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Let’s talk baggage: how much is your carry on costing?
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Let’s talk baggage: how much is your carry on costing?

As COVID-19-related restrictions lift and demand for travel returns, airport goers are left wondering yet again if checking a bag is worth it. On top of the hefty costs, travellers are also grappling with the growing concern that their luggage may never even reach their final destination.“Why am I paying an extra fee to check a bag with the possibility of not knowing if it’s even going to get to me or get to my destination?” asked Jennifer Weatherhead, founder of the website travelandstyle.com and frequent traveller who has not checked in a bag in more than 12 years.Air Canada changed its policy on sun destinations, removing the option of a complimentary checked bag from all cross-border flights in North and Central America. Prices for a second bag rose to $100 from $50 on select ...