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Colorado
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Temporary Duty Per Diem is payable when a military member is performing temporary duty (TDY) at a location different from where they are stationed. (Note: TDY is different than being "deployed." Individuals who are "deployed" to "field conditions," like Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, etc., do not receive Per Diem, as they are considered to be under "field conditions.)" Military members in initial entry training (basic training and job training) also do not receive Per Diem.

The rates below are for periods of time that the member is actually performing TDY duty at the location. Per diem rates when the member is in a travel status (traveling from one location to another) are completely different.

The "Lodging Rate" shows the maximum amount the military can reimburse the member for lodging expenses for that area. Lodging reimbursement is, however, based on the actual cost of the lodging. For example, if the lodging rate is $55, and the member stays at a hotel that costs $40 per night, the member will only be reimbursed $40 per night (actual lodging expenses). If, on the other hand, the lodging rate is $55, and the member stays at a hotel that costs $70 per night, the member will only be reimbursed $55 per night (the maximum authorized lodging rate). If the member's TDY is to a military installation, he/she is not allowed to stay off-base (in a hotel/motel), unless they receive a statement of non-availability of government quarters from the base billeting office. If the member does not receive this statement, then he/she will only be reimbursed for the cost of on-base lodging (which is usually far below the cost of off-base hotels/motels).

For meal reimbursement, the member is entitled to the "Local Meals Rate" rate if there are no government meals (chow hall) available, and/or the member is not directed to consume government meals in their TDY orders, and/or there are no government quarters available, and the member is staying off-base.

The "Proportional Meals" rate is used if government quarters are available, and government meals (chow hall) are available, and the member's TDY orders direct that the member consume at least one government meal per day. (Note: If the TDY orders require that the member consume all three meals -- breakfast, lunch, and dinner -- in the Chow Hall, then the member receives the "Government Meal" rate for that base, which is normally about 1/2 of the Proportional Meal Rate).

The "Max Per Diem" rate is the maximum amount of daily TDY Per Diem authorized to be paid for that location.

Daily Per Diem Rates for the state of Colorado: (For locations not shown on the below chart, see the All Locations Not Listed rate).

Locality Season Begin Season End Lodging Local Meals Prop Meals Max Per Diem
ADAMS COUNTY 01/01 12/31 140 46 28 189
ARAPAHOE COUNTY 01/01 12/31 140 46 28 189
ASPEN 05/01 11/30 104 61 35 168
ASPEN 12/01 04/30 214 61 35 278
AURORA 01/01 12/31 140 46 28 189
BOULDER 01/01 12/31 98 51 30 152
BRECKENRIDGE 02/01 03/31 173 51 30 227
BRECKENRIDGE 04/01 05/31 92 51 30 146
BRECKENRIDGE 06/01 11/30 101 51 30 155
BRECKENRIDGE 12/01 01/31 162 51 30 216
BROOMFIELD 01/01 12/31 98 51 30 152
BUCKLEY AFB 01/01 12/31 140 46 28 189
CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AS 01/01 12/31 83 41 25 127
COLORADO SPRINGS 01/01 12/31 83 41 25 127
CORTEZ 06/01 08/31 90 36 23 129
CORTEZ 09/01 05/31 75 36 23 114
CRESTED BUTTE 04/01 08/31 94 46 28 143
CRESTED BUTTE 09/01 11/30 76 46 28 125
CRESTED BUTTE 12/01 03/31 237 46 28 286
DENVER 01/01 12/31 140 46 28 189
DOUGLAS COUNTY 01/01 12/31 90 51 30 144
DURANGO 05/01 09/30 108 46 28 157
DURANGO 10/01 04/30 86 46 28 135
FITZSIMMONS ARMY MEDICAL CTR 01/01 12/31 140 46 28 189
FORT COLLINS 01/01 12/31 85 41 25 129
FT. CARSON FACILITIES 01/01 12/31 83 41 25 127
GLENWOOD SPRINGS 01/01 12/31 81 46 28 130
GRAND JUNCTION 01/01 12/31 81 46 28 130
GUNNISON 04/01 08/31 94 46 28 143
GUNNISON 09/01 11/30 76 46 28 125
GUNNISON 12/01 03/31 237 46 28 286
JEFFERSON COUNTY 01/01 12/31 140 46 28 189
LOVELAND 01/01 12/31 85 41 25 129
MONTROSE 05/01 09/30 80 36 23 119
MONTROSE 10/01 04/30 70 36 23 109
PETERSON AFB 01/01 12/31 83 41 25 127
SCHRIEVER AFB 01/01 12/31 83 41 25 127
SILVERTHORNE 02/01 03/31 173 51 30 227
SILVERTHORNE 04/01 05/31 92 51 30 146
SILVERTHORNE 06/01 11/30 101 51 30 155
SILVERTHORNE 12/01 01/31 162 51 30 216
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 03/01 11/30 119 51 30 173
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 12/01 02/29 192 51 30 246
TELLURIDE 02/01 03/31 234 56 33 293
TELLURIDE 04/01 05/31 79 56 33 138
TELLURIDE 06/01 09/30 128 56 33 187
TELLURIDE 10/01 01/31 172 56 33 231
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY 01/01 12/31 83 41 25 127
VAIL 02/01 03/31 252 61 35 316
VAIL 04/01 11/30 176 61 35 240
VAIL 12/01 01/31 317 61 35 381

 

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