Higher travel per diem rates take effect Oct. 1
- By FederalSoup Staff
- Aug 11, 2017
The General Services Administration has increased the per diem rates for fiscal year 2018, which will go into effect Oct. 1.
The daily per diem rate for official travel within the continental United States including lodging allowance, a meal allowance and an incidental expense allowance will increase to $144 from $142.
It includes $93 for lodging, which accounted for the $2 year-over-year increase, and $51 for meals and incidental expenses.
No new locations were added and 14 were removed.