Just booked a flight to Germany for a trip to Germany for me and my wife. I knew the taxes on the ticket would be high but I didn't expect that they would be more than the price of the ticket. Look at this list of taxes and fees. [h=1]Taxes and Carrier-imposed Fees[/h] Base Fare* 650.00 Carrier-imposed International Surcharge* 516.00 U.S. Tax 34.40 U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Fee 5.00 Passenger Facilities Charge 12.00 U.S. Custom User Fee 5.50 U.S. Segment Fees 3.90 U.S. September 11th Security Fee 7.50 U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Fee 7.00 Other Taxes/Fees 89.30 Total Fare 1330.60 *Used to calculate MedallionÂ® Qualification Dollars (MQDs).