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North Carolina Per Diem Rates for 2016

There are eleven areas in North Carolina for which location-specific per diem rates are specified by the federal government. For travel to areas within North Carolina 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 North Carolina destination names below.

General North Carolina Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Asheville Buncombe County $59.00 $107.00
Atlantic Beach / Morehead City Carteret County $64.00 $89.00
Chapel Hill Orange County $69.00 $119.00
Charlotte Mecklenburg County $59.00 $117.00
Durham Durham County $59.00 $99.00
Fayetteville Cumberland County $54.00 $102.00
Greensboro Guilford County $54.00 $100.00
Kill Devil Dare County $64.00 $91.00
New Bern / Havelock Craven County $54.00 $91.00
Raleigh Wake County $59.00 $104.00
Wilmington New Hanover County $59.00 $98.00
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Per-diems for other cities in North Carolina:

If you are traveling to a city in North Carolina that does not have a specific per diem rate 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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