Dear Delta: I Want My $5 Back

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    Lots of people complain about airlines and hidden fees, which is perfectly reasonable given how inconsistent airline policies are, and how hidden the "fine print" often is. That being said, usually these fees are at least published before you book, even if you have to dig a bit to find them. Here's a totally minor situation (we're talking about $5), though one where I was charged a fee which wasn't disclosed at all. I'm flying Delta shortly from San Diego to Los Angeles, and booked just a few hours before departure. Why did I book Delta over American? -- Delta charges $85 one-way, while American was charging $400+ -- Delta operates an EMB-175 in the market, which is much more comfortable than the CRJ-200 which American operates -- Delta's EMB-175s have first class, so I have a small shot at an upgrade thanks to my status with Alaska (hey, I've even cleared a Delta transcon upgrade on account of that status) The post Dear Delta: I Want My $5 Back appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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