Travel management services agreement now live


This agreement, which replaces previous iterations, provides a compliant route to market and a collaborative procurement channel for an estimated £700 million in university spend across the UK.

This agreement, which went live on 19 August 2019, will run until 18 August 2023. The agreement gives members access to a fully managed service for all UK and International travel and associated services for staff, along with the following services for students:

  • Ferry services
  • Eurostar
  • International vehicle hire
  • Group travel services
  • Relevant professional advice to Members for student group travel

The agreement offers process savings, reduced risk and standard service level agreements, providing a compliant route to market.

  • Members using the agreement will benefit from:
  • Competitive rates
  • A wide choice of suppliers to match organisational requirements and culture
  • A set of standard added-value services across all suppliers, complemented by supplier specific added-value services
  • Greater flexibility when booking flights
  • Access to academic fares which offer greater flexibility than traditional fares
  • Rigorous duty-of-care procedures and protocols to ensure both staff and students are safe while undertaking university activities
  • A focus on sustainability and corporate responsibility: 10% of supplier score weighting was assigned to sustainability and covered areas such as modern slavery, carbon reporting data, greener ways to travel, and International Labour Organisation employment standards for overseas workers
  • EU and UK compliance (OJEU compliance)
  • Fast route to market

We are proud to announce the following as awarded suppliers on the agreement via two lots:

Lot 1 – Business Travel Management Services: Clarity, Click Travel, Diversity Travel, Key Travel, Selective Travel, STA Travel

Lot 2 – Student Group Travel Services: Clarity, Diversity Travel, Key Travel, Selective Travel, STA Travel, Studylink Tours

For more information on this agreement, please visit or contact Sam Wells.