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We are pleased to announce that Airbnb for Business is now an approved for Tulane University business travel! For Tulane travelers to use Airbnb for Business, you must verify your work email and book through the Airbnb for Business platform (www.airbnb.com/business).
How to get started with Airbnb for Business: Go to http://www.airbnb.com/business-travel?af=37899543&c=tulane and click “Get Started.” You will be prompted to log in to your existing Airbnb account or create one if you are new to Airbnb. Next, you will be asked to enter your work email. Be sure to verify your work email as soon as you receive the Airbnb verification email by clicking the “Verify Business Email” link. Verifying your work email will give you access to additional business travel features and prioritized support, should you need it.
Instructions to transfer Airbnb receipts into Concur automatically:
Log into Concur > go to App Center > find the Airbnb app and click “Learn More” > check the checkbox for Share Information > click Connect
Starting Monday, April 10, 2017: Please verify your work email and process your Airbnb bookings using the Airbnb for Business platform. If you arrange your Airbnb bookings in any other manner, you will not receive the following benefits:
- Prioritized Support – Access to the 24/7 business support line (1-888-983-0568).
- ISOS– Automatic trip enrollment with International SOS, especially important for
international and student group travel and enrollment is required by the university.
- Business Travel Ready listings – Access to Business Travel Ready listings (Wi-Fi, self-
check-in, workspace, hangers, iron, etc.). Look for the Suitcase Icon to delineate a
Business Ready listing.
When you complete your first business trip, you will receive a $50 Airbnb coupon good for any future trip.
Special Contest: Sign up by Friday, April 21st and you will be entered into the drawing to win a $250 Airbnb gift certificate.
Attached, please find additional information about the setup and booking process.
More Airfare Discount Programs:
We are pleased to announce that we have secured the following discounts for our Tulane community. These discounts may be used for business or personal travel, but must be booked using the Concur online booking tool or a World Travel agent.
Southwest – Starting April 15, Tulane travelers will receive 3 – 13% discounts on all flights departing or arriving in New Orleans. Details: 3% for Wanna Get Away, 11% for Anytime, and 13% for Business Select. The discounts are based on quarterly performance metrics.
United – Already in place is a 2% discount for certain airfare class codes, not including “basic economy.” Included in this corporate agreement is a United PerksPlus Program, Tulane will receive reward points for every ticket booked through Concur or one of our agents. These points will accumulate and eventually reduce travel expenses. Also, if you are interested in applying for a status match with United, pleases see the attached instructions and use our corporate ID number 49446.
Discounts and the savings for travelers and your departments will grow if Tulane travelers utilize these programs. The programs do not affect a traveler’s personal frequent flyer program, seating or other benefits. Fares displayed in Concur and quoted by World Travel agents will be inclusive of any discount and are applied automatically.
Thank you for your continued support,
Tulane University Travel
Travel Program Manager
8333 Maple Street
New Orleans, LA 70118