Chicago repeated its position as the U.S. city that taxes travelers the most, according to a poll by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).

Travelers to Chicago on average paid $41.04 a day in hotel, car rental and restaurant taxes, the GBTA said.

The top 10 was Chicago ($41.04), New York ($38.65), Minneapolis ($36.70), Kansas City ($36.61), Indianapolis ($36), Cleveland ($35.41), Boston ($35.32), Seattle ($35.11), Nashville ($34.75) and Houston ($34.16).

Minneapolis jumped from sixth to third with taxes increasing 6.9%, GBTA said.

At the other end of the spectrum, three Florida cities (Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers and West Palm Beach) had the lowest travel taxes at $22.61 per day.

Rounding out the top 10 were Detroit ($22.80); Portland, Ore. ($22.86); Orange County, Calif. ($23.61); Burbank, Calif. ($24.59); Honolulu ($24.67); Ontario, Calif. ($24.93); and Orlando ($24.94).


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