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Joseph_Teo
Occasional Member - Level 1

Creating an Expense Report for Overseas Travel

Hi, i have created an expense report detailing of all of my expenditures spent during my trip. However, for the Hotel section, there was a yellow indicator "Exceptions" with the comment - Please ensure that request in Linked to the current Expense Report. How do i go about doing so?

 

2) how do i create meals per diem claims in Concur?

 

Do let me know on how to solve this issues.

 

Thanks. 

Best Regards,

Joseph

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Joseph_Teo
Occasional Member - Level 1

An additional question which i have missed out -

 

3) I have a pending Authorization Requests for my travel - after pre-approval travel requests was approved. However, i did not go through concur for this booking, it was done offline. How do i close the Authorization requests ?

KevinD
Community Manager
Community Manager

@Joseph_Teo From looking at the Request you created, it appears once the Request is approved, you are supposed to use the orange Book Travel button, which would then send the Request through the remainder of the approval process. Only fully approved Requests can be assigned to an Expense Report. I don't think you will be able to do this since you booked outside of SAP Concur. The only actions you can take are to Copy the Request, which you don't need to do or Cancel it. 

 

The warning message you see is what we call an exception. Yellow exceptions do not prevent report submission, so you should be able to submit the report without attaching the Request. 

 

As for the travel allowances, when you create a new expense report there is an option below the Report Header fields that asks if you want to claim Travel Allowances. This is for Aptiv Singapore ASUX employees. I don't know if that applies to you or not, but if it does what you will need to do is open your expense report. Once opened, click the Report Details link. In the drop down, select Report Header. On the Report Header, you can select that you want to claim Travel Allowances. Once you have selected Yes, click Save. This should take you to a screen where you can enter the details of your trip (departure date, departure city, arrival city, arrival time). Be sure to enter the return details. 

 

Let me know if you have any issues.


Thank you,
Kevin Dorsey
SAP Concur Community Manager
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Joseph_Teo
Occasional Member - Level 1

Hi Kevin, Thanks for your reply on this matter.

 

With regards to the Travel requests, is your suggestion for me to cancel and re submit again? What i have received from my HR was that there were changes to the travel procedures in my company hence, i was required to submit this requests. 

 

I am still unsure on what is the report header you are referring to, are you able to attach an image on what i should see after clicking on report header?

- In the current expense report which i have created, when i click details -> report header -> there is nothing left below for me to add. 

 

I am still quite confused on how this whole thing actually links up; between the travel requests and claim for travel expenses..

I am thinking if i were to just submit the current expense report for my claims, would there be any issue with an open "Authorization Requests"?

 

Best Regards, 

Joseph

 

KevinD
Community Manager
Community Manager

@Joseph_Teo I don't think canceling the request and resubmitting will help since you already traveled. This is all to be done prior to booking. You should still be able to submit the report. I would use the Comment field on the Report Header screen explaining that you booked the trip outside of SAP Concur for whatever reason. 

 

Below is a screenshot of the Report Header. You might need to scroll down on this window to see the Claim Travel Allowance option. 

 

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Thank you,
Kevin Dorsey
SAP Concur Community Manager
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