FY 2021 Per Diem Rates for California

 

Lodging by month (excluding taxes) | October 2020 - September 2021

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  2020
 Oct
Nov Dec 2021
 Jan
Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Antioch / Brentwood / ConcordContra Costa$165$165$165$165$165$165$165$165$165$165$165$165
Bakersfield / RidgecrestKern$116$116$116$116$116$116$116$116$116$116$116$116
Barstow / Ontario / VictorvilleSan Bernardino$111$111$111$111$111$111$111$111$111$111$111$111
Death ValleyInyo $130$109$109$109$130$130$130$130$130$130$130$130
Eureka / Arcata / McKinleyvilleHumboldt$101$101$101$101$101$101$101$101$129$129$129$101
FresnoFresno$110$110$110$110$110$110$110$110$110$110$110$110
Los AngelesLos Angeles / Orange / Ventura / Edwards AFB less the city of Santa Monica$182$168$168$182$182$182$182$182$182$182$182$182
Mammoth LakesMono$126$126$148$148$148$148$148$126$126$126$126$126
Mill Valley / San Rafael / NovatoMarin$189$166$166$166$166$166$166$166$189$189$189$189
MontereyMonterey$166$166$166$166$166$166$166$166$240$240$240$166
NapaNapa$213$213$160$160$160$160$213$213$213$213$213$213
OakhurstMadera $104$104$104$104$104$104$104$137$137$137$137$137
OaklandAlameda$189$189$189$189$189$189$189$189$189$189$189$189
Palm SpringsRiverside$114$144$144$144$144$144$144$114$114$114$114$114
Point Arena / GualalaMendocino$129$129$129$129$129$129$129$129$129$129$129$129
SacramentoSacramento$145$145$145$145$145$145$145$145$145$145$145$145
San DiegoSan Diego$161$161$161$161$181$181$181$181$181$181$161$161
San FranciscoSan Francisco$288$288$288$333$333$333$270$270$270$270$270$288
San Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo$124$124$124$124$124$124$124$124$124$124$124$124
San Mateo / Foster City / BelmontSan Mateo$222$222$222$222$222$222$222$222$222$222$222$222
Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara$177$177$177$177$177$177$177$177$177$228$228$177
Santa CruzSanta Cruz$128$128$128$128$128$128$128$128$172$172$172$128
Santa Monica City limits of Santa Monica$239$239$239$239$239$239$239$239$284$284$284$239
Santa RosaSonoma$157$157$157$157$157$157$157$157$157$157$157$157
South Lake TahoeEl Dorado$135$135$135$120$120$120$120$120$120$135$135$135
Standard RateApplies for all locations without specified rates$96$96$96$96$96$96$96$96$96$96$96$96
Stockton San Joaquin$140$140$140$140$140$140$140$140$140$140$140$140
Sunnyvale / Palo Alto / San JoseSanta Clara$245$245$245$245$245$245$245$245$245$245$245$245
Tahoe CityPlacer$124$124$124$124$124$124$124$124$124$124$124$124
TruckeeNevada $126$126$126$126$126$126$126$126$126$126$126$126
VisaliaTulare$113$113$113$113$113$113$113$113$113$113$113$113
West Sacramento / DavisYolo$133$133$133$133$133$133$133$133$133$133$133$133
Yosemite National ParkMariposa$120$120$136$136$136$136$136$136$136$136$136$120
 

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$66$16$17$28$5$49.50
Bakersfield / RidgecrestKern$61$14$16$26$5$45.75
Barstow / Ontario / VictorvilleSan Bernardino$61$14$16$26$5$45.75
Death ValleyInyo $66$16$17$28$5$49.50
Eureka / Arcata / McKinleyvilleHumboldt$71$17$18$31$5$53.25
FresnoFresno$66$16$17$28$5$49.50
Los AngelesLos Angeles / Orange / Ventura / Edwards AFB less the city of Santa Monica$66$16$17$28$5$49.50
Mammoth LakesMono$76$18$19$34$5$57.00
Mill Valley / San Rafael / NovatoMarin$76$18$19$34$5$57.00
MontereyMonterey$76$18$19$34$5$57.00
NapaNapa$66$16$17$28$5$49.50
OakhurstMadera $71$17$18$31$5$53.25
OaklandAlameda$66$16$17$28$5$49.50
Palm SpringsRiverside$66$16$17$28$5$49.50
Point Arena / GualalaMendocino$76$18$19$34$5$57.00
SacramentoSacramento$66$16$17$28$5$49.50
San DiegoSan Diego$71$17$18$31$5$53.25
San FranciscoSan Francisco$76$18$19$34$5$57.00
San Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo$71$17$18$31$5$53.25
San Mateo / Foster City / BelmontSan Mateo$66$16$17$28$5$49.50
Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara$76$18$19$34$5$57.00
Santa CruzSanta Cruz$61$14$16$26$5$45.75
Santa Monica City limits of Santa Monica$76$18$19$34$5$57.00
Santa RosaSonoma$71$17$18$31$5$53.25
South Lake TahoeEl Dorado$66$16$17$28$5$49.50
Standard RateApplies for all locations without specified rates$55$13$14$23$5$41.25
Stockton San Joaquin$61$14$16$26$5$45.75
Sunnyvale / Palo Alto / San JoseSanta Clara$66$16$17$28$5$49.50
Tahoe CityPlacer$61$14$16$26$5$45.75
TruckeeNevada $76$18$19$34$5$57.00
VisaliaTulare$61$14$16$26$5$45.75
West Sacramento / DavisYolo$71$17$18$31$5$53.25
Yosemite National ParkMariposa$76$18$19$34$5$57.00

Last Reviewed: 2020-01-10