The ticket rebooking fee (Stephan Savoia/AP Photo)

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Cost: $75-$250
Perpetrator: American, AirTran, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, United, Virgin America

When travelling, things can change: people get sick; work pops up; life gets in the way. But short of a loved one actually dying (and, even then, good luck), airlines don't much care for changes to your schedule. Most every airline charges a whopping ticket rebooking fee, a cost that can soar as high as $150 on North American flights changed too close to the departure date. And God forbid you have to rebook an overseas trip. With Delta and American, according to airline watchdog site Yapta.com, rebooking a flight to Asia or Europe can cost as much $250.

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