Old Sep 23, 05, 2:39 pm
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NickB
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Originally Posted by tfjim
Get this, I specifically asked the Globalpass people that if I do not use the tickets how do I go about having my taxes refunded. She said it's not possible to have the taxes refunded!!! So, here's another insane issue that will have to be worked out.
Not sure it is worth the effort. Taxes are low (since some of the taxes in Central/South America are paid on departure rather than included in the ticket). Not usual for airlines to charge you a service fee when requesting refund of taxes, that often ends up higher than the amount of taxes due.
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