Louisiana Per Diem Rates for FY 2021
There are three areas in Louisiana for which location-specific per diem rates are specified by the federal government. For travel to areas within Louisiana that do not have specified per diem rates, the general per diem rates are used.
The per diem rates shown here are effective beginning October 2020. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the Louisiana destination names below.
$96.00per night lodging
$55.00per day meals
|Destination||County||Meal Rate||Lodging Rate|
|Alexandria / Leesville / Natchitoches||Allen / Jefferson Davis / Natchitoches / Rapides / Vernon Parishes County||$66.00||$99.00|
|Baton Rouge||East Baton Rouge Parish County||$61.00||$99.00|
|New Orleans||Orleans / Jefferson Parishes County||$71.00||$136.00|
Per-diems for other cities in Louisiana:
If you are traveling to a city in Louisiana that does not have a specific per diem rate the standard per-diem rates of $96.00 per night for lodging and $55.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.