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Airline Taxes and Fees

The following taxes and fees may apply to airline ticket purchases. The actual taxes and fees for your purchase will be displayed during purchase.

Government Imposed Taxes and Fees:

September 11th Security Fee: $5.60 USD applies per one-way trip. There may be multiple one-way trips on the same itinerary.

Passenger Facility Charges: Up to $18.00 USD depending on the itinerary.

Travel Facilities Tax: Up to $17.80 USD per round-trip for domestic flights beginning or ending in Alaska or Hawaii.

Federal Domestic Flight Segment Fee: $4.00 USD per flight segment. A flight segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing.

U.S. International Departure Tax: $17.80 USD per departure applies to international tickets departing from the U.S.

U.S. International Arrival Tax: International flights arriving into the U.S. are assessed the following taxes - US International Arrival tax of $17.80 USD, US Customs fee of $5.50 USD, Immigration (INS) fee of $7.00 USD and Animal and Plant Health Inspection fee (APHIS) of $5.00 USD.

International Taxes: International travel incurs additional international taxes, the amounts of which can vary dramatically depending upon routing and destination.

Entry/Exit Fees: If you are traveling internationally, some countries (or airports) charge fees upon entering and/or exiting the country. These fees are not included in the ticket price, or the taxes and fees we display on our website prior to purchase. For more information on a specific country's entry/exit fee, we suggest that you visit www.travel.state.gov prior to departure.

Airline Imposed Fees:

Itinerary Changes/Cancellations/Refunds: Post-purchase changes, when permitted, may carry airline-imposed change and/or cancellation fees. These fees will be displayed in your airlineā??s fare rules.

Baggage Fees and Optional Services: Airline baggage fees and optional services vary by airline, flight and frequent flyer status. These fees are not included in your airline ticket cost. Please visit the Baggage Fees and Optional Services link on your itinerary for details.

Airline Surcharge: For many international destinations, airlines impose a surcharge. This could include either a fuel or security surcharge. The amount varies widely depending on the destination and/or carrier. Some airlines include surcharges in their ticket cost. The most common surcharges are either fuel or security surcharges. The amount varies widely depending on both the carrier and the itinerary. When applicable, this amount is included in your airline ticket cost.

Priceline Imposed Fees:

Priceline Processing Fees: A non-refundable per ticket processing fee may apply to airline reservations. The fee amount varies and will be displayed on your Contract page.

Paper Ticket Fees: A $34.95 USD shipping and handling fee will be charged if your itinerary requires the issuance of paper tickets. If your tickets are rerouted or are undeliverable and are returned, there will be an additional $34.95 USD re-handling fee.

Itinerary Changes/Cancellations/Refunds: If airline fare rules allow itinerary changes or cancellations for a fee, a $30 USD per ticket exchange processing fee will also apply (if non-US currency used, fee will be converted at time of exchange). This fee is not included in the ticket price or the taxes and fees we display on our website.

The total cost of the ticket, including taxes and fees, is disclosed prior to purchase. By making reservations on this site, you agree to abide by the policies described herein as well as the Terms and Conditions governing your use of this site.

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