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FAQ n.19349

E.4 - Transport costs

Answer

Further to the Agency’s travel policy, all experts must use the most appropriate and cost-effective means of transport. As far as possible, public or shared transport shall be used.

Air travel

All flight tickets shall be booked according to the following conditions:

  • in economy class or equivalent, at the lowest available rates, taking into account the times of meetings and/or special features of the mission for all segments that involve up to four hours continuous flying time;
  • in business class or equivalent, at the lowest available rates, taking into account the times of meetings and/or special features of the mission if the travel includes at least one segment involving at least four hours continuous flying time
    If lower fare prices require a weekend stay (Sunday rule), additional per diems may be charged. 

Rail travel

All journeys shall be booked in first-class, taking the shortest and most cost-effective route.

Last updated
27/01/2020

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