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    • norricorp
    • By norricorp 11th Sep 17, 6:15 PM
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    reclaim taxes on cancelled flight?
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    reclaim taxes on cancelled flight? 11th Sep 17 at 6:15 PM
    I have bought a ticket from a consolidator. The price was £340 which breaks down to taxes £367 and fare £-27. Yes, I appear to get paid for my flight.
    I have read in the past that even if a flight is non refundable I am able to reclaim the tax. So in this situation, if I cancel the ticket, can I reclaim the taxes of £367? Thereby making a grand profit of £27.
    Last edited by norricorp; 11-09-2017 at 6:16 PM. Reason: add extra sentence.
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    • IAmWales
    • By IAmWales 11th Sep 17, 6:56 PM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 6:56 PM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 6:56 PM
    No, you'll only be able to claim air passenger duty. The amount will be between £13 and £73 depending on the distance. The agent can deduct a service fee from any refund.
    • norricorp
    • By norricorp 12th Sep 17, 6:36 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 6:36 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 6:36 PM
    Many thanks for this @IAmWales.
    I guess I will not be making £27 after all :>)
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