The new Barbados Airline Travel and Tourism Development Tax takes effect from 1 October 2018. 

The charge or BBD140 (approximately GBP54) was announced by the Barbados Government in June 2018. The tax applies to all flights departing Barbados from 1 October 2018. The charge will be automatically added to all tickets issued from 1 October 2018 onwards, irrespective of when they were booked. 

Tickets including a departure from Barbados on or after 1 October 2018, but issued prior to 1 October 2018 will not be subject to this charge. 

Children/Infants under 2 are exempt. 

The departure tax will be included with all other applicable taxes, fees and charges. The tax is to be collected at point of sale. 

For bookings made before 1 October 2018 to stay exempt from the new departure tax, please email all unticketed bookings to AND before close of your business day today
(1 October 2018).

In your email, please include:

  • Size of travel party
  • Passenger(s) name
  • PNR
  • Dates of travel
  • Airline confirmation and code
  • Accommodation booked
  • Summary of tax liability