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Ask Peter: Peter Answers Your Travel Questions–1.14.12

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Tune into Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio (click here to find your local station or here to listen to the most recent podcast) each week to hear Peter solve callers’ travel problems and answer listeners’ questions.

This week Peter offers advice on the luggage shipping, braving Spirit Airlines and international baggage fees.

Do you have a travel question or problem? You can talk to Peter at 1-888-88-PETER (1-888-887-3837) or email (Write “ASK PETER” in the subject line.)

Peter will be standing by to answer your questions live on Wednesday January 25 from 7 am until 9:30 am.

Patrick from Indiana asked: Why does Delta Air Lines charge for checked baggage on domestic flights but not international?  

Peter answered: It’s very easy answer to this question, Patrick. For Delta, the airlines that they compete with on international routes don’t charge for checked baggage. They’d lose the market if they did charge. Trust me, if they could charge you to check a bag they would in a heartbeat. But, until the international airlines change their policy, Delta has to conform to the industry standard.

Click here for more information on international baggage fees.