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Many of us up and take a trip this summer if you're lucky that before you book your flight listen not because you might not be getting as good of the DL as you thought.
Here to help without and save us some money hopefully -- senior editor of travelocity Courtney Scott thank you so much for joining access thanks for having me before we get started now why are people not getting as good of a deal -- stay clean air theory only up point 4% this year but when you factor in all of the ancillary fees that airlines are charging for things like baggage.
-- on board extra -- in early boarding parity feeding.
That really adds and it can really -- facts you know that the bottom line absolutely so it's very -- should do the math and do your homework so we have some comparisons here first of all.
You were gonna take a look at a round trip flight on US Airways yet for me to see the comparison from New York to Dallas in July this is the US Airways flight with -- -- pair of 537.
Dollars pretty -- You factor in Kerry I checked baggage fee for 25 dollars each way he's bacteria -- snack that you might want to have on board.
And that actual baseline is 593.
Dollars so significantly Mars you're paying for everything that the next flight would be if you're looking on Spirit Airlines the atmosphere -- usually really great I economical airlines 432.
That was debates parents -- online for that same New York to Dallas by.
One checked bag that is fifty dollar 45 dollars and -- carry on bag it's fifty dollars each way.
They charge for carry on bag as well if it doesn't it on -- your -- Factor in a couple of sacks -- an extra 200 dollars on that be spared 632 dollars five dollars or a bag of peanuts -- -- -- finally jetBlue flight.
Jet -- -- same here to Dallas.
550 dollars as the -- there.
Three checked bag free carry on bag free snacks still 550 dollars is the base there.
So depending on what kind of traveler you liar if -- -- take you back if you need carry on bag if you like -- lot that's not some black.
You know you can pick and so compared we can pay compare all three.
And so it turns out you know if you don't have to check a bag and all that stuff jetBlue in fact is.
-- least gab fest value yes it's really interesting to actually break it down how peso quickly some other.
-- have pay on line is better online yes a pricier for example you actually don't pay 45 and fifty dollars for your carry on a check to pay thirty and 35.
So that's a good example of -- can say I booking your flights on line.
-- in advance for your luggage online before you even get to the airport kiosk.
Or the counter -- and then check your bag for free and free carry on right so every one in your family from senior citizens -- -- tiny toddler.
Have the ability to bring one -- and like.
So you know divvy up your belongings that item among Seve -- and then he'll have a better yeah plan ahead do your homework and it and I weigh your luggage that's where -- he's getting -- trouble they have so much Courtney and I appreciated -- always.
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