Stacks of money.

Frontier Bag Fees Hiked for the Holidays

If you buy the cheapest seats on Frontier (and who among us does not?) you’re in for a surprise at Thanksgiving. And Christmas. And New Year’s. And Spring Break. Higher baggage fees. Frontier Bag Fees Hikes of $5-$10 Temporary bag fee hikes will be in effect on these travel dates:… Read More

Luggage stacked up while a plane departs.

New, Unusual Way to Avoid Bag Fees

The new way to avoid baggage fees is very simple: Join Orion, a travel club, accept their gift of free luggage and agree to become a walking billboard [see video below]. No Bag Fees for Billboard Bags The first six months of the club are free; then you pay $19.99… Read More


Frontier’s New Bundled Amenities

Frontier Airlines, which has transformed itself into a clone of wildly-popular, widely-disliked Spirit – famous and its total lack of amenities including no free soda – is doing one thing a little differently. Frontier now offers passengers a bit of comfort. Yes, Frontier is going the ‘bundled’ route. Yes, it… Read More

Lugge at the airport

Watch Out for the Baggage Police

Attention summer travelers: If it’s been a while since you’ve flown, now is a good time to review airline baggage fee rules. What you don’t know can cost you. LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney on his own run-ins with bag police. Worldwide Baggage Fee Chart Baggage Police at the Gate… Read More


Lost Baggage Rate Drops

As reported in the Los Angeles Times, the rate of lost and damaged baggage on airlines around the world dropped more than 60% in the past seven years. The paper cites a new study by SITA, a company specializing in air transport information. While that’s an incredible improvement, check out… Read More

Looking for bags

Frontier Raising Some Bag Fees

Brace yourself. As of May 1, Frontier Airlines will be raising some of its bag fees. But not by much. Frontier: Bag Fees Rise in May The Denver-based discount airline is raising some baggage fees from $5 to $10 as of May 1, 2015. Note: Some airlines have very complicated… Read More