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EXIT TAX when leaving airport for USA

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EXIT TAX when leaving airport for USA

Hi everyone. Can anyone tell me if you were charged an "exit tax" at the LIR airport when leaving the country to return to the USA? Usually this tax is included in your airfare price when travelling from USA, but not sure about Costa Rica. Thanks!

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1. Re: EXIT TAX when leaving airport for USA

If you read any of the 100 posts about this here on the forum - or pretty much any information about Costa Rica -- you will see that there is a $29 exit tax for each person with an airline ticket leaving Costa Rica. And no, it's not included in your ticket price for historical reasons. And it doesn't matter where your flight goes; when you leave Costa Rica, you pay an exit tax.......... and fill out a form.

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2. Re: EXIT TAX when leaving airport for USA

Yes there is a $29/pp exit tax charged at both international airports before leaving the country. Please check top questions upper right hand corner of the forum page for more details.

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3. Re: EXIT TAX when leaving airport for USA

Thank you CRFAN. I was hoping the departure tax was included like it is when leaving the Dominican Republic.

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4. Re: EXIT TAX when leaving airport for USA

There are very rare occasions when charter packages include the exit tax.

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