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Airline Profits Soar To Jaw-Dropping Record In 2015
Holy baggage fees.
These Airline Tricks Will Make You Pay More For Your Checked Bags
Author, How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler (and Save Time...
British Airways shouldn’t have charged Jim Arnold and his wife $400 for their checked bags. After all, the couple were flying
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How To Avoid Extra Baggage Fees At The Airport
Are you dreading the scale…for your luggage at the airport check-in?
7 Hilarious Foreign Language Mistakes
Get the best answers to your travel questions on Trippy.com
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.
Planning That Affordable Holiday Trip
Head of Global Financial Education at Visa Inc.
Holiday travel can be crowded and expensive, but opportunities abound for long-term planners and last-minute bargain hunters.
31 Worst Fees in America
Personal Finance Made Easy
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.
The 10 Worst Airline Fees To Ever Exist
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.
The Guide to Bringing Sports Equipment Onboard
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 Shift Security Costs to Passengers With Government Help
Law prof, author, global adventure-seeker, emerging outdoorswo...
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.
A How-To for Carry-On
Dane Steele Green
President & CEO - Steele Luxury Travel
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.
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What Airlines Don't Tell You About That Free Bag
Airline Baggage Policy After Free Bags AirTran Does not defer sliding scale. Alaska Does not defer sliding scale. American
Keep a Lid on Vacation Costs
Sr. Vice President, DraftKings
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.
Enough With Airline Fees!
Travel Writer, Videographer, Documentary Filmmaker
Their bottom line: Fees used by the airline industry to generate profit have spiraled out of control! In 2013 the airline
The True Cost Of Transporting A $25 Checked Bag Is About $2, Analysis Finds
When airlines began charging for checked bags in 2008, they blamed the high cost of jet fuel for the move. But how much does
Fly.com Survey Pits Passengers vs. Airlines in Battle of the Fees
For more information on how ancillary fees stack up between airlines and passengers, check out The Battle of the Fees Infographic
10 Things We Wish All Airlines Did
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.
Southwest Ranks Top 10 In Keeping It Simple
Following Southwest, JetBlue is the next airline on the list at #44. Bigger airlines like US Airways, America, United placed
6 Ways to Never Pay Baggage Fees
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The busy holiday travel season will soon be upon us, which means crowded airports, higher airfares and -- if you're not careful -- hefty baggage fees. Traveling light when you have kids in tow can be challenging, but not impossible if you have the right gear and mindset.
Most Annoying Travel Fees (PHOTOS)
Travel + Leisure
You can still avoid some of the worst penalties if you plan strategically. Read on for tips in dealing with the latest annoying travel fees.
United Baggage Fees Now Payable Through Yearly 'Subscription'
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the subscriptions are riddled with hidden costs. Flyers seeking to check two bags will have to pay
Airline Fees Make Travel Cost Comparisons A Challenge
By Reuters, Reuters
The industry is still feeling its way when it comes to deciding when to stop adding and increasing fees, says Mann, the airline
Avoiding Hidden Flight, Hotel Fees
Sr. Vice President, DraftKings
With the economy turning around, many families are cautiously dipping their toes in the travel pool once again. Hotel occupancy rates have risen in many areas and airports are as crowded as ever. Here are a few budgeting tips if you're planning a trip.
Frontier Is Adding Fees, But It's Really Easy To Avoid Many Of Them
Yesterday, Frontier announced that anyone who buys a ticket through a third-party travel agency (including online sites like
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