The easiest way to save money on your vacation is to book inexpensive airline tickets. The less money you pay on your airline, the more money you save on your holiday. However, this is better said than achieved with extra costs and comfort charges. It’s becoming a challenge today to ride the economy without incurring excess baggage charges. But these hacks will help you circumvent these extra costs and help you save extra baggage fees on Flights.
Weigh Your Bags Before You Leave The Airport
Know that the carrier can only bypass the baggage charge if the baggage is below those weight caps. Most domestic airlines set a maximum of 30kg for luggage and charge extra for baggage that reaches that limit. It would also be safe to ensure that your luggage does not reach the weight limit before you depart for the airport.
Fly Small And Pack Things In Carry-On Luggage
The most brilliant way to stop paying for checked luggage is to pack it all in a carry-on bag. Though, make sure that you check the terms and conditions of the airline’s carry-on baggage and pack it strategically. Roll your clothes and keep them in your carry-on bag. Although strategically packing can be very difficult, but it’s not impossible. A smart option is to use a purse instead of a carrying bag.
Airlines were usually more lent to early check-in than too late check-in counters. So if you’re coming with some extra weight, you might get some concession. There’s a specific number of how much more they can pinch without penalty. If you arrive early, you will likely be far within the limit and miss any additional costs.
Check The Baggage Policy For The Airline
The baggage policy varies from airline to airline. Although some airlines are allowing two sets of hand baggage, others are allowing one. Few lenient airlines often waive minor differences in hand luggage. Therefore, please review your allocation with the airline and aim to schedule accordingly. This way, you can pack more of your hand luggage and get away with the extra baggage charge.
Wear Extra Layers of Clothing
We don’t have to remind you this, but if you can’t put any more clothes in your bag, carry them. If the airline advises you that your luggage is overweight and seeks to charge you extra baggage fare, wear as many layers as possible. Strip them off as soon as you get on board and pack them in your hand luggage. Do you wear a sweater or leather jacket for your holiday? Only wear them on the flight, and you’re never going to have to pay extra. Stuffing your pockets also tends to reduce the weight of your bag significantly.
Tell Us What You Do To Save
So these are some basic travel tips and tricks to save some extra money on your trip. Tell us what are your ways with which you save money. I am sure if this can reduce some stress and enhance your experiences in your travel bucket.
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