Round-trip Mileage to Common Destinations
Effective January 1, 2017 the mileage rate is .535 per mile. Prior to January 1, 2017 the mileage rate was .54 per mile. Mileage is calculated using Google Maps. Travel voucher claims are limited to the shortest routes as specified below, with intra-city mileage itemized separately. Mileage from the travelers residence is allowed only if it is equal to or less than from UHCL. Houston mileage claims over 48.8 miles round trip must indicate complete address and/or part of town; i.e. Sharpstown, Galleria, etc.
* Mileage reimbursement for out-of-state travel may not exceed airfare cost. If a contracted airfare does not exist, the traveler must obtain a written airfare cost comparison from the designated travel agency prior to travel.
* Mileage can only be claimed on the traveler's personal vehicle.
The number of reimbursable miles cannot exceed the number of miles of the most cost-effective route between two duty points. The shortest route was presumed to be the most cost-effective route.