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Departure tax #120138
04/01/06 03:42 PM
04/01/06 03:42 PM
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 129
Alberta, Canada
Kerri_Canada Offline OP
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Is there a departure tax??? If so, how much? Cash only?
Also, when we spent 2 months in the Domnican last year, we had to pay extra before leaving the country for staying over 60 days...we are staying the same amount of time this May & June, does Belize have anything like that as well??? Thx guys!!!!

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Re: Departure tax #120139
04/01/06 04:52 PM
04/01/06 04:52 PM
Joined: Nov 2002
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Explains everything there is to ba said about departure tax in Belize.

Live and let live
Re: Departure tax #120140
04/01/06 05:57 PM
04/01/06 05:57 PM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 157
Whidbey Island Washington
Xoe Offline
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My sister & I had a great first time visit to AC in late January, and were not aware of the departure tax. No big problem; a quick trip to the airport ATM and all was well. We probably should have known -- too many better things to think about! We flew American Airlines.

Re: Departure tax #120141
04/01/06 09:01 PM
04/01/06 09:01 PM
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 329
pasadena, TX, USA
Tom Offline
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WELL, I usually fly TACA and the departure tax has been included in the cost of the ticket.
It is so much easier when it is included then you do not have to worry about it.
In the past I have alwas stuck the money aside in my return ticket then it is there when I have needed it.
Wish I were there now.
Having SP withdrawal, BAD.
Kat aka:Tuki Tuki

Re: Departure tax #120142
04/01/06 09:11 PM
04/01/06 09:11 PM

We've always flown TACA - never paid the tax at the airport.

Re: Departure tax #120143
04/02/06 04:51 AM
04/02/06 04:51 AM
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Posts: 397
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We've always flown American using FF miles and have never had to pay a departure tax!

Re: Departure tax #120144
04/02/06 10:32 AM
04/02/06 10:32 AM
Joined: Jan 2001
Posts: 2,133
San Jose, CA USA
Gela Offline
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In the earlier years, I had to pay the departure tax at the airport. AA used to collect it at a separate area as you moved up the line to check in. Then, AA began to include it in their ticket price.

I did ask AA if the tax was included, they told me one time that it wasn't and when I got to the counter I did not have to pay.

So, asking the airlines when you buy your ticket, isn't necessarily the correct answer.

I always tuck away what ever the departure tax will be next to my passport. Then, if I don't owe it - I spend it at the duty free shops.

Gela's AC Motto: "All Roads Used to Lead to BC's - Now They Lead to Hurricane's!"
Re: Departure tax #120145
04/02/06 11:25 AM
04/02/06 11:25 AM
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 73,312
oregon, spr
Marty Online happy

Marty  Online Happy
i think its paid on all tickets now. i haven't paid that separately for awhile

Re: Departure tax #120146
04/02/06 03:30 PM
04/02/06 03:30 PM
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,018
Sequim, WA & San Pedro
Loansum-Al K Offline
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We were there just this past February and flew AA & had to pay the departure tax, it was not included in our tickets. The only thing consistant at International is the rum punch!

I'm happier than a pig in s__t...a foot on the sand...and a Belikin in my hand!
Re: Departure tax #120147
04/02/06 04:33 PM
04/02/06 04:33 PM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 157
Whidbey Island Washington
Xoe Offline
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Our January tickets were American Airlines f.f. award tickets, and we did need to pay the departure tax separately.

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