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Barbados Travel Tax?

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Barbados Travel Tax?

Just looking at my return flight price details and I see this line item.

Never noticed it before: $54.60 per adult and $41.30 per child.

Is it new or has it always been there?

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1. Re: Barbados Travel Tax?

UpupandawayMontreal

The only travel taxes we have accumulates to $30 USD. It's $27.50 Passenger Service Charge + $2.50 Security Fee = $30 USD

There hasn't been any new travel taxes announced.

I just did a dummy booking on Air Canada from YUL-BGI next month and I didn't see the tax you mentioned. If you provide your dates and airline I can ask someone for clarification.

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Edited: 28 March 2012, 14:17
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2. Re: Barbados Travel Tax?

Is that $54.60 in USD?

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3. Re: Barbados Travel Tax?

AC one-way BGI - YUL March 10 , 2013.

Click on View Quote Details.

You will see the breakdown incl the "Barbados Travel Tax".

Quoted in CAD.

Edited: 28 March 2012, 14:39
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4. Re: Barbados Travel Tax?

UpupandawayMontreal

I see exactly what you mean. I'll get back to you shortly while I make contact with friends in the industry to find out what's going on.

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5. Re: Barbados Travel Tax?

UpupandawayMontreal

Ok, I've figured it out on my own. For some strange reason Air Canada is calling our 17.5% VAT a Barbados Travel Tax. Why? Who knows...

For March 10th, BGI-YUL is $304.41 CAD + surcharges of $7.59 CAD = $312 CAD.

$312 x 0.175 (17.5%) = $54.60 CAD

Other airlines such as British Airways call it exactly what it is, Barbados VAT... not a travel tax.

Anyways, that's what it is.

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6. Re: Barbados Travel Tax?

Thanks for clarifying BGI!

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7. Re: Barbados Travel Tax?

UpupandawayMontreal

You're welcome!

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