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Taxes And Fees

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posted this on April 23, 2012 04:00 AM

Air Travel within the United States

Quoted fare includes the base fare plus any applicable taxes, fees and surcharges.

The following government taxes and fees apply to your domestic air travel:

  • A 7.5% Federal Excise Tax (except for award bookings)
  • September 11th Security Fee: A September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 applies per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport up to $10 per round trip.
  • Domestic Segment Tax: A segment tax of $4.00 per U.S. domestic flight segment (a flight segment is defined as one takeoff and landing) (except for award bookings)
  • Passenger Facility Charges: Up to $18 per round trip per customer in local airport charges (except for award bookings)

The following carrier fees apply to your domestic air travel (except for award bookings):

  • Passenger Usage Fee: Passenger Usage Fee of $16.99 per one way travel per traveling customer applies to most reservations. A lower fee of $8.99 may apply to certain discount fares. No fee applies to bookings completed at Spirit Airlines' airport locations
  • Unintended Consequences of DOT Regulations Fee: Unintended Consequences of DOT Regulations Fee of $2.00 per one way travel per traveling customer applies to most reservations. No fee will apply to certain discount fares

International Air Travel (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands)

Quoted fare includes the base fare plus any applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges.

The following government taxes and fees apply to your international air travel:

  • International arrival/departure tax of $17.50 for each arrival and departure to and from the U.S. (except for award bookings)
  • September 11th Security Fee: A September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 applies per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport up to $10 per roundtrip
  • APHIS User Fee of up to $5.00 per traveling customer upon arrival to the U.S.
  • Immigration User Fee of up to $7.00 per traveling customer upon arrival to the U.S.
  • Customs User Fee of up to $5.50 per traveling customer upon arrival to the U.S.
  • Passenger Facility Charges: Up to $9.00 each way per traveling customer for departures from certain U.S. airports (except for award bookings)
  • Non-U.S. government taxes and fees

The following carrier fees apply to your international air travel (except for award bookings):

  • Passenger Usage Fee: Passenger Usage Fee of $16.99 per one way travel per traveling customer applies to most international reservations excluding bookings completed at Spirit Airlines' airport locations as well as certain bookings to Colombia originating outside Colombia. A lower fee of $8.99 may apply to certain discount fares
  • Unintended Consequences of DOT Regulations Fee: Unintended Consequences of DOT Regulations Fee of $2.00 per one way travel per traveling customer applies to most international reservations. No fee will apply to certain discount fares

All Air Travel

  • Most fares include Fuel Pass Through
  • All fares are subject to change until purchased
  • Subject to certain exceptions and/or restrictions set forth in Spirit Airlines’ Contract of Carriage, all reservations are non-refundable and transferable. Refunds are allowed for reservations made 7 days or more prior to departure and provided that a refund request is made within 24 hours of initial reservation. Changes or cancellations made to itineraries will be subject to change fees, any fare differential, any differences in government taxes and fees and, with the exception of fees for carry-on bags and first and second checked-in bags, any difference in carrier’s ancillary charges.
  • For a complete list of rules and regulations please refer to Spirit Airlines' Contract of Carriage

Packages/Car Rentals

Rates include flight and hotel taxes and fees. Additional mandatory resort fees may be charged directly by the hotel. Car rental rates do not include taxes, airport fees, insurance, options, underage driver charges (if applicable) or fuel costs, all of which must be paid directly to the rental car company and are subject to change by each individual State and/or location.

Other Fees

Additional fees such as baggage feeschange fees, and advance seat assignment fees may apply.

 

Advice to Passengers

  • Federal law forbids the carriage of hazardous materials aboard aircraft in your luggage or on your person.
  • A violation can result in five years' imprisonment and penalties of $250,000 or more (49 U.S.C. 5124).
  • Hazardous materials include explosives, compressed gases, flammable liquids and solids, oxidizers, poisons, corrosives and radioactive materials. Examples: Paints, lighter fluid, fireworks, tear gases, oxygen bottles, and radio-pharmaceuticals.
  • There are special exceptions for small quantities (up to 70 ounces total) of medicinal and toilet articles carried in your luggage and certain smoking materials carried on your person. For further information contact your airline representative.
 
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