Americans reportedly spent $6 billion on airline fees in 2012, and if this new report from Airfarewatchdog is any indication, we’re only going to shell out more this year.
From surcharges on extra-heavy luggage to in-flight cocktails and booking by telephone, it’s a wonder they haven’t started charging for bathroom service, too.
Here’s a breakdown of the airlines with the top 10 highest fees*:
*Each total includes fees for booking, one checked bag, one carry-on bag, overweight and oversized bags, changing flights, advanced seat selection, premium seats and perks, unaccompanied minors, pets, food and drink, and blankets and pillows.
We then highlighted four of the most commonly used fees.
A carry-on bag will cost you $75 on Allegiant Air.
Total possible fees: $558
First checked bag: $15-$75 per segment
Booking fee: $10/segment online, or $10/segment + $15/direction by phone
Advanced seat selection:…
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