Part of Allegiant Air's success is the fees it charges for all sorts of extras. They quickly add up: passengers paid an average $83 in fees roundtrip. Here is a sampling of some of the airline's fees.
— Booking a ticket on the Internet: $20
— Booking on the phone: $50
— Paying with a credit card instead of a debit card: $8
— Advance seat assignments: $5-75 each way, depending on route.
— Placing a bag in the overhead bin: $10-$25 each way if prepaid, depending on route and $50-$75 if purchased at the airport.
— Checking luggage: $30-$70 if prepaid, depending on route and $100-$150 if purchased at the airport.
— Bottle of water onboard: $2.
— Fruit and cheese plate: $5.
— Beer: $5.
— Early boarding: $5.
— Bringing a pet in the cabin: $200, per person.