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New webinars: Save time and money by traveling smarter

Do you know how to get the best of travel as negotiated for UC? Check out upcoming webinars from the Central Travel Office for helpful tips geared towards newbie and expert travelers alike! All classes are conveniently offered online via Zoom, and plenty of time is allotted for you to get your questions answered by UC travel pros.

AB 1887 California Travel Prohibitions Using State Funds
March 5, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

California State Law prohibits state-funded travel to 11 states that have passed restrictive discrimination laws. UC Tax Manager John Barrett will share what this means for the UC community and its travelers.

Handling Airline Credits
March 5, 12 – 12:30 p.m.

UC lost close to $500,000 last year in unused ticket credits! Learn how to access your credits and how to maximize your funds by using them.

UC Rates on Southwest Airlines
March 19, 11 – 11:30 a.m.

Some of UC’s best discounts are with Southwest! Learn about the many ways you can access this great pricing, and get tips for managing your tickets, once booked

Booking Personal Travel
March 19, 12 – 12:30 p.m.

Can and should you book personal travel through UC travel resources? Don’t miss this webinar for more details about personal travel options and how to combine business and personal trips.

Booking and Managing Airfare Online
April 2, 11 – 11:30 a.m.

Get expert tips on how to book and manage tickets online, from changes to cancellation. Plus, learn more about airline credits — what they are, who controls them and how to reuse them.

Fly America Act
April 9, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Fly America Act generally requires that foreign air travel funded by federal government money must be conducted on United States air carriers. In this one-hour workshop, join special guest Jeff Pennington — executive director of the Institute of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies at UC Berkeley — for an exploration into this policy’s many nuances.

California REAL ID
April 9, 12 – 12:30 p.m.

Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, all travelers 18 and older will need a REAL ID or another acceptable form of identification in order to fly, per federal requirements. Standard drivers’ licenses will no longer be accepted by TSA at airport security checkpoints starting in October. Don’t miss your flight: Join us to find out what Real ID is all about!

Missed a webinar that sounded great? Access archived videos online on the Connexus website. And, check the upcoming webinars site frequently for updates. New courses on the value of TSA and the value of Real ID will be posted soon!

For questions or suggestions, please contact Yasmin Sidi.



Blog photo by Anete Lūsiņa on Unsplash


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