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Colorado Per Diem Rates for FY 2013

There are fifteen areas in Colorado for which location-specific per diem rates are specified by the federal government. For travel to areas within Colorado that do not have specified per diem rates, the general per diem rates are used.

The per diem rates shown here are effective beginning October 2012. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the Colorado destination names below.

General Colorado Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Aspen Pitkin County $71.00 $111.00
Boulder / Broomfield Boulder and Broomfield County $61.00 $109.00
Colorado Springs El Paso County $66.00 $83.00
Cortez Montezuma County $51.00 $90.00
Crested Butte / Gunnison Gunnison County $51.00 $78.00
Denver / Aurora Denver, Adams, Arapahoe, and Jefferson County $66.00 $149.00
Douglas County Douglas County $61.00 $99.00
Durango La Plata County $61.00 $95.00
Fort Collins / Loveland Larimer County $56.00 $84.00
Glenwood Springs / Grand Junction Garfield / Mesa County $51.00 $84.00
Montrose Montrose County $56.00 $80.00
Silverthorne / Breckenridge Summit County $56.00 $92.00
Steamboat Springs Routt County $56.00 $99.00
Telluride San Miguel County $71.00 $90.00
Vail Eagle County $71.00 $148.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Colorado:

If you are traveling to a city in Colorado that does not have a specific per diem rate the standard per-diem rates of $77.00 per night for lodging and $46.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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