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#318164 - 01/11/09 06:36 PM What us the departure tax now?  
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Hi!,

I heard it went up. Also, can we pay by credit card or is it cash only?

Thanks!

#318167 - 01/11/09 07:06 PM Re: What us the departure tax now? [Re: Renee-md]  
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CC or cash (US)


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#318172 - 01/11/09 07:43 PM Re: What us the departure tax now? [Re: Ernie B]  
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Contential includes the tax in the ticket, but not the increase during my Nov visit. To clear customs I had to come up with another $1.30 US! I gave them a $20 US and they gave me change in US$!


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#318174 - 01/11/09 07:53 PM Re: What us the departure tax now? [Re: azbob]  
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USAirways also inlcudes the departure tax in the ticket price.

#318254 - 01/12/09 12:12 PM Re: What us the departure tax now? [Re: Northern Canuck]  
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Thanks, for the info. We are flying American and they don't include it.

#318255 - 01/12/09 12:25 PM Re: What us the departure tax now? [Re: Renee-md]  
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Renee-md. On my last trip this past Nov. I flew American and had to pay $35US for departure.

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#318271 - 01/12/09 02:15 PM Re: What us the departure tax now? [Re: Renee-md]  
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Always wondered what the rationale behind a departure tax was, beyond "because we can."

"You wanna leave or not?"

"Because we cleaned the joint up since we knew you were coming"

"You left a mess"

Renee, does the amount enter into your decision to come and or leave or you just are curious? Want to have the cash on you, right?


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#318278 - 01/12/09 02:39 PM Re: What us the departure tax now? [Re: skippy]  
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I thought it was an airport improvement tax

#318280 - 01/12/09 03:18 PM Re: What us the departure tax now? [Re: Renee-md]  
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Departure tax is now $39.25.

#318284 - 01/12/09 04:00 PM Re: What us the departure tax now? [Re: JZB]  
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Oh, no we are coming, this is our 7th trip. Just wanted to make sure to leave out enough money, Skippy.

Thanks for the amount JZB. Wonder why they always have odd amounts?

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