What is the GSA per diem rate for 2021?

What is the GSA per diem rate for 2021?

For FY 2021, the standard Continental United States (CONUS) lodging rate will remain unchanged at $96, and 319 locations will receive a maximum lodging allowance higher than the standard allowance. The Meal and Incidental Expense (M&IE) per diem tiers for FY 2021 are unchanged at $55-$76.

What is GSA rate?

GSA establishes the per diem rates for the continental United States (CONUS), which includes the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia. Federal agencies use the per diem rates to reimburse their employees for subsistence expenses incurred while on official travel.

Can you use government rate for personal travel?

Yes you can. This is even taught by some agencies’ ethics classes. As long as the discount is applicable to everyone who is a government employee and you’re not out there flashing your badge demanding to save a few dollars, it’s all very legal and very cool.

How are GSA rates calculated?

Both the Standard and the Non-Standard Area Lodging Per Diem rate is determined each year by the GSA. Meal and Incidentals (M&IE) Per Diem Rate is determined based on the average price of breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the specified area plus a flat $5 for incidentals.

What is considered government rate for hotels?

Government hotel rates only apply to federal employees on official government business. Same rate offered to military personnel and their dependents, as well as members of certain government/military associations on business or leisure travel.

How does GSA work with the lodging industry?

GSA Lodging. GSA partners with the lodging industry to provide federal travelers with Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) compliant accommodations within per diem rates for select high-volume travel destinations in and outside of the Continental United States.

When to use the BPA for GSA lodging?

The BPA may be utilized for relief/emergency support personnel, displaced emergency/disaster victims, and Continuity of Operations (COOP) events. The shortcut for this FedRooms Lodging page is

Where can I buy software for my government?

Refer to the list of all Software agreements for publishers and reseller information. State, local, and tribal governments can use the Cooperative Purchasing Program to buy software and cloud from MAS Information Technology and certain SmartBUY agreements.

What kind of hotel does the federal government use?

FedRooms ® provides Federal Travel Regulation (FTR)-compliant hotel accommodations at or below per diem with standardized amenities for federal government travelers while on official business.

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