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    For those of you that travel....

    Here's a list of some new fees that airlines have put in place since the beginning of the year.

    Air Canada: $25 each way for a second checked bag starting May 15.



    AirTran: $10 each way for a second checked bag starting May 15.



    Alaska Airlines and Horizon: $15 to book flights through reservation agents or airport sales desk starting May 21.



    American Airlines: $25 each way for a second checked bag starting May 12; $3 for snacks, $5 for "fresh light meals" on domestic flights (sandwiches or wraps, no vegetarian options); eliminated online booking bonus of 500 miles for round-trip first- or business-class tickets, and 250 miles for round-trip coach fares.



    Continental: $25 each way for a second checked bag starting May 5.



    Delta: $25 each way for a second checked bag starting May 5; airline provides complimentary snacks, but some snacks and meals cost an extra $1 to $8, depending on the item.



    JetBlue: $10 for extra legroom, and $20 each way for a second checked bag starting June 1.



    Northwest: $25 each way for a second checked bag starting May 5.



    Spirit: $10 fee for checked luggage reserved online, and a $20 fee for luggage checked at the airport.



    Southwest: $25 each way for a third checked bag, and $50 for the fourth through ninth bags.



    United: $25 each way for a second checked bag; $5 for snack boxes, with sandwiches and salads available at varying prices; increased ticket change fee; Saturday night stays are now required for tickets in 65 percent of the markets it serves.



    US Airways: $25 each way for a second checked bag; eliminated the 500-mile minimum mileage award granted for short-haul flights; will charge between $5 and $30 each way for aisle and window seats starting May 7, matching other carriers.



    Virgin America: $25 each way for a second checked bag starting May 15.

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    Re: For those of you that travel....

    Good, people that travel heavy should have to pay out the ass.
    Also, all airlines should charge fat people for two seats.
    Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. Mark Twain

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    Re: For those of you that travel....

    Planes slow down to save fuel

    http://www.deseretnews.com/article/1,5143,695275591,00.html

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    Re: For those of you that travel....

    "Prophet" wrote:
    Good, people that travel heavy should have to pay out the jiggly butt.
    Also, all airlines should charge fat people for two seats.
    It can happen... I've had a call once about it before... the travel agent just laughed, but her client was pissed.

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    Re: For those of you that travel....

    "triedandtruevikesfan" wrote:
    "Prophet" wrote:
    Good, people that travel heavy should have to pay out the jiggly butt.
    Also, all airlines should charge fat people for two seats.
    It can happen... I've had a call once about it before... the travel agent just laughed, but her client was pissed.
    Maybe they should take that anger and use is as "Exercise Fuel"
    Disclaimer: I'm an idiot.

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    Re: For those of you that travel....

    hey, anyone know the best (meaning cheapest) way to get to minnesota??? from montreal, qc, canada?


    some things need to fall out of place for other things to fall into place.

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    Re: For those of you that travel....

    "lil_miss_sixty" wrote:
    hey, anyone know the best (meaning cheapest) way to get to minnesota??? from montreal, qc, canada?
    Find the cheapest flight here; http://www.momondo.com/Default.aspx

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    Re: For those of you that travel....

    "lil_miss_sixty" wrote:
    hey, anyone know the best (meaning cheapest) way to get to minnesota??? from montreal, qc, canada?
    Have cajun pick you up.
    Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. Mark Twain

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    Re: For those of you that travel....

    "Prophet" wrote:
    "lil_miss_sixty" wrote:
    hey, anyone know the best (meaning cheapest) way to get to minnesota??? from montreal, qc, canada?
    Have cajun pick you up.
    That wouldn't cost any money... but would still carry a pretty big price.
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    Re: For those of you that travel....

    That is why I fly Midwest. Same great service for all these years.

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