Travelers are eligible to receive reimbursements for meals only when travel is out of town and requires an overnight stay.
Receipts are not required for routine meals. Meals are reimbursed within the per diem allowances. (See PPM 49)
Meals are not eligible for reimbursement on single day travel. Reimbursement for meals are to be reported on the Travel Expense Account Form by date and type of meal (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner). Partial meals such as continental breakfasts or airline meals are not considered meals. Meal per diem may not be claimed if a meal is provided at a hosted function such as meals included in the conference registration fee.
Reimbursement for alcohol is prohibited.
Travelers may be reimbursed for meals (including tax and tips) up to the amounts listed for each tier in the BRCC Travel Pocket Guide which is available on BRCC website under Travel Forms.