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Michigan Per Diem Rates for 2016

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

The per diem rates shown here are effective October 2015. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the Michigan destination names below.

General Michigan Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Ann Arbor Washtenaw County $59.00 $111.00
Benton Harbor / St. Joseph / Stevensville Berrien County $54.00 $93.00
Detroit Wayne County $54.00 $115.00
East Lansing / Lansing Ingham / Eaton County $59.00 $96.00
Grand Rapids Kent County $59.00 $103.00
Holland Ottawa County $59.00 $98.00
Kalamazoo / Battle Creek Kalamazoo / Calhoun County $54.00 $96.00
Mackinac Island Mackinac County $59.00 $89.00
Midland Midland County $54.00 $102.00
Muskegon Muskegon County $54.00 $89.00
Petoskey Emmet County $59.00 $94.00
Pontiac / Auburn Hills Oakland County $54.00 $103.00
South Haven Van Buren County $59.00 $89.00
Traverse City / Leland Grand Traverse / Leelanau County $74.00 $100.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Michigan:

If you are travelling to a city in Michigan that does not have a specific per diem rate (including Harrison Township, Sterling Heights and Warren), the standard per-diem rates of $89.00 per night for lodging and $51.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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