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Taxes on Domestic USA DL Flight Issued by KE?

Taxes on Domestic USA DL Flight Issued by KE?

  1. dantheman

    Recently ticketed an itinerary with KE Skypass miles for a domestic DL itinerary:

    Outbound: LGA-DTW-TVC (less than 1 hr connection at DTW)

    Inbound: TVC-DTW (1 day Stopver) – JFK

    Went through it with the KE phone agent and the mileage required priced out correctly (25k), but agent said taxes for the ticket would be $22.40 instead of $11.20 because you have to pay $5.60 per segment. I’ve never heard this before, so asked to speak to supervisor, and supervisor said the same thing.

    It’s only an $11 difference so i’m not too broken up about it, but what gives? Have never encountered this before. Anyone have any thoughts on this?

  2. Anonymous

    Well, it’s not really per segment, but I think it’s because of how long your connection is on the return. The cap is $11.60 per trip, but if the connection is over 4 hours the counter resets it as a new trip.

  3. dantheman

    [QUOTE=”Tiffany, post: 19550, member: 7″]Well, it’s not really per segment, but I think it’s because of how long your connection is on the return. The cap is $11.60 per trip, but if the connection is over 4 hours the counter resets it as a new trip.[/QUOTE]

    If that were the case though, wouldn’t the taxes price out to $16.80? $5.60 for outbound plus $11.20 ($5.60 x 2 because stopover is causing ticket to be taxed as two separate tickets)?

  4. Anonymous

    ¯_(ツ)_/¯

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