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Frustrated by airline baggage fees? Lighten your load

 

…“Consumers are frustrated, but these fees are not going away,” said Bryan Saltzburg, a general manager at TripAdvisor.com, which has a fee estimator to help consumers know what charges to expect…

 

…That kind of service may end up costing more than checking a bag with an airline, said Saltzburg of TripAdvisor.com. But he added shipping could help if you’ve got heavy bags or if you need to take public transportation. TripAdvisor offers pricing comparisons for shipping luggage on its SeatGuru page…