Tag: Travel

No Major Changes in 2021 Per Diem Rates

August 14, 2020 4:05 PM
No Major Changes in 2021 Per Diem Rates

GSA has released the per diem rates for fiscal year 2021.

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Legislation Introduced to Boost Per Diem Rates

June 4, 2020 9:34 AM
Legislation Introduced to Boost Per Diem Rates

Recently introduced legislation has the potential to make next year’s per diem rates higher than they might be otherwise.

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DoD Orders Halt of All Domestic Travel for Agency Personnel

March 14, 2020 3:40 PM
DoD Orders Halt of All Domestic Travel for Agency Personnel

The Defense Department has ordered a stop of all agency related domestic travel to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Top Cruise and Vacation Discounts for Feds and Retirees for 2020

February 25, 2020 2:19 PM
Top Cruise and Vacation Discounts for Feds and Retirees for 2020

Planning a vacation this year? The winter months often feature some of the best deals being offered, and federal employees can often get additional discounts.

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DOT Proposes Banning ‘Emotional Support Animals’ on Airplanes

January 22, 2020 7:07 PM
DOT Proposes Banning ‘Emotional Support Animals’ on Airplanes

The Transportation Department has proposed a rule change that would limit the practice of bringing untrained animals onto airplanes.

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GSA Lowers Mileage Rates for 2020

January 6, 2020 8:50 AM
GSA Lowers Mileage Rates for 2020

The mileage reimbursement rates for federal employees traveling for work will be slightly lower in 2020.

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One Fed Sails on the Newest Ship in the World: The Norwegian Encore

November 25, 2019 8:48 AM
One Fed Sails on the Newest Ship in the World: The Norwegian Encore

FedSmith author and federal employee spouse Polia Marinova shares her experience after sailing aboard the Norwegian Encore for its inaugural voyage.

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12 Budget Cruising Tips for Feds

October 20, 2019 9:06 AM
12 Budget Cruising Tips for Feds

These are some money saving tips for federal employees who may be considering a cruise for their next vacation.

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10 Retirement Budget Traveling Tips

August 14, 2019 2:43 PM
10 Retirement Budget Traveling Tips

Traveling on a retirement budget can be fun and affordable. These are some tips to help you plan your next trip.

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2020 Per Diem Rates Released

August 9, 2019 4:29 PM
2020 Per Diem Rates Released

The FY 2020 per diem rates are now available.

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