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Government Taxes and Fees


Your itinerary will determine the taxes and fees you pay. They vary widely based on the airports you leave from and arrive at and the country those airports are in. A segment is defined as one take-off and landing.  Please be advised these are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors.


U.S. Excise Tax (aka U.S. Domestic Transportation Tax; U.S. Ticket Tax)

Percentage of fare; applies to flights within the continental United States or Canada/Mexico 225-mile buffer zones

May Apply to: U.S. Domestic and International

Code: US

Amount: 7.5%

U.S. Federal Segment Fee

May Apply to: U.S. Domestic 

Code: ZP

Amount: $3.40

Passenger Facility Charge (PFC)

A maximum of 4 charges per itinerary applies to PFC-approved airports for facilities improvement

May Apply to: U.S. Domestic and International

Code: XF

Amount: Up to $4.50 (maximum charge per trip $18.00 USD)

Security Fee 

U.S. government-assessed fee per U.S. enplanement per ticketed journey for security costs from $5.60 per one-way  (regardless of whether the one-way trip involves a non-stop flight or connecting service)

May Apply to: U.S. Domestic and International

Code: AY

Amount: from $5.60

U.S. International Transportation (Arrival/Departure) Tax

Applies to all flights arriving in or departing from the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

May Apply to: International

Code: US

Amount: $17.50 each Arrival/Departure

U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Fee

Applies to all flights originating abroad, except Canada, and landing in the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

May Apply to: International

Code: XA

Amount: $5.00

U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Fee

Applies to international arrivals to the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

May Apply to: International

Code: XY

Amount: $7.00

U.S. Customs Fee

Applies to international arrivals to the United States

May Apply to: International

Code: YC

Amount: $5.50 

International Taxes and Fees

Various foreign taxes, inspection fees, and security charges typically excluding airport departure taxes

May Apply to: International

Code: Varies

Amount: $300.00*

Government imposed taxes and fees are subject to change without notice. Taxes and fees payable onsite are not included.

*Approximate amount 

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