$115,500 tab for first daughter Malia's spring break trip

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets

The U.S. Secret Service put a $115,500.87 price tag on first daughter Malia Obama's spring break trip to Mexico earlier this year. That is more than twice what the first lady spent on a skiing weekend this year in Aspen, Colorado with her daughters.

Judicial Watch, the public spending watchdog group, said the agency turned over documents detailing the costs as part of a Freedom of Information Act suit.

The breakdown:

-- Ground transportation: $23,964.81.

-- Lodging: $21,682.92

-- Airfare: $47,767.34

-- Unitemized "Vouchers": $21,636.14.

-- Support Charges: $449.66 (travel for one from Mexico City to Oaxaca, not itemized)

The trip to Oaxaca occurred in March. It took place shortly after the Texas Department of Public Safety issued a statement advising students "to avoid Mexico."

All first children are protected by the Secret Service, and costs typically aren't detailed.

Judicial Watch has released other similar information received from the government detailing the first lady's trips. They include:

-- $48,950 for first lady Michelle Obama's February 2012 President's Day weekend ski vacation to Aspen, Colorado, with her two daughters.

-- $467,585 for Michelle Obama's trip to Spain in 2010.

-- $424,142 for the June 2011, trip taken by Michelle Obama, her family and her staff to South Africa and Botswana.