Starting August 4th, Delta will add a $5 surcharge for passengers who pay for checked bags at airport ticket counters, kiosks and curbs. The costs vary, from $20 for the first checked bag to $30 for the second checked bag.

Other airlines have added fees, such as U.S.Airways when you pay at the airport. United Airlines and Continental Airlines also have fees.

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