FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees



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FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees

In an attempt to stimulate demand and boost consumer spending ahead of the upcoming festive season, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a Travel (LTC) cash voucher and special festival advance schemes for government employees.

“Indications are that savings of govt. and organized sector employees have increased, we want to incentivize such

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In the first flush of the pandemic, millions of British travellers tried to be reasonable. With holiday hopes dashed and airlines and travel companies facing ruin, they agreed to accept vouchers instead of refunds.

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  • Tasmania’s travel voucher scheme was so popular it sold out in 40 minutes.
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  • More than 21,500 vouchers were issued under the $7.5 million scheme and while the program has since closed, state premier Peter Gutwein is considering the release of a second lot of vouchers.
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