Everything you need to know about Airport Fees in the Philippines
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Manila, Philippines — In this day and age, a lot of people are aware of the many benefits of traveling. In fact, a lot of people believe that traveling to different places as often as they can is a good investment. However, travelers also face some challenges. These include the unexpected airport fees before boarding a plane.
While you might have extra money with you, the thought of paying a fee that you did not expect could actually have a big impact on someone’s experience. Of course, you do not want this thing to happen, do you?
That is why, in this post, we will discuss the airport fees you have to settle in the Philippines. Of course, these fees are already not new to the so-called “regular flyers” or those who usually travel here and abroad for different reasons. However, for those who are deemed first-time travelers, knowing these fees is a big help.
Philippine Travel Tax
If you are exiting the Philippines, you have to pay for the so-called Philippine travel tax. If you are a first class traveler, then you have to fork out Php 2,700 from your pocket. If you are flying economy class, however, you have to pay for Php 1,620.
Good news for OFWs: They are only required to pay Php 300 to Php 400. OFWs are not required to pay for the Philippine travel tax.
Airport Terminal Fee
This applies to both domestic and international flights. The Airport Terminal Fee, otherwise dubbed Philippine Passenger Service Charge, is usually collected prior to boarding the airplane or after check-in by an airport officer in cash.
Domestic Terminal Fee
You are required to shell out Php 100 to Php 200 for the domestic terminal fee. For those who do not know, this particular fee is collected at domestic terminals.
There you have it: the list of airport fees that you have to know. Knowing these will definitely lessen the stress that you are going to encounter when traveling, especially for first-time travelers.