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Differences In Tax On JER-LGW-JER With BE  
User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19410 posts, RR: 52
Posted (9 years 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2542 times:

BE offers LGW-JER one-way for £8.99 and £23.00 tax, so £31.99.

BE offers JER-LGW one-way for £18.99 and £13.00 tax, so £31.99.

Why the £10 difference in tax with the same airline? Surely it has nothing to do with simply departing from different airports.

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User currently offlineBlooBirdie From Lesotho, joined Sep 2003, 265 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2531 times:

Jersey has its own tax regime, independent of the UK.

User currently offlineFoxBravo From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 3045 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2515 times:

Quoting Pe@rson (Thread starter):
Surely it has nothing to do with simply departing from different airports.

It may in fact have something to do with this. Different airports have different departure taxes. In some places (usually developing countries), you need to pay in cash when you leave. In many others, though, the tax is collected by the airline and is included in the price of your ticket.

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User currently offlineA340600 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 4107 posts, RR: 51
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2515 times:

Is that the cheapest they go?! If it is, i'll pay the £8 or so more and fly BA like I have previously done,


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