iOS app Android app More

Spirit Airlines Carry-On Fee Raised To As Much As $100

Posted: 05/ 2/2012 6:06 pm

Spirit Airlines has announced that, come November 6, it could cost travelers as much as $100 to have a carry-on bag on one of their flights.

Currently, the airline charges $30 for carry-on bags, if paid prior to check-in. Come November, that price will go up to $35. However, the price gets jacked up to $100 for any carry-on bag purchased at the gate. The airline initially started charging for carry-ons in August 2010.

The Associated Press reports that the airline will also levy other fees between $2 and $10 come November.

In April, Allegiant Airlines caught flack for charging passengers $35 for carry-on luggage. At the time, spokesman Jessica Wheeler said that passengers could also "check in" their carry-on prior to heading to the airport in order to save an undisclosed (or perhaps as-yet-to-be-determined) amount.

Spirit is currently in hot water with veterans after a Vietnam War vet, Jerry Meekins, was refused a refund after he found out he had terminal cancer.

Quick Poll

Carry-on baggage fees are...

VOTE

Also on HuffPost:

FOLLOW TRAVEL

Filed by Kate Auletta  |