Traveling soon? Pay your travel taxes online

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Skip the queues at the airport and pay your travel tax online before your flight

HASSLE FREE. TIEZA's online payment system allows travelers to skip airport queues to pay travel tax. Photo from the TIEZA website

MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos going abroad can now opt to pay their travel tax online instead of waiting in line at the airport, with the launch of the Travel Tax Online Payment System.

The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) launched the system to make it easy and hassle-free for travelers to pay their travel taxes, a requirement for most Filipinos going abroad. (READ: #AskTheTaxWhiz: What’s a travel tax?)

To avail of the online payment system, travelers need to open an account on the TIEZA website, accessible at http://tieza.gov.ph/

From the home page, select the clickable image for travel tax payment, or select the “Travel Tax” tab in the header of the webpage and click “Pay Travel Tax” in the dropdown menu.

Create an account by filling out the registration form. Once registered, fill out the form for the payment of travel tax. It will ask you to provide details about your flight, including the type of ticket that you have. You will also be asked to provide your credit card information.

After you have confirmed payment, you will be given an electronic receipt to print out. Simply bring the receipt with you on the day of your flight to be presented with your travel documents. – Rappler.com

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