If you had an account in Orbitz for Business, your profile has been migrated to the Egencia site. For security reasons, if you had a personal credit card or your passport information stored in your profile, please update this information in Egencia.
If you did not have an account in Orbitz for Business, contact Travel Management Services at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an account. Please include the following information:
After your account has been created, you will receive a welcome email from Egencia that will include in following information:
IU has set up Single Sign-On access to Egencia so you will need to use the "Single Sign-On" button to access your account.
Contact Travel Management Services at email@example.com if you have trouble accessing your account.top↑
Egencia provides a Travel Profile for each user. In the profile you are able to enter and save Personal Information (name, address, phone, and passport), Payment Options (credit cards and unused tickets), Travel Preferences (preferred flight, hotel, and car vendors), Egencia On The Go (flight alerts and calendar sync settings), and Travel Arranging information (add travelers/arrangers). Completing your travel preference information is especially helpful if you have arrangers scheduling travel for you who may or may not be aware of your preferences.
If you were a travel arranger in Orbitz for Business, your OFB traveler list has been migrated to Egencia. It is recommended that you view your travelers (from your Travel Profile) to see if any updates need to be made. You can remove or add travelers as needed from your profile.
See the Travel Arrangers section below for more information.top↑
For IU business travel, a Trip ID (for employee travel) or a Disbursement Voucher number (for non-employee travel) must be assigned prior to booking your reservation in Egencia.
Airfare expenses may be charged to the IU Air Card. This card will automatically be available to you as an option on the Egencia site when booking flights. Expenses charged to the IU Air Card will be paid by Indiana University and will appear on your travel reimbursement document as prepaid by IU. Please Note: Only airfare expenses can be charged to the IU Air Card. Hotel, rental car, and other expenses cannot be paid by this method.top↑
Arranging for IU Employees:
If you are authorized to arrange travel for other IU travelers, you will be able to use Egencia on their behalf. Travelers have the option to assign travel arrangers from their profile screen, or you can request to have a traveler added to your traveler list on your Egencia Travel Profile. If you were a travel arranger in Orbitz for Business, your OFB traveler list has been migrated to Egencia. It is recommended that you view your travelers (from your Travel Profile) to see if any updates need to be made. You can remove or add travelers as needed from your profile.
Please Note: Travelers and arrangers must have a registered account with Egencia before any reservations can be made.
Arranging for IU students and Non-IU employees:
If you arranged travel for non-IU travelers in Orbitz for Business, you have been assigned a Guest Account that you will need to use to make nonemployee reservations. The Guest Account can be accessed from your Travel Profile (by selecting "My travelers" in the Travel Arranging & Approval section) or selected from the "Choose a traveler" menu on a Book page (Flights, Hotels, Trains, Cars).
If you need to be assigned a Guest Account to make travel arrangements for IU students and Non-IU employees, please contact Travel Management Services at firstname.lastname@example.org to request the account. Please include your department code (or department name) in your request.