Here are some things you should know. When you're looking for a deal - don't just look at the price of your ticket.
Airlines are hoping to turn a profit this summer, after years of finding themselves in the red, and to do that, some are packing on the fees.
Ashley Morrison has more.
Get ready to pay even more to fly this summer. According to consumer website, farecompare.com, practically every major U.S. airline is treating nearly every day this summer as a peak travel day, which means added fees to the price of every ticket.
This is a far cry from when the airlines charged holiday fees for three days last fall. This new holiday lasts all summer long. That's on top of fees for baggage and airplane fuel.
"Industry watchers predict the major airlines will be profitable this quarter for the first time in several years. If so, that will be in large part from piling on those extra fees.
According to farecompare.com, the airlines will charge $10 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, $20 on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays and $30 on Sundays. And these charges apply only to one-way tickets, so if you're flying round trip, the surcharge is double.
So how can you get the best deal on a ticket?
Officials say the perfect time to shop for the most cheap seats is Tuesday afternoon They remove those cheap seats on Thursday from the reservation system so if you're shopping on the weekend, you're probably paying too much.
JetBlue and Southwest Airlines are not charging extra for summer travel. They're banking that travelers who don't want to pay the surcharge will head in their way.