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NYU Traveler was created to provide the NYU community with tools and services for their travel needs and to help keep them safer. University-related travel may be booked or registered through NYU Traveler.  Only NYU netID holders are eligible for direct access to the NYU Traveler booking and registration tools.

From this site, you can use your NYU NetID and password to book on-line reservations for air, rail, hotel, or car with Egencia (an Expedia company), NYU's preferred travel booking tool. You can also call an agent at Egencia via the telephone number provided above. By booking through Egencia, your travel plans will be automatically registered with the NYU Traveler trip registration tool, which NYU has created to provide you with up-to-the-minute information of potential threats to your safety during your travels, and to enable NYU to get in touch with you to render aid in the event of an emergency.

Choice was an important precept for us in designing this system. Therefore, you can elect to make your NYU-related travel arrangements through other means and then register your travel itinerary manually with NYU Traveler.

See the 'Helpful Links' section found on the right side of this page for FAQ, as well as information on insurance, immunizations, visas, passports, embassies, traveler health, travel advisories, and world culture. 

 

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Travel News

(Last update: 5/17/16)

  • Did you know that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, a recent addition to many international airline fleets, features a humidity controlled cabin?  Cabin humidity on a typical aircraft is roughly 2% - 4%, which is very dry, with a pressurized altitude of about 8,000 feet above sea level.  The Boeing Dreamliner, on the other hand, raises the humidity level to 15% with a pressurized altitude of 5,700 feet above sea level.  This perhaps underrated perk of flying in a Dreamliner helps travelers land feeling much less fatigued.
  • Airlines for America (AFA), the trade group representing the major U.S. airlines, has initiated an effort to bring visibility to the ever-increasing security wait times at U.S. airports.  Launching a website and hashtag called #IHateTheWait, AFA's initiative is meant to allow travelers to vent their frustrations in a public forum and to pressure the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and possibly even lawmakers into hiring and staffing more TSA officers to help alleviate the long waits.
  • Marriott International reported growth in both occupancy and average daily rate during the first quarter of 2016.  In this period, system wide occupancy increased 0.9% points to 71%, while the average daily rate increased 2.1% year over year to $177.19.
  • Did you know that the NYU Global Travel Team is available for presentations?  These "Road Show" visits are a great way to learn about all the services and cost savings that Global Travel can bring to your school or department.  Global Travel can present a detailed overview on how to book and pay for travel as well as help familiarize you with the NYU Traveler website and it's many helpful features.  To arrange for a Road Show visit to your NYU office or department location please email NYUGlobalTravelTeam@nyu.edu.

 


Egencia Mobile App

  • Looking for a mobile solution to your travel booking needs? Please follow the link to read more about Egencia's TripNavigator smartphone application, and feel free to reach out to the NYU Global Travel Team to inquire on how to be set up with the application's login credentials. 

NYU has discounted rates with Delta Air Lines and its joint-venture partners.  Please see the Transportation tab for more information.

NYU has discounted rates with Etihad Airways on travel to Abu Dhabi.  Please see the Transportation tab for more information.

NYU has preferred hotel rates with Marriott. Visit the Hotels tab for more information. 

NYU's preferred car service companies are Carey, Embarque, and Executive Transportation.  Visit the 'Car Service' section of the Transportation tab for more information.

Looking for a better way to manage your department's travel program?  With central billing options, approval work flows, policy administration, and notification settings, an Egencia traveler group may be just what you need.

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