Welcome to the Defense Travel System

Welcome to DTS

The Defense Travel System (DTS) is a fully integrated, automated, end-to-end travel management system that enables DoD travelers to create authorizations (TDY travel orders), prepare reservations, receive approvals, generate travel vouchers, and receive a split reimbursement between their bank accounts and the Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC) vendor. DTS operates at over 9,500 total sites worldwide.

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DTS Status: 4-Hour Downtime on 1/12
(updated 1/22/18) Please be aware that due to the lapse in federal funding and furlough of DoD employees, the DTS software release scheduled for 19-20 January is delayed until further notice. Once funding is restored we will provide an updated implementation schedule. While not yet available to production DTS users, the new UI/UX screens, however, are available in the Enterprise Web Training System (EWTS).

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EWTS Status: Software Release on 1/19; 6-hour Downtime on 1/19
(Updated 1/4/17) EWTS will be unavailable for 6 hours beginning at 2100 ET on January 19, 2018 due to the implementation of a software maintenance release. This release is the first of a series of updates that will modernize the look and feel of the Defense Travel System (DTS) to improve navigation and usability.

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Updates to DTS User Interface Coming 1/19
In January 2018, DoD will implement a series of DTS software updates that will modernize the look and feel of the Defense Travel System (DTS), and improve navigation and usability.

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Integrated Lodging Program Pilot Expands in 2018
On January 1, 2018, the Department of Defense will continue its expansion of the Integrated Lodging Program Pilot by adding new pilot sites. This year, over 150 military installations with DoD Lodging have been added as pilot sites and 20 locations with DoD Preferred Commercial Lodging.

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Users Should Delete Internet Files and Cookies After a Software Release
After a DTS software release or patch is implemented, some anomalies may arise within documents while attempting to adjust them. To resolve these issues, the TAC recommends deleting your browser's temporary internet files and cookies after each software release or patch. For instructions go to: http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/Docs/Instructions_Deleting_Temporary_Files_and_Cookies.pdf
Updating Existing Authorizations with New GTCC Information
If you receive a new GTCC, please ensure that you update your DTS profile with the new card number and/or expiration date. If you already have an existing, signed authorization, click here for step-by-step instructions.

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Instructions for Using DTS on Mac Computers
FY Crossover and Affected Partner Systems
DTS/EWTS Maintenance Schedule
System Status
DTS Status

DTS is available

Updated: 12 Jan 2018

EWTS Status

EWTS is Available

Updated: 19 Jan 2018

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