Federal GSA Per Diem Rates

GSA Per Diem Rates 2012 & 2013 (DoD, Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines)
Department of Defense Per Diem Rates for Military and government personnel are set by the Government Services Administration (GSA) and reset annually.  The government travel rate increase or drop occurs every fiscal year for the federal government on October 1st.  Official Per Diem Rates for travel can be accessed though the calculator below.  The following rates are official per diem rates and are provided as a courtesy to travelers:

GSA Per Diem Rate Calculator


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Federal Per Diem Rates Increase & Decrease

Per Diem Rates reset every fiscal year for the federal government which occurs on October 1st.  Throughout the year, the GSA travels throughout the continental United States (CONUS) to canvas average lodging rates in order to determine the average per diem lodging rate for a given location.  A federal per diem rate increase and decrease is determined and can be set for the entire year, or it can be split into travel seasons for peak or off peak times throughout the year when there is a noticeable increase or decrease in volume of travel.