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Old Feb 29, 12, 7:07 pm   #1
 
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Departure Tax

I have a US flight out of PUJ. How do I find out if the Dominican Republic departure tax is included in the price of my ticket?
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Old Feb 29, 12, 7:33 pm   #2
 
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If it was included it should be in the breakdown of the ticket price.

Jim

PS - just did a dummy booking and the $139 in taxes/fees is quite a bit more than what the U.S. imposes.
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Old Feb 29, 12, 8:08 pm   #3
 
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If it was included it should be in the breakdown of the ticket price.

Jim

PS - just did a dummy booking and the $139 in taxes/fees is quite a bit more than what the U.S. imposes.
The taxes we pay to fly in the United States are relatively low when compared to the rest of the world.
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Old Mar 1, 12, 9:04 am   #4
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The taxes we pay to fly in the United States are relatively low when compared to the rest of the world.
I always hated how a $150 fare in Europe became $300.
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Old Mar 1, 12, 1:33 pm   #5
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I always hated how a $150 fare in Europe became $300.
Please however remember, that in Europe airlines are required to show all inclusive prices (IIRC since 2008 - EU regulation) - something that in US was mandated by DOC only a few weeks ago...
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Old Mar 1, 12, 4:23 pm   #6
 
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In 2008 there was a fee collection station at PUJ where they collected $20 cash or the like. I think this was on the departure so bring money with you just in case.
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Old Mar 1, 12, 4:26 pm   #7
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