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Airport departure tax?

  • emmryss

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    Do you have to pay a departure tax when flying out of Thailand? And if so. how much?

    #1 Posted: 10/1/2011 - 14:32

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  • busylizzy

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    Can't remember the amount, but it's usually built into the ticket price.

    #2 Posted: 10/1/2011 - 15:55

  • exacto

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    According to Suvarnabhumi's website:

    Suvarnabhumi International Airport Departure Tax (Bangkok International Airport Departure Tax) = 700 Baht
    Since February 1, 2007 the 700 Baht international departure tax was included in the price of flight tickets.

    #3 Posted: 11/1/2011 - 01:50

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    Since 2007 or so, departure taxes from Thai airport are included in the cost of your ticket.

    Remember this is *not* the case in Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, etc. and you still have to pay departure tax in cash.

    #4 Posted: 11/1/2011 - 11:18

  • nedz

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    Yeah, they use to charge 500bt but not any more, so it must be in your ticket already.
    be aware tho that thailand has a 500bt overstay fee per day, for each day you are over your visa. with one day of grace given free.

    #5 Posted: 12/1/2011 - 18:58

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