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Taxes and fees

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Advertising: Fares shown in off-site and on-site advertisements include the transaction fee described below and some, but not all, applicable taxes, charges and government-imposed fees (other than those taxes, charges and fees imposed by the United States government, which are included in all fares shown).

Flight Cost Summary: On the Flight Cost Summary page, and all subsequent pages leading to a booking, airfare taxes, charges (including fuel surcharges), transaction fees, and government and airport authority fees are either included in the fare or itemized separately to provide a total trip cost.

Government and other authority taxes and fees:

September 11 Security Fee: A September 11 Security Fee of $5.60 applies for each one-way trip that includes an enplanement at a United States airport.

Passenger Facility Charges: Passenger Facility Charges (PFCs) of up to $18.00 USD may apply, depending upon the itinerary chosen.

Federal Excise Tax: A 7.5% United States domestic tax applied to the airline base fare. The tax may be pro-rated for flights to/from the 48 contiguous U.S. states and Alaska and Hawaii, and some international destinations. A Travel Facilities Tax of $8.70 USD per direction also applies to flights to/from Alaska and Hawaii and the 48 contiguous U.S. states or between Alaska and Hawaii.

Federal Domestic Flight Segment Fee: A United States federal domestic flight segment fee of $4.00 USD applies per flight segment departing from or arriving at a United States airport. A flight segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing.

U.S. or International Departure and Arrival Charges: U.S. or international departure and arrival charges of up to $200.00 USD may apply, depending upon the itinerary chosen.

Orbitz for Business fees:

Transaction Fee: Each travel booking made on the Orbitz for Business websites or by phone may be imposed a non-refundable transaction fee. Any such transaction fee will be disclosed before you complete your purchase. The current maximum number of airline tickets per transaction is nine. Booking more than nine tickets begins a new transaction with its own fees. Changes to travel bookings may also be imposed a non-refundable transaction fee, which will be disclosed before you complete the change.

Orbitz for Business for Business Travelers: Transaction fees for corporate members may vary from those described above, and are non-refundable. For more information on corporate membership, please see your Orbitz for Business for Business account manager.

Itinerary Changes/Cancellations/Refunds: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30.00 USD transaction fee charged by Orbitz for Business and may have an additional change fee charged by the airline that will vary by market, carrier and specific fare rule.

Bookings by Telephone: Orbitz for Business will add $25.00 USD (non-refundable) to each air ticket booked over the phone.

Airline-imposed fees:

Credit Card Fees: Some airlines charge an extra fee when using a credit card as the form of payment. These fees are included in your total trip cost when booking tickets on our site.

Baggage Fees: Some airlines charge an extra fee each time bags are checked in with that airline. These fees are not included in your total trip cost when booking tickets on our site. They are collected by the airline. The airlines' web sites contain detailed information regarding their baggage policies. For passengers whose tickets are sold as a codeshare flight, operating and/or marketing carrier fees may apply. For details, see the "Frequently Asked Questions" section of the Customer Support tab.

By making reservations on this site, you agree to abide by the policies described herein as well as the Terms and conditions governing your use of this site. Please review these policies from time to time as they are subject to change. For more information also refer to our FAQs.

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