Concur Travel is the online booking tool for UC employees to make travel arrangements. Visitors and students should contact the sponsoring deparment for further guidance regarding their individual travel arrangements.
Concur Travel Help or beginning January 7, 2019 call Fox World Travel at 888-209-7881 or 773-693-1908
Setting up a Conference – The University’s designated travel agency can help you with group rates and meeting room reservations in the Chicago area or elsewhere.
Fox World Travel
Fox World Travel is the only travel agency with access to the University’s negotiated airline, hotel, and car rental discounts. Therefore, in the interest of spending cost effectively, all airline, hotel (with the exception of Conference block space lodging), rail, and car rental reservations should be directed to Fox World Travel.
Reservations may be made via the telephone, by email, or via the GEMS/Concur Self-Service On-Line Booking Tool.
Best practice: Use the self-service GEMS/Concur booking tool to make new simple, point-to-point airline reservations and for all car rental and hotel reservation (unless you are attending an event or conference where rooms have been blocked).
For agent-assisted telephone reservations: The best practice is to call a travel counselor, (888)-209-7881, (773)-693-1908, to assist with all new international, and complex, multi-leg journeys, or to make changes to existing reservations.
For email reservations requests, contact Fox at email@example.com
Visitors and students should contact the sponsoring department for further guidance regarding their individual travel arrangements.
Meeting/Conference Service Support – Fox World Travel can help you with group airline rates and meeting room reservations in the Chicago area or elsewhere. Call Monday-Friday, 7:00am-7:30pm, (888)-209-7881 or (773)-693-1908, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Chicago Preferred Travel Agency Fox World Travel, Inc.
Discount Programs Available for UChicago Business Travel
The University has negotiated airline, hotel, livery and car rental discounts only available through our Preferred Travel Agency, Fox World Travel.
Fly America Act
The Fly America Act affects which airlines you are allowed to utilize when traveling on U.S. federal grants and contracts. Recent international treaties referred to as "Open Skies Agreements" provide a limited exception to the Fly America Act. In the United States-European Union Open Skies Agreement, travelers may use a U.S. flag airline or any European Union (EU) airline when traveling from the United States to EU countries. The following link Fly America Act provides updated information on the federal regulation.