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Hidden Travel Fees to Avoid Before Booking Your Vacation

GOBankingRates Logo By Elizabeth Nicholas of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 21: <p>Airlines, hotels, cruises and resorts seem to offer rock-bottom prices for otherwise expensive items, such as flights from the United States to Europe. For example, WOW Air recently offered a $55 promotional fare on some flights from the U.S. West Coast to Europe. That’s practically like getting a great escape for pennies on the dollar. But not all travel deals are as cheap as they seem.</p><p>Before you make travel plans, remember to budget for fees, which can show up on everything from flights to hotels to car rentals — and even your smartphone. Click through to see 20 travel fees you’ll likely encounter while globetrotting, and find out how to <a href="https://www.gobankingrates.com/personal-finance/9-reasons-summer-vacation-costs-more-than-should/">avoid unnecessary travel costs</a> when you can.</p>

Airlines, hotels, cruises and resorts seem to offer rock-bottom prices for otherwise expensive items, such as flights from the United States to Europe. For example, WOW Air recently offered a $55 promotional fare on some flights from the U.S. West Coast to Europe. That’s practically like getting a great escape for pennies on the dollar. But not all travel deals are as cheap as they seem.

Before you make travel plans, remember to budget for fees, which can show up on everything from flights to hotels to car rentals — and even your smartphone. Click through to see 20 travel fees you’ll likely encounter while globetrotting, and find out how to avoid unnecessary travel costs when you can.

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