Plan Your Luggage When You Plan Your Trip
Don¡¦t wait until the night before your departure for an overseas vacation to or from Australia to discover that you need to take far more excess luggage and personal belongings than you had realized, and that personal luggage allowance rules have changed since the last time you took an airplane.
Most airlines enforce strict check-in and hand luggage allowances and are no longer lenient towards excess luggage that exceeds weight or size restrictions.? Many airlines now charge a excess luggage fee ranging from $15-$40 for even the first piece of checked in luggage. ?
Avoid Airline Baggage Fees and Penalties
On international flights, Air France, for example, allows only one piece of excess luggage (not exceeding 23 kgs/ 50 lbs) free and charges £á55/$55 for a second bag of the same weight. Exceeding the maximum weight or dimensions can incur penalties ranging from $50-250. Delta states that they may charge between $90-$300 for an additional bag over the weight limit. Sports equipment and camping gear also incur luggage fees of $100 or higher.
Domestic and international airlines throughout the world - and the airports that serve them - are putting serious pressure on passengers to limit the amount of excess luggage they travel with.? This pressure takes the form of ¡§sky high¡¨ luggage fees and penalties, far higher than most shipping companies would charge to air freight the suitcase, carton or sports equipment in advance.
Discover Cheap Shipping Australia and Worldwide
You can avoid high fees and overweight penalties by simply booking your excess luggage to be shipped by Discount Freight at the same time you book your flight tickets.? Cheap shipping Australia inbound or outbound and to over 190 countries using the services of Discount Freight can save you hundreds of dollars.