Travel Category

The Travel Category provides services that include Consulting, Relocation, and Lodging to assist government agencies in meeting their travel needs. Pre-qualified contractors stand ready to support government buyers under the following subcategories:

City Pair Program (CPP)

The City Pair Program was developed to provide discounted air passenger transportation services to federal government travelers. In addition to offering considerable discounts, the City Pair Program has many features allowing government travelers all the flexibility possible in planning official travel.

Rideshare/Ride-Hail

GSA’s new Governmentwide Rideshare/Ride-Hail solution modernizes travel. Coverage is available in the top 50 markets where government employees travel and the solution is easy to use. Earn agency rebates with auto billing that goes to the traveler's GSA SmartPay® travel card, or bill to an agency's Centrally Billed Account. Services are available through Lyft and Uber.

Employee Relocation offers support services that allow agencies to give their employees a smooth transition to new work locations. They have developed customizable procurement tools, a simplified buying process, and flexible programs that incorporate industry best practices and subject matter expertise so that agencies can select the support services that offer the best value to their employees. They help agencies establish procurement strategies and implement the most effective and cost-efficient programs that respond to their individual cultures and philosophies.

Visit the Employee Relocation page to learn more.

GSA partners with the lodging industry to provide federal travelers with Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) compliant accommodations that are at or below per diem, both within and outside of the Continental United States.

Lodging options include:

  • Temporary Duty Travel (1-29 Nights)
  • Long Term Lodging (30+ nights)
  • Emergency Lodging Services

Visit the GSA Lodging page to learn more.

E-Gov Travel Service (ETS)

The E-Gov Travel Service (ETS) is a governmentwide, web-based, world-class travel management service. This streamlined service continually applies commercial best practices to realize travel efficiencies and deliver a transparent, accountable, and sustainable service that yields exceptional customer satisfaction.

Travel Agent Services

The Travel Category Schedule features Travel Agent Services that help federal travelers meet their agency's mission. The vendors must provide the same level of services provided to commercial/corporate customers.

Travel Consulting Services

Travel Consulting Services contractors provide professional advice and/or information on travel related matters.

For a complete list of the available offerings under MAS, please view the "Available Offerings Attachment" on the GSA Available Offerings and Requirements page.

Last Reviewed: 2021-09-01