What’s Really in Those Oversized Carry-ons? Plus Improving on a Hotel Discount Strategy.

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  1. This really annoys me. Airlines bring in these charges to create profits yet don’t enforce their policies. Especially true in the US more than any other country I visit passengers bring on far too many and far too large carry ons.

    I always have one size compliant bag yet other people break the rules I sometimes have to concede my bag at the gate because there is no space left.

    Get a grip airlines. Stop punishing us who comply with your policy and come down hard on those who don’t

    Stop being cheap skates people. If you have to bring so much clothes with you and pay for a flight then pay for your checked bag. Otherwise travel lighter.

  2. @The Guy Who Flies – It’s the American Way, get used to it. People are more entitled now than ever, and it’s only going to get worse.

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