baggage fees

British Airways shouldn’t have charged Jim Arnold and his wife $400 for their checked bags. After all, the couple were flying
Are you dreading the scale…for your luggage at the airport check-in?
Ever feel like you're speaking another language? Well, sometimes you are which is why we asked the members of travel website, Trippy.com to tell us about times they tried to use the local tongue and got, well, totally tongue tied.
Holiday travel can be crowded and expensive, but opportunities abound for long-term planners and last-minute bargain hunters.
Like the insidious overdraft penalty, the key to avoiding a replacement fee is to keep careful watch of your debit card and not lose it. If you do, try to take out cash through a teller and be patient until your replacement card arrives.
To help you navigate the complex tangle of costs that now go hand-­in­-hand with air travel, check out this list of the 10 worst airline fees.
Some gear you'll be forced check in because of TSA policy, whether you want to or not and incur the baggage fee. Other sports equipment fall within the normal checked baggage and oversize/overweight policy.
Airlines got a $373 million dollar gift from the government when it eliminated the Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee last year. What with the slide in fuel prices, these 37 U.S. and 71 foreign airlines have to be feeling pretty flush right now.
I consulted David Perry, a fellow traveler writer and friend of mine who has even less space to work with. Since his laptop goes with him as the personal item, he has to pack his camera into his carry-on, leaving him with a nook just 14 inches wide, nine long, seven deep. This guy gets creative.
Airline Baggage Policy After Free Bags AirTran Does not defer sliding scale. Alaska Does not defer sliding scale. American
I'm not a big believer in pre-planning every single detail -- sometimes the best vacation moments are spontaneous. But unless your rich uncle is paying for the trip, you'll need to do a certain amount of preparation or your budget will fly out the window.
Their bottom line: Fees used by the airline industry to generate profit have spiraled out of control! In 2013 the airline
When airlines began charging for checked bags in 2008, they blamed the high cost of jet fuel for the move. But how much does
For more information on how ancillary fees stack up between airlines and passengers, check out The Battle of the Fees Infographic
To say there's room for improvement in the airline industry is a clear understatement. Between baggage fees, customer-service fails, and hellish flight delays, most carriers consistently keep our expectations at tarmac level.
Following Southwest, JetBlue is the next airline on the list at #44. Bigger airlines like US Airways, America, United placed