Question: We booked a ten-day vacation package in Cancun, Mexico through Hotels.com that included air, hotel and a rental car. […]
What's an immigration stamp worth? If you said $61.55, you must know Nancy Bestor. She's been fighting with her credit card over a tax refund after a recent trip to Italy, and she wants me to help.
Dante Lee needs an important tax form from his bank. Without it, he could could face a significantly higher bill from the IRS. But his financial institution won't help him. What should he do?
To say that air travelers spend as much time complaining about fees and surcharges as they do flying might not be much of an exaggeration. And now the airline industry wants you to add another complaint to that list: taxes.
How far will an airline go to make an extra buck? Fudge a few numbers on their taxes, maybe?
Rochelle Peachey is no stranger to high taxes and fees on airline tickets. A frequent flier between Miami and London, she routinely sees government charges that double the price of her ticket.
Departure taxes are the final "gotcha" when you're flying. Just as you're getting ready to board a flight back home someone asks you for money, and threatens to deny you boarding if you can't cough up the cash.