Baggage Fees

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Tips For Preparing Your Teens To Travel Alone

Here are some tips to take the guesswork out of booking a solo flight for your teenager.

10/08/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Millions Of Americans Travel Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

Airlines Collected Record Baggage Fees In 2012

U.S. airlines collected more than $6 billion in baggage and reservation change fees from passengers last year — the highest amount since the fees became common five years ago.

05/14/2013

Millions Of Americans Travel Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

Fees Undermine Fliers’ Ability To Compare Fares

Federal regulators are weighing whether to make airlines reveal prices for baggage and other fees to online sellers like Orbitz and Expedia.

12/26/2012

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What You Won’t Be Taking In Your Airport Carryon Bag

Pies… yes, snow globes… no. As you, or someone you know, prepare to head out for the holiday you should know a few of the little known rules concerning what you can take on an airplane with you and what you should leave at home.

11/23/2011

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Soldiers Returning From War Charged $2,800 For Extra Bags By Delta Airlines

A squad of U.S. Army soldiers returning from the war in Afghanistan had to actually pay to check some of their luggage, just like civilians do here at home.

06/08/2011