Airlines love charging travelers fees for checking their bags, which can add hundreds of dollars to the cost of travel for families. Most major U.S. carriers still allow passengers a free carry-on, and consumers unwilling to pay must cram everything in to take advantage. The International Air Transport Association recommends luggage no larger than 22 by 18 by 10 inches. With a few packing tips and tricks, travelers can fit all the necessities and save money.
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