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Old 08-29-2011, 03:25 PM
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Default 10 Ways to Save on Baggage Fees

Baggage fees can significantly beef up the cost of a vacation for families traveling with a lot of luggage. For example, a quick search on Continental's Web site turned up a flight available this fall from Chicago to Fort Lau...

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Good link, thanks. I just flew Allegiant Air last month. I was lucky to have booked before the new rates hit. They do however offer a substantial discount if you prepay for your luggage and/or carry ons in advance. That being said, they also charge extra if you want to pick your seat ahead of time or if you want priority boarding.
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As for me, to eliminate extra baggage fees? I pack light. Only bring the most important stuff and essentials.
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