The Institution maintains vehicles which may be used for day trips by employees to carry out business of the Institution. These may be obtained by making the necessary arrangements through the Facilities Office - in advance.
Travelers will be reimbursed by the distance driven according to the following guidelines:
- When the destination is within 250 road miles of the departure place, the traveler will be reimbursed for actual miles driven for business purposes at prevailing mileage rates plus applicable tolls and receipted parking fees.
- When the destination is beyond 250 road miles of the departure place, the traveler will be reimbursed the applicable mileage rate or an amount not to exceed the most economical airfare + $25, whichever is less at the time of travel between the major airports nearest your departure and destination. This latter amount is in lieu of other surface transportation costs which would have been incurred if air transportation had been used. The fixed meal allowance and actual lodging costs reimbursement will be limited to the same time period which would have elapsed had air transportation been used.