JAPAN AIRLINES INTRODUCTION OF INTERNATIONAL TOURIST TAX IN JAPAN - Rakso Travel

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

JAPAN AIRLINES INTRODUCTION OF INTERNATIONAL TOURIST TAX IN JAPAN


Please be informed that International Tourist Tax will be introduced as follows:

Effective Date
Applicable to tickets issued on/after January 7, 2019 (Mon) and for travel on/after January 7, 2019 (Mon).
*It will be collected on the ticket along with fares upon ticketing.
*It is also applicable when a ticket issued before the above effective date is changed on/after the effective date.

Applicable Airports
All airports in Japan

Charges
International Departures:JPY 1,000 (consumption tax not applicable)
*Common amount for adult and child passengers.
*Passengers who transit/transfer from international flight to international flight within 24 hours will be exempted from this tax when the transit/transfer occurs on the same ticket.

Exemptions
a. Infants under 2 on the day of commencement of travel, with or without a seat
b. Transit/transfer up to and including 24 hours
c. Airline crew on duty
d. Deportees (*)
e. Passengers of government planes
f. Diplomats, consular, and other eligible personnel stationed in Japan (for official purposes only)
The following 3 conditions shall be met. Exemption for those persons is limited only to the handling in Japan.
*  Presentation of Tax Exemption Card
* Presentation of IDs
 * Submission of Certificate of International Tourist Tax Exemption for Missions (herein after “Certificate”)
g. State guests and others with equivalent status (*)
h. US Armed Forces personnel and UN Armed Forces personnel (for official purposes only) (*)
i. Passengers travelling between other countries with aircraft landing at Japan due to weather or under other unavoidable circumstances
j. Passengers who have returned to Japan without entering another country after departure from Japan due to weather or under other unavoidable

REF: Japan Airlines International Co. Ltd. DATED 04 JANUARY 2019

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