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Travel risk assessment, insurance and booking guidance for staff and PGRs is on the Travel Advice page.

A list of reasons for essential travel can be found in the University of Exeter Principles for Essential Travel, and all travel must align with these principles and the approvals process detailed therein.

For queries regarding authority to travel or compliance with the above guidelines, please contact

All authorised travel should be booked through our travel management providers, Click Travel and Key Travel.

On 1st June 2022, Click Travel will transition to using the TravelPerk brand in the UK.

Vehicle Hire

For travel authorised as above, vehicle hire can be booked through Co-Cars and Enterprise Rent-a-Car.

For Enterprise Rent-a-Car you will need to be registered on Enterprise’s online booking tool, B2B, for all national and international bookings. Contact to allow access and for any booking queries.  Please note that you MUST raise a requisition in T1 for any bookings with Enterprise and provide them with a purchase order (PO) number BEFORE travel.

A staff discount is available through Enterprise.  You will need to register with the Emerald Car Club in order to receive the discount, but this is free to do.

The University of Exeter is also proud to share that we have partnered with Co-Cars to offer low emission hybrid vehicle hire to university staff for both business and personal use with 24/7 bookings available. Visit our sustainable travel page for further details.


The University of Exeter has a number of negotiated rates with hotels in Exeter, Cornwall and London, as below.

These preferential rates can be obtained by booking through Key Travel or with the hotels directly.





Jurys Inn

Greenbank, Falmouth


Hilton Paddington

Hotel du Vin

Alverton, Truro

GEM Hotels (Fitzrovia Hotel, Langham Court Hotel, Strathmore Hotel)

Mercure Southgate (TBC)


St Michaels Resort, Falmouth


Mercure Rougemont (TBC)




Woodbury Park Hotel



Courtyard by Marriott


Graduation Rates

Most rates for the above are not available for University of Exeter graduation periods.  Please check with the individual hotels.

St Michael's Resort have have created a package for graduation, as detailed below.

Dates Available 11th – 24th July

2 nights bed and breakfast package

  • Breakfast Daily
  • Dinner on the 1st night
  • 2 hour Hydrothermal Session for two 

From £319 per person based on 2 people sharing classic king/twin (upgrades available).  Please contact St Michael's Resort to book.


You must read this guidance if considering booking accommodation through Airbnb.  If you have any questions, please contact ‌

We do not currently have a contract in place with any taxi or coach providers.  The following companies are listed on our finance system:



Devon & Somerset

Apple Central Taxis (Exeter) - 01392 666666

Prestige Taxis (Exeter) - 01392 241333

Jolly Jaunts Taxis (Cullompton) - 07976 827762

Euro Taxis (Bristol) - 01454 332883


Radios Taxis (Falmouth) - 01326 313131

Newquay Airport Taxis (Newquay) - 01637 860006

A2b Taxis (Truro)  - 01872 272989 

              (Falmouth) - 01326 317898 

              (Helston) - 01326 505050



Devon & Somerset

Mid Devon Coaches - 01363 82200

Berry's Coaches Ltd (Taunton) - 01823 337356

Spearings Coaches (Cullompton) - 01884 820224

Dartline Coaches (Exeter) - 01392 872900

Oakley's Coaches (Plymouth) - 01752 729866


Roselyn Coaches (Par) - 01726 813737

Hopley's Coaches (Truro) - 01872 553786



Sustainable travel

The business travel decission tree is an illustration detailing various carbon footprint implications of identified methods of transport.  This should be used when deciding the most sustainble business travel option. You may also use the footprint calculator below to understand your impact for more specific trips. 

Travel tree