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Information on Air & Vacation Taxes and Fees


Please read the following carefully.

Unless otherwise indicated, Companies listing fares on Travelzoo may not include all applicable taxes, charges and government imposed fees. The following overview has been prepared to give you an idea of what additional fees and taxes may apply.

Airport Fees: Airport Improvement Fees (AIF) may apply depending upon your destination.

Canada Goods and Services Tax: Prices listed may not include GST, HST, or individual province taxes.

Air Travellers Security Charge (ATSC): For domestic flights, the ATSC tax is $4.67 CAD/segment. For transborder flights, the ATSC tax is $7.94 CAD/segment. For international flights, the ATSC tax is $24.00 CAD per trip. A flight segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing.

NAV Canada: A surcharge is collected to operate Canada's Air Navigation systems. Surcharges within Canada are up to $20.00 CAD based on distance. International itineraries are up to $15.00 CAD per round-trip ticket.

Fuel Surcharge: In reaction to rising oil costs, many airlines have imposed a fuel surcharge to flight bookings.

Insurance Surcharges: Many airlines have implemented a nominal insurance surcharge to cover the costs of aviation insurance.

Shipping & Handling Fees: Some travel companies or their agents may impose shipping and/or handling fees if you request paper tickets or for certain types of transactions.

Service Fee: Companies listing offers on Travelzoo may charge a service fee.

Itinerary Changes/Cancellations/Refunds: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, may have a change fee dependent on the market, supplier and the specific fares rules associated with your ticket.

By using Travelzoo, you agree to abide the Terms and Conditions governing your use of Travelzoo. Please review these policies from time to time as they are subject to change.