FY 2018 Per Diem Rates for Montana


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.)
County  2017
Nov Dec 2018
Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Standard RateApplies for all locations without specified rates$93$93$93$93$93$93$93$93$93$93$93$93
Big Sky / West YellowstoneGallatin$94$94$94$94$94$94$94$94$157$157$157$157
ButteSilver Bow$95$95$95$95$95$95$95$95$95$95$95$95
Glendive / SidneyDawson / Richland$94$94$94$94$94$94$94$94$94$94$94$94
HelenaLewis and Clark$99$99$99$99$99$99$99$99$99$99$99$99
Missoula / Polson / KalispellMissoula / Lake / Flathead$94$94$94$94$94$94$94$94$94$135$135$94

Meals & Incidentals (M&IE) Breakdown

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
County  M&IE Total Continental
Lunch Dinner Incidental 
First & Last
Day of Travel  
Standard RateApplies for all locations without specified rates$51$11$12$23$5$38.25
Big Sky / West YellowstoneGallatin$59$13$15$26$5$44.25
ButteSilver Bow$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Glendive / SidneyDawson / Richland$69$16$17$31$5$51.75
HelenaLewis and Clark$64$15$16$28$5$48.00
Missoula / Polson / KalispellMissoula / Lake / Flathead$59$13$15$26$5$44.25

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