What is the tourist tax?

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The tourist tax is applied to stays in tourist establishments –hotels, tourist apartments, campgrounds, rural lodging, youth hostels, designated overnight sleeping areas for mobile homes and cruise ships- in Catalonia.

The rates are valid from 1st October 2021: 
* An extra 10% VAT will be applied on the tourist tax




5 star hotels and cruise ships



4 star and 4 star superior hotels



All other establishments



Vacation rental



Exempt from the application of this tax are stays subsidised by social programmes and minors 16 and younger.
Rate per person and day (maximum of 7 days).

Further information (regulations, fees and rates, exemptions) click here.



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