Tag: Travel

House Passes Legislation to Reimburse Federal Employees for Using Uber

By on January 11, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
House Passes Legislation to Reimburse Federal Employees for Using Uber

The House passed legislation this week that would allow traveling federal employees to be reimbursed for ride sharing services such as Uber or Lyft.

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GSA Lowers Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2017

By on January 2, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GSA Lowers Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2017

Federal employees who use their personal vehicles when traveling for government business will see a slight reduction in the reimbursement rates paid to them this year.

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Retirement Ideas for Federal Employees

By on December 27, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirement Ideas for Federal Employees

Retirement is personal, and as such there is no wrong way to enjoy it. The author provides some ideas as a starting point for ways federal employees can spend their time in retirement.

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Deck the Halls With These Federal Employee Christmas Discounts

By on November 29, 2016 in Current Events, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Deck the Halls With These Federal Employee Christmas Discounts

There are numerous ways that businesses and retailers show their appreciation to federal employees during the Christmas season through various discounts. The author has compiled a list of some of the available programs and discounts to help you save money on your Christmas shopping.

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U.S. Passport Changes Are Coming: Here’s What You Need To Know

on November 4, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Passport changes are coming, and if you plan on traveling in the future — especially if you’re among the 49 million Americans whose passports will expire in the next few years — you need to know what passport changes are in store.

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Push Continues in Congress to Allow Federal Employees to Use Ride Sharing Services

By on September 18, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 3 Comments
Push Continues in Congress to Allow Federal Employees to Use Ride Sharing Services

Congress has introduced several bills recently that are designed to encourage federal employees to use ride sharing services such as Uber when traveling or commuting.

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Airlines Get Snippy With Each Other Over Transport Contract For Federal Workers

on September 14, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
A spat among airlines over which deserved the contract to fly U.S. government workers on certain routes intensified on Tuesday, with the chief executive of JetBlue Airways Corp calling rivals hypocritical for protesting its award.

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Traveling Feds to Get Small Increase for Hotel Reimbursements in 2017

By on August 15, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 4 Comments
Traveling Feds to Get Small Increase for Hotel Reimbursements in 2017

Federal employees traveling for work will see a slight increase in reimbursement rates for hotel stays under the new FY 2017 per diem rates.

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7 Best Shopping Deals for Feds

By on June 14, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 2 Comments

Want to save money on smartphones, hotels or vacations packages? These are some ways federal employees can get discounts just in time for the summer travel season.

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Top Cruise Destinations and Deals for Feds

By on March 14, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 8 Comments

With spring break right around the corner and summer not too far off, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. Cruises are a great way to travel and see the world, and as the author points out, they don’t have to be expensive.

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