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Georgia Per Diem Rates for 2017

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

The per diem rates shown here are effective October 2016. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the Georgia destination names below.

General Georgia Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Athens Clarke County $59.00 $98.00
Atlanta Fulton / Dekalb / Cobb County $69.00 $140.00
Augusta Richmond County $59.00 $100.00
Jekyll Island / Brunswick Glynn County $64.00 $125.00
Savannah Chatham County $59.00 $115.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Georgia:

If you are travelling to a city in Georgia that does not have a specific per diem rate (including Albany, Columbus, Dahlonega, East Point, Forest Park, Fort Benning, Hinesville, Kings Bay, Macon, Marietta, Sandy Springs, Valdosta and Warner Robins), the standard per-diem rates of $91.00 per night for lodging and $51.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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