In Egypt, increased the fee that is charged to every tourist in the country’s airports. From now on, the fee will be 25 US dollars (700 UAH) instead of the 20 that were previously.
It is reported by the Veto, citing its own sources in the government.
Airport tax in Egypt was revised for the first time in 2013. It will be levied on all passengers international scheduled and Charter flights departing from airports in Egypt. How this will increase the price of the ticket will depend on the policy of the airline and type of ticket (e.g., flights by low-cost airline or in business class).
It is reported that the relevant decision after careful consideration and accordingly to what is happening in all airports of the world, as well as considering challenges and requirements for the development of the whole system of services in the Egyptian airports will be implemented next November.
In Egypt estimated that in 2018, the tourists brought the country $ 12 billion. This is the highest rate of income over the past eight years.
In the new season, Egypt expects the arrival of 11.7 million tourists. In the country mostly come from Germany, Russia, UK, Saudi Arabia and Italy.
The tour operators note that the largest number of tourists of our country chooses for holidays in Egypt or Turkey. currently in Sharm El-Sheikh 80% of tourists – Ukrainians. Only this year the Egyptian resort received more than 1 million 200 thousand tourists from Ukraine.
Recall that everyone vddate Lviv, will have to pay the tourist tax. The corresponding new rule will work from 1 April.
As previously reported, “Know.ia” Ukrainians will pay more for packages from abroad. With January comes into force a new law on taxes on international shipment of goods for individuals.
Also “Know.Eeyore” wrote that the most tourist city in Europe will introduce a fee for entry: how many will have to pay the Ukrainians.