2015 GSA Per Diem Rates for Orange County, California
Note: These per diem rates are for a previous year, and are no longer current. Click here to view 2017 per diem rates.
Orange County Per Diems for August 2015:
Lodging:$138.00 / night
Meals & Incidentals:$71.00 / day
These per diem rates are set by the GSA and are used by Federal and local governments as well as many private-sector companies to reimburse employees for business travel expenses incurred within Orange County, California (county borders are highlighted on the California map).
Generally, you will be entitled to one Lodging per-diem of up to $138.00 to cover your actual hotel costs and one Meals & Incidentals per-diem payment of $71.00 to cover food and incidentals like parking costs for each full day of travel within Orange County. 75% of the normal M&IE per diem rates are generally issued for your first and last days of travel.
Cities in the Orange County Per Diem Area
In the Continental United States (CONUS), per diems are assigned on a county-by-county basis. These rates apply to all cities, towns, and other areas that fall within the borders of Orange County.
The Orange County per diem rates listed on this page apply to business travel in the following cities: Anaheim, Atwood, Brea, Buena Park, Capistrano Beach, Costa Mesa, Cowan Heights, Cypress, El Toro Mcas (military base), Emerald Bay, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, Laguna Beach, Lake Forest, Lemon Heights, Los Alamitos, Midway City, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Orange Park Acres, Panorama Heights, Placentia, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Hot Springs, Santa Ana, Santa Ana Heights, Seal Beach, Seal Beach Nws (military base), Silverado, South Laguna, Stanton, Sunset Beach, Surfside, Top Of The World, Trabuco Canyon, Tustin, Tustin Mcas (military base), Villa Park, Westminster, Yorba Linda, and other unincorporated areas within Orange County boundaries.