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Taxing Plane Trips

A number of nations impose taxes on international airline tickets that aren’t recorded on the tickets but must be paid locally, usually at the airport. A sampling:

Bahrain................$8

Bolivia................$20

Brazil.................$30-$36*

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Cambodia...............$15

China..................$11

Costa Rica.............$16.50

Fiji Islands...........$10

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Guatemala..............$20

Nicaragua..............$20

Japan (Kansai).........$23

Peru (Lima)............$25

Philippines............$15

South Korea............$8

Taiwan.................$9

Venezuela..............$16

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Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh/Hanoi)...$10

*Varies by airport

Source: Business Traveler International magazine


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