Allegiant Air has more fees than most airlines

Part of Allegiant Air’s success is the fees it charges for all sorts of extras. They quickly add up: passengers paid an average $83 in fees roundtrip. Here is a sampling of some of the airline’s fees.

— Booking a ticket on the Internet: $20

— Booking on the phone: $50

— Paying with a credit card instead of a debit card: $8

— Advance seat assignments: $5-75 each way, depending on route.

— Placing a bag in the overhead bin: $10-$25 each way if prepaid, depending on route and $50-$75 if purchased at the airport.

— Checking luggage: $30-$70 if prepaid, depending on route and $100-$150 if purchased at the airport.

— Bottle of water onboard: $2.

— Fruit and cheese plate: $5.

— Beer: $5.

— Early boarding: $5.

— Bringing a pet in the cabin: $200, per person.

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