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Money Talks News: 10 of the World’s Most Insulting Fees and How to Beat Them

Airlines

2. Carry-on baggage fees: At least when you pay to check a bag, there’s a service involved. Someone has to load it, unload it, and make sure it gets safely back into your hands. Charging for a carry-on bag is charging for nothing whatsoever. Nobody is touching your bag but you, making this fee indefensible. Fortunately, Spirit and Allegiant are the only airlines that do it, at least so far.

Workaround: Avoid flying Spirit, Allegiant, or any airline that charges for doing nothing. If they’re the only airlines available, drive. If that’s impossible, check with UPS or another freight carrier about shipping bags.

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