Avoiding Check-In Fees

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We've all been there. You are packing for a trip, trying to keep things at a minimum. Should you go with the all black wardrobe? How much space will jeans take up? You don't want to spend a week without a choice of shoes, but how many pairs can you possibly fit in your suitcase? Will you really need that jacket in summer weather?

Baggage fees charged by the airlines have only made the agony of packing worse. But there are steps you can take to avoid them.