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$100 carry-on baggage fee!? Spirit Airlines hiking prices this fall

Travelers who wait to pay for carry-ons at the departure gate will soon be charged $100, more than double the current $45 fee. Other luggage fees are going up as well starting November 6. Spirit Airlines will fly into the Twin Cities later this month and begin offering daily flights to Las Vegas and Chicago.
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Travelers who wait to pay for carry-ons at the departure gate will soon be charged $100, more than double the current $45 fee. Other luggage fees are going up as well starting November 6. Spirit Airlines will fly into the Twin Cities later this month and begin offering daily flights to Las Vegas and Chicago.

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