FEE

Why resort fees are insidious and misleading

Hotels like to compare their mandatory daily surcharges to airline fees, but the truth is, they’re nothing like them. Most airline fees are avoidable. Resort fees aren’t.

Travelers who don’t care about where they sit, when they board, and who can bring their own food but still pack lightly can actually travel without paying additional fees.
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Uh-oh! Hotel resort fees are on the rise

Don’t look now, but those reviled mandatory resort fees are on the rise — and in places you might not expect.

Orlando is the surprise No. 1 destination for the surcharges, which can cover everything from the hotel gym to a Wi-Fi connection, according to ResortFeeChecker.com, a site that specializes in resort fee data.
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