Travel Agents Law and Legal Definition

Travel pay is usually paid to nonexempt workers for the time they spend traveling to work assignments. There are various federal and state laws, which vary by state, which regulate travel pay for certain public employees. It is often reimbursed on a per diem (per day) basis. Travel pay may cover, among others, such expenses as:

  1. Car rental or airline fare.
  2. Laundry/dry cleaning.
  3. Parking.
  4. Local transportation system fares.
  5. Taxi fares.
  6. Tips.
  7. Meal charges when the use of the card is impractical (e.g., group meals or when the card is not accepted at a dining establishment).
  8. Telephone calls (when a government calling card is available for use in accordance with agency policy).
  9. Lodging.
  10. Mileage.