A Travel Request will be required if the traveler travels domestically and within 48 states, except for Alaska & Hawaii. You must identify the estimated travel expenses that will be incurred throughout the trip. To ensure you comply with Travel policies, ask your budget coordinator to provide an amount that is allowed for your department to spend on your travel expenses. If you would like to submit a Travel Request for blanket travel, please refer to the Blanket Travel Request Quick Guide.
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Creating a New Travel Request
Step 1: In the Concur Dashboard, click on the Requests tab.
Step 2: Click on New Request.
Completing the Request Header
Step 1: Once you have created a new request, fill out the applicable fields for the Request Header.
Step 2: For Request Policy dropdown, make sure State Approve then Book is selected.
Step 3: For Request/Trip Name field, input the appropriate Request/Trip Name.
Make sure to follow the proper naming convention:
Naming convention: [Month] [Year] [Destination]
Example: Jan 2018, Las Vegas, NV.
Step 4: For How will you book your travel? dropdown, select the appropriate option that applies to your booking preference.
- Request for Outside of Concur = You will be booking your trip outside of Concur (i.e., with another travel agent/vendor).
- Request for Concur Travel Booking = You will be booking your trip through Concur.
Step 5: For the Extension of dropdown, select the appropriate travel request, if you are linking this request to an existing approved travel request.
Please refer to the Amended Travel Request Guide for more information.
Step 6: For Will hotel cost exceed $275 per night dropdown, select the appropriate option for your trip.
If you select Yes, you must enter a comment to explain the reason the hotel cost would exceed $275 per night.
Step 7: For Trip Type dropdown, select the appropriate option for your trip.
Step 8: For Start Date and End Date, click on the calendar icon to select the dates of your trip.
Step 9: For Report/Trip Purpose dropdown, select the appropriate option that best suits the purpose of your trip.
Step 10: For Traveler/User Type dropdown, select the appropriate option which best represents the traveler.
Step 11: For Purpose field, enter the reason for your travel in the text box provided.
Include as much information as possible.
Step 12: For Main Destination City field, enter in the appropriate location of your trip. If traveling to multiple destinations, enter all destinations in the Comment box.
Make sure to select the correct City and State. If traveling to multiple destinations, enter all destinations in the Comment box.
Step 13: For State dropdown, select the appropriate State for your trip.
If you are traveling internationally, please see the International Travel Request guide.
Step 14: For Additional Cities Travel To field, type in the name of the cities that you anticipate that you will also be traveling to during your trip.
Step 15: For Regions Traveling To dropdown, select the appropriate option for your trip.
Step 16: For Does this trip contain personal travel? dropdown, select the appropriate option for the trip.
If you select Yes, you must specify the number of days in the # of personal day field.
Step 17: Enter personal travel dates and locations in the Personal Dates and Locations field (include dates, city, state).
Step 18: If you have any additional information that you want to provide regarding your trip, please enter it in the Comment field.
Step 19: Division and Department ID will automatically default to your Division and Department. Make sure these are correct or adjust as appropriate.
Then, input the Fund code.
Verify the Division, Department ID, and Fund with your approver and/or budget coordinator.
Step 20: Fill out the Class and Programs if these fields are applicable to your department.
Step 21: Once all the applicable fields are filled in, click on the Save button at the top right.
Inputting Travel Segments
For a Travel Request, you are able to add your Airfare, Railway, Car Rental, and Hotel Reservation through the Segments tab.
For instructions on how to, click on Adding Segments to a Travel Request.
Entering Expenses into the Travel Request
For a Travel Request, you are able to add multiple expenses.
For instructions on how to enter expenses, click on Adding Expenses to a Travel Request.
Travel Request Checklist
If you would like to use a checklist, click on Travel Request Checklist.
Need more help?
Contact Concur Support at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 657-278-3600.