Real ID Requirement

Beginning May 7, 2025, 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 more about Real ID on the DHS website. 

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. Getting in Tune with Payment Orchestration

    BTN Primer: Do you know how payment works at your travel suppliers? You might want to learn.

  1. Survey: Trip Effectiveness Scrutiny Rising

    Cost controls and trip effectiveness are being more carefully scrutinized and could limit business travel in the next six months, according to a new survey by Tourism Economics in collaboration with the U.S. Travel Association and J.D. Power.

  1. Lufthansa to Take 41 Percent Stake in ITA Airways

    Lufthansa Group has reached an agreement to acquire a 41 percent stake in Italian national carrier ITA Airways for €325 million.

  1. Cvent Adds AI Writing Tool to Mtg. Platform

    Meetings technology company Cvent has launched a copy-generating artificial intelligence tool for platform users, the company announced Wednesday.  

  1. Carriers Improve On-Time Performance in April

    North American carrier on-time performance in April reversed its downturn from March, according to Cirium.

Effective January 1, 2023 – the IRS Standard Mileage rate will increase to 65.5 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.