Bronx, New York
It appears as if airlines are now charging a carry-on fee for large purses. Is that true? Will I have to pay a fee to carry my purse?
As far as I know, a purse, even a large one, is considered a "personal item" and you will not be charged for it. That said, I would check the website of the airline you're flying for exact dimensions of what they consider a carry-on. If you try boarding with something that is larger, they may make you check it regardless of what you may call it.