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Meanwhile if you're flying somewhere this summer be prepared for prices to take off airlines tacking on even more fees to flyers bills.
Plus the Obama administration wants to tax flyers on top of all that joining me now with tips to avoiding unnecessary fees Rick -- CEO of fare -- dot com -- welcome back to the show.
-- -- Every time I have you why it's another day another -- in this industry.
Gets away with this many fees what -- you went.
Well you got a hotel segment on -- all sorts of -- there I found.
But yes I mean you have basically some second checked bag fees you have value nodded filing an all you can -- for a year legroom man and bagged fees if you wanna pay -- a one -- 500 dollars for legroom in 349 for all the bags you can check you also frontier in July -- charge for -- -- And waters and whatnot so there's going to be a plethora of these -- coming.
It's just it's just part of what they do today airline LLC said breakeven -- -- loss.
And they're gonna make it up and these six bit to the tune of six million dollars Jerry outlets -- these fees actually made them last year.
I they'll love it.
I would prefer that they just hike might and what I paid for the ticket I really -- at the end of the day.
But you're talking about frontiers drink -- and this is a dollar 99 Microsoft's -- soft drinks for economy passengers.
They also say they're gonna start charging for carry on bags.
I mean come online if -- carry my bag on the airplane and I'm putting it overhead myself and doing all the work.
To pay more for that.
Because they can to be honest -- Spirit Airlines actually does this they they do it in Europe to it.
Ryan -- and some other airlines it's basically.
Before -- just part of the process of flying I mean they've studied every nuance of flying now and it did.
Has any sort of benefit whatsoever they're going to be tag a fee on.
-- subscription plan you mentioned it before all you can -- chart how does that work what does that mean.
So like in the case United Airlines -- -- for 349.
If you get a year's worth of free checked bags so you know if -- checking bags a lot of your flying a lot in my bill to help you out.
In the case of legroom they have a certain part of their cabin which has an extra depending on the plane four to seven inches of legroom it's over 500 dollars a year you can actually.
Get automatically upgraded into those seats as many times as you want and much of this in her chagrin of the lead flyers because.
These are part of the perks that people that fly in -- you -- status that they.
-- typically so now the public is given a chance to take some of their perks away.
It just keeps on going downhill and this.
Coming up the federal government's getting on board and charging their puppies in the Obama in Obama's.
New budget he outlines more fees a seven dollar fifty -- security they.
And the irony about this this is not really security -- most of this is gonna go to reduce the -- -- set a hundred dollars.
Flight departure tax for airlines eight dollar passenger facility charge.
I'm telling you these taxes on these tickets -- going through the roof.
Yeah if you look at a sort of a 200 dollar take database serve 200 dollars you're talking about.
550 dollars excuse me in taxes you're talking about tripling the September 11 -- which is basically the TSA feet.
They're gonna double the airport improvement -- if if everything is passing this budget would I don't expect even try to do this really for the last 45 years and just -- Gonna happen.
Biggest no no shame with these people in -- government -- airlines is an -- hike the fees through the roof.
Rick thanks for coming on.
Putting up with my ranting I really a specific acts.
That he added I just read about hotels next time motels and -- -- right up.
All right thanks appreciate it.
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