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Travel Vendors

Travelers may choose from the following travel vendors to make their UK official business air, hotel and rental car arrangements:

AAA Corporate Travel Services is the University’s lead travel agency.   The University Procurement Card or personal credit card can be used for purchasing business airline tickets from or making business hotel and rental car reservations with AAA. Contact: 859-323-5354. See AAA Corporate Travel Services for detailed information.

Concur is AAA’s online self-service reservation system, which offers the flexibility of 24/7 business and personal (leisure) travel arrangements. It displays airline published fares, as well as Internet fares. The University Procurement Card or personal credit card can be used for purchasing business airline tickets from or making business hotel and rental car reservations with Concur or Trip Manager.  Help Desk:  1-877-463-0543.

Lexington's Avant Travel is UK's second designated travel agency.  Avant operates an off-campus location, and provides business and personal (leisure) travel arrangements. Contact Avant Travel at 859-233-0000. The University Procurement Card or personal credit card can be used for purchasing business airline tickets from or making business hotel and rental car reservations with Avant. See Avant Travel for more information.

Alternate Travel Vendors - While the University prefers and encourages travelers to make their business travel arrangements through UK Travel (AAA Corporate Travel Services, Concur or Avant Travel), business travelers do have the option of using an "alternate vendor" instead.  An alternate vendor is any vendor other than AAA, Concur or Avant.  Examples of alternate vendors are Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Delta.com, ABC Travel Agency, etc.  If arrangements are made through an alternate vendor, then the following must be understood:

See Alternate Travel Vendors for more information.