Wear the right stuff

Given that most low cost airlines charge quite a bit for checking in baggage and some, like Ryanair, now not only have a smaller sized hand luggage specification but a weight limit of 10 kilos, here’s a Wacky way to beat airline baggage charges


Customers of budget airline bmibaby are routinely asked at departure gates to put their hand luggage in a metal cage to ensure it met size restrictions. Fair enough. But the dimensions of the cages at their departure gates (at all airports) were smaller than those on the main concourse, meaning a £30 each way surcharge as the bags then had …