Before Your Trip

Mexico Tourism Tax

If you fall into one of the following categories, and if your itinerary involves travel between the U.S. and Mexico, you may be entitled to a refund of the Mexico Tourism Tax (approximately $22, fluctuates with the exchange rate) and/or the Mexico Airport Use Tax of approximately $40 (fluctuates with the exchange rate) included in the price of your ticket:

  • Mexican passport holders
  • Legal residents of Mexico, regardless of nationality (holding form FM2 or FM3)
  • Infants under the age of two
  • Passengers who will remain in Mexico for fewer than 24 hours
  • Diplomats

If you believe you are entitled to a refund of one or both taxes, please present your documentation to a Customer Service Agent when you check in at the airport. The Customer Service Agent will initiate a refund request for you. Or, you may mail or fax copies of the documents, along with your ticket number or confirmation code to:

Alaska Airlines
Attn: Refunds
P.O. Box 68900
Seattle, WA 98168

Fax number 206-392-7587