Upcoming Connexxus Travel Webinars

The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) Central Travel Office hosts webinars to educate and inform UC travelers on travel benefits and topics. Click the session title to register for the session(s) that interests you:

  • Introduction to Connexxus - April 5 at 11 a.m. (60 minutes)
    New to UC? New to Connexxus? Join us and explore how to get the most out of the Connexxus portal, including quick tips for beginners on how to book travel online with BCD/Balboa Travel. 
  • Managing Airfare Changes, Cancellations and Credits - April 5 at noon (60 minutes)
    Tips on how to manage tickets booked online with BCD/Balboa Travel, from changes to cancellation, and airline credits – what are they, who controls them, how to reuse them. 
  • Challenges in Booking Airfare - April 12 at 11 a.m. (60 minutes)
    Are Connexxus fares more expensive? Why are there so many types of economy tickets? Should you avoid restrictive fares and why? What are schedule changes and who controls them? Come learn about the deliberately complex world of airfare inventory and how Connexxus agencies access all fares. 
  • Fees, Fees, Fees! - April 12 at noon (30 minutes)
    Agency v. airline? Who charges what and why will be clarified along with some UC specific exceptions and allowances. 
  • Car Rental and Insurance Coverage- April 19 at 11 a.m. (60 minutes)
    UC’s system wide car rental program with Enterprise, Hertz, National, Dollar and Thrifty, offers travelers economical pricing that usually includes comprehensive insurance coverage. Join us for tips on how to book UC rates easily and what coverage is included. 
  • Adding Car/Hotel to Existing Airfare Online - April 19 at noon (30 minutes)
    Having all travel booked under one confirmation number has many benefits and we will go over some of these as well as how to add a car rental or hotel to an existing reservation. 
  • Travel Perks, Beyond UC Discounts - April 26 at 11 a.m. (60 minutes)
    Airlines, hotels and car rental companies offer UC travelers plenty of value-added benefits such as: priority boarding or preferred standby; accessible seat maps before they open to the public; and much more. We will also cover why companies offer to match status levels on loyalty programs and how it may be important to UC travelers. 
  • Found it Cheaper Elsewhere? Can UC Match It? - April 26 at noon (30 minutes)
    Discover an independent method of booking travel that allows you to start where you like and still receive UC rates and benefits. This option is outside of the Connexxus portal, which makes it perfect for those who do not have access to Connexxus. 

Recorded version and FAQs for previous webinars are available in the Video and Resources sections of the Connexxus portal. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about these sessions, email the UCOP Travel Office at [email protected]