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Per Diem Rate Review
Frequently Asked Questions
Updated: 06 May 2020

1. Who sets per diem rates?

2. How does a traveler request a change to a per diem rate?

3. How does a Government traveler request a change to a per diem rate set by the Department of State or the General Services Administration??

4. Why is the lodging or meal rate at specific locations the same as the “Other” rate for the state or territory?

5. What should a Government traveler do if the lodging rate at a location is too low to find appropriate lodging in the location?


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