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Holiday Accommodation & Venue Hire


The Holiday Accommodation & Venue Hire benefit allows you to pay for your holiday accommodation and hiring of venues in pre-tax dollars in addition to capped limit benefits.

The following expenses qualify for this benefit:

  • Hotel, motel and resort accommodation
  • bed and breakfast accommodation
  • Holiday house rental
  • Caravan park cabin hire
  • Cruises (limited to the cruise cost only)
  • Hall, venue or marquee hire
  • Reception venue hire

The cost of hire or leasing of the above items can be salary packaged. This includes:

The hiring of holiday accommodation such as a hotel or motel room, serviced apartments and cabins.

The hiring of a marquee or tent for a function such as a wedding or birthday celebration. Note: the hiring of amenities such as tables and chairs for such an event must be in association with the hire of the marquee or tent to qualify for venue hire.

The hiring of a function room, or reception centre for a function such as a wedding or birthday celebration.

The accommodation component of a holiday package is included. However flight costs, tours and entry tickets are not claimable. We recommend you ask your travel agent to provide an itemised receipt for claiming purposes.

Is There a Limit?

Yes. A combined annual limit of $2,649 applies for meal entertainment, holiday accommodation and venue hire. These benefits are reportable and the grossed-up value will appear on your Payment Summary.

Holiday Accommodation & Venue Hire Benefit Does Not Include

  • Purchase of a holiday home, timeshare
  • Annual fee for permanent caravan or site hire
  • Travel costs to the destination such as airfares or fuel
  • Additional costs associated with cruises such as bar tabs, tours or other additional expenses
  • Incidental costs incurred such as dry cleaning, movie hire, phone calls, day spa, minibar
  • Golf Course or similar memberships


Evidence Required

All holiday accommodation or venue hire claims must be substantiated by the supply of a tax invoice and must meet the definition of the holiday accommodation or venue hire benefit. For internet bookings, a receipt of payment must be provided.

The claim can only be made after the holiday accommodation or venue hire has taken place and incurred whilst employed at the organisation. Prepaid accommodation or venue hire can only be processed after the date of the event.

The submission of an invoice written in a foreign language must be interpreted and, where possible, accompanied by a credit card statement as proof of purchase and for purpose of currency conversion.

The holiday accommodation or venue hire expense must be paid for by yourself or a member of your household, where it is deemed to be a joint expense.

Claim Procedure

Collect your receipts and complete a manual claim after your holiday accommodation or venure hire event has occured:

  • Go to the Claim Centre and use the online form to make your claim, or download and complete a Accommodation & Venue Hire Claim Form.
  • If you use the online form, you can simply upload your receipts and submit them.
  • If you download the claim form, you can send your claim (and receipts) to our office:

By Email:

[email protected] 

By Fax:

1300 88 54 70

By Post:

SalaryPackagingPLUS Pty Ltd
P.O. Box 7066

Need Help?

If you need help or need more information about salary packaging or novated leasing, please call 1300 40 80 46 or click here to request a call back from one of our experienced consultants.


Level 6, 464 St Kilda Road
PO BOX 7066
Melbourne, VIC, 3004
T: 1300 40 80 46
F: 1300 885 470