Persons using local airports to travel internationally will now have to pay $50 in fees to the Government of the Virgin Islands.
A breakdown of this fee — which largely has not sat well with residents — shows that persons will be required to pay $15 on departure tax, $5 on security tax, and $30 on what the BVI Airports Authority is describing as an Airport Development Fee (ADF).
The ADF for domestic/inter-island travel is $5.
“Persons travelling on airlines that DO NOT include the ADF in their ticket will be required to pay same at the departure tax booth prior to proceeding through security,” the BVIAA said in a media release on Friday.
The aforementioned levies are part of a list of increased fees and additional charges the BVIAA put into effect on March 1.
These levies also include new charges for persons who utilise their parking lot at the airport.
Below are the airport’s parking lot fees
30 minutes — $1
31 to 59 minutes — $1.50
60 to 119 minutes — $2
120 to 179 minutes — $3
180 to 239 minutes — $ 4
Every additional 60 minutes (or part thereof after 239 minutes $1)
Maximum per day up to 7 days — $ 12
Parking beyond seven days three times the daily parking rate for each day or part of each day the vehicle remains parked (Order 2008)
Monthly Pass (Vehicle) Parking Lot — $30
Annual Pass (Vehicle) Parking Lot — $300
Towed Vehicles (parked in front of Terminal for more 10 minutes) — $150 Lost Ticket Fee — $ 100
Monthly Parking for Designated Vehicles — $ 50
Destruction of Ticket Arm — $ 500
Vehicles in the airport’s parking lot for more than six months will be towed. And if left unclaimed two months from
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