My travel and accommodation expenses for October 2011 were as follows:

Hotels – I stayed 9 nights in hotels in London with a total cost of £784, average cost £87 per night compared to a limit of £150.

Train fares – I made 3 return journeys and 1 single journey from East Midlands Parkway to London with total cost of £261, average return journey cost of £75. The maximum claim per return  journey under the rules is £138. The journeys were all standard class.

Tube fares – £11

Car parking at East Midlands parkway station – £24

My mileage claim was 216 miles which equalled £97.

The full details of the claims are published by IPSA.