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Expensive Baggage

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Jean explains how much you will be paying for your baggage this summer. From American Airlines to JetBlue, who wants to hurt you and your tias the most?
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American Airlines announced changes to its baggage policy on Tuesday, which includes increasing the fees for checked bags. In contrast, Frontier Airlines imposes relatively high fees ranging from $59 to $99 for the first carry-on and checked bag on most domestic flights,...
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Oh Je, what are you doing here about to catch a
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flight? You already know what's inside my Maleta.
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Well, what's inside Tra De Bano?
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Some fruit and whatever my mom and tias asked for back home
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Yeah. How about you?
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What do you pack inside of yours?
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Well, it depends on where I'm going.
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usually it's to the beach like Mexico.
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I'll do my bathing suit sunglasses,
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maybe some hats. I have quite a lot actually,
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I'm not the type to pack light.
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Well, Jenny, I have bad news.
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I'm gonna disappoint you abuela because it's gonna cost you.
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Now, American Airlines announced on Tuesday changes to its baggage policy
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increasing the fees for checked bags.
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American also made several other changes to its policy and fees.
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So they're affecting your wallet and pissing your abuela off.
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Fuck, dude, they always do this shit like always all
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of them. Let's see how bad it is.
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Let's see how bad how much money you need.
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Oh shoot. Oh damn,
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honey, honey I got you.
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I got you with a grip.
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Oh shoot. Ok.
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First bag for American Airlines 35.
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That's not bad. It's not bad.
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2nd 45 at the airport 40.
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Ok so it seems like they're punishing you for checking in at
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the airport so like you better check in you better do your
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shit in time like so jetblue first bag 35 2nd 50.
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Grandma's not seeing that she's not seeing that coffee because they always
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mean Cargan was. Oh ok.
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First bag zero second bag zero third bag 125.
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All right never getting a third bag from me.
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I'll pack light if I Yeah dude,
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that's crazy. That is another flight frontier.
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Oh this one's gonna be bad.
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I fucking I know it.
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The the 59 is almost like disrespectful right before check in $75
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What does that even mean?
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It means like the 24 hours before the flight.
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If you waited until then to buy it,
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it's gonna be 75 and then if you didn't do anything at
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all, it's 99 at the airport.
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Sorry Tia I am not taking your in carcass no more.
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It is getting pricey.
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What's the craziest thing you've taken for your family members back home
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I wanna say my mom really packed a bag of rice
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I'm like they don't sell rice over there.
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Why are we taking rice from here?
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And then as a kid I think one time she put like
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a block of cheese,
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she put the cheese in my Nintendo and it like melted inside
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the inside the system.
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So it was like I spent the whole summer out there with
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no video games and yeah,
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imagine having to call Nintendo and be like,
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yo, I got cheese in my system.
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Can I get my money back?
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And here's my mom because I'm 10.
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Well, the cheese story.
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Damn. Well,
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I have Tortas from Mexico.
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My, so my cousin,
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she brought back a shit load of Tortas from over there for
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for me. What's your favorite?
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Definitely flying. It looks like jetblue.
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I like jetblue. They have direct TV.
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Yeah, I like jetblue.
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I volunteer for the emergency room.
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Oh, yeah, they ask you for the safety.
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That's why I go in,
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that's why I go in early even though I don't know what
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I would do during an emergency.
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No, I don't think I could pull that door.
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I'm like, y'all all fucked.
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That door is not opening.
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Oh, damn. Don't go on a flight with this guy
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He ain't saving us.
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Oh.