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Audit of NRC's Travel Charge Card Program

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Joint Report
Agency Wide
No (location specific)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


Develop and implement a policy to pay centrally billed travel card accounts daily or weekly.

Check the productivity and sales refund deals offered by charge card vendors in comparison to other governmentwide charge card contracts to ensure a competitive rate.

Explore the possibility of using another agency’s existing task order (”tag along”) to obtain a better rebate rate.

Revise Management Directive 14.1 to require that employees who travel more than five times per year must use their Government travel card for official travel expenses.

Identify frequent travelers and monitor card use to determine if (a) they have a travel card, and (b) are using it to pay for official travel expenses.