Now that some of us Feds can travel again, it’s time for a tip for those of us who use Defense Travel System (DTS). I like to call it
The DTS 99 Cent Travel Hack.
When I set up my itinerary and get to the ‘Non Mileage Expenses’ window, I list all the incidental fees and taxes I anticipate paying (like hotel taxes, tolls, parking, gas for the rental car, etc.) and follow them up with the last two digits listed as “$xx.99”. Our comptroller noticed this and asked me, “Why do you do this, GubMints”? (Yes, that’s my real name). Continue reading