Questions tagged [fees-and-charges]

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What is a time/km charge on a car rental?

I am looking to rent a car in Panama City, Panama via Thrifty. I went to their website, panamathrifty.com, and put in the desired information (mid sized car, start/end dates, etc...) and was delivered ...
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What are some tips and tricks for finding the cheapest flight when luggage and other fees are not revealed until far into the booking process?

I'm finding it ever more frustrating recently to compare and find the truly cheapest flights. Flight search engines are more and more useless as airlines game the system increasingly to list low ...
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Medicare Plan B penalty for late enrolment [migrated]

I have dual citizenship for the UK and US and have full insurance coverage with the NHS in the UK and also have Medicare plan A. I have pensions in both countries. I will be moving back to the US ...
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Does stop over flight cancellation charges twice of normal charges? [Thai Airlines]

While I am booking for Thai Airlines, I have searches for few others also, but could not come to any conclusion. Travelling from A->B with stopover in bangkok. Same PNR, etc. The T&C just says "...
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Is the change fee deducted from fare credit?

Earlier this year I had to cancel a non-refundable flight (6 tickets) on United. We were told that they would hold the fare value as a credit for 12 months, but that if we wanted to use that credit ...
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When taking the ferry from Shimonoseki, Japan to Busan, Korea, how much will I need in cash-only fees?

Seven years ago I took ferries between Japan and Korea about six times, and I'm looking at taking the ferry again. I seem to recall that even when paying for the ferry ticket in cash that there is ...
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Charge for Flight Date Change

Im having trouble understanding the rules. Does that mean changing the return flight will be Eur 90 or free? Cause 4. 1/ states free of charge... Im assuming in case of class change, Ill simply pay ...
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Renting car in Mexico, are there any hidden fees on the online fares?

I am considering to rent a car in México and found some reasonable fares online. I saw a couple of videos though that mentioned that to those prices a fee was added when picking the car. Apparently ...
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Uk visa in transit [closed]

My husband and I applied for a Visa in transit. We applied seperately but when we had to pay online our amount for our visas was different. Is it possible to pay different amounts for the same visas?
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Lufthansa 48 hour reservation with Price Guarantee

I used the Lufthansa 48 hour reservation with Price Guarantee option on the Lufthansa website yesterday. I then decided to go ahead with the booking and completed and paid for the flight on the same ...
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Will I still be charged a cancellation fee from a hotel if I've already paid for my night in full?

I booked a night at a hotel on booking.com and have already paid the reservation in full which is £153. I can't make it anymore due to a family emergency. The booking.com email said that I will have ...
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Is Ontario Parks waiving admission fees for a day in 2019? [closed]

This website asseverates that July 19 2019 is "Ontario Parks Free Use Day", but has Ontario Parks officially blazoned this?
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visa fee refund [closed]

I wonder if you can advise me whether I can get a refund on my family visa fees. I hold ILR under tier 2 scheme and applied for my family (3 persons) visa under PBS Dependant visa. They charged every ...
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Are there still any ATMs in Japan that don't charge fees for withdrawing with a foreign card?

I just got back to Japan for the first time in five years. I seem to recall that that some ATMs here don't accept foreign cards, some do but charge a fee, and some do and charge no fee. I'm 100% ...
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UK - Accidentally applied for passport renewal instead of new [closed]

I applied for a British renewal passport online by mistake instead of new British passport. I have already paid online for it and received my declaration pack. What can I do to rectify this error? Is ...
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Cheaper Sun Country flights at the airport?

Other US ULCC airlines Spirit, Frontier, and Allegiant all charge fees for using their websites and call centers. These fees are waived when purchasing at the airport so they can claim it's an ...
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Cheaper Frontier flights at the airport?

Similar to Spirit, it seems Frontier charges a fee for using their website and call center, they call this "Carrier Interface Charge [CIC]." This fee is waived if you buy tickets at the airport. They ...
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It it possible to avoid kiwi.com's automatic online check-in and instead do it manually by yourself?

I have a WestJet Flight LGW-YYC that I booked using kiwi.com. WestJet offers free seat selection with the online check-in on their homepage (see their FAQ at " Can I still select my seat if I don't ...
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Indian ATMs limits and charges for foreign cards [closed]

I am travelling to India and generally when I travel I don't exchange money. I just have a couple of UK bank accounts with banks that do not charge anything when withdrawing money abroad, passing the ...
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Can I buy another flight from another airline and travel to the same place before the registered flight? [closed]

I want to know if I can buy a flight before the scheduled flight. I have a reserved flight, I want to know if I can buy another flight to the same destination (italy) without any problem. I want to ...
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Do i have to pay visa fees again for a new DS 160 form?

When i arrive at the embassy, i was told that i have not completed my DS 160 form. I returned home and tried to complete it but i could not retrieve the file from the internet. I have completed ...
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Courier Fee for UK visa when all family members apply separately

We are a family of six and are applying for a visa to visit the UK. We were told to do separate application per family member, linked by inputing the primary GWF number in other applications. As we ...
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How to get a Student ID card with picture for Swedish teenagers not yet attending university

In several countries (e.g. Egypt and India) many venues (e.g. museums) have substantial discounts for "students". How carefully the student status is checked varies greatly, but at many places the ...
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Do I need to pay the visa fee separately for all of my party? [duplicate]

I am a Nigerian applying for a UK Visa for me & my wife & my daughter. I have already finished my UK Visa application and paid the fee, but on registering with TLSContact Process, i saw the ...
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What do I put here?

I'm applying for a passport and I'm unsure of what to put for this section. It's 160 for a 10 year passport, plus it says there's a 25$ fee. So do I just put 185?
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Got a “Ticket” for not paying for gasoline [closed]

I got a ticket in Germany for not paying for a tank of gas. The cashier didn't understand that I had gas to pay for, and just charged us for the snacks I brought to the cashier. I didn't notice the ...
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How to link family-members on SENTRI application

I am in the process of applying for SENTRI passes for my family (myself, wife, 4 children). On this CBP help page it says: Application Fee: $25.00 per person (or a maximum of $50.00 for husband, ...
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What happens if a Filipino/Australian overstays in the Philippines?

I have overstayed my 1-year Balikbayan privilege (1 year free visa) because my passport expired while I was in the Philippines. I was born here and have had a previous Philippines passport but have ...
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Take a new unpacked box of iPhone XS to India from US [duplicate]

I'm traveling to India and my friend is asking me to bring a new unopened iPhone XS to India for him. I'll have a 2 hour layover at Dubai and then I'll reach Delhi. Can I take an unopened box of a new ...
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American renting car in UK

We're planning a road trip to the UK next month and have a couple of questions. I tried calling Budget at Heathrow but couldn't get through to speak with a person. Q1: I did rent a car in Leeds from ...
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Condor checked baggage fees with connecting flights to USA

I am looking into one-way flight from Europe to the USA. I have found a flight with 2 connecting flights, using Google Flights (it would book it from Condor): POZ -> FRA (Lufthansa) FRA -> VYR (...
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Fall asleep in terminal and miss connection fight: recover change fee

I recently was returning from a trip from Europe and missed a connection flight because I fell asleep in the terminal. I showed up to the gate about 10 minutes after it closed. This was my own fault ...
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Are travel agents required to pass on any phone calls they receive from the airline?

I booked my family holiday through a travel agent and my return flight was with Ryanair. In the document I received from the travel agent it stated that if I didn't check in online I "would be charged ...
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When we travel to Zone 4 in London with an Oyster card purchased for Zone 1 and Zone 3, how are the fares calculated?

I purchased an Oyster card that can be used in Zones 1 to 3. How are the charges applied when I travel further from Zone 3 (let's say I'm traveling to a Zone 4 location), starting from a location in ...
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About UK visa fee refund

I applied online visa application to UK. I'm from Sri Lanka. Yesterday I cancelled appointment. So I change my mind. I will not face visa appoinment. Now my question is how I get my refund? It's USD ...
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Can I add dependents on my B1/B2 visa? Is there a separate fee?

I am applying for a B1/B2 visa. I want to take my kids along on the trip to the USA? Can Iadd them as dependents on my visa application and is there a separate fee for dependents?
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Visa fees for an Indian visa

I am looking to travel to India to explore their culture and their heritage next month. What are the fees when applying for a tourist visa for an Australian? I checked many websites but everyone has ...
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Interstate Karnataka Tamul Nadu permit charges

We are planning to visit Trichunapalli from Bangalore. We will be going by a 36 seater mini bus. What will be the inter state permit charges to be paid at the Hosur check post?
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What are the total fees in USD for a Schengen visa via the German embassy, by mail?

I am applying for a Schengen visa in the US, at the German embassy. We are two adults and our 2 year-old son. Our son is a US citizen, so I believe no documentation is needed for him, though I'm ...
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Why are there additional fees for checking in? [closed]

My father bought a ticket through Ryanair online directly from their website. On their website there was an option to pay 7 euros to check in online or to check in at the airport for free. He chose ...
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How is currency converted at a foreign ATM from US Dollars?

Credit cards are not widely accepted at smaller vendors in Taiwan that I often go to, so I'm forced to use local cash. Upon calling my bank (Chase), I learned that they charge $5 plus 3% for ...
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What's the penalty fee for rescheduling a flight on Garuda Airlines after buying the ticket? [closed]

What's the penalty fee for rescheduling a flight on Garuda Airlines after buying the ticket? I'm planning to buy a round-trip Seoul-Bali (DPS) with a planned departure in early May, but anticipate the ...
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Why is the airline fuel fee a tax?

The price of my flight is shown in the picture below. I want to understand the airline fuel fee better. Is it still legal to call it an "airline fuel fee"? Why is the airline fuel fee considered a ...
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Administrative fees on a no-show?

I just bought a very cheap ticket with UIA. I plan to do my travel, but in case anything happens I know I lose little money. However, I can read on my receipt that for my super-economy ticket.... ...
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What is an “incidental amount” when booking a hotel in Las Vegas?

What does an incidental amount means when booking a hotel in Las Vegas? Could this amount be changed from the originally mentioned amount? Is this amount will be totally refundable? Because this will ...
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Payment of SEVIS in the USA

Can my family in the USA pay for my SEVIS fee if I am from Nigeria? I have an I-20 already, but making the payment is what has been a challenge for me.
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How can I avoid Airbnb's sneaky 3% foreign currency fee?

I've recently discovered Airbnb silently overcharges their customers by converting each transaction into their local currency: If you’re paying in a currency different from the default currency of ...
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SANParks conservation fees - per calendar day, or 24-hour period?

This questions is specifically about Kruger, but I assume it applies to any other parks managed by SANParks. You have to pay a daily fee to enter Kruger (and other parks), as described here. My ...
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How do I know if I have got a congestion charge? [duplicate]

I drove to Westminster Bridge Road last Wednesday around 6.45 pm. Now different people have different statements to offer. How do I know if I need to pay any fees? Help.
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Where can I pay for the Extra Bag on the American Airlines Site?

I have booked a Ticket on American Airlines for London-Chicago for a trip in March 2018, from the British Airways website (So that I would get BA miles on this booking). American Airlines charges $...