Almost $1 Billion In Bag Fees In 3 Months – And How To NOT Pay Them!

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    The last quarter’s reports came out from the domestic airlines and it showed that the airlines brought in a staggering $960 million in baggage fees. That is a lot of money from a lot of people! While some articles tried to point out that that amount did not even cover the fuel costs, it really was not intended to cover the entire fuel cost of the airplane. It was to bring the airlines more money and it certainly has done that. To read more about this report and the fees, read this article from CNN. $1 Billion In Bag Fees – How To Not Pay Them! Hopefully, you were not part of the group that paid the fees that added up to that huge number! Because it is very much avoidable to not pay fees when checking baggage domestically. Fly Airlines With Free Bags The first method that jumps out is to fly Southwest. They have proudly remained as the airline that gives you the two free checked bags and they continue to push that message.... The post Almost $1 Billion In Bag Fees In 3 Months – And How To NOT Pay Them! appeared first on Running with Miles.

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