Avoiding High UK Airport Taxes

October 07, 2013
Fares from Washington DC:

    Q. I am planning to use my frequent flyer miles for a trip to the UK. However, I have noticed crazy high taxes imposed especially by London airports. I was wondering what nearby airports I could possibly fly into to minimize this tax?

    A. The only UK airport that doesn't have these onerous taxes is Belfast in Northern Ireland. Though fares to Belfast may be high enough to cancel out whatever you'd save by skipping out on the tax.

    Northern Irish flag via Shutterstock