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EXOP - Office of Management and Budget

Improve travel efficiency via comprehensive alternative comps

Travel system should provide comprehensive alternatives - just enter where you are and where you need to be.
The minor costs can really add up.
Automatically suggest the best options with a few selectors or options.

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If an alternate airport and rental car (including taxes, fees and parking) would be cheaper than an airport hotel and taxi. (This information is available in travel guides, but takes a lot of... more »

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Eliminate travel agency service fees

Every time an airline ticket is purchased or changed using the government contracted travel agent, it costs the government a 'service fee' of around $20-25 (in addition to the inability of the travel agent to secure a fare in line with the refundable fares offered on the airline websites and online travel agencies). In a sizable office that requires its employees to travel frequently, this service fee adds tens of thousands... more »

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Hotel Tax reduction- State Taxes

Most States Exempt Federal Employees from paying state taxes for hotel accomadations; if you present a state hotel tax exemption form at the time of check-in. There is no requirement to ask for the exemption, and finding the forms can be difficult if you are travelling out of the state you are based in.
The Office of Management and Budget could require that all travellers submit a tax exempt form for hotel stays.... more »

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