How to Book Travel in Concur Travel


This article demonstrates how to book travel using Concur Travel.

Essential Information

Next Steps

Video: How to Book Travel in Concur Travel (Click above Image)

1. Login to Concur

a. If you are using the Concur Travel module on behalf of another user as a Delegate, you must select the option to act as their Delegate before starting this process.

2. Select the Home dropdown and then click on Travel.

3. Select type of trip search (airfare, car rental, hotel, train)

4. Enter Search Criteria 

5. Select Search

6. In Welcome to Concur dialog box, enter Request ID:

a. See KB0032739: How to locate Concur Report Key, Report ID, and Request ID to find the Request ID.

b. Concur Travel can also be used for personal travel - in such a case, a Request ID isn’t necessary.

7. Check the information/alerts to ensure purchase is within policy.

8. Click Select for desired booking

9. Ensure UCSD CTS Air Charge Card (for airfare), Local Hotel Card (for local hotels), or Travel & Entertainment Card is selected for method of payment.

10. Select Reserve Flight and Continue.

11. Your reservation will be in Concur under Available Expenses by the next day.



This section provides a brief overview of booking guest travel via Concur Travel. 

Essential Information

Next Steps

Booking Guest Travel via Concur Travel:

1. The steps for booking travel for a guest are similar to booking travel for an employee, with two variations:

2. Select Booking for a guest when entering search criteria.

2. After selecting a reservation, the system will ask you to enter the Guest Traveler’s information.

3. Confirm this information is correct before reserving the flight for the Guest Traveler.


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