Taxes & Carrier-imposed Fees

 

We don't want you to have any unpleasant surprises on your bill. We're making every effort to let you know about any taxes and carrier-imposed fees that might be included.

Air Travel

Here are the charges you will see on your ticket, and their explanations:

Base Fare - our ticket price plus U.S. excise and departure/arrival taxes when they apply.
Taxes and carrier-imposed Fees - airport charges, government taxes and fees, and carrier-imposed surcharges.
Total Fare - base fare plus airport charges, government taxes and fees, and carrier imposed surcharges - the total price you pay.

If you need to make a voluntary change to your ticket, Change Fees may apply that are separate from the taxes and carrier-imposed fees listed here.

 

Name & Description

May Apply To:

Code

Amount

Taxes and carrier-imposed fees are subject to change.
*Approximate amount

U.S. Excise Tax (aka U.S. Domestic Transportation Tax; U.S. Ticket Tax)
Percentage of fare; applies to flights within the continental United States or Canada/Mexico 225-mile buffer zones

U.S. Domestic & International

US

7.5%

Travel Facilities Tax
(aka Alaska/Hawaii Ticket Tax)

Applies to certain flight segments to or from Alaska or Hawaii

U.S. Domestic & International

US

$8.70

U.S. Federal Segment Fee
Per-segment inflation-adjusted fee applicable to flights within the continental United States

U.S. Domestic & International

ZP

$4.00

Passenger Facility Charge (PFC)
A maximum of 4 charges per itinerary applies to PFC-approved airports for facilities improvement

U.S. Domestic & International

XF

up to $4.50

September 11th Security Fee (aka U.S. Passenger Civil Aviation Security Fee)
U.S. government-assessed fee of $5.60 per one-way trip with a U.S. enplanement for security costs (fee may accrue multiple times for itineraries with stopovers)

U.S. Domestic & International

AY

$5.60 per One-Way trip per U.S. enplanement

U.S. International Transportation (Arrival/Departure) Tax
Applies to all flights arriving in or departing from the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

International

US

$17.50

U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Fee
Applies to all flights originating abroad and landing in the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

International

XA

$5.00

U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Fee
Applies to international arrivals to the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

International

XY

$7.00

International Taxes and Government or Airport-imposed fees
Various foreign taxes, inspection fees, and security charges typically excluding airport departure taxes. Select countries such as the UK, France and Ghana may require additional taxes based on the cabin of service.

International

Varies

up to $349*

Carrier-Imposed Surcharges
Carrier-imposed surcharges stated separately from the base fare on some international itineraries

International

YQ/YR

up to $650* each way

Singapore Aviation Levy
Applies to all flights departing from Singapore Changi Airport

International

OP

SG$ 6.10

Online Booking Fee
Due to local law a booking fee will apply for each ticket purchased if the billing address of the credit/debit card is located in Denmark, the Netherlands or Sweden. The per ticket booking fee is DKK 40 for Denmark, EUR 10 for the Netherlands and SEK 50 for Sweden.

Denmark
Netherlands
Sweden

40 (DKK)/ticket
10 (EUR)/ticket
50 (SEK)/ticket

International Departure Taxes
Some countries outside of the U.S. may have a departure tax which is separate from any taxes and fees included in your ticket purchase and is collected at the airport prior to your departure.

International

Varies

Varies

Fees from India

Below are the applicable taxes, fees and surcharges your fare may incur on your flight from India.

 
Fees from India: Below are the applicable taxes, fees and surcharges your fare may incur on your flight from India.

Name & Description

May Apply To:

Code

Amount (RT unless otherwise noted)

Taxes and fees are subject to change.
Taxes are quoted in local currency but all purchases are paid in USD, with the current exchange rate applied at the time of ticketing/purchase.

Travel Facilities Tax
(aka Alaska/Hawaii Ticket Tax)

Applies to certain flight segments to or from Alaska or Hawaii

U.S. Domestic and International

US

$8.20

U.S. Federal Segment Fee
Per-segment inflation-adjusted fee applicable to stopover flights within the continental United States

U.S. Domestic and International

ZP

$3.70

Passenger Facility Charge (PFC)
A maximum of 4 charges per itinerary applies to PFC-approved airports for facilities improvement

U.S. Domestic and International

XF

$4.50 to $12.00

September 11th Security Fee (aka U.S. Passenger Civil Aviation Security Fee)
U.S. government-assessed fee of $5.60 per one-way trip with a U.S. enplanement for security costs (fee may accrue multiple times for itineraries with stopovers)

U.S. Domestic and International

AY

$5.60 per One-Way trip per U.S. enplanement

U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Fee
Applies to all flights originating abroad and landing in the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

International

XA

$5.00

U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Fee
Applies to international arrivals to the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

International-US

XY

$7.00

U.S. Customs User Fee

International-US

YC

$5.50

India International User Development Fee (UDF/ADF)

International-IN

IN

Rp 360 to 1300

India Domestic/International Passenger Service Fee (SDF)

International-IN

WO

Up to Rp 230

India Service Tax

International-IN

JN

Business/First Class
10.3%

Transit via Amsterdam Noise Isolation Fee
(€2.50 each way)

International-NL

W

€5

Amsterdam International Airport (AMS) Security Service Fee for Transit Passengers
(€7.25 each way)

International-NL

CJ

€14.50

Netherlands Passenger Service Charge for Transit Passenger
(€6.33 each way)

International-NL

RN

€12.66

Transit via Paris (CDG) Passenger Service Charge & Civil Aviation Tax
(€13.65 each way)

International-FR

QX

€27.30

International Surcharges
Applicable surcharge will vary depending on itinerary:
For travel from India to North America surcharge can range from €114 to €180 each way
From travel from Mumbai to Amsterdam the charge is €90 each way

International

YQ/YR

€90 to €180
each way

An itemized break-up of the total amount owed (including the fare and applicable taxes, fees and surcharges) can be calculated from the table above. If you require assistance with calculating the exact amounts applicable to your planned itinerary prior to booking, or if you have any other questions regarding the amount owed in taxes, fees, and surcharges, you may email Delta's Reservations Department. Please provide the specific routing, including origination and destination cities and all connecting cities, for your planned itinerary. We will respond as soon as possible with the required break-up of the fare and total amount owed. To avoid any changes in fares that may occur, you may obtain this information from us after purchasing a ticket at the indicated total price.

Hotels

Charges for Prepaid Reservations
In connection with facilitating your hotel transaction, the charge to your credit/debit card will include a charge for taxes and service fees. This charge includes an estimated amount to recover the amount we pay to the hotel in connection with your reservation for taxes owed by the hotel including, without limitation, sales and use tax, occupancy tax, room tax, excise tax, value added tax and/or other similar taxes.

The amount paid to the hotel in connection with your reservation for taxes may vary from the amount we estimate and include in the charge to you. This charge also includes an amount to cover service costs we incur in connection with handling your reservation. The charge for taxes and service fees varies based on a number of factors including, without limitation, the amount we pay the hotel, and the location of the hotel where you will be staying and may include profit that we retain.

We are not the vendor collecting and remitting taxes to the applicable taxing authorities. Our hotel suppliers, as vendors, include all applicable taxes in the amount billed to us and we pay over such amounts directly to the vendors. We are not a co-vendor associated with the vendor with whom we book or reserve our customer's travel arrangements. Taxability and the appropriate tax rate and the type of applicable taxes vary greatly by location.

Charges for Payment at Time of Checkout
We will not charge you for the hotel portion when you complete this transaction on delta.com. You will be charged directly by the hotel at the time of checkout for the estimated hotel total. In addition, you will be charged applicable taxes, including without limitation, sales and use tax, occupancy tax, room tax, excise tax, value added tax and/or other similar taxes, by the hotel you select.

 
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