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Part 2 : Overseas travel benefits

13.2.1 Overview

  1. When a member travels overseas on short-term duty, they are eligible for travel in particular classes. They may also be eligible for rest periods for the journey.

  2. This Part covers these and other travel-related benefits for members.

  3. Note: Accountable Authority Instruction (AAI) 16 - Official travel must be taken into consideration when undertaking or approving travel.

13.2.2 Definitions

This table defines terms used in this Part

Definitions
Term Definition in this Chapter
Time zone hour A change of one time zone during air travel, measured using Coordinated Universal Time (old Greenwich Mean Time).
Travel time A period that:
  • begins with the latest allowed check-in time for the scheduled departure
  • ends with the actual arrival time at the destination airport
  • excludes all:
    • rest periods
    • leave
    • stopovers where members are not on duty.

Application to Reservists: Yes.



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