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But, if not, you will actually find it less expensive to check your first bag, rather than bringing it on board.
If you need to bring more than one bag, that does change things.
Print Your Boarding Passes Before You Get to the Airport Spirit now charges $2 per person for printing your boarding pass at the airport. More and more, airlines are charging extra for the better seats on each flight.
This fee isn’t too obnoxious (especially if you lost your pass between your house and the airport), but it’s easily avoided by checking in for your flight from home, before you leave for the airport. You can do this as early as 24 hours before your flight by going to Spirit’s web site and clicking the “Check In” tab that you will see on the home page. Most hotels will allow you to print boarding passes or will print them for you so, if you’re staying at one, check with the front desk. Spirit is more cut and dry — they charge you for advanced seat assignments.
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Spirit Airlines is a low-cost carrier that can cost you a lot if you don’t avoid the fees.
Spirit Airlines bills itself as an “ultra low fare carrier” and they do indeed have some of the lowest fares in the business.
But they also have some high add-on fees which, in some cases, can eat away at a chunk of that savings.