So today I feel like I have been hit in the face with a brick. The anxiety and panic decided to hit me full force today about flying. How is it even possible that a person can be so effected by flying in an airplane? Let me catch you up on the events of flying to Chicago.
husband make our flight reservations about a month ago. We decided to
drive four hours to fly out of Dallas and save a few hundred dollars.
Great idea right! Well not exactly. As I am a planner on everything,
today I decided to make sure I have the correct reservation numbers etc.
for flight, rental car, hotel and so on. I went on Spirit Airlines
webpage and pulled up our reservation and then it all started...
You pay extra for any bags, carry on or check in. You are allowed one
small personal bag such as a purse, briefcase and/or backpack.
Al and I decided last month to make our trip easier we would try to fit
our clothes in one carry on suitcase each. I knew that would be a
struggle. What I wasn't prepared for was the cost of each carry on bag.
THIS IS FROM SPIRIT WEBSITE:
Now if you think it ends here you would be mistaken. I then looked further into our reservation and we were not assigned seats. Those are an additional cost also. So another $72 later Al and I were proud renters of airplane seats. Oh come to find out their seats are also smaller than the average airplane seat.
I know I did tell you when Al booked with this airline I did a quick review on them (after he purchased tickets) and the reviews were bad. Well today I did a in depth review of this airline and to say it was bad would probably be a huge compliment to them.
Cue freaking out! I guess they are also well known for cancelled and delayed flights. You have to even pay $3 for water. Nothing on this airline is free! The great price we got was for no luggage, no seats and I guess just putting us in the bottom of the plane with the luggage that people did pay 1/2 of their mortgage to fly with.
I called Al freaking out and then freaking out some more. We can't get a refund so we have two options as of right now.
#1 Book another flight with SW Airlines for additional $700
#2 Stay with Spirit, take a lot and I mean A LOT of Xanax bend down and kiss my ass goodbye hoping it works
Okay that may be a little dramatic, but my blood pressure is sky high right now and I am SO dreading this flight.
What the hell was I thinking?