Per Diem = Meals + Hotel
You have a choice when you are on Class A or Class B travel. You can claim a flat per diem, or actual lodging plus the State meal allowance.
Class A Travel: continuous travel of 24 hours or more away from official headquarters.
Class B Travel: continuous travel of less than 24 hours which involves overnight absence from official headquarters.
If you travel outside the Continental United States, Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico, contact the travel department at 850-474-3049 for foreign per diem rates.