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Manila Airport (NAIA) Terminal Fee/Departure Tax Lowered to PhP550.00
This is a bit of good news at least for international travelers from Manila, five year implementation of aviation security fee at NAIA, costing PhP200.00 per outgoing foreign travel, will lapse on January 31, 2012. the
Starting February 1, 2012, NAIA Terminal Fee will be pegged at PhP550.00/person. Domestic travelers will still be charged local terminal fee of PhP200.00 per passenger.
Comforting? This month though, expect Caticlan Aiport terminal fee to be increased to PhP200.00, up from PhP20.00, as pegged by SMC, who now operates Caticlan Airport.
huh, I don't get it. Is there a typo or I'm not understanding it. You wrote foreign travel terminal fee is P200 and starting Feb it will be P500. It will actually be higher not lower, how is that good news?