Sky-High Prices - Seeking the Priciest Airport Java

Sky-High Prices - Seeking the Priciest Airport Java

The cost of a cup of coffee skyrockets at airports, with convenience and captive audiences contributing to price surges. In New Zealand, where a standard cup of coffee costs around $4.70, airport prices can reach $6 or more. This phenomenon isn't unique to New Zealand; airports worldwide are known for steep pricing. The New York Port Authority even intervened at LaGuardia Airport, capping food prices after a $40 beer scandal. Inflation affects coffee prices everywhere, but airport markups outpace the norm. Queenstown Airport's Airspresso tops the list for New Zealand's most expensive airport pie at $14.50, raising questions about the fairness of such high costs for travelers.

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