This Sunday, we muse about shipping bicycles and what airlines charge — Alaska is now the least expensive for bike charges. We ask about when we should complain about service. And finally, we hear from a travel expert about extreme weather and how it plays havoc with travel schedules.
Bikes on planes — a 50 percent better deal for Alaska Airlines passengers
For cyclists, Alaska Airlines just made one of the most important changes they could — they cut the bike charges for shipping your bike with you on a plane. Now, it will only cost $25 extra to bring a bicycle along as part of your checked baggage. Alaska is now the lowest priced airline for shipping bikes.