Tickets to California for Christmas: $1,000.00
Checked bags: $30.00
Drink of water on flight: $2.00 (thanks, I'll pass)
Arriving in Phoenix in time to make our connection to Sacramento: nope.
Lunch in airport: $20.00 (do you take coupons?)
We'll get to Sacramento eventually... spending Christmas with family: priceless, of course!
Thanks, U.S. Airways.