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On the way out of Punta Cana we were faced with a $50 "tax" for overweight luggage, even though we were leaving with less stuff then we arrived with. We were too mellow by that point in the vacation to argue, and figured it was some sort of DR airport tax/scam, but I have since discovered numerous complaints about this "tax" from people travelling Sky Service in particular. Apparently, if you are energetic enough to protest, the employees checking in your luggage may waive the tax. As you will see from my travel tip about Sky Service, I was not happy with the service generally, so this is yet another reason to find a different carrier to the DR.

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  • Written Jan 21, 2005
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