Forget paying to check your luggage or being charged for an in-flight drink; if you’re a passenger on United Airlines with a little extra “personal baggage,” the airline might charge you double. United says that overweight passengers must pay for two seats instead of one.
That’s why PETA is asking to put up a billboard at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport with this advice for passengers:
It’s a fact: Vegetarians and vegans are, on average, some 10 to twenty pounds lighter than meat-eaters. So, switching to a vegetarian diet isn’t just good for your health—it could leave you with some extra cash for cute souvenirs.
Written by Shawna Flavell