New Baggage Rules a WIN for Travelers!

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- We've all been there. You've paid the baggage fee then arrived at your destination only to wait at the baggage claim. And wait some more.  And it never shows up.

Your luggage went on a different vacation than you and you have no idea when you will be reunited with your belongings.

Well, the government may actually have your back on this one.

On Wednesday, new regulations were proposed to make traveling with a checked bag a lot smoother.

The proposed rule would require airlines to refund that twenty-five dollar or more fee, if your luggage is "substantially delayed.” Whatever that means!

That's not the only thing the transportation department is stirring up for airlines.

Sites like Expedia and Travelocity can't favor one airline over another and have to be honest when it comes to flight information, so consumers can truly compare airline ticket prices.

Talk about a win-win!

Looks like airlines are getting a second chance just in time for holiday season. Let’s hope they don’t screw it up!