Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

April 26th TSA Airport Security Guide & Wait Times

Traveling soon — check out the TSA guide to help you navigate the check-in process. The link provides all you need to know about getting through airport security quick on your next trip. Best Practice: Domestic Flights – Plan to arrive/check-in 2 hrs prior to departure. International Flights – Plan to arrive/check-in 3 hrs prior to departure.  

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Thursday, March 31st, 2016

March 31 Automated-Individual Meal Calculation

You no longer need to manually calculate individual daily meal expenses to determine overages. Concur expense reports now automatically calculate the total individual meal expense based on the transaction date.  An alert will display with calculations whenever the total daily individual meal expenses exceed the travel and expense policy limit.

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Friday, February 19th, 2016

Feb 19 Concur App & TripIt Pro

Thank you Concur Travel & Expense users. Keep up the great work!  We are seeing an increased number of expense reports processed in a timely manner as well as increased travel reservations booked through Concur.   Concur App & TripIt Pro – The Concur app, coupled with TripIt Pro allow mobile users to capture receipt images on the go as well as access a comprehensive trip management tool to stay one-step ahead with real-time travel alerts specific to your trip. If you need help with Concur or setting up your mobile device, please contact me at x71241 or vcook@bucknell.edu — […]

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Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Jan 21 Extreme Weather & Airline Travel – Avoid Delays at the Airport

Extreme weather conditions, forecasted in advance, may result in airline waivers allowing travelers to change their flight plan without incurring additional fees. Airlines issue a travel alert on their website naming airports affected and the parameters qualifying travelers for fee-waived changes. If your travel allows for some flexibility and/or you want to avoid eventful experiences at the airport, I encourage you to check for alerts in advance of your travel. If you booked your ticket through Concur or Anthony Travel, Inc (ATI), we are watching your itinerary. Feel free to call Terri Barner, ATI’s on-site agent, at 570-577-1286 or me […]

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Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Dec 15 Quick Access to the Report Header in Concur

To view or edit information in the report header, open the report and click on the report name located in the top left corner. No Changes: then click the “x” in the top right to close the window. Making Changes: from the bottom right of the screen, click “save” to apply your changes or “cancel” to revert back to the previous information.

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Friday, November 20th, 2015

Nov 20 – Process Expense Reports by Dec 15

Thank you to the Bucknell staff who are using the Concur Travel & Expense tool.  The on-line system is a tool to manage travel and expenses, both out-of-pocket and credit card expenses. FRIENDLY REMINDER If you have any Concur expenses that you want to see posted to your budget before the end of 2015, please assure that the activity is submitted and approved by December 15. FUN FACTS FY16 – Over 1,701 reports have been processed in Concur from July 1 to date. FY15 – 3,855 reports were processed in Concur. I’m happy to help. Please contact me at x71241 […]

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Friday, October 30th, 2015

Oct30 Concur Open – Real-time Service Availability

Concur Service Alerts are more transparent than ever. For the most up-to-date information on service availability go to Concur Open. If you are having a real-time, operational issue with a Concur service that is not designated in the table, please call me at x71241 or email vcook@bucknell.edu.  I will communicate your concern to our Support Team directly. For more information about Concur Open and the service status dashboard please review the FAQ. Thank you for using Concur. -Val

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