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Airline Passengers Could Save £1bn by Travelling Light

In the last two years, 35 per cent of UK air travellers have had to pay excess baggage charges when checking in at the airport, according to new research.

For many people these charges come on top of an average fee of £20 that has already been added to the price of the flight for a baggage allowance of 20 kilos. It was revealed last week by one the UK’s leading discount websites that people jetting off from the UK spent a staggering £1,602,300,000 this year on unexpected excess baggage charges. The total is expected to rise this month as people fly to see loved ones for Christmas with bags packed full of presents set to tip the scales even further into the red.

According to the survey by MyVoucherCodes.co.uk, the average excess luggage weight people carried on board was 2.8 kilos. The poll also revealed that the average person had to pay £15 per extra kilo, making the average charge passengers were left with £42. More than three quarters of people that took part in the survey said that they felt the UK airlines were to blame for not offering adequate weight allowances for hold baggage.

It seems that the airlines responsible for the majority of excess baggage charges are low-cost airlines, as they often charge more money for baggage whereas higher-cost airlines don't and have a baggage allowance included in the overall cost. Mark Pearson, chairman of MyVoucherCodes advised anyone travelling with gifts to "book extra baggage in advance, which can usually offer a much better deal than the extortionate extra baggage fees at the airport.”

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