Eight golden rules for avoiding those rip-off budget airline charges

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  1. sobore
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    They've been at it yet again. According to the price comparison website travelsupermarket.com, many airlines have been ratcheting up charges for extra services over the past 12 months.
    In its annual study, the website has revealed that fees for checked-in luggage, overweight bags, allocated seating, priority boarding and ticket changes have all risen.

    The biggest of these hikes include a 47 per cent rise (from £15 to £22) with Thomson for taking a checked-in bag to Majorca, and a 50 per cent increase (£20 to £30) with Ryanair for travelling with a child aged under two years on your lap.
    While some extra charges imposed by airlines are impossible or difficult to avoid, others can be bypassed - or at least kept to a minimum.
    Here are eight golden rules for keeping the costs down.

    Read More: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/a...-How-avoid-sneaky-budget-airline-charges.html
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  2. violist
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    1. Don't fly on those airlines.
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