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DTMO Launches RSS Feeds DTMO Launches RSS Feeds

Our RSS feeds provide timely information inlcuding general DoD travel news, travel regulation updates, as well as, tools and information for DTAs.

 
BAH Rates Announced 2014 BAH Rates Announced

The Department of Defense has released the 2014 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates, which take effect on January 1, 2014. Overall rates will increase an average of 5 percent this year.

 
2014 CONUS Cost of Living Allowance Rates 2014 CONUS Cost of Living Allowance Rates

The DoD has released the 2014 CONUS Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) rates, which take effect on January 1, 2014.

 
 
TSA Pre-Check Program Expands Make Summer Air Travel Easier with TSA PreCheck

Enjoy faster, hassle-free airport security screening when you participate in TSA’s PreCheck program.

 
Defense Travel Dispatch The Fall 2014 Defense Travel Dispatch is Now Available

Stay abreast of the latest travel news, events, and training information with our quarterly newsletter.

 
DTMO Homepage Modification

72-Hour Auto Cancellation Expanded

On October 1, 2013, the 72-hour auto cancellation policy will be expanded to apply to international flights.  This policy is already in effect for domestic flights.

 
Restricted Fares DoD Expands Capabilities of its Travel Policy Compliance Program

The DoD Travel Policy Compliance Program has expanded its capabilities to query potential errors of $100 or more for vouchers approved on or after October 1, 2012.

 
2013 Excellence in Practice Awards And the winners are...

DTMO is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Excellence in Practice Awards, which recognizes the top performers in DoD travel for the value they bring and the services they provide to their travel program.

 
Restricted Fares New Checklist for Restricted Airfares

As of February 27, 2013, the JFTR and the JTR requires an Authorizing Official to complete a Restricted Fare Checklist as part of the decision process for determining the feasibility of using a restricted airfare.

 
New Surcharge on Visa Purchases New Surcharge on Visa Purchases

As of January 27, 2013, merchants are permitted to impose a surcharge on all credit card transactions using a Visa or MasterCard product, which includes the Government Travel Charge Card.

 
IRS Mileage Rates
IRS Announces 2013 Mileage Rates for Tax Purposes

IRS announced new mileage rates for 2013 in IR-2012-95, Nov. 21, 2012. The rates are $0.565 for business (TDY and local) POC travel and $.024 for medical and moving (PCS) POC travel. The rates are not official for Government travelers until GSA adopts them. GSA has not advised when those rates will be published or effective.

 
Introducing TraX Touch, Our New Travel Tool Introducing TraX Touch, Our New Travel Tool

TraX Touch, the mobile version of Travel Explorer, launches.

 
Pay DTS Debts through Pay.Gov Pay DTS Debts through the Pay.Gov Website

DTS users who need to settle a debt can now make payments online through the Pay.gov website.

 

 

  
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