Arkansas Per Diem Rates for 2018

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

The per diem rates shown here are effective October 2017. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the Arkansas destination names below.

General Arkansas Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Hot Springs Garland County $59.00 $104.00
Little Rock Pulaski County $59.00 $96.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Arkansas:

If you are traveling to a city in Arkansas that does not have a specific per diem rate the standard per-diem rates of $93.00 per night for lodging and $51.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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