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Direct Travel Consultants

Located in Syracuse, NY, Direct Travel Consultants is part of one of the nations largest travel management groups—BCD Travel Affiliates. Direct Travel Consultants 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 Profile

Each traveler should complete or update a Personal Profile form by going to Direct Travel Consultants The Travel Consultants' Online Travel. This profile will need to be completed only once and reduces the time the traveler must spend during the reservation process and insures that the reservationist is aware of the traveler's personal preferences.

Once you are on the site, you will need a user name and password to log in. See the link for Site Administrator and complete the information to receive your user name and password.

Once you receive your user name and password, proceed to PROFILE and follow the links from Profile Settings through Travel Preferences and Arranger Settings. Information with a * is required information. Please remember to SAVE the information before proceeding to the next section.

At this time Upstate is not set up to book travel online. This site is for profile purposes only.

Direct Travel can be reached at 315 472-7737 or toll-free 800 472-7447. Two travel agents are dedicated to SUNY Upstate, but any available agent can help you. Direct Travel offers email communication at corpagents_syracuse@dt.com as well as fax service 315 472-2310. For access at any time, download and complete the Travel Request Form and fax it to Direct Travel. Direct Travel agency hours are 8:30am – 5:30 pm Monday – Friday.