How to Fight and Waive AeroMexico Baggage Fees
It's a common experience. You book your flight, pack your bags, and line up at the airport to check your bags and board the plane. At the last minute, you are told that your bags are too large, too heavy, or that you don't actually have one free checked bag - you'll need to pay more. It's the bad kind of surprise, and a cost you must pay - at the time - just to make your flight.
commonly induce this kind of unpleasant surprise, especially with fees that change based on your seat and destination. It takes a mathematician to properly predict your potential baggage fees and if your bag is just one inch too large, you'll find yourself paying a premium. DoNotPay can help you fight, waive, and refund AeroMexico baggage fees when you are surprised by unplanned travel expenses at the airport gate.
AeroMexico Baggage Fees Explained
Folks, are complicated. There is a different price for baggage for every single global region the planes fly to. Each additional piece of baggage costs a different, increasing, amount to bring or check. If your baggage goes over the sliding size scale, you pay more. In fact, the section of the plane you're sitting in actually changes the allowed size, weight, and cost of each piece of luggage as well.
You can find the entire AeroMexico baggage fee chart here.
|Flying in the Main Cabin
|Flying Business Class
|Using flights in the US as an example, additional bags can get pricy starting from the first checked bag if you're not flying business class.
Flying to other countries, the prices also increase if you need to check additional bags at the gate instead of booking the bags when you buy the ticket. And yes, you saw that right. At 3 bags+, it's a huge amount for each bag, no longer stacking the cost of one bag at a time. That means the grand total of 3 bags is $540, not $30+$55+3rd bag. That third bag, effectively, costs $455. Not a great surprise if you needed to bring an extra suitcase at the last minute.
Oversized baggage fees stack on top of the already exorbitant fees just to check the baggage. If one suitcase weighs too much, you're out 100-200 dollars.
Ways to Avoid AeroMexico Baggage Fees
How can you avoid such staggering and stacking baggage fees when flying AeroMexico?
Fly Business Class (and Plan Ahead)
The first and most typical way to avoid surprise baggage fees at the gate is to fly business class, or "Clase Premier" for AeroMexico. With this, you can take advantage of the increased carry-on allowance and the two free extra-heavy checked bags. You also get to kick back in slightly larger seats - at the larger price. Just be sure your bags are not oversized your you'll see surprise fees anyway.
Join a Premium Flight Club Membership
AeroMexico does offer special deals for premium flight membership holders. These include
- Club Premier Gold/Platinum/Titanium
- Elite Status with Delta and SkyTeam Partners
- Platinum American Express AeroMexico Cardholders
- Santander Aeromexico Infinite Cardholders
By holding one of these memberships, along with making use of the memberships/cards at purchase and flashing your card upon check-in, you can waive some or all of your baggage fees.
How to Refund AeroMexico Baggage Fees on Your Own
AeroMexico Contact Information
- Phone: 02 8644 1883
- Customer Service Ticket: Support Form
If you can get in contact with a customer service agent, you may be able to ask for a refund on your baggage. However, there is no standard operating procedure for refunding your fees, even if the cost was a surprise at the gate or you believe there was a mistake in charging you based on your ticket or membership status.
How DoNotPay Can Help Fight to Waive Baggage Fees for AeroMexico Flights
What most people don't realize is that you can have fees waived or refunded if you know how and who to ask. Most customer service routes don't include this option because the service agents aren't authorized to waive or refund the fees. But a service absolutely can have your fees waived, even if it is not company policy to offer refunds after you have paid the surprise costs at the gate.
DoNotPay is an online service that can take care of making formal requests for refunds and waived fees on your behalf. We'll contact AeroMexico to talk about your baggage fees so you don't have to - and get results that you might not be able to get on your own. Just let us know about the situation with the following steps and we'll bypass customer service for an official fee waiver request with the best possible arguments and formal approach to achieving success.
Here’s How You Can Use DoNotPay to Appeal Fees
- Search "appeal fees" on DoNotPay, choose the Fight and Waive Fees product, and select the type of fee you want to appeal.
- Select the merchant you want to appeal fees for and enter the details of your transaction, including an associated account if you have one.
- Submit your case! DoNotPay will generate the best argument for your case and make sure your fee waiver request gets sent to the merchant for processing.
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