6 Hidden Travel Fees You Should Never Pay

Even when you carefully plan and budget for a vacation, additional travel expenses often crop up, thanks to a sneaky technique called drip pricing.

Don’t get burned by resort fees

To avoid paying resort fees, the best option is to avoid booking hotels or resorts that charge such fees.

Hidden city taxes can ratchet up the total cost on a hotel or resort. Check the total amount you’ll be charged before paying to see if you are charged any extra taxes.

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Slam the door on hospitality tax

Get on board with shuttle service fees

If there’s a fee for the shuttle service, compare the price with what you’d pay for Uber or Lyft.

Not all hotels offer free parking, so ensure this is included before you book, especially in high-traffic areas with limited parking space.

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Shift away from parking fees


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