This section is comprised of rate schedules. Review other sections of the travel chapters for definitions of the rate structure and appropriate applications. Examples or other discussions may include former rates. Use the rates in this section when preparing the Travel Expense Voucher.
Effective January 1, 2016, WSU reimburses a traveler at the rate of $ .54 per official travel mile when a privately-owned motor vehicle is used. (This rate does not apply to motorcycles. See below for the motorcycle rate.) See 95.11 for criteria for using a privately-owned motor vehicle.
Motor Pool Vehicles
Refer to the Motor Pool Rates website for the rate schedule, at:http://facilitiesservices.wsu.edu/MotorPool_Rates.aspx
The private aircraft reimbursement rate is $1.17 per nautical air mile. See also 95.30.
WSU reimburses a traveler at the rate of $0.51 per official travel mile when a privately-owned motorcycle is used.
Continental USA (Not High Cost)
Maximum Lodging Amount $89 per night plus tax
High Cost Continental USA
Refer to the federal Domestic Per Diem website.
Taxes on lodging expenses may be added to these rates.
Noncontinental USA and Foreign
Refer to the following U.S. Department of State website:
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The rates listed on the table below are the maximum reimbursement allowed for specified meals. Refer to the federal Domestic Per Diem website to determine which daily meal rate to apply.
High Cost Areas All
Breakfast 14.00 15.00 16.00 17.00 19.00 13.00 Lunch 16.00 18.00 19.00 21.00 22.00 15.00 Dinner 24.00 26.00 29.00 31.00 33.00 23.00 TOTAL
(daily meal rate)
$54.00 $59.00 $64.00 $69.00 $74.00 $51.00
Noncontinental USA and Foreign Locations
Daily Meal Rate
Refer to the web site at the address shown above for the applicable daily meal rate for the location.
25 percent of the daily meal rate
30 percent of the daily meal rate
45 percent of the daily meal rate