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Airline Baggage Fees

Airline Baggage Fees

Checked baggage policies vary by airline, destination, frequent flyer status, booking class, bag size and weight. Fees may apply if (1) you plan to check a bag or (2) you plan to carry sports equipment or an odd-shaped item or (3) your bag exceeds airline weight/size limits.

Domestic/US Airlines  |  International Airlines

Domestic/US Airlines

Domestic US 1st Bag 2nd Bag 3rd Bag Weight / Size Overhead Carry-On Advance Basic Seat Assignment

Premium Seat Assignment Unaccom Minor Wifi Priority Boarding Notes
AirTran $25 $35 $75 50lb 62 inches Free $6-$20 $20 exit row $50 $1.95-$39.95 $10  
Alaska / Horizon $20
$25**
$20*
$25**
$20*
$75*
50lb 62 inches Free Free Starting at $50 $25-50 $1.95-$39.95   *Gate-checked bag fee is $25. **Effective for tickets purchased on/after October 30th.
Allegiant Air Up to $35 in advance
$50 airport
Up to $35 in advance
$50-$75 airport
$50 in advance
$100 airport
40lb 80 inches $10- $35 in advance
$35- $75 at airport
$0- $75 Exit row starting at $13.99 Children 14 years old or younger must be accompanied by an adult 15 years or older   $5 *Gate-checked bag fee is up to $75
American* $25 $35 $150 50lb 62 inches Free Free Preferred seats start at $4 per flight $100 $0-$39.95 $9 (Group 1) *also applies to Canada, USVI, and Puerto Rico
Delta* $25 $35 $125 50lb 62 inches Free Free $9-$59 $100 $14 for 24 hours $10 *also applies to Canada, USVI, and Puerto Rico

Domestic/US Airlines (continued)

Domestic US 1st Bag 2nd Bag 3rd Bag Weight / Size Overhead Carry-On Advance Basic Seat Assignment

Premium Seat Assignment Unaccom Minor Wifi Priority Boarding Notes
Frontier $20 in advance
$25 if purchased at airport when ticketed after 6/1/2013 for travel on or after 7/11/2013
$20 if purchased through 6/1/2013
$30 if purchased on or after 6/2/2013 for travel on or after 11/14/2013
$50 for travel through 7/10/2013
$75 if purchased on or after 2/17/2013 for travel on or after 7/11/2013
50lb 62 inches Free, except $25 advance online
$35 airport kiosk
$50 airport counter
$100 gate for "Basic" fares
Free* $5 and up $50- $100 Starting at $14.95   *Basic tickets can only select seats for free at check-in
JetBlue Free $40 $75 50lb 62 inches Free Free $10-$70 (Even More Space) $100   with Even More Space  
Southwest Free Free $50 50lb 62 inches Free Zone Seating Zone Seating $50 $8 intro price $12.50 for EarlyBird Check-in $40 Upgraded Boarding  
Spirit* $30 online booking
$35 online check-in
$35 phone
$45 airport check-in
$30 online booking
$35 online check-in
$35 phone
$45 airport check-in
$85 online booking
$90 online check-in
$90 phone
$100 airport check-in
40lb ($25 if 40-50lb) 62 inches $35 online booking
$40 online check-in
$40 phone
$50 airport counter
$100 airport gate
$1-$50 $12 and up in advance
$25 and up onboard
$100 $8 Bundled with overhead fee *For more information on $9 Fare Club Member, Group Booking, and other ancillary fees, see Spirit website.
United* $25 $35 $100 50lb 62 inches Free Free $9 and up for Economy Plus seating $99-$150 $3.00-$22.99 $9 and up for Premier Access *also applies to Canada, USVI, and Puerto Rico
US Airways* $25 $35 $125 50lb 61 inches Free Free $5-$99 (Choice Seats) $100 Starting at $4.95 with Choice Seats (Zone 2) and PreferredAccess starting at $10 *also applies to Canada, Latin America, and Caribbean
Virgin America $25 $25 $25 50lb 62 inches Free Free $39 and up $75-$125 $4.95-12.95    

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International Airlines

International 1st Bag 2nd Bag 3rd Bag Weight / Size Overhead Carry-On Advance Basic Seat Assignment Premium Seat Assignment Unaccom Minor Wifi Priority Boarding Notes
Aero Mexico Free $47 online
$58 airport
$163 online
$174 airport
55lb Mexico 50lb US 62 inches Free Free $36-$116        
Air Canada - Domestic Free $20 $100 50lb 62 inches Free $18- $31 Tango Fares* $27- $46 Preferred seats* $100 $7.95-9.95   *Travel within Canada or between Canada and US
Air Canada - International Free, Except US $25 $20 Mex/Carib
$35 US
$70- $100 other international
$100-$225 50lb 62 inches Free Free $40- $125 Preferred seats $100 $7.95-$9.95    
Air France Free $100 to/from US*, $55- $100 other* $285* 50lb 62 inches Free Free $70- $98 for Seat Plus 4-11 years have special pricing
12-17 years $50- $150
    *Save 20% on regular baggage fees if purchased online before flight
Alitalia Free $70-$100 $200 50lb 62 inches Free (1 bag)     $75 (US)
€40- €125 (other)
     
American** Free** $40-$70* $75- $150 50lb 62 inches Free Free Preferred seats start at $4 per flight $100 (US) $0- $39.95 $9 (Group 1) *Bag 2 - See AA.com for details **See Domestic chart for Canada, USVI, and Puerto Rico
British Airways Free $51 online
$60 airport
$51 online
$60 airport
51lb 62 inches Free $12-$75 depending on class* $75 and up for Exit Row seat $75 langhaul
$50 shorthaul
    *Free within 24 hours of departure

International Airlines (continued)

International 1st Bag 2nd Bag 3rd Bag Weight / Size Overhead Carry-On Advance Basic Seat Assignment

Premium Seat Assignment Unaccom Minor Wifi Priority Boarding Notes
Delta Free Free* $40- $100 $75-$200 50lb 62 inches Free Free $9-$59 $100 $14 for 24 hours $10 *Travel between North and South America (except Brazil) and Southern Africa
Frontier $20 in advance
$25 if purchased at airport when ticketed after 6/1/2013 for travel on or after 7/11/2013
$20 if purchased through 6/1/2013
$30 if purchased on or after 6/2/2013 for travel on or after 11/14/2013
$50 for travel through 7/10/2013
$75 if purchased on or after 2/17/2013 for travel on or after 7/11/2013
Free, except $25 advance online $35 airport kiosk $50 airport counter $100 gate for "Basic" fares Free*   $5 and up $50 direct $100 conx Starting at $14.95   *Basic tickets can only select seats for free at check-in
Iberia Free $40 online
$60 airport
$95 online
$150 airport
50lb 62 inches Free   €0-€60 €30 domestic
€50-€75 EU
$100 Americas and Luwanda
    *Free within 24 hours of departure
JetBlue Free $40 $75 50lb 62 inches Free Free $10-65 (Even More Space) $100   with Even More Space  
Lufthansa Free $100/€50 $100/€75 50lb 62 inches Free Free   $60- $120
€40-€80
€10.95-€19.95    
Qantas Free Online: $21- $210 AUD
Airport: $30-$120 AUD
$84 US travel to/from Americas
Online: $21- $210 AUD
Airport: $60- $120 AUD
$120 US travel to/from Americas
50lb 62 inches Free Domestic - Free
International - $20AUD
$80 AUD Medium Haul $160 AUD Long Haul        
Singapore Free (US), Weight Concept* (other areas) Free (US), Weight Concept* (othe areas) $84- $180 USD (from US), 269- 360 SGD (to US), Weight Concept (other areas) 50lb 62 inches (US), Weight Concept* (other areas) Free Free $50 USD for Preferred Seats with more leg room Contact Airline      

International Airlines (continued)

International 1st Bag 2nd Bag 3rd Bag Weight / Size Overhead Carry-On Advance Basic Seat Assignment

Premium Seat Assignment Unaccom Minor Wifi Priority Boarding Notes
Spirit $30 online booking
$35 online check-in
$35 phone
$45 airport check-in
$40 online booking
$45 online check-in
$45 phone
$55 airport check-in
$85 online booking
$90 online check-in
$90 phone
$100 airport check-in
40lb ($25 if 41-50lb) 62 inches $35 online booking
$40 online check-in
$40 phone
$50 airport counter
$100 airport gate
$1-$50 $12 and up in advance
$25 and up onboard
$100 $8   *For more information on $9 Fare Club Member, Group Booking, and other ancillary fees, see Spirit website.
United** Free $100 $200 50lb 62 inches* Free Free $9 and up for Economy Plus seating $99-$150 $3.99-$22.99 $9 and up for Premier Access *Exemptions apply to some destinations **See Domestic chart for Canada, USVI, and Puerto Rico
US Airways*** Free $100* $200** 50lb 61 inches Free Free $5-99 (Choice Seats) $100 Start at $4.95 with Choice Seats (Zone 2) and PreferredAccess starting at $10 *Bag 2 free - Transpacific (except Hawaii) and Brazil **Bag 3 $85 to Brazil ***See Domestic chart for Canada, Latin America, and Caribbean
Virgin Atlantic Free $48 online
$60 airport
$112 online
$140 airport
50lb 62 inches Free Free $30- $80 for extra legroom seats, $60- $180 exit row Check with Airline      
West Jet Free $20- $23 $50- $57.50 50lb 62 inches Free $5-$34.50 Prices vary for Exit Row seats $100-$115      

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