2021 GSA Per Diem Rates for Santa Monica (City), California
Note: These per diem rates are for a previous year, and are no longer current. Click here to view 2022 per diem rates.
Santa Monica (City) Per Diems for September 2021:
Lodging:$239.00 / 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 Monica (City), California (county borders are highlighted on the California map).
Generally, you will be entitled to one Lodging per-diem of up to $239.00 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 Monica (City). 75% of the normal M&IE per diem rates are generally issued for your first and last days of travel.
Cities in the Santa Monica (City) 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 Monica (City).
The Santa Monica (City) per diem rates listed on this page apply to business travel in the following cities: Santa Monica Santa Monica City and other unincorporated areas within Santa Monica (City) boundaries.