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Post by SunshineyDay on Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:41 pm

Wow! Do these airline fees look normal? $143.75 each extra in fees? United Airlines

Fare Breakdown

Airfare: 376.00 USD each person
U.S. Customs User Fee: 5.65
U.S. Immigration User Fee: 7.00
U.S. APHIS User Fee: 3.96
U.S. Transportation Tax: 36.60
September 11th Security Fee: 11.20
Mexico Tourism Tax: 26.24
Mexico Departure Tax: 39.60
U.S. Passenger Facility Charge: 13.50
Per Person Total: 519.75 USD
eTicket Total: 1,559.25 USD

The airfare you paid on this itinerary totals: 1,128.00 USD
The taxes, fees, and surcharges paid total: 431.25 USD

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Post by Intercasa on Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:22 pm

Mexico Departure Tax: 39.60 is a new one for me
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Post by WillieRae on Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:00 pm

As a former airline employee, I am familiar with most of these fees...the MX departure tax had been being refunded if you were a MX citizen or held permanente status, however, when I applied for it for a couple of was denied....still working on that. They are all legitimate fees. The APHIS fee is the agriculture inspection fee. The tourism tax...??? - not sure if it can/will be refunded if here permanently.

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Post by solajijic on Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:16 am

We always send a letter to the airline via email to get our Mexican tourism tax refunded. It always is but we have years of refund approved emails to attach each time. Get one "OK" and you can pretty much do the request automatically each time. Now I will have to look into the departure tax.

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