Here’s the problem with Spirit Airlines’ new $5 fee for printing a boarding pass, according to Dennis Tucker. Not everyone has access to a PC and printer when they’re on the road.

“And if you’re in a hotel somewhere and your flights change, how are you supposed to do that?” he asks.

Well, there’s a silver lining for printer-less passengers. Until next year, they can use one of Spirit’s airport kiosks to print their paperwork at no extra charge. After June 26, 2012, it’ll cost $1.

But Tucker is essentially right — if you don’t have a PC, you’ll have to pay.

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    Christopher Elliott has been called one of the world’s leading travel experts. But his focus isn’t on the destination, or ev…

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