Types of costs covered

Example

Air travel

  • Domestic and international commercial airlines
  • Charter aircraft
  • Airline and airport taxes and fees

Ground transport

  • Hire car
  • Taxi
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Legalised ride-sharing services (e.g. Uber)
  • Parking (such as airport parking)

Other modes of transport

  • Ferry
  • Sea travel
  • Local boats (domestic or international)

Accommodation

  • Hotels
  • Hostels
  • Non-commercial accommodation (e.g. camping)

Meals 

  • Food and drink for breakfast, lunch and dinner 
  • Groceries for self-catered accommodation

Conference or function packages

Packages may include:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals
Incidentals (expenses that are incidental to the business travel)
  • Morning and afternoon tea, snacks, drinks (coffee, tea etc.)
  • Localised public transport (e.g. intercity buses, subways, trains)
  • Gratuities (international travel only)
  • Phone or internet charges
  • Laundry
  • Short-term parking

Other items (depending on the nature of travel, and time spent away from home)

  • Visas
  • Dry cleaning services
  • Inoculations and vaccinations
  • Medical requirements related to an insurance claim