Wednesday, June 27, 2018

A Simple Guide On How To Avoid Airline Baggage Fees

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about the rising cost of airfares and how to find cheap airline tickets. Now it is time to address the airlines’ biggest cash cow: baggage fees. 

Baggage fees have become the bread and butter of airlines all over the world. Not so long ago, only low-cost carriers like Spirit or AirAsia imposed bag fees. These days major airlines charge to transport your luggage on many routes. According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, airlines collected $4.6 billion for baggage in 2017. That's right, billion

Friday, June 15, 2018

7 Simple Ways to Find Cheap Airplane Tickets

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Here is a disappointing fact. Air travel is significantly more expensive than it was a few years ago. I recall a time in the not so distant past when a one-way ticket from the east to the west coast cost about $100. Search fares from New York to San Francisco these days and prices are at least 50% - 100% higher.