It’s no secret the airline industry wants you to pay extra for everything.

And I really mean everything.

A fee to pay? Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines already charge a “convenience” fee to use your credit card.

A water fee? It’s hard to find a discount carrier that doesn’t make you pay for soft drinks, including bottled water.

A fee to pee? Yeah, Ryanair’s working on pay toilets, if reports are to be believed.

But this isn’t another story about airlines and their misguided fees. It’s about the surcharges that are worth paying — and why you should consider saying “yes” to them. That’s right, I said “worth it.” While many fees are outrageous, some aren’t entirely out of line.

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