Tag: Travel

DoD Orders Halt of All Domestic Travel for Agency Personnel

By on March 14, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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

By on February 25, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
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

By on January 22, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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

By on January 6, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
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

By on November 25, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
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

By on October 20, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
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

By on August 14, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
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

By on August 9, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2020 Per Diem Rates Released

The FY 2020 per diem rates are now available.

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Top Travel Experiences for Federal Retirees & How to Get the Best Deals

By on July 8, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Top Travel Experiences for Federal Retirees & How to Get the Best Deals

If you are retired from your federal career and thinking of planning a vacation, these are some trips that may suit your tastes and budget.

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Senators Want You to Fly Coach When You Travel

By on May 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Want You to Fly Coach When You Travel

Recently introduced legislation would ban federal employees from flying first or business class on official travel.

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