Be Better: Airline Fees
holiday season -- by saving you some money when you fly the friendly skies! travelling by air can be so costly nowadays-- and it isn't just the ticket prices that can break your wallet. the "extra" fees can really add up! last year-- the global airline industry was predicted to make more than 22-billion dollars in additional fees. so how can you - the consumer - save a little cash? here's a look. (printing ticket) your ticket might get you on board (airplane taking off) but it won't get you much else! on continental, you pay eight bucks for a snack box. for a family of four, that's 32 dolars for a snack. you can save by packing your own food. (air vent) ever get cold on board? airlines like jetblue now charge seven dollars for a blanket and pillow. so dress in layers. (:07) (zipping up suitcase) the size of your carry-on might also cost you more. spirit airlines charges 40 dollars extra for any bag bigger than 16-by-14-by-12-inches. if you book your ticket online and know you'll be carrying a larger bag -- you can lower the fee to 20- dollars. (printing) money-saving travel tips that can really add up! last year-- four of the 18 worst companies for customer satisfaction were major airlines. gerry-- united... american... frontier... and continental made the naughty list this year-- with the most customer complaints going to united. honda is recalling more than 800- thousand minivans and suvs in the u.s. ..