EASYJET has said that new reservations for travel after October 1 will be subject to a fee of £2 per journey if passengers want to check-in an item of baggage, a move it describes as a "simplification".
So for a family of four with three suitcases it will now cost an extra £12 for a return flight, with a maximum total hold baggage weight per passenger of 20kg, which is unchanged.
It replaces the previous policy where the first hold bag was free but subsequent bags were charged at £5 per item, and easyJet joins both Ryanair and Flybe who operate similar schemes.
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