| Apr 19, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Here's your mystically Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- When Spirit Airlines announced it would start charging up to $45 for carry-on bags this summer, it was widely believed bigger carriers would happily follow suit. Apparently.......
| Apr 21, 2010
| 4:32 PM
When Spirit Airlines announced early this month that it would charge passengers up to $45 for a carry-on bag,Â the Sentinel'sÂ editorial boardÂ considered expressingÂ its outrage. I'm one of its writers and IÂ certainly wanted it to. I...
| Apr 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Spirit Airlines, the Florida-based air carrier that recently announced a $45 fee for carry-on bags, has launched another change that my not sit well with passengers. The air carrier's latest money-saving idea is a seat that passengers cannot adjust. The.....
| Apr 6, 2010
| 10:43 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Spirit Airlines will charge as much as $45 each way for a carry-on bag, adding a fee that bigger airlines have yet to try.
The charge will apply to bags in the overhead bin. Personal items that fit under the seat will still be free. Spirit...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 4:05 AM
Baggage fees have sneaked out of the belly of the plane and into the overhead bin.
Spirit Airlines will charge as much as $45 each way for a carry-on bag starting Aug. 1. Personal items like purses and laptop computers that fit under the seat will...
| Apr 18, 2010
| 7:49 AM
Some air travelers will have one less fee to worry about, at least for now.
Five major carriers agreed not to follow Spirit Airlines' lead, pledging not charge passengers for carry-on bags Sunday.
The promise to New York Senator Charles Schumer from...
| Apr 15, 2010
| 5:04 AM
Six Democratic senators want to hit U.S. airlines with a tax if they charge passengers for their carryon bags.
The senators said Wednesday that this would keep more airlines from following Spirit Airlines' lead. The small Florida airline said last week...
| Apr 16, 2010
Once you book a plane ticket and hotel room, it's natural to think your vacation costs are all but covered.
Yet a hodgepodge of new and unexpected fees when you're on the road means your trip can end up costing far more than expected.
With airlines, for...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 5:32 AM
Whether its extra leg room, checked baggage or even food, it seems you have to pay for everything aboard an airline. Now, one carrier wants you to pay for the suitcase you bring aboard.
Spirit Airlines will now charge flyers up to $45 for carry-on...
| Apr 20, 2010
When Spirit Airlines broke new ground by announcing that it will charge passengers $45 for carry-on bags starting Aug.1, I took it as a personal challenge. I had to prove I could travel without even a carry-on.
The answer is in what the airlines call a...
| May 20, 2010
| 10:16 AM
Stretching your dollar is focusing on travel. Are you tired of the unexpected costs? Here are a few great ways to save you money and avoid travel troubles.
Start with seat assignments! If you don't want to be squeezed in the middle seat or have no leg...