The great travel-size rip off

Trisha Doyle
Airplane taking off
Airplane taking off

The days where you could arrive at the airport with a passport, ticket, money and a case without a care in the world seem like a distant memory. Now it's a carefully planned operation involving weights and measures, particularly if you want to avoid excessive charges from check-in luggage and forgotten boarding cards.

However, a recent survey has revealed that if you decide to leave your toiletry purchases to the last minute, the charges can really add up too.