2020 GSA Per Diem Rates for Santa Barbara County, California
Note: These per diem rates are for a previous year, and are no longer current. Click here to view 2023 per diem rates.
Santa Barbara County Per Diems for March 2020:
Lodging:$171.00 / night
Meals & Incidentals:$76.00 / 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 Santa Barbara County, California (county borders are highlighted on the California map).
Generally, you will be entitled to one Lodging per-diem of up to $171.00 to cover your actual hotel costs and one Meals & Incidentals per-diem payment of $76.00 to cover food and incidentals like parking costs for each full day of travel within Santa Barbara County. 75% of the normal M&IE per diem rates are generally issued for your first and last days of travel.
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Cities in the Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara County.
The Santa Barbara County per diem rates listed on this page apply to business travel in the following cities: Vandenberg Air Force Base Las Cruces Honda Lompoc Los Alamos Orcutt Guadalupe Betteravia Goleta San Augustine Gaviota Garey Montecito Los Olivos Buellton Santa Maria Casmalia Santa Barb and other unincorporated areas within Santa Barbara County boundaries.