The Central Billed Airfare (CBA) account is available to purchase airfare, rail and bus for official state business for Texas State employees, prospective employees and current Texas State students.
Contract airfares for the State of Texas business travelers MUST be purchased on a contract travel charge card or through direct billing. No other form of payment is accepted.
Who is eligible? State employees, prospective employees and current Texas State students
Who is not eligible? Consultants, speakers, contractors or student recruits
Benefits of state contract airfare
When requesting airline tickets for non-Texas State employees, prospective employees or current Texas State students, complete a Travel Application Form with account manager signature. State contract airfares are not available to the consultants, contractors or recruits, who travel even if their travel is reimbursed by the University. Non-Refundable Airfare for Non-Texas State Employee may not be available for transfer to another traveler.
Purchasing Your Own Ticket(s) Requires Proper Receipt for Reimbursement(s)
The passenger receipt portion of the airline ticket must be returned to the Accounts Payable Office with a complete Travel Expense Reimbursement Form. The receipt must include:
All on-line booking travel agencies have unique links that meet this reimbursement rule. Click on “on-line receipt” and/or “itinerary.” To safeguard reimbursements, provide documents from each link. Example