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Johns Hopkins Travel and Expense Management

Johns Hopkins Travel and Expense Management is the central resource for Johns Hopkins faculty, staff, and students with regard to business travel. We hope you will take time to review the resources available on this site. Please use them and share your thoughts on how we can support you moving forward with your travel needs.

To log into Concur, click the "Booking Travel" page and then click on the Concur logo. Via single sign-on, you will be logged into Concur.

Supporting Your Travel Needs

We work tirelessly to provide exceptional service to Johns Hopkins through a number of mechanisms:

  • Negotiating with travel Suppliers for discounts and improved services for air, hotel, rental cars and other travel-related services
  • Collaborating with World Travel, Inc. the preferred travel management company
  • Implementing Concur, the online booking tool, to expedite travel reservations for faculty and staff
  • Developing, maintaining and managing central travel- and expense-related policies and procedure

Issue with Southwest on Concur

When booking Southwest, please shop by "fares."  When searching by "schedule" there is a known issue that does not allow you to advance and select flights.  Concur is looking into this issue.

Hotel Vendor Day on September 28

On Thursday, September 28, 2017 the Johns Hopkins Travel Office is pleased to host a Hotel Vendor Day to showcase many Johns Hopkins preferred hotels in Baltimore City and the immediate vicinity.  Representatives from a variety of hotels will be on hand from 10:00am until 2:00pm in the Glass Pavilion (Levering Hall) on the Homewood Campus.  This is a wonderful opportunity to meet with hotel partners with which you may have done business with in the past, as well as learn about new properties opening in the city.  We encourage you to come by, bring your business cards, and share your guest, groups, and meetings needs with these vendors - all of which offer preferred rates for Johns Hopkins.

Participating properties can be found here (as of 9/20).

New to the Johns Hopkins Travel Program?

To get started using the Johns Hopkins Travel Program, this guide has been created as a step-by-step resource. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns at

Buyer Beware: Basic Economy Fares

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Airlines have all introduced Basic Economy Fares, designed to be a low-cost option for the budget-minded traveler, but beware: these fares come with many restrictions.

United Airlines Basic Economy Fare Restrictions and Infographic
American Airlines Basic Economy Fare Restrictions and Infographic
Delta Airlines Basic Economy Fare Restrictions and Infographic

These fare types are not restricted for many Johns Hopkins divisions. If booking with an agent, the agent will tell you if it is a basic economy fare. If booking in Concur, please check the fare rules. If you are unsure, you may contact WTI via email or the chat feature on Concur.

Share Your Feedback about the Travel Program

We invite your feedback on how the travel program is working for you, your department's, or your division's travel. The Johns Hopkins Travel Office needs to hear from you in order to make any program adjustments by working with our preferred suppliers and vendors. To access the survey, please click here. Your honest feedback is appreciated so we, your colleagues, can support your travel needs and requirements.

News and Information

  • Amtrak announces a Double Days promotion between September 18 and November 18. 2017. Register here for 2x the Amtrak Rewards.
  • Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore has lowered its preferred rate for Johns Hopkins. See the Hotels page for more details!
  • The Department of Homeland Security has announced enhanced security measures for flights to the U.S.
  • Marriott International, Hilton, and IHG Hotels have announced cancellation policy changes; please visit the Hotels section of the Preferred Suppliers page for more information.
  • The U.S. State Department has issued an updated Travel Alert for Europe (expires September 2017).
  • Amtrak announces major enhancements to tracks at New York's Penn Station, affecting some train schedules this summer.
  • What to do if you are involuntarily denied boarding on a flight...
  • The REAL ID Act will be effective January 2018 and may affect your travel. What is it and how should you prepare? Please visit this helpful FAQ section on the DHS website.
  • U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has Mobile Passport Control; for expedited entry into the U.S. at BWI, Dulles, and other airports download the app.
  • Johns Hopkins invites you to use Lyft for business travel. For more information, please visit the Preferred Suppliers page.
  • As of November 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of State is not allowing glasses to be worn in passport photos.

For specific news from our preferred suppliers, please visit the appropriate Preferred Supplier pages.

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