Planning to fly soon? You better book those flights this week because tickets purchased next Monday will cost you more.

TSA Spokesperson Mike McCarthy says the bi-partisan budget agreement in 2013 restructured the passenger fee:

“Right now the fee is $2.50 per leg of a connecting flight. Capped at $5 per one way trip, $10 per round trip. Now it will be a a flat rate of $5.60 per one way trip, $11.20 per round trip.”

McCarthy says these fees go to cover the enormous cost of aviation security.

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