Travelers get creative to avoid luggage fees
Jul 1, 2019

Travelers get creative to avoid luggage fees

Investors like this China-U.S. trade truce. California gun owners have been stocking up on ammo. Want to avoid paying luggage fees at the airport? Yeah, so do a lot of enterprising travelers.

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California restricts ammunition sales

Jul 1, 2019
People who want to buy bullets will have to pass a background check.
A box of .45-caliber ammunition. Buyers in California will be subject to extra checks on ammunition.
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Fees on luggage prompt creative workarounds

Jul 1, 2019
Consumers paid $1.3 billion to check bags in just the first three months of the year, but airfares are at an all-time low.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer