New Zealand all set to execute new tourist tax

Published on : Wednesday, June 12, 2019

New Zealand planned for the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy in 2018 and the legislature of the country has just given green signal for the new tourist tax to start from July 1st of this year.

 

The NZ$35 (approximately US$23) fee is to be paid in tandem with the visa fee or Electronic Travel Authority fee for the visitor’s. Travelers worldwide will all be subject to the new tourist tax of New Zealand, with the exception of visitors from neighboring Australia and many Pacific island countries.

 

New Zealand will put into practice the new tourist tax as a measure for visitors to contribute directly to New Zealand’s protection of its natural environment as well as the infrastructure they use when they are in New Zealand.

 

In case you’re not aware of, New Zealand has turned out to be increasingly popular as a destination for tourists worldwide. As per data from Tourism New Zealand, the gorgeous country in Oceania welcomed a 4% increase in international arrivals last year.

 

The New Zealand government anticipates to rise more than NZ$450 million (about US$300 million) over five years. The funds raised via the new tourist tax will let the New Zealand government to finance projects, making sure that the country and its people enjoy the best from tourism growth.

 

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