Barbados Airline Travel and Tourism Development Tax
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 email@example.com AND firstname.lastname@example.org before close of your business day today
(1 October 2018).
In your email, please include:
- Size of travel party
- Passenger(s) name
- Dates of travel
- Airline confirmation and code
- Accommodation booked
- Summary of tax liability