Barcelona Will Increase Tourist Tax Very Soon. Here Are All The Deets!

by Shreya Ghosh
Barcelona Will Increase Tourist Tax Very Soon. Here Are All The Deets!

Barcelona is a spectacular destination to plan a lavish holiday. This city is the perfect blend of eye-catching architecture and history in today’s age and time. Home to pristine beaches, you will surely have a magnificent time while spending a holiday here. Barcelona and its alluring beauty will surely make you fall in love with it once you explore the city. If you are planning a holiday here, this article is going to be crucial for you. The city is all set to increase the tourist tax. Read on for all the details.

Here’s All You Need To Know About The Tourist Tax Of Barcelona

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The authorities of the city made the announcement of the spike in tourist taxes just some time back. Now travellers will need to pay an increased amount of tax for exploring the city. The new changes will come into action by 1 April 2023.

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The current tourist tax will be increased by €2.75 from 1 April onwards. They need to submit the amount in the municipal fee. Not only in 2023, but the tax will be increasing the next year as well. In 2024, the tourist tax will see the amount increase to €3.25. This increase in the tax amount is applicable to all official tourist lodging only. These lodgings need to be in the prominent districts of the Spanish city.

Visitors Need To Pay Tourist Taxes In Many Places!

There are tons of destinations in so many countries around the world that will require tourists to pay some taxes to explore the places. There are different taxes such as regional tax and city-wide tax, according to a report by the Times Of India. Tourists are required to pay the tourist tax in Barcelona from the year 2012.

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Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Spain and this city witnesses a tourist footfall of a humongous number of visitors, leading to over-tourism at times. This sometimes also leads to tourists experiencing problems while exploring tourist destinations. This increased tourist tax will help in controlling the visitors to some extent and also work on enhancing and improving the quality of services.

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