Create a trip itinerary for your travel expense reports.
On the left-hand side up at the top of the page, click the drop-down arrow next to Home
For more information, refer to the tip sheet Create a New Expense Report.
For more information, refer to the tip sheet Complete the Expense Report Header.
On the Create New Itinerary screen, you can start entering your itinerary. Make sure your selection is per diems at the top. (Figure 2)
On your travel itinerary, only enter the cities you lodged in. If you had flight layovers, do not enter those cities.
In the New Itinerary Stop section, complete the required fields within red to record all legs of your trip (Figure 2):
When finished, click Next.
On the Available Itineraries screen, review the itinerary you created then click Next (Figure 3).
Note: Your itinerary should look like what is in the green upper highlighted area in Figure 4, both lines are together under one itinerary. If they look like what is in the red lower highlighted area in Figure 4, it is incorrect and will result in your per diems not appearing. It will also cause an error that will not allow you to submit your report.
If you choose Per Diem as the meal selection, on the Expenses and Adjustments tab, click the checkboxes to exclude meals from reimbursement following the 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. travel guideline and to exclude meals that were provided. Once done, click on Create Expenses.