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Amtrak Will Now Start Enforcing Baggage Limits

If you’ve been hopping on trains with big loads of luggage and gleefully stowing it Amtrak’s baggage compartments, you’re going to need to curb your tendency to over pack: starting Oct. 295 more words

Spirit Airlines, We Salute You

Let me tell ya’, flying Spirit Airlines was a real treat this past week. My friends and I just wanted a cheap flight to Vegas. Spirit Airlines just wanted to shake us down. 779 more words

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We all have baggage (fees). And that's a good thing.

Professionally, I spend a fair amount of time talking about bag fees. And why they are good. Because they are. They help keep base airfare low and ensure that you only pay for services you use. 563 more words

Traveling Bumps Solutions 101

Recently, my sister was going on a short trip.  (I have more than one sibling.  They don’t want to be ID, which is fair enough.  With the things I might reveal about them, I wouldn’t want to be named either).  637 more words

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Amtrak Looks to Boost Checked Baggage Revenue

Having seen how the airline industry annually rakes in $3.3 billion from checked baggage fees, Amtrak is trying to boost its own baggage revenue.

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Senate report calls for crackdown on airlines’ hidden fees

Airlines aren’t telling the whole truth about their fares, a report issued today by the Senate found.

The research, released by the minority staff of the Senate Commerce Committee, revealed that… 843 more words


Senate Report Rips Airlines For Failing To Clearly Disclose Fees

Barring a law outlawing them — or severely limiting them — fees for everything from checked bags, to food, to in-flight entertainment, to preferred seating, to early boarding (and… 834 more words

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