Spirit Airlines Raising Carry-On Bag Fee to $100

Fees at gate going from $45 to $100 in November

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    Passengers on Miramar-based Spirit Airlines will soon be paying $100 dollars to put a bag in the overhead bins.

    Passengers on Miramar-based Spirit Airlines will soon be paying $100 dollars to put a bag in the overhead bins.

    The new carry-on charges go into effect on Nov. 6, according to the airline's website.

    Spirit Airlines to Charge for Carry On

    [MI] Spirit Airlines to Charge for Carry On
    Spirit Airlines will begin charging flyers for bringing carry on bags on board.

    The price hike will effect customers who purchase the carry-on option at the gate. The current price is $45.

    Purchasing carry-ons online will go from $30 to $35. Several other bag option purchases will increase between $5 and $10, while some international baggage fees will actually be reduced.

    More Spirit Airlines Fees

    [MI] More Spirit Airlines Fees
    The South Florida based airline says it's considering having passengers pay to talk to a human at the airport.

    The budget airline says their baggage fees helps keep base fares low for its customers.

    "We empower customers to save money on air travel by offering ultra low base fares with a range of optional services for a fee, allowing customers the freedom to choose only the extras they value," the company's website said.

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    Click here for a full list of fee changes.