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Old 9th Sep 2009, 11:44
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Hussar 54
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Hyeres, France
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Can anyone confirm whether there are simlar Airline Passenger Ticket Taxes paid by the millions of passengers who buy tickets on the the cruise ships ??

If not - why not ?

Read somewhere that some of these ships manage something equivalent to about 14cms distance for 5 litres of ( presumably untaxed ) diesel fuel...And absolutely all for holiday/leisure travel and absolutely zero for wealth creating business travel....

Seems the playing field regarding holidaying passengers travelling by air and those by sea is more than unlevel - it's vertical...
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