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Client question: I am on holiday with my family in Portugal but have been asked at short notice to return early to attend a client meeting in London. My family will travel back on the flight booked originally, but I would have to book another flight with a different airline at a cost of around £300 to make the meeting. Is this possible to treat this as a business travel?
Answer: You would be able to claim the flight cost for the meeting and also any subsistence costs while you travel. Make sure you keep any emails/documentation to prove that you are coming back early to attend a work meeting – There may well be some pretty good justification to charge the client for the cost of the flight too.