Q: Am I allowed to travel to a personal destination, while I am traveling for
A: A government fared ticket may only be purchased and used for official business
travel. You may purchase your own nonrefundable ticket to include personal destinations
and Travel will reimburse you up to the current roundtrip government
fare for the cities of official business.
Q: Do I need to take out additional car rental insurance, when renting a car
on official business?
A: When renting a government rate car within the 50 United States on official
business, you do not have to take out additional insurance, as you are covered
under the government rental agreement. When renting a car within a foreign country,
you should take out additional insurance, as the rental agreements differ overseas.
Q: If I purchase my own ticket for business travel, can I use any airline carrier
A: In order for SAO to be able to reimburse your ticket expense, you must use
an American carrier for all air travel.
Q: What receipts will I need in order to be reimbursed?
A: You will need receipts for anything costing $75 or more. Please include
registration receipts, airline ticket receipts, taxi receipts, etc. Lodging
receipts must be included. Where should I list my airline ticket, registration
fees, lodging taxes, etc? Please list all additional expenses in which you would
like reimbursement, under Section 3 "SAO Reimbursable Business Expenses."