With most airlines charging for checked luggage, consider shipping it ahead. To send a 25-pound bag from Chicago to Orlando, for example, can take several days but costs less than $20 via parcel post, FedEx or UPS ground services — versus the $25 charged by most airlines. Currently, Southwest doesn't charge for the first two checked bags weighing less than 50 pounds, and JetBlue allows one free checked piece. … Back to Article
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