How your Florida and New York holidays are about to be hundreds cheaper | The Sun

YOUR holiday to America will soon be a lot cheaper thanks to new laws being introduced.

US President Joe Biden has confirmed that he wants to scrap both resort fees and some airline charges.

Resort fees are comment in the US, especially in Florida, New York and Las Vegas.

Many hotels charge the extra amount on top of the room fee, and can be as much as £75 a night, with an average around £30-£40 a night.

This means a week at a resort could be an extra £525.

Biden said: "We’ll ban surprise ‘resort fees’ that hotels tack on to your bill.

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"These fees can cost you up to $90 (£75) a night at hotels that aren’t even resorts.”

The Junk Prevention Act will also ban other holiday fees which can quickly rack up.

Airlines currently charge families to sit next to each other on flights, often splitting up parents from their kids.

To make sure your seats are next to each other, charges can be around £40 per family.

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Biden added: "We’ll prohibit airlines from charging up to $50 [£42] roundtrip for families just to sit together.

“Baggage fees are bad enough – they can’t just treat your child like a piece of luggage.

“Americans are tired of being played for suckers.”

If both resort fees and airline fees are scrapped then families could save hundreds on their holiday to the US.

If you're not sure whether your hotel carries the extra fee, contact them and ask or use online checkers such as

You can get out of paying resort fees if some of the amenities are not up to scratch – for example, closed pools or slow WiFi.

Here are some cheap holidays to America including Florida and other US cities.

Hidden costs are everywhere when travelling, with hotels, restaurants and other holiday service providers keen to squeeze as much as they can out of tourists.

One hotel guest was charged £41 just to open his mini bar in his room.

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