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The Most Useful Tips to Avoid Extra Airline Fees

Are you planning for a trip and your budget is limited? Don’t worry we will help you to save your money. With the help of following tips you can skip some of the airline fees and get the cheapest flight tickets.

Beat the baggage fees


Several times you carry unused stuff in your luggage and pay excess baggage charges. Why not you avoid it or purchase some of traveling products available on the market that’s help you take additional stuff and they won’t count as excess baggage. A luggage jacket combined with a good hand-luggage bag will get you the absolute maximum amount of luggage on a plane, without having to pay any check-in costs.

Change the Route You Travel


Mostly we all like to take a direct flight to our destination and reach there as quickly as possible without changing planes. But do you know 1 or 2 stop flights are cheaper than direct flights. If money is more important than time, then consider a flight with a stop-over. It helps to save money on flight tickets. 1 or 2 stop flight adds a couple of hours to travel time but it may be worth the hundreds of dollars you could save on airfare.

Buy Round Trip for One Way Journeys


Do you know round trip flight tickets are cheaper then when you book two times one way flight tickets? It is very important to finalize your travel dates and book your round trip flight tickets according to your travel plan. It’s help to save your time and money.

Check Your Bag at the Gate


You will be paying extra charges to check your bag at the service desk, but if you take the airline offer of a free bag check at the gate its help to skip that fee.

Carry an Empty Water Bottle


In few of airlines you have to pay for a water bottle. We know you can’t take big bottles of liquids through security. But you can easily taking an empty water bottle through the scanner and nobody stopping you. Once you are cross the gate, you can fill it on airport or take your bottle on plane and ask to airhostess to fill it with water. It is better than paying for the expensive water bottle on the flight.

Look For Discount Coupons or Promo Codes


Many airlines and travel websites offer discount coupons that can help you save few more dollars. Also keep an eye on promotional fares which are quite cheaper that actual fare. You may have to opt for flexible dates, but it will save you a lot of money.

Get a Bereavement Fare


If any miss-happening happen in your family and you are flying for bereavement, then take an advantage of airline bereavement discount. Most of airlines offer discounted bereavement fare for our travellers. They will provide discount on your flight ticket. Now, the ethics of this are highly questionable, but if you really are flying because of a death in the family, you should definitely take the airline’s offer of a discounted ticket.

Hope, next time whenever you book a flight you will take care of these things.

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