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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

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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

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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

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Holiday Fee Hike: Spirit Raises Bag Fees

Good news: Spirit Airlines’ baggage fee hike didn’t affect Thanksgiving flights. Bad news: This is one lousy gift for Christmas travelers. See Spirit’s entertaining bag video below. What You’ll Pay, What You’ll Get The new higher fee applies to checked-bags only – and, we are told, it is temporary. What:… Read More