The U.S. General Services Administration offers many travel services and special programs for federal agencies and employees.
USDA has travel policies for its employees which supplement the Federal Travel Regulation.
USDA employees must adhere to certain requirements, guidelines and rules regarding reimbursements, per diem, and foreign travel.
USDA travelers use special government hotel rates, tax exemptions, and airfare discounts. Employees must also follow federal travel regulations when working out-of-town.
USDA Travelers who plan on traveling internationally for USDA must obtain official passports and visas through the FAS International Travel Section (ITS).