Mexico is a wonderful tourist destination that offers many sites to visit without getting tired of it. However, for some time now, the country has required a tax for tourists. This tax must be paid in order to make a return trip. So, this article will give you the necessary information about the visitax tax that is prevalent in Mexico.
A tax to help create jobs
Mexico is a country of diverse gastronomic specialties and a wide range of cultures. Tourist tax Mexico is a tax invented to take into account the many tourist advantages that the country offers. It offers beautiful places to visit and a lot of excitement for entertainment. Nothing better to spend a nice holiday with family and friends. The various tourist places that Mexico offers are Cancun, Quintana Roo, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Bacalar and Tulum.
The tourist travel tax was implemented by the State of Quintana Roo on April 1, 2012. This tax, which was implemented almost halfway to the end of the year 2021, will bring in approximately $29.1 million in 2021. This amount is intended to create more jobs and grow the economy.
The conditions of application and the means of payment
The tax implemented on April 1, 2021 applies to travellers aged 15 and over who visit Riviera Maya, Cancun and other tourist sites in the state. The cost is approximately $10 to $11 per person depending on the current exchange rate. Payments can be made online, before, during or after the trip. But once you have paid, you must download the voucher and present it at the airport before your flight.
You can pay online via the visitax website, just go there, click on make a payment, enter the return date and the number of travellers. Then you need to fill in the first names, surnames, ages and passport numbers of all travellers. Once you have entered this information, confirm it, enter your billing information and confirm.