2015 Mileage Rates

The University's mileage reimbursement rates for expenses incurred in connection with the business use of a private automobile will be revised in accordance with the Internal Revenue Service standard mileage rates published in Announcement IR 2011-69. The new rates are effective for expenses incurred on or after January 1, 2015.

Connexxus Memo - Dollar Thrifty Group

The Central Travel Office is pleased to announce a new partnership with Dollar and Thrifty. Both are value leaders in the car rental industry and will enable University of California travelers to offset travel costs with lower competitive rates and expedited services.

New Connexxus Initiative

Just like the stock market, airfares can rise or fall based on demand. To take advantage of periodic fare drops, the Airfare Price Drop Protection, offered through BCD Travel is an automated system programmed to check for lower fares during the first 24 hours after ticketing when no airline change fees apply.

Connexxus News! UC Discounts with Southwest - Feb. 21

Many of the discounted Southwest fares can be purchased through the BCD and UCTC agencies and can be paid with the CTS Card. In the past, the cheaper Southwest fares were only available through the SWABIZ link and paid for with a credit card, not the CTS Card.

Travel Policy regarding Airfare Exceptions

When booking airfare please note that the UCOP G-28 Travel Policy allows coach tickets. In order to have the university cover any business or first class airfare, it must meet one or more of the conditions noted in this message.