Travel, Relocation & Fleet News

Yale Travel Bulletin - January 2018

January 22, 2018
2017 Travel Survey Overview The 2017 Travel Survey was distributed to members of the Yale Community who either booked travel for themselves or for others since June 2016, using Egencia , our online booking tool...

Yale Fleet’s green strategy – A trifecta

January 3, 2018

Yale’s Fleet is going green one vehicle at a time. Its latest addition is a 2017 all-electric Chevrolet Bolt that is being used as a patrol vehicle at West Campus. The Bolt joins an overall campus fleet that now boasts 27 alternative-fuel vehicles including CNG (compressed natural gas) and...

Yale Travel Bulletin December 2017

December 15, 2017

Yale Travel Management sends out a monthly newsletter. The December 2017 issue includes information about new Egencia homepage, AAdvantage Benefits for Members, and H ertz shutting down operations at Tweed New Haven Airport.

Yale Fleet Management Update - Storm Prep

December 7, 2017
Upcoming Storm - Vehicle Prep Due to impending inclement weather, Yale Fleet Management asks all departments with university fleet vehicles to take the...

Yale Travel Bulletin November 2017

November 16, 2017

Yale Travel Management sends out a monthly newsletter. The November 2017 issue includes information about Hotel loyalty points, Egencia partnering with Etihad Airways, and a r eceipt enhancement feature for Hotel bookings on Egencia.

Yale Travel Bulletin October 2017

October 11, 2017

Yale Travel Management sends out a monthly newsletter. The October 2017 issue includes information about booking Amtrak with Egencia, Keeping your devices safe while traveling, a Hertz webinair, TSA Precheck Vs. Global Entry and more.

Yale Travel Bulletin September 2017

September 11, 2017

The September issue contains:

Caribbean and U.S. Travel Impacted by Hurricanes Irma & Harvey Electronics Ban Lifted by Four Airlines Egencia’s New Login Process

Read the September 2017 newsletter at ....

Yale Fleet Committed to Sustainability and Reducing their Carbon Footprint

August 24, 2017

Over the past several years, Yale Fleet Management (YFM) has been piloting different types of alternative-fuel vehicles in an effort to find the best solution for replacing larger vehicles in our including cutaway buses, full size transits and trucks. This was part of the wider university...

Yale Travel Bulletin July 2017

June 29, 2017

The July issue contains Egencia updates, Workday changes and other travel news.

New 2017-2018 Insurance Cards Now Available for Download

June 22, 2017

The new auto and bus insurance cards are available on the Yale Fleet website for the period of July 1, 2017 -June 30, 2018. Please read full article here.

Yale Travel Bulletin May 2017

May 2, 2017

For all your travel news, read the latest Yale Travel Bulletin May 2017 issue. Includes useful tips on booking airline tickets and hotels, o nline training sessions for Egencia travelers , m eet Yale Travel’s Interim Director, Alexandra D’Amico, and much more!...

Relocation & Logistics Newsletter - Spring 2017

May 1, 2017

The Yale Relocation and Logistics Management Department is the University’s centralized location for relocating staff members, office and lab moves....

Fleet Brief - Shell Gas Station Closing May 1 to 14

April 26, 2017

The Shell Gas Station at 141 Willow Street, New Haven will be closed temporarily from May 1 to 14 due to fuel tank construction. They hope to reopen May 15. Read complete article:

Yale Travel Bulletin April 2017

April 4, 2017

For all your travel news, read the latest Yale Travel Bulletin April 2017 issue. Includes news about changes to credit card storage on Egencia, US & UK ban large electronic devices on planes, and much more!

Used Fleet Vehicles Now Available for Sale to Yale Employees on Eli Surplus Exchange

March 8, 2017

Yale Fleet Management is excited to announce it will offer used vehicles for sale to Yale employees through the Eli Surplus Exchange website...

Relocation & Logistics Team Thanked for their After-5 Diligence

March 1, 2017

Last minute and late night calls are the norm for Yale’s Relocation & Logistics Team, Diane Brown, Manager and Tom Schmidt, Assistant Manager. These individuals work quietly to move...

Fleet Brief - Lot 43 Not Open to Yale Fleet Vehicles

February 23, 2017
Lot 43 Parking Restrictions - Please Take Note

Lot 43, the parking lot behind Malone Engineering Center on Prospect Street, is not open to the Yale public. It requires special parking permission; campus-wide parking privileges do not apply, even for Yale fleet vehicles . Every...

Yale Travel Bulletin Jan/Feb 2017

February 22, 2017

For all your travel news, read the latest Yale Travel Bulletin Jan/Feb 2017 issue. Includes information on new Egencia online forms and mobile app, updates on airport renovations at LaGuardia, and much more!...

Amtrak Booking Issue in Egencia Tool - Use Firefox

February 17, 2017

If you are attempting to book Amtrak through Egencia on Chrome or Internet Explorer, there is an issue that will prevent you from completing the reservation. Please use Firefox as your browser until the issue is resolved. For issues or questions, please email...

New Online Forms - For Egencia Travel Group and Meeting Setup

February 7, 2017

No more paper! Yale travel planners who need to set up a meeting or traveler group can now use these brand new online forms.

Meeting setup form Traveler Group...

Yale Fleet Management January News Brief

January 6, 2017

FMCSA On-Road Training Requirement

Federal Law requires all non-CDL licensed drivers in your department, who operate any of the following vehicles, will need to complete additional driver training: vehicles that weigh 18,000- 26,000 lbs. vehicles that weigh 10,000 lbs. or...

Travel Safety guidelines

December 13, 2016

If you are planning to travel over winter break (or actually any time), please remember the following:

Register your travel:

Whether you travel internationally for research, conferences,...

Yale Fleet Management News Brief

December 1, 2016
Yale Fleet Receives Two Sustainability Awards & ‘Rising Star’ Status

The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) has issued a recall the following: Ford Vehicles: 2014 & 15 Ford Transit Connect, 2013 Ford Focus, 2013, 14 & 15 Ford Escape

NHTSA Recall on Ford Focus...

Yale Freight Newsletter

December 1, 2016

Welcome to the inaugural Yale Freight Newsletter. The Yale Relocation and Logistics Department is the University’s centralized location for domestic and international freight. Read full text. ...

Yale Travel Bulletin November 2016

November 28, 2016

Robert Zartarian Retiring After 40 years in the Travel Industry Tips & Tricks for Planning, Booking and Managing Your Travel Reservations Locating Trip Receipts in Egencia Do you book Meeting and Groups through Egencia?


Robert Zartarian Retiring After 40 years in the Travel Industry

November 17, 2016

Robert Zartarian, Director of Yale Travel Management, is retiring at the end of November after 10 years at Yale and 40+ years in the travel industry. Bob brought many positive changes and efficiencies to Yale during his tenure.

Prior to Yale, Bob worked in corporate travel after starting...

Yale Fleet receives sustainability awards and 'Rising Star' status

October 27, 2016

Yale Fleet was recognized recently for its sustainability and efficiency efforts with two awards, the NCSFA Environmental Leadership Award and the Bobit Business Media Fleet Technology Expo Award. It was also given “Rising Star” status by the Northeastern Clean Cities Coalitions.

At the...

Yale Travel Bulletin October 2016

October 14, 2016

The October 2016 Yale Travel Bulletin features the following:

- Aer Lingus begins non-stop service from Bradley International Airport to Dublin - Delta and Virgin Atlantic Now Fully Co-Located at London-Heathrow Terminal 3 - Hertz Gold Plus Rewards - When Booking Car Service in Egencia...

Network Fleet Telematics Update

September 12, 2016

In December, Yale’s vehicle-tracking telematics contract with Verizon Network Fleet will expire. Click here for more information on telematics. ...

Yale Travel Bulletin September 2016

Yale Travel Bulletin September 2016 Issue
September 9, 2016

If the months of July and August are any indication of how Yale travelers and arrangers have eased into using the University’s new designated online booking tool, then one can say that the transition from Orbitz for Business to Egencia was a...