FY 2018 Per Diem Rates for California

 

Lodging by month (excluding taxes) | October 2017 - September 2018

Cities not appearing below may be located within a county for which rates are listed. To determine what county a city is located in, visit the National Association of Counties (NACO) website (a non-federal website) .

Max lodging by month (excluding taxes.)
Primary 
Destination 
County  2017
 Oct
Nov Dec 2018
 Jan
Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Antioch / Brentwood / ConcordContra Costa$154$154$154$154$154$154$154$154$154$154$154$154
Bakersfield / RidgecrestKern$100$100$100$100$100$100$100$100$100$100$100$100
Barstow / Ontario / VictorvilleSan Bernardino$95$95$95$95$95$95$95$95$95$95$95$95
Death ValleyInyo $112$112$112$112$112$112$112$112$112$112$112$112
Eureka / Arcata / McKinleyvilleHumboldt$101$101$101$101$101$101$101$101$129$129$129$101
FresnoFresno$103$103$103$103$103$103$103$103$103$103$103$103
Los AngelesLos Angeles / Orange / Ventura / Edwards AFB less the city of Santa Monica$173$173$173$173$173$173$173$173$173$173$173$173
Mammoth LakesMono$131$131$131$131$131$131$131$131$131$131$131$131
Mill Valley / San Rafael / NovatoMarin$184$151$151$151$151$151$151$151$184$184$184$184
MontereyMonterey$142$142$142$142$142$142$142$142$142$198$198$142
NapaNapa$215$165$165$165$165$165$165$215$215$215$215$215
OakhurstMadera $98$98$98$98$98$98$98$98$127$127$127$98
OaklandAlameda$171$152$152$171$171$171$171$171$171$171$171$171
Palm SpringsRiverside$133$133$133$133$133$133$133$104$104$104$104$104
Point Arena / GualalaMendocino$116$116$116$116$116$116$116$116$116$116$116$116
SacramentoSacramento$128$128$128$128$128$128$128$128$128$128$128$128
San DiegoSan Diego$153$153$153$167$167$167$167$167$167$167$153$153
San FranciscoSan Francisco$302$222$222$276$276$276$276$276$276$276$276$302
San Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo$123$123$123$123$123$123$123$123$123$123$123$123
San Mateo / Foster City / BelmontSan Mateo$213$180$180$213$213$213$213$213$213$213$213$213
Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara$167$167$167$167$167$167$167$167$167$222$222$167
Santa CruzSanta Cruz$122$122$122$122$122$122$122$122$152$152$152$122
Santa Monica City limits of Santa Monica$253$253$253$253$253$253$253$253$253$307$307$253
Santa RosaSonoma$162$134$134$134$134$134$134$134$162$162$162$162
South Lake TahoeEl Dorado$112$112$125$125$125$125$125$125$125$154$154$112
Standard RateApplies for all locations without specified rates$93$93$93$93$93$93$93$93$93$93$93$93
Stockton San Joaquin$107$107$107$107$107$107$107$107$107$107$107$107
Sunnyvale / Palo Alto / San JoseSanta Clara$218$218$218$228$228$228$218$218$218$218$218$218
Tahoe CityPlacer$103$103$103$103$103$103$103$103$103$103$103$103
TruckeeNevada $126$126$126$126$126$126$126$126$126$126$126$126
Visalia / LemooreTulare / Kings$100$100$100$100$100$100$100$100$100$100$100$100
West Sacramento / DavisYolo$117$117$117$117$117$117$117$117$117$117$117$117
Yosemite National ParkMariposa$123$123$123$111$111$111$111$111$123$123$123$123
 

Meals & Incidentals (M&IE) Breakdown
Footnotes

Use this table to find the following information for federal employee travel:

M&IE Total - the full daily amount received for a single calendar day of travel when that day is neither the first nor last day of travel.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, incidentals - Separate amounts for meals and incidentals. M&IE Total = Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + Incidentals. Sometimes meal amounts must be deducted from trip voucher. See More Information

First & last day of travel - amount received on the first and last day of travel and equals 75% of total M&IE.

Meals & Incidentals (M&IE) Breakdown
Primary 
Destination 
County  M&IE Total Continental
Breakfast/Breakfast
Lunch Dinner Incidental
Expenses
First & Last
Day of Travel  
Antioch / Brentwood / ConcordContra Costa$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Bakersfield / RidgecrestKern$59$13$15$26$5$44.25
Barstow / Ontario / VictorvilleSan Bernardino$54$12$13$24$5$40.50
Death ValleyInyo $64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Eureka / Arcata / McKinleyvilleHumboldt$74$17$18$34$5$55.50
FresnoFresno$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Los AngelesLos Angeles / Orange / Ventura / Edwards AFB less the city of Santa Monica$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Mammoth LakesMono$74$17$18$34$5$55.50
Mill Valley / San Rafael / NovatoMarin$74$17$18$34$5$55.50
MontereyMonterey$74$17$18$34$5$55.50
NapaNapa$69$16$17$31$5$51.75
OakhurstMadera $64$15$16$28$5$48.00
OaklandAlameda$69$16$17$31$5$51.75
Palm SpringsRiverside$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Point Arena / GualalaMendocino$69$16$17$31$5$51.75
SacramentoSacramento$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
San DiegoSan Diego$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
San FranciscoSan Francisco$74$17$18$34$5$55.50
San Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
San Mateo / Foster City / BelmontSan Mateo$69$16$17$31$5$51.75
Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara$74$17$18$34$5$55.50
Santa CruzSanta Cruz$59$13$15$26$5$44.25
Santa Monica City limits of Santa Monica$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Santa RosaSonoma$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
South Lake TahoeEl Dorado$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Standard RateApplies for all locations without specified rates$51$11$12$23$5$38.25
Stockton San Joaquin$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Sunnyvale / Palo Alto / San JoseSanta Clara$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Tahoe CityPlacer$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
TruckeeNevada $74$17$18$34$5$55.50
Visalia / LemooreTulare / Kings$59$13$15$26$5$44.25
West Sacramento / DavisYolo$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Yosemite National ParkMariposa$69$16$17$31$5$51.75

Last Reviewed: 2020-01-10