Part of Allegiant Air’s success is the fees it charges for all sorts of extras. They quickly add up: Passengers paid an average $83 in fees round trip. Here is a sampling of some of the airline’s fees.
Booking a ticket on the Internet: $20
Booking on the phone: $50
Paying with a credit card instead of a debit card: $8
Advance seat assignments: $5-$75 each way, depending on route.
Placing a bag in the overhead bin: $10-$25 each way if prepaid, depending on route, and $50-$75 if purchased at the airport.
Checking luggage: $30-$70 if prepaid, depending on route, and $100-$150 if purchased at the airport.
Bottle of water onboard: $2.
Fruit and cheese plate: $5.
Early boarding: $5.
Bringing a pet in the cabin: $200, per person.
Source: Associated Press