Season Changes: The following cities have been changed to one season, effective September 1, 1999: Darwin, Australia; Accapulco, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
New Post Listings: The following cities will be listed in PD Supplement No. 424, effective September 1, 1999: Huatulco and Puebla, Mexico.
Post Deletions: The following cities in Mexico will be deleted from PD Supplement No. 424, effective September 1, 1999: Aguascaliente, Chetumal, Ciudad Obregon, Ciudad del Carmen, Coatzacoalcos, Durango, Guanajuato, Guayamas, Leon, Los Mochis, Matehuala, Metapa, Monclova, Piedras Negras, Saltillo, San Luis Potosi, San Felipe, San Luis Rio Colorado, Torreon, Tuxtla Gutierrez and Villahermosa.
Per Diem Rates:
Maximum Maxium Lodging M&IE Per Diem Effective Locality Amount Rate Rate Date (A) + (B) = (C)
1/ This country is an excess or near-excess currency country. Agencies should instruct travelers in this country to minimize the use of U.S. dollars for travel and per diem expenses, e.g., purchase of foreign currency only from U.S. Government disbursing facilities and the elimination of any direct use of dollars. See FTR 301-10.4.
2/ Effective 8/18/96, Federal civilian employees detailed 4 consecutive hours or more to the following countries may be granted the danger pay allowance under Chapter 650 of the Standardized Regulations (GC, FA):
Albania 25% Eff. 10-11-98 Algeria 25% Eff. 02-06-94 Bosnia-Herzegovina 25% Eff. 07-19-92 Sarajevo 15% Eff. 01-18-98 Burundi 25% Eff. 02-04-96 Colombia 15% Eff. 11-27-96 Eritrea 0% Eff. 07-04-99 Iraq 25% Eff. 08-11-90 Lebanon 25% Eff. 10-21-83 Liberia 15% Eff. 03-14-99 Pakistan, Sindh Province 15% Eff. 11-09-97 Peru (Other) 15% Eff. 12-23-96 Russia Chechnya Province 15% Eff. 05-23-99 Serbia-Montenegro Belgrade 15% Eff. 10-25-98 Kosovo Province 25% Eff. 07-19-98 Sierra Leone (Freetown) 25% Eff. 05-23-99 Somalia 25% Eff. 01-13-91 Sudan 15% Eff. 12-26-93 Tajikistan 15% Eff. 10-12-97 Uganda, Kampala 15% Eff. 03-19-99
3/ The per diem rate of $42 ($20 for lodging and $22 for M&IE) effective 12-1-90, applies to all travelers using contractor-operated facilities on Antigua.
4/ Montreal, Canada: The rate is limited to the Metropolitan Area of Montreal.
5/ Metropolitan Toronto includes the Cities of Toronto, Etobicoke, North York, York and Scarborough and the Borough of East York.
6/ City of Paris including the departments of Essonne, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-St-Denis, Val-de-Marne, Val-d'Oise and Yvelines.
7/ The greater Rotterdam area includes the municipalities of Albrandswaard (including the villages of Rhoon and Poortugaal), Barendrecht, Bergschenhoek, Berkel en Rodenrijs, Bernisse, Bleiswijk, Brielle, Capelle aan den IJssel, Hellevoetsluis, Krimpen aan den IJssel, Maassluis, Ridderkerk, Rotterdam, Rozenburg, Schiedam, Spijkenisse, Vlaardingen, and Westvoorne.
8/ The Department of Guadeloupe consists of Guadeloupe (Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre) including the islands of Marie-Galante, La Desirade, Iles des Saintes, Petite Terre, Saint Barthelemy and the French part of Saint Martin (Northern Portion).
9/ Tokyo, Japan: The term "Tokyo" is limited to that area falling within the following named special 23 wards (Ku): Adachi, Arakawa, Bunkyo, Chiyoda, Chuo, Edogawa, Itabashi, Katsushika, Kita, Koto, Meguro, Minato, Nakano, Nerima, Ota, Setagaya, Shibuya, Shinagawa, Shinjuku, Suginami, Sumida, Taito, and Toshima.
9a/ Tokyo-To includes Chiba-Ken, Haneda, Kanagawa-Ken (including Atsugi, Camp Zama, Fussa, Machida-Shi, Sagamihara, and Tachikawa), and Saitama-Ken; excludes Narita International Airport, Tokyo City, Yokohama and Yokosuka.
9b/ Agencies are advised that actual subsistence is appropriate for Awashima, Japan.
10/ The per diem rate of $45 (lodging 0, as it is provided by the US Coast Guard Nassau (OPBAT) and Great Inagua (OPBAT); and $45 M&IE) applies to U.S. Coast Guard personnel lodged at OPBAT sites in the Bahamas.
11/ See also footnote 9a for per diem locations that are under the Tokyo-To per diem rate.
12/ Effective 3/1/94, Skopje is no longer a part of Serbia-Montenegro. See The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
13/ The term "London" is limited to the area falling within the City and 32 boroughs, which together are known as Greater London.
14/ Greater Manchester includes the Cities of Manchester, Bolton, Oldam, Rochdale, Salford and Stockport.
15/ The higher per diem rates for Algiers, Algeria reflect costs of lodging, meals and incidental expenses on the local economy. For U.S. Government travelers who will be restricted to the Embassy compound lodging is free and the M&IE is $35. The lower amount for M&IE should be reflected in the U.S. Government travelers' orders.
16/ Nairobi rate will also apply to Kahawa, Kiambu, Kibichiku, Kihara, Kikuyu, Ruiru, Thogoto and Wangige.
17/ Seoul rate will also apply to Suwon, K-16, Kimpo Airfield, Camps Market, Mercer and Colbern.
18/ Not in use.
19/ Not in use.
20/ The only accommodations available at MFO Bases include meals and are provided to authorized travelers by the MFO without charge, therefore, effective 7/1/99, the lodging rate for MFO Bases is $0.00 and the rate for incidentals is $4.00.
21/ Not in use.
22/ Not in use.
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