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State of Louisiana
Division of Administration
State Travel and Purchase Cards
Airfare Cancellations and Unused Ticket Use
Non-refundable Ticket Exchange Policy
Luggage Allowances (Receipts Required)
A Department Head or his designee may approve reimbursement to a traveler for airline charges for first checked bag for a business trip of 5 days or less and for a second checked bag for a 6 - 10 day business trip and/or any additional baggage which is business related and required by the department. The traveler must present a receipt to substantiate these charges.
Travelers will be reimbursed for excess baggage charges (overweight baggage) only in the following circumstances:
When traveling with heavy or bulky materials or equipment necessary for business.
The excess baggage consists of organization records or property.
Airline Checked Baggage Fees
Airline baggage fees have recently changed. Notably, American Airlines and United Airlines have established fees for the first checked bag for domestic, economy travel. Please be aware that all policies are subject to change at any time. Travelers should refer to the carrier web site prior to travel to ensure awareness of any changes. If you have any questions about this information, please contact your Short's representative.
Baton Rouge Airport
Lafayette Regional Airport
Lake Charles Regional Airport
New Orleans Airport
CDC - Health Travel Tips
Flight Information, Major Airports
Transportation Security Administration - TSA
Time Zone Information
Travel Alerts - U. S. Customs
U. S. Citizens Foreign Entry Requirements
Visa, Worldwide Foreign Entry Requirements
Jet Blue Airlines
US Airways Airlines
Unaccompanied Minor Airline Policies:
Delta Airlines Policy
Southwest Airline's Policies
United Airline's Policies
US Airways Policy