State of Alaska

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Division of Finance

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Approval Policy

Travel approvals shall be in accordance with AAM AAM 60.040.

Approval Policy for Changes to Purchased Itineraries

No additional approval is necessary for changes to purchased itineraries.

Exceptions to Approval Policy


Travelers Pre-Approved to Book Their Own Non-Emergency Travel


Emergency After-Hours and Weekend Approvals

All departmental travelers with a profile can book emergency travel after hours or on weekends. Approval must be obtained on the next business day.

Unique or Unusual Types of Travel

International travel, group travel, travel to rural Alaska, and travel of delegations for State of Alaska non-officials. Frequent itinerary changes are common.

Types of Tickets Authorized to Purchase

Refundable - Yes
Non-Refundable - Yes
Net Specials (use or lose type tickets) - Yes. The state travel office can quote this type of fare, but cannot guarantee the price until ticketed.

Travel Advance Policy

Cash travel advance is allowed on a traveler's One Card.
One Card cash advance ONLY
Warrant travel advance - NO

In-State Hotel Policy

The policy is based on relative location to state business and employee preference for area hotels. If the traveler does not have a One Card, then the hotel will be direct billed.

EasyBiz Policy

Division accrues mileage. Traveler coordinator, travel desks and any traveler with a profile is authorized to request the use of accrued miles.