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Which countries introduced tourism tax in 2024?

Which countries introduced tourism tax in 2024?

Overdrive may have been the word of the year in 2023 in the travel industry.

News about the negative impacts of tourists was everywhere. The world's most popular destinations, such as Venice, Barcelona and New Zealand, are struggling to keep visitor numbers under control.

One tactic that destinations are using is tourist taxes. Here are the countries that introduced a travel tax in 2024.


On April 1, 2023, the city authorities increased the municipal fee to €2.75.

A second increase will occur on April 1, 2024, when the fee will become €3.25.

Portimão, Portugal, introduces tourist tax in March 2024
Portimão has followed in the footsteps of neighboring cities by introducing a tourist tax in March.

The port city in Portugal will change the tax from high season to low season, setting it at €2 per night from April to October and €1 per night from November to March.

Bali: Tourist tax introduced in February 2024

Known as the Land of the Gods, Bali attracts visitors from all over the world to its beaches, islands and spiritual culture.

But tourism also means problems, and Bali hopes to solve some of them with a new tax to pay to enter the country.

As of February 14, 2024, international and domestic arrivals must pay a fee of IDR 150,000 (€8.80).

Venice tourist tax

It has now been confirmed that the city will trial an entrance fee for part of 2024.

Visitors will have to pay a fee of €5 to enter on peak weekends and other days between April and mid-July - 29 days in total.