FedEx and UPS win as airlines hike checked bag fees

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  1. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    FedEx and UPS win as airlines hike checked bag fees - Budget Travel

    Travel CBS newsman Peter Greenberg has a saying. "There are only two kinds of airline bags—carry-on and lost."
    Peter always ships his bags to his domestic destinations, instead of checking them in on flights.
    It's convenient, of course. Both UPS and FedEx will pick up your luggage at your home and deliver it direct to your hotel.

    But it is too expensive, right? Often, yes. Especially at the last-minute.
    But given that the airlines just hiked their fees, shipping is more appealing than ever