Best Practice - Flight Bookings

Book All Airfare in Concur or with a World Travel Agent for Safety, Payment Choice and Assistance While Traveling

Help us, help you!

BEST PRACTICE #1:  By booking your airfare in Concur or with a World Travel agent, you will benefit in the following ways:
  • Traveler Safety - Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Terrorist Activities, Civil Unrest - If we know you are in an affected area, we will reach out to see if you need assistance.  By booking in Concur or with a World Travel agent, we have access to the database of Penn flight itineraries.  Your safety matters!
  • Payment Method Choice - You can Direct Bill the airfare to the University (no expense report needed) or you can use your own credit card and request reimbursement via an expense report.
  • Traveler Assistance - World Travel agents are available 24/7, 365 days a year, to assist when flights experience delays or cancellations due to weather, maintenance issues, or when the traveler simply has a change in plans.

BEST PRACTICE #2 - Register all international trips in GAR (Global Activities Registry) found at global.upenn.edu/gar. Bonus result:  You will be automatically enrolled in ISOS and have access to health coverage while abroad.

Access Concur at www.upenn.edu/penntravel.  Click link to Concur on top right of screen.

Access to World Travel - 888-641-9112, option 2 to speak with an agent or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .