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South Dakota Per Diem Rates for 2015

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

The per diem rates shown here are effective October 2014. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the South Dakota destination names below.

General South Dakota Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Hot Springs Fall River / Custer County $46.00 $89.00
Rapid City Pennington County $51.00 $83.00
Sturgis / Spearfish Meade / Butte / Lawrence County $51.00 $83.00
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Per-diems for other cities in South Dakota:

If you are traveling to a city in South Dakota that does not have a specific per diem rate the standard per-diem rates of $83.00 per night for lodging and $46.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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