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Old Jan 9, 2010, 5:37 AM
The_Judge The_Judge is offline
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Originally Posted by Art Henry View Post
Last year we received two bags checked for free, but this year if you booked after Jun 2009, your first piece of luggage is now $15.00, second is $25.00. You have to pay going to Cabo, MX, Alaska considers it a local flight, but you must have Passports. If you go to Mexico City, it is considered an International flight, and get two checked pieces of luggage for free. Agents we asked don't understant why either. We asked. Sounds like Alaska doesn't understand what international means. Just more money to line their pockets with. Service in general has really gotten worse these last 2 or 3 years.
First, it looks like the rules change have a date of May 1, 2009, not June. Second, look at the Alaska Airlines website and click on Baggage Charges and Waivers, it states very clearly to me that luggage to and from Guadalajara and Mexico City and charged the same. 1st and 2nd bag are free. If they are trying to charge you, ask them to look it up.

As far as the the changing of flight schedules, that is unfortunate they added stops to the trip. Hope you can find a different carrier to suit your needs.
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Last edited by The_Judge; Jan 9, 2010 at 5:39 AM.
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