Airlines want you off Expedia, Orbitz - Carriers lure travelers away from travel sites with new perks
by Kelli B. Grant, Marketwatch - The Wall Street Journal
Getting the best deal on the price of a plane ticket increasingly comes down to where you book.
Frontier announced policy changes Wednesday that will go into effect this summer, including charges for a carry-on bag and reduced rewards earned. The fee for carry-ons will be $25 to $100 (previously free), and rewards will apply to 25% of miles flown (instead of 50%) That is, if you book somewhere other than on FlyFrontier.com. Travelers who do buy tickets through the site are exempt from the forthcoming changes, the airline says: They’ll pay nothing for a carry-on, and receive full miles for flights taken. ...