Effective 12/6/10, the State of New York awarded travel contracts to two travel agencies. Business Travel Accounts (since 5/23/03) have been established with each agent, and must be used to purchase all state funded airfare and trainfare.
18 Green St.
Albany, NY 12207
Do NOT use website for travel arrangements.
$6.65 transaction fee for train/bus fare
$20.00 transaction fee for airline ticket
Delivery is available within region.
Direct Travel-New York
30 Corporate Drive
Clifton Park, NY 12065
$5.56 transaction fee for train
$16.65 transaction fee for airfare
No delivery available, except by paid carrier.
*If a traveler does not charge their air or train fare to the CTA with one of the state contracted agents, the traveler cannot be reimbursed unless it meets one of the attached (http://www.ogs.ny.gov/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/CL744.pdf - OGS exception form) recommended exceptions and the approval of the Director of State Accounting.
**We encourage all travelers to accept e-tickets, e-invoices, and e-itineraries when available.