP to Develop U.S. EV Charging Station Network

    Hertz and BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a U.S. network of electric vehicle charging stations powered by BP Pulse, the energy company’s global electrification and charging solution brand.

  1. Air Canada Selects Chooose for Carbon Offsets

    Air Canada has selected Chooose as its new carbon offset partner, the carrier announced Tuesday. 

  1. Virgin Atlantic to Join SkyTeam Alliance

    Virgin Atlantic in early 2023 will join the SkyTeam global airline alliance, the carrier announced Tuesday, giving the carrier’s loyalty program members additional opportunities to earn points and access to a network of more than 750 airport lounges across six continents. 

Effective July 1, 2022 – the IRS Standard Mileage rate will increase to 62.5 cents per mile driven for business use, up 4 cents from the rate effective at the start of the year. The turndown rate (for campuses that utilize it) will increase to 40.5 cents per mile. No change in the motorcycle rate will occur.