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Some airports charge their own departure fee (to help fund airport operations) that is not included in the ticket price. Until about 2009 or so, this was also the case for the airport in Christchurch, New Zealand (I think it was about NZ$25). At that time they changed to include the departure fee in the ticket price for departing passengers. This makes it a ...


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Your main question has been answered by others, but regarding the prepaid card idea; most hotels will put a hold on your card (prepaid or not) for a certain amount (e.g. $40). That in essence, 'holds' the money for them, should they need to use it for incidentals. Therefore, you can't simply use a prepaid card that has $1 on it, because when they try to put ...


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One thing to consider is that, despite what common sense or simplistic views of economic theory might suggest, many businesses actually rely to a large extent on the customers' honesty. For example, I have worked at a café in an area with many tourists (i.e. people we don't know and who have no reason to fear having a bad reputation or being denied service ...


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There are a few things you have to consider. I worked before at a hotel refilling those minibars. So I know a bit of how it works. Some hotels have an electronic system. This system registers if something has been taken from the minibar. Please note them some people replace a can of coke (or take it out and after putting it back) and the system will see ...


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I travel quite a bit and there are a number of different ways that the minibar set up might work. In more upmarket hotels the mini bar is often automated. With small pressure sensors that activate it the item is removed. It tells the hotel billing computer to add the charge to your final bill. In a hotel where i stayed recently the minibar was empty, with ...


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No, these fees may vary, as may the age range they are applied for. Note also these change significantly between countries (and in some cases even between locations within a country). Some of the main supplier's conditions in the UK: Supplier MinAge Fee NoFeeAge Alamo 22 £27^ 25 Avis 21 £45 25 Budget 23 ...


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typically in such cases on each leg of the flight the restrictions and fees of the company operating that leg will apply. So most likely you're going to have to pay RAM for the leg to Madrid, and US for the leg from Madrid to Charlotte. You're also going to have to comply with size and weight restrictions for each airline separate. Especially the latter has ...



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