Many airlines’ a la carte approach to pricing can leave even the most experienced flyers wondering what the final cost for a ticket will be and turn what initially looked like a bargain into a fee that seems more expensive than it should be.
How to cope? Well, it’s not all nickels and dimes in the sky. Here’s a look at amenities still offered for free by certain airlines. (Keep in mind while reading this post that rules and policies can change and so can the fine print. In these cases involving air travel, it’s a good idea to double check what’s free and what’s for-a-fee with the specific airline you plan to fly with next.)