Service Tax

International Tour packages paid in India 


As informed in the Finance Bill 2012 announced in the Union Budget 2012-13, the rate of  Service Tax has been increased from 10% to 12%  and would be effective from  01 April 2012.  Holidays are going to get costlier, so will be eating out, hotel accommodation,transportation and tour packages.

The new rates of service tax is mentioned below for your ready reference.


1.Tour Package 3.68%

2.Only Hotel Accommodation 1.74%

3.Hotel Accommodation with meals 3.68%

4.Domestic Air Ticketing 0.62%

5.International Air Ticketing 1.24%

6.Rail tickets (On service charge only) 12.36%

7.Only Transport 4.95%


International Tour packages paid in EU area

VAT / ALV 24% on entire tour package

For Road Trasnportation : 10%


India Tour packages paid in EU:

0% VAT