(CNN) — Luggage fees have some exasperated airline passengers wondering whether shipping bags would be cheaper than paying for them to fly on the same flight.
Unless you have overweight or oversized luggage you’re planning to ship days in advance, the answer is usually no.
How much does it cost to ship a suitcase?
Price: Luggage Forward charges $69 for a small bag (25 pounds) or $99 for a standard bag (50 pounds) for shipping within the U.S. in five business days. Luggage Free charges $2.20 per pound for five-day service for a total of $88 for a 40-pound bag.
How can I ship a suitcase cheap?
The easiest way to ship luggage
- Print. We find you the cheapest possible shipping label.
- Ship. Bring your luggage to any FedEx® or UPS® location before your trip – or pay for a doorstep pickup.
- Chill. Head to the airport with just the essentials and enjoy traveling without the baggage.
Can you ship a suitcase USPS?
Luggage Shipping from The UPS Store. The UPS Store has cost competitive options to get your luggage where it needs to go without airport hassles. Bring your suitcases to The UPS Store, where we will weigh and ship them for you.
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