Last updated 10 January 2020 | Rates checked and changes to page include Gdansk local fee increase from 1 January 2020.

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

Turystyczny Podatek

The tourist tax (turystyczny podatek) is levied in the form of a climate fee (klimatyczna opłata) which comprises a local fee (lokalna opłata) or spa fee (uzdrowiskowa opłata) per person per day.

Local fee (if stay over 24 hours) – is paid in destinations designated as having favourable climate conditions, areas of natural beauty, or towns granted the status of a spa protection area. No local fee is charged to visitors if they pay the spa fee.

Spa fee (if stay over 24 hours) – is paid in towns designated as health resorts.

The Commune Council determines the destinations that meet these conditions to be able to levy a local or spa fee.


The rate is decided by local governments (municipalities) but is capped by national government Act on Local Taxes and Fees (Article 17 and 19).

2020 cap rates (Article 19 point 1 b,c,d)
Local fee – 2.31 PLN (€0.55) per person per day
Local fee in towns with status of a spa protection area – 3.26 PLN (€0.77) per person per day
Spa fee – 4.48 PLN (€1.06) per person per day


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

Euro conversion on 10 January 2020 for comparative purposes.

 All types of accommodation
(no maximum days)
Local fee PLN (€)
per person, per day*
Spa fee PLN (€)
per person, per day*
Some Exemptions
Gdansk 2.31 (0.55) School trips,
Blind people and their guides
Krakow  -** 1.60 (0.38)** School trips,
Blind people and their guides

* Per day – fee applies for each day started
** Krakow – no local fee since January 2016 and spa fee applicable for the Swoszowice health resort

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