Last updated 3 March 2021 | Rates reviewed for all destinations listed. Changes include:

  • Burgenland moved from per person per night to net cost of room assessment basis and extended exemption to children under 19.
  • Salzburg (province) max rates increased but rates for Salzburg and Zell am See remain the same.

Kurtaxe

The tourist tax (kurtaxe) is decided by the province and in some cases local governments (municipalities) too in each of the 9 provinces (Burgenland, Carinthia, Lower Austria, Salzburg, Styria, Tyrol, Upper Austria, Vienna and Vorarlberg).

All regulate that it is levied on visitors staying overnight, but the name of the tax varies depending on the province:

Aufenthaltsabgabe – Tyrol
Gästetaxe – Vorarlberg
Ortstaxe – Burgenland, Upper Austria, Vienna
Nächtigungsabgabe – Salzburg, Styria
Nächtigungstaxe – Lower Austria
Orts- und Nächtigungstaxe – Carinthia

Below are selected destinations in each of the 9 provinces and further information can be found by clicking on the name of the destination.

Hotel Rates
(no maximum nights less than 2 months)
Net Cost of Room
(excluding 5% VAT and breakfast, plus 11% flat deduction)
Net Cost of Room (excluding 5% VAT) € per person, per night Some Exemptions
Burgenland
(including Eisenstadt)
 – 2.25%  Children under 19,
Severely disabled persons plus carer 
Carinthia

0.36-2.00 (local) + 0.60 (overnight)
2.10*
1.70*
1.50*
Until end of calendar year for children reaching 17 years of age,
Disabled persons plus carer
Lower Austria 

0.50 – 2.40

2.40
1.60
1.60

Children under 15,
Children under 18 staying in Youth Hostels,
C
hildren under 18 on school trips
Salzburg (province)

max €1.70 or €2.30

1.55**
1.05** 

Children under 15,
V
isitors to business events (only in Salzburg),
Disabled persons plus carer
Styria
(including Graz)
1.50 Children under 15,
School trips
Tyrol

max 5.00

2.00

Until end of calendar year for children reaching 15 years of age,
Until end of calendar year for children reaching 18 years of age staying in Youth Hostels,
School trips 
Upper Austria (including Linz) 2.00 Until end of calendar year for children reaching 15 years of age,
Youth Hostels,
Coach drivers and t
our guides who stay free of charge 
Vienna 3.2% Children under 18 staying in Youth Hostels
Vorarlberg

max 3.80

1.25

Children under 14

* Klagenfurt – €1.50 local + €0.60 overnight
Villach (Jul-Aug) – €1.10 local + €0.60 overnight 
Villach (Sep-Jun) – €0.90 local + €0.60 overnight 

** Salzburg  €1.50 overnight + €0.05 contribution to the TFF (Tourism Promotion Fund) of the Province of Salzburg   
 Zell am See €1.00 overnight + €0.05 contribution to the TFF (Tourism Promotion Fund) of the Province of Salzburg   
 

Future rates agreed by local government

Bregenz – €1.50 for the year 2022

Disclaimer: While best efforts have been made to verify the accuracy of the information, the information displayed should be used as guidance only.

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