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Cars & Rail


Cars: How to Book

When traveling by car, travelers must choose the least expensive option available that meets the commonwealth business need.

    • Employees must use an agency pool vehicle when available. Contact your agency automotive officers for availability.
    • If an agency pool vehicle is not available, you must choose the least expensive option between renting a car or using your own car and being reimbursed for mileage. Use this ground travel worksheet to help you decide.
    • When a rental car is necessary in conjunction with a flight, travelers must make the rental vehicle reservation with the flight using the  GetThere booking tool.

Rail: How to Book

To travel by train, make your own reservation directly on the Amtrak website or by calling 1.800.USA.RAIL.  Use either your corporate travel card or personal funds.