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Travel Accommodations

Prior to making any arrangements, all travel must be approved by a President's Direct Report. Please reference the Travel, Hospitality and Business Expense Reimbursement Policy.

Air Travel

Simmons College has two travel partners to assist in making College-related flight arrangements:

  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel
    Personalized Agent Services for booking travel
    MASCO Master Contract
    Contact: Carlson Wagonlit Directly
    Billing: Direct budget chargeback
  • Egencia Corporate (formally Expedia Corporate)
    On Line Travel Site for booking travel
    MASCO Master Contract
    To establish an account contact: Kelly Williams @ 2155 or
    kelly.williams@simmons.edu
    Billing: Direct budget chargeback

If you currently do not have a login to Egencia Corporate, please email the Assistant Buyer, kelly.williams@simmons.edu or call x2155 to setup an account. Please provide traveler name, arranger (if applicable) and budget number.

Amtrak

  1. Eligible Personnel shall receive a 15% discount on Acela Express Business Class travel on the following travel segments:
    • Boston MA (South and Back Bay Stations), Route 128 MA, and Providence RI to/from New York, NY, Newark, NJ and MetroPark, NJ.
  2. Eligible Personnel shall receive a 30% discount on Acela Express Business Class travel on the following travel segments:
    • Boston MA (South and Back Bay Stations), Route 128 MA and Providence, RI to/from, Philadelphia PA, Wilmington DE, and Washington DC.
    • Providence RI to/from Baltimore, BWI, MD.
    • New Haven CT to/from Washington, DC.
    • Stamford CT, to/from Baltimore, BWI MD and Washington, DC.
    • New York (Penn Station) to/from Baltimore / BWI, MD.
    • New York, NY, Newark, NJ, Metropark, NJ to/from Washington DC.
  3. The Discounts are calculated from the Amtrak's lowest Acela Express K Fare available in inventory at the time of booking.
  4. The Amtrak Corporate ID number 11948912 must be used in all reservations.

You can order your tickets by calling Amtrak 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245) at and mentioning MASCO, or you can also get the discount when you book through Egencia. Please note: when you book through Egencia, the discount will not appear until you have completed payment for the ticket.

Limo-Liner

An alternative to airlines and train service with conveniently scheduled departures from Sheraton Back Bay (Boston) and Mass Pike Park and Ride Commuter Rail Lot (Framingham) to Mid-Town Manhattan. A 15% discount for Simmons College employees off regular fares.

You can reserve seating by calling (888)-546-5469 ext. 103, Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00 only. You must confirm your affiliation with Simmons College by providing your email address.

Location

Purchasing and Procurement

Main College Building
Room W207
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

Contact

Kathleen Peroni-Callahan
617-521-2150
kpc@simmons.edu

Kelly Williams
617-521-2155
kelly.williams@simmons.edu

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