Trends Flying Under The Radar: Low Cost Airlines’ Hidden Costs Read the Article Open Share Drawer Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Written by Chelsea Dehner Published Oct 21, 2010 1 min read Advertising Disclosure The views expressed on this blog are those of the bloggers, and not necessarily those of Intuit. Third-party blogger may have received compensation for their time and services. Click here to read full disclosure on third-party bloggers. This blog does not provide legal, financial, accounting or tax advice. The content on this blog is "as is" and carries no warranties. Intuit does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, reliability, and completeness of the content on this blog. After 20 days, comments are closed on posts. Intuit may, but has no obligation to, monitor comments. Comments that include profanity or abusive language will not be posted. Click here to read full Terms of Service. Save more, spend smarter, and make your money go further Sign up for Free Many travelers choose low-cost budget airlines with the hopes of saving at least some of their hard-earned dollars. Often, however, they land on an unpleasant surprise: fees and more fees, from charges for checked or even carry-on bags to price tags on what used to be free extras (blankets, pillows, meals). Anyone else wondering if we’ll soon have to pay to use the WC? In all, once you add up the extra costs of budget airfare, you may be surprised at the scarcity of your actual savings. In this infographic, we give you a side-by-side comparison of the most common fees charged by U.S. low-cost airlines and their European counterparts. Save more, spend smarter, and make your money go further Sign up for Free Previous Post Slideshow: When You Put Money And People Together… Next Post The Seven Best Cities for Renters Written by Chelsea Dehner More from Chelsea Dehner Browse Related Articles How To How to Check Your Bags Without Paying Bag-Checking Fees Life Money-Saving Tools for Travelers Saving 101 Airlines Fees Are Taking Off How To 6 New Airline Fees and How to Avoid Them Saving 101 How to Travel on a Budget Budgeting 101 5 Neglected Expenses That Can Ruin Your Vacation Budget Financial Planning Why Airlines Should Start Charging For Carry-On Bags Financial Planning Airlines, Banks, and Credit Cards: The ABCs of Hidden F… Financial Planning 9 Ways to Get Airline Status Faster Financial Planning Should you fly or drive on your summer vacation?