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This summer millions of Americans will buy plane tickets but not one of those airfares is created equal. Today we expose the true cost of flying. One of my favorite planning websites "Hopper.com" just released an interactive fees calculator that compares the cost of flying on different airlines based on your route and the amenities that matter to you as a traveler. Whether you are looking for extra legroom, travelling with a lot of luggage, boarding a pet or sending a minor, check out the video above for everything you need to know.

Looking for more money-saving ideas? Follow @MattGranite on Twitter. Money-man Matt Granite is in at least two countries and three different states every week, and has made it his mission to travel better and avoid the rip-offs running rampant today.

Matt Granite is a consumer reporter with Gannett's WKYC station in Cleveland. His 'Work Your Perks' report offers tips to consumers on how to save money.

We do not get any financial compensation for mentioning any of these deals or companies. The only purpose of this segment is to save you money.

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