Shipping instead of airline luggage fees
Is shipping cheaper than airline bag fees?
Here's one way to beat those irritating luggage fees when you fly: ship the bags (or whatever you want to take with you) with services like UPS and FedEx. See what CNN has to say about this idea.
"Luggage fees have some exasperated airline passengers wondering whether shipping bags would be cheaper than paying for them to fly on the same flight.
Unless you have overweight or oversized luggage you're planning to ship days in advance, the answer is usually no. Still, some shipping companies report that more Americans are opting for the convenience of leaving the lugging to someone else..."