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Collegiate Travel Planners (CTP) is the university’s designated travel partner. CTP offers employees access to contracted discount rates on airfare, hotels, rental cars, and more for business travel. The best contracted discounts are automatically applied when booking with CTP, either through the online travel booking tool or via agent assistance.

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Airfare, rail tickets, hotels, and car rentals can be booked through CTP using the U-M Travel Booking Tool (Lightning) or via agent assistance.

Access the U-M Travel Portal and Lightning through the Travel Booking tile on Wolverine Access

 

For CTP Agent Assistance:

Call (877) 804-3688 or (402) 252-4404 if calling internationally

Email umichigan@ctptravelservices.com

Regular business hours are 8am – 6pm Eastern Time. CTP provides 24/7 agent assistance, however, if calling outside of regular business hours additional fees may be incurred.

 

To avoid incurring additional booking charges, book airfare first, then add on a hotel and/or car rental to the same reservation as needed. Airfare cannot be added to an existing hotel or car rental reservation and results in a second reservation with an additional fee.

For Group Travel use CTP’s Group Booking Request Form.

 

For Travel Portal and Lightning navigational assistance call 877-208-1396 or email na.online@travelctm.com 

Purchasing Options: PCard,

Weber’s Inn

Michigan-Based USA-Based
Weber’s Inn is a strategic supplier for hotel/conference services to university units. This contract includes university-preferred guest room rates, depending on availability. Please see Weber’s Inn for property information. Weber’s has been recognized nationally for it’s services and facilities – read more.

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When you choose the Weber’s Inn for your event, the hotel will provide an Event Confirmation that outlines your event specifics. They will also provide a copy of the Group Sales Agreement, Departments should read the Group Sales Agreement carefully to understand the terms and conditions that will apply before deciding to move forward with booking the hotel. Departments are directly responsible for the terms and conditions of the Group Sales Agreement.

Payment Method

Provide the following information toTina Hansen, Executive Director of Sales & Catering

Phone: (734) 794-2263 Email: thansen@webersannarbor.com

  • Shortcode to be billed
  • Department name
  • University contact & phone

Note: It is the unit’s responsibility to review all supporting documents for hosted events, including a list of attendees, to ensure compliance with university hosting policy and per person meal limits. See the hosting policy.

Note II: It is the unit’s responsibility to review the attrition and cancellation policies, which will be made available upon request.

A valid credit card authorization form is required when payments are made via a University PCard. Departments should not provide the hotel with a copy of the front and back of the PCard. When using a PCard for payment, the hotel will charge the card upon departure for actual charges.

When individuals are paying for the event (or portions of the event), damages are the responsibility of each individual and not the University. The hotel will settle any disputes directly with the individual.

Wyndham Hotel and Resorts offers a 15% discount per night at almost 9,000 Wyndham Hotel Group hotels. Visit Wyndham Hotel and Resorts for more information.

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Reservations can be made either through the U-M online booking tool or via agent assistance.

The U-M Travel Portal and Travel Booking Tool can be accessed through the Wolverine Access Travel Booking tile.

For CTP Agent Assistance:

Call (877) 804-3688 or (402) 252-4404 if calling internationally

Email umichigan@ctptravelservices.com

The university has a contract with United Airlines for business travel. Negotiated discounts are only available when booking airfare reservations through the university’s designated travel agency, CTP, using the online U-M Travel Booking Tool or via agent assistance.

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Airfare reservations can be made through the U-M online Travel Booking Tool, Lightning, or via agent assistance.

The U-M Travel Portal and Lightning can also be reached through Wolverine Access from the “Travel Booking” tile.

CTP Agent Assistance

Phone: (877) 804-3688 or (402) 252-4404 if calling internationally

Email: umichigan@ctptravelservices.com

Trinity Transportation

Michigan-Based Small Business USA-Based
This is a strategic contract for Charter bus services. Trinity offers motor coach local and long-distance trips, group airport transportation, shuttle service, Mini-coach charter, and School bus service. Website: http://trinitytransportation.com/

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University units must provide a shortcode or purchase order for payment. No prepayment or deposits are required.

School Bus, use TRINITY TRANSPORTATION
UM Supplier ID 0000532515
M-Pathways Contract5000012833

Motor Coach, Mini Coach, Shuttle Service, use NATIONAL EXPRESS DURHAM HOLDING CORP (dba: Trinity Transportation)
UMSupplier ID 0000671642
M-Pathways Contract

Contact Trinity Transportation to get University pricing and make a reservation by calling (877) 284-4200 or click on the Trinty Transportation to Quote / Book Online.

Purchasing Options: ShortCode,

This is a strategic contract for hotel/conference services for university units. The Kensington Hotel offers university preferred guest room rates, depending on availability. Please visit the following link for more information on this property: http://www.kcourtaa.com/

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To arrange hotel/conference services, please contact the following:

Mary Gardner, Director of Sales and Catering

734-761-1977

mgardner@kcourtaa.com

Amy Peariso

Sales Manager

734-761-1799

apeariso@kcourtaa.com

When you choose the Kensington Hotel for your event, the hotel will provide
an Event Confirmation that outlines your event specifies only. The event
will be governed by the master terms and conditions that the University
has negotiated, therefore, the unit may sign the Event Confirmation.

Payment Method

Provide the following information to Sara Mitchell, Director of Sales, Catering & Marketing,
734-761-1799 smitchell@kcourtaa.com
Amie Mongeau, Catering Sales Manager 734-761-1799amongeau@kcourtaa.com

Shortcode to be billed
Department name
University contact & phone
Note: It is the unit’s responsibility to review all supporting documents for hosted events, including a list of attendees, to ensure compliance with university hosting policy and per person meal limits. See the hosting policy.

Note II: It is the unit’s responsibility to review the attrition and cancellation policy.

A valid credit card authorization form is required when payments are made via a University PCard. Departments should not provide the hotel with a copy of the front and back of the PCard. When using a PCard for payment, the hotel will charge the card upon departure for actual charges.

When individuals are paying for the event (or portions of the event), damages are the responsibility of each individual and not the University. The hotel will settle any disputes directly with the individual.

The university has a contract with Southwest Airlines for business travel. Negotiated discounts are only available when booking airfare reservations through the university’s designated travel agency, CTP, using the online U-M Travel Booking Tool or via agent assistance. See the “Additional Information” tab for perks available for U-M travelers under the Southwest Airlnes contract.

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Airfare reservations can be made through the U-M online Travel Booking Tool, Lightning, or via agent assistance.

The U-M Travel Portal and Lightning can also be reached through Wolverine Access from the “Travel Booking” tile.

CTP Agent Assistance

Phone: (877) 804-3688 or (402) 252-4404 if calling internationally

Email: umichigan@ctptravelservices.com

This is a strategic contract for hotel/conference services to university units. This contract includes university preferred guest room rates. One complimentary guest room for every 50 occupied. Sheraton Ann Arbor website.

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To arrange hotel/conference services, please contact the hotel’s sales office at (734) 929-3403. You can also submit an Online Request for a Proposal for your event.

When you choose the Sheraton Ann Arbor for your event, the hotel will provide an Event Confirmation that outlines your event specifics. They will also provide a copy of the Group Sales Agreement. Departments should read the Group Sales Agreement carefully to understand the terms and conditions that will apply before deciding to move forward with booking the hotel. Departments are directly responsible for the terms and conditions of the Group Sales Agreement.

Payment Method:
When the University is paying for the event (or portions of the event), units are strongly encouraged to select the direct billing payment method. With this, the hotel will invoice the unit directly after the event and payment will be made against a University purchase order within 30 days of the University’s receipt of a valid invoice. A unit staff member will need to create a requisition for payment after receiving a valid invoice.

A valid credit card authorization form is required when payments are made via a University PCard. Departments should not provide the hotel with a copy of the front and back of the PCard. When using a PCard for payment, the hotel will charge the card upon departure for actual charges.

When individuals are paying for the event (or portions of the event), damages are the responsibility of each individual and not the University. The hotel will settle any disputes directly with the individual.

Taxes:
Michigan State Sales Tax will be waived for events 100% paid for by University funds. The hotel has a copy of the University’s tax exemption certificate on file.

Parking and Transportation Services

Internal Service Providers Michigan-Based USA-Based
This internal provider, Parking and Transportation Services, offers daily rentals to units and sponsored student organizations. Vehicles may also be leased by units for employees use to conduct university business on and off campus. Vehicle lease is a restricted commodity. See Purchasing Guidelines for more information. Learn more about Parking and Transportation Services.

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Metro Cars

Michigan-Based USA-Based
METRO CARS – Limo/Executive Car Service This is a strategic contract for sedan, SUV, and executive car service. Metro Cars uses clean-burning propane to power its vehicles. Services include domestic and international airport transportation for individuals, corporate and groups. Metro Cars can also accommodate large group airport transportation using sprinters, 24 pax mini buses, 35-39 […]

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Metro Cars supplies 24 hour dispatch and reservation service, 7 days a week

When using this contract for business purposes, payment will be accepted via the

University PCard.

Concur: Preferred booking method,

When booking reservations through Concur, Concur will automatically create a Metro Cars Profile for future reservations reflecting the University discounted fare.

Phone Reservations: (800) 456-1701

Book your reservations via the phone and/or to speak with a Customer Service Representative directly. University PCard (for UofM business) or Credit Cards (for personal travel) accepted.

Metro Cab Taxi Reservations: (734) 997-6500

Book reservations on-line.

Create your Metro Cars Profile to receive the University discount on all reservations.

Mobile App Reservations: Search for Metro Cars in the App store for your Apple of Android Device.

University Pricing

Be sure to provide the following information with your reservation:

  • Credit Card to be billed – Do not submit credit card information via fax or email
  • Department Name

Specific pickup / drop off information with University contact name & phone number

Purchasing Options: PCard,