Thank you for your interest in the newest version of our Travel Express application. This web-enabled application is designed to reduce the amount time and effort to process travel approvals and reimbursements, improve the speed of the reimbursement, and provide a complete audit trail. Please see the
Frequently Asked Questions
for an overview of new and important features.
Travel Express User Manual:
Frequently Asked Questions
Combined Substitute W-9 / Direct Deposit Authorization / Remittance Advice Authorization Form
Troubleshooting Internet Browser or Adobe PDF Settings
Travel Express Request and Voucher Process Overview
Add New Users or Update Users
Users Update Their E-mail Address
Activate a Returning Emplyoyee
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) STARS Processes
Approval Levels and E-mail Notifications
Disable the "Create Request" Option from the Travel Express Menu
Users Are Unable to Select an Application - Application Radio Button is Greyed Out
Add a Proxy User That Can Create Vouchers or Requests for Other Users
Create a Request
Approve or Return a Request
Enter Fiscal Coding on a Voucher
Approve a Voucher
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Provides a drop down box from which the traveler may choose a key city from the federal CONUS per diem.
Provides drop down boxes to choose index, PCA, grant, or project codes.
Automatically calculates expenditures against advances and a net due to/from the traveler based on allowable expenses.
Same look and feel as other SCO Web applications.
Less time and effort to process claims
Creates a reimbursement voucher from a request form.
Automatically defaults a maximum meal allowance per diem, if you choose to have the default activated. In either case, the traveler may not claim more than the maximum allowance.
Calculates mileage using state or agency mileage rates.
Defaults coding structure for:
Employee SSN (although not displayed).
Expenditure subobjects for mode of travel, meals, lodging, and mileage.
STARS transaction code.
Provides edits to ensure:
The official home station is completed.
A license number is provided if mileage is claimed.
A Purpose of Travel is stated.
An Index or PCA and expenditure subobject is present for every line item with a dollar amount.
Allows a Proxy to prepare reimbursement vouchers for other individuals.
Provides multiple approval level routing and e-mail notifications.
Request and vouchers can be returned and corrected within the application.
Provides the ability to add comments so expenses can be explained when the document is created.
Auditing and Reporting
Scanned documents can be uploaded and attached to a request or voucher.
Request, Voucher and Auditor Reports ad hoc reports.
Auditor access (read-only).
Agency administered security to add users, assign users to specific roles, set up approval levels and agency-specific mileage rates.
"Paid by other" expenses can be entered – third party reimbursements, direct bills, etc.
Privacy & Security