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Travel and transportation expenses for PCS moves may be reimbursed if it is incurred during the allotted travel days en route from your former duty station to your new one. An exception being if the travel lasts a total of 12 hours or less the expenses may not be eligible for reimbursement. Travel expenses are paid in the form of per diem according to the current per diem rates which can be found at http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/104877. The per diem includes lodging allowance and meal and incidentals allowance. When considering lodging allowance, it cannot exceed the actual lodging cost up to the maximum amount and if lodging is provided by family or friends it is not eligible for reimbursement. Receipts for lodging will need to be submitted for reimbursement. The amount given for meal and incidentals is a fixed rate and receipts do not need to be provided.
Transportation expenses for the servicemember and dependents are paid in the form of mileage allowance for those using a privately owned vehicle following a direct route. Any indirect mileage for personal reasons will not be
To receive reimbursement for en route travel you must complete and submit a DD Form 1351-2, along with other essential documents, within five business days of completion of the travel. These documents can be either mailed, faxed or emailed.
Mail to: DFAS ROME
Attn: Travel Pay, Civilian Relocation
325 Brooks Rd
Rome, NY 13441
Fax: (216) 367-3422
Please note that fax confirmations are not proof the fax was received. If sent by email you should receive a confirmation email within 24-48 hours after the claim is submitted.
If you need more detailed instructions as to how to fill out the DD Form 1351-2 refer to the following website for a step by step breakdown of the form. http://www.dfas.mil/pcstravel/civentitlements/enroute.html
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