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Resources to help with university-related and personal travel

Travel Services

Key Travel is the University's approved travel management company for University business travel.

Key Travel ranks in the top 30 travel management companies in the world by volume; servicing over 4,000 non-profit organizations globally including 200+ higher education institutions.

For American University, Key Travel will offer:

  • Access to special content, including non-profit and academic air fares with deep discounts and unique flexibility.
  • Negotiated rates with leading hotel chains as well as partnership with 3rd party content providers such as Expedia and and AU contract rates.
  • Negotiated rates with leading car rental brands including AU contract rates.
  • Access to Amtrak and Eurostar as well as other global rail providers.
  • Full range of group travel solutions from flight fulfillment and lodging to all-inclusive tours for study abroad programs.
  • 24-hour reservation call center owned and operated by Key Travel, with no extra charge for using the service after normal business hours.

For Key Travel access and online booking tool tutorial, please visit Travel & Expenses page in AU Portal.

Key Travel contact information:

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Ground Transportation

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AU partners with various hotel chains and services to provide discounts for faculty, staff, and students, for business and personal travel

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Corporate Credit Card

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Travel Agents

AU has partnered with Key Travel to provide travel management services

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