Travel Card

The UC Davis Travel Visa card should be used to charge expenses whenever possible. All active employees (academic, staff, student) eligible to travel on University business are eligible to have a Travel card.

Separated employees and non-employees are not eligible.

Applicants should complete the online application. The credit card company does not perform credit checks on employee cardholders. Cards are automatically reissued to cardholders with open accounts in good credit standing every three years. 


  • No annual fees to the individual employee.
  • No interest/delinquency fees if payment is received by the end of the next monthly billing cycle.
  • Worldwide full value primary auto rental insurance coverage.
  • Travel accident insurance for both the traveler and accompanying family members during business travel. Each person is covered for $500,000 for accidental loss of life.
  • Lost or stolen baggage coverage and assistance up to $1,250.
  • Travel and emergency assistance.

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