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These Popular Destinations Will Charge An Unexpected Fee For Tourists In 2023

Tourist taxes are a common occurrence in many countries around the world. You may not have noticed them before – sometimes these taxes are small enough to escape notice, or they are hidden in your airfare or hotel bill – but they can add an extra cost to your trip nonetheless. Here are some countries …

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Thailand Will Start Charging A New Tourist Fee In June

After plans for a tourist fee were shelved last August, Thailand has announced that it does plan to introduce this new charge after all. According to Thailand’s Tourism Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, this new fee will come into effect in June, although it is still pending cabinet approval. The fee will be 300 baht (approximately $9 …

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Watch Out For Hidden Cost Of Travel To These 5 Popular U.S. Destinations

Travelers are likely familiar with some of the hidden fees of flying, such as baggage fees, seat selection fees, or even carry-on fees. However, another travel fee that often creeps its way into vacations is tourist taxes. These range in cost as well as how they are implemented, but there are five popular U.S. destinations …

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Thailand To Start Charging An Entry Fee From August

Thailand is finally reopening for tourism after two years of consecutive border closures and complex entry restrictions. Even though it is slowly coming out of its shell and allowing more foreigners to visit again, the entry process for Thailand is bound to undergo some permanent changes, as the country intends to start charging an entry …

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5 Popular Tourist Destinations Charging An Entry Fee In 2022

The so-called visitor tax is becoming an increasingly popular trend among popular tourist hotspots around the world, from historical European cities battling overtourism to Asian giants struggling with the upkeep of their landmarks. In order to not be caught off-guard when attempting to travel somewhere while being unaware of existing taxes, travelers are advised to …

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Thailand Will Collect New Mandatory Tourist Tax From All Visitors

Thailand, one of the most popular destinations in Southeast Asia, has announced that they will impose a tourism fee next year intended to subsidize tourism-related projects and transform the industry. The post will look at the new tax and how Thailand plans to use the funds generated to transform its tourism industry which the Covid-19 …

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Visitors To Cancun Must Pay New Tourist Tax Starting April 1

Beginning April 1, international visitors to the state of Quintana Roo which includes Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Cozumel and Tulum will begin paying a new tourist tax. State officials have said the new fee proposed by Governor Carlos Joaquín González and approved by the state Congress last year, will generate 600 million pesos (US $29.1 …

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