The mileage reimbursement rates for official travel via Privately Owned Vehicle decreased in 2021.
For PCS travel the Mileage Allowance In Lieu of Transportation (MALT) rate is $0.16 per mile, down from $0.17 per mile.
The official mileage distance is determined by Defense Department. The number of travelers in the vehicle has no bearing on the amount of MALT paid.
Mileage rates also changed for temporary duty (TDY/TAD) travel effective Jan. 1, the new rates are reflected below.
|Current Local and Temporary Duty Travel Mileage Rates|
|Mode of Transport||Rate Per Mile||Effective Date|
|Airplane||$1.26||1 Jan 2021|
|Automobile (if no government owned vehicle is available)||$0.56||1 Jan 2021|
|Motorcycle||$0.54||1 Jan 2021|
Other mileage rate - applies when:
1. A privately owned auto is used instead of a government furnished vehicle (if a government vehicle is available) when government furnished vehicle use is to the government’s advantage; and
2. Inactive Duty Training location outside normal commute.
|$0.16||1 Jan 2021|
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