I cannot imagine anything worse than flying Spirit Air other than maybe Ryan Air. Either way I would rather drive, take a train or a bus (or walk & swim even). I am clearly not a fan of their pricing structure and the airline. In addition to, that is, their bag weight MAX limit of 40lbs.
Delta has, as we should know and like many airlines, a std. 50lbs MAX weight limit. There are lots of exceptions but this is the basic one for most including the free bag fee waiver with the Delta AMEX cards airline travel cards.
Even when Lisa & I are flying business class with Delta I tend to always do my best to NOT go over 50lbs as what I have found is the bag folks tend to really beat up my bags when they are over that limit and around 40lbs is even better.
So what is the perfect weight and would it bug you if Delta were to drop the MAX limit without charge to 40lbs? Have you found that your bags suffer more the more they weigh? Have you ever had to take stuff out at the airport to avoid an over weight fee? Shout-out and let me know! – René
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