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Direct Travel

Located in Syracuse, NY, Direct Travel is one of the nations largest Travel Management Companies. Direct Travel is the official travel agency for SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse.

Direct Travel offers the following services:

  • Guaranteed lowest airfares - following guidelines of your schedule
  • Car rental and hotel discounts
  • Communication by email and/or fax

Personal Profiles

We have established a self-registration process with the Travel Office to add new personal profiles with appropriate security and approval. At this time, Upstate is not set up to book travel online. This site is for profile purposes only.

To get started, you will need to create a user name and login for the site. To do so:

  1. Click the link for SITE ADMINISTRATOR and complete the information to receive your username and password.
  2. Once you receive your username and password, proceed to PROFILE and follow the links from PROFILE SETTINGS through to TRAVEL PREFERENCES and ARRANGER SETTINGS. Any section with a * is required information.
  3. Please remember to SAVE the information before proceeding to the next section.

SUNY Upstate has two dedicated travel agents, but any available agent can help you. Direct Travel can be reached at (315) 472-7737, toll-free at (800) 472-7447 or by email at [email protected]. Their hours are 8:30am - 5:30 pm Monday - Friday.

For access at any time, download and complete the Travel Request Form and email it to [email protected].