Airline baggage fees: Here's how much it costs to check a bag on major U.S. airlines - The Points Guy (2023)

Remember when you could check a piece of luggage — or two — for free? Unfortunately, those days are mostly over, so it's important to consider luggage fees when booking your next flight.

Baggage fees can vary greatly. And there's nothing worse than being hit by surprise fees after the fact. So how much does it cost to check a bag?

With pricing all over the place, we've put together the following airline-specific baggage guides:

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  • Alaska Airlines baggage fees.
  • American Airlines baggage fees.
  • Delta Air Lines baggage fees.
  • Frontier Airlines baggage fees.
  • Hawaiian Airlines baggage fees.
  • JetBlue Airways baggage fees.
  • Southwest Airlines baggage fees.
  • Spirit Airlines baggage fees.
  • United Airlines baggage fees.

These airline-specific guides give you a lot to compare, though. So in this guide, we've summarized information regarding airline baggage fees, including charts comparing the cost. This guide will let you see which airlines are, in fact, the best for baggage fees.

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How much does it cost to check a bag?

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As mentioned, we reviewed the baggage fee policy for many airlines and found that luggage fees can truly make a difference in your total flight cost.

The chart below compares the cost of your first, second and third checked bag. However, this table assumes you're purchasing a regular domestic fare type, checking standard luggage that's not overweight or oversize, have no elite status and do not carry a cobranded airline credit card with a checked bag benefit.

CarrierFirst bagSecond bagThird bag
Alaska$30$40$100
American$30$40$150
Delta$30$40$150
Frontier$55 to $89$60 to $89$85 to $95
Hawaiian$25 to $30$35 to $40$100
JetBlue$35$45$150
Southwest$0$0$75
SpiritVariesVariesVaries
United$35$45$150

As you can see, these fees are all over the place — ranging from no fee up to $89 for your first checked bag. With some airlines, you cannot check luggage if you book a basic fare type. And some airlines offer bundled fares that include a checked bag. So, you'll want to pay attention to the fare you are purchasing if you want to minimize your luggage fees.

You'll also notice that the Frontier, Hawaiian and Spirit fees have a range that depends on the flight you booked. With Frontier and Spirit, you'll have to use the respective airlines' fare calculator to see the exact price for your specific flight. But, paying for your luggage during the reservation process will give you the least expensive pricing with those two airlines. For Hawaiian Airlines, you'll pay the lower price for flights between the islands and the higher price for all other flights within North America.

Last, while most airlines allow you to check a bag up to 50 pounds, Spirit and Frontier cap the weight of a standard checked bag at 40 pounds. After that, you are looking at paying a pretty penny for an overweight bag.

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How much does it cost to bring a carry-on bag?

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Airlines aren't only charging for checked bags; some also charge for carry-on baggage. Carry-on bag fees are usually limited to low-cost carriers, but you'll want to pay attention to your allowances before your next flight.

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For some airlines, you'll find that checking a bag is less expensive than bringing it on the plane with you. Here's a chart comparing the carry-on bag fees for domestic flights.

CarrierAllowanceRestrictions
AlaskaIncluded: 1 personal item and 1 carry-on item.
AmericanIncluded: 1 personal item and 1 carry-on item.
DeltaIncluded: 1 personal item and 1 carry-on item.
FrontierIncluded: 1 personal item.

1 carry-on item: $60 to $89.

The personal item must be able to fit underneath the seat in front of you.
HawaiianIncluded: 1 personal item and 1 carry-on item.
JetBlueIncluded: 1 personal item and 1 carry-on item.Blue Basic passengers cannot bring a larger carry-on for the overhead bin, just a personal item.
SouthwestIncluded: 1 personal item and 1 carry-on item.
SpiritIncluded: 1 personal item.

Variable cost: 1 carry-on item.

UnitedIncluded: 1 personal item and 1 carry-on item.Basic economy passengers are not allowed to bring a larger carry-on for the overhead bin, just a personal item.

You'll notice that most airlines don't charge a fee to bring a carry-on bag, but you are limited to one personal item and one carry-on item. A personal item includes a backpack, laptop bag, camera bag or another small item you can store underneath the seat in front of you. Meanwhile, a carry-on is typically a small suitcase, but it must fit in the overhead bin above your seat. Each airline has different dimension limits, so you'll want to check your luggage size and your airline's policy before heading to the airport.

Similar to the checked bag policy, the fee for bringing a carry-on bag for Frontier and Spirit varies. Both airlines offer a baggage calculator to check the price when booking your flight.

And when it comes to basic economy fares, United and JetBlue are the only two that don't allow a carry-on bag onboard for free. United will charge $25 to check a bag, while JetBlue will charge $65. However, there are exceptions to the rules depending on your status and destination. For example, if you are a JetBlue Mosaic member, you can still bring a carry-on bag onboard for free (in addition to a personal item).

Related: How to tell if your backpack counts as a personal or carry-on item

Best airlines for baggage fees

Based on the chart above, it is easy to see that Southwest is by far the best airline for baggage fees. With Southwest, your first and second checked bag fly for free, which means no passenger — regardless of status or credit card — will incur a luggage fee for up to two bags. Plus, Southwest lets every passenger bring a carry-on bag and personal item onboard. And if you need to check a third bag, the fee is only $75 (which is significantly less expensive than most other airlines).

On the opposite end of the spectrum, Spirit and Frontier are the two worst airlines for baggage fees. Although fares might be lower, you'll want to calculate your baggage fees to determine whether your overall travel cost is lower.

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Tips for avoiding checked bag fees

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Now that you see how quickly these fees can add up, the next thing you’ll want to learn is how to avoid baggage fees. The easiest way is to have the corresponding airline’s cobranded credit card. For all of the above carriers, except Frontier, there's at least one credit card that'll waive the fee for your first checked bag. Most also offer it to additional companions traveling on the same reservation (the major exception is Hawaiian).

However, perks vary by card and airline; some are more restrictive than others. For example, to utilize the waived bag fee benefit on the United℠ Explorer Card, you must purchase your ticket using the card. With most other airline cards, merely having cardholder status is sufficient, regardless of the card you swiped at the time of purchase. And with the United Explorer Card, only one additional passenger can reap the benefits. Meanwhile, the Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card allows up to eight traveling companions to check their bags for no additional cost.

The next option for avoiding checked bag fees is to hold elite status with the airline’s frequent flyer program. All airlines mentioned here offer at least one free checked bag to certain elites (except Southwest, which offers two free checked bags to everyone). For example, American allows one standard, 50-pound bag for Gold, two for Platinum and three for Platinum Pro and Executive Platinum.

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Here are a few more tricks to avoid checked baggage fees, including overweight or oversize fees:

Gate check

Most airlines allow you to gate-check your carry-on luggage for no additional cost — and they’ll often force travelers to do so when overhead bin space is tight.

The exceptions are typically low-cost carriers like Spirit and Frontier and legacy carriers when traveling on basic economy fares. Otherwise, most airlines are happy to gate-check just about whatever you’d like, and you may even have luck doing this before boarding starts.

If you gate-check your luggage, ensure the airline checks it through to baggage claim. However, you must claim some items — such as strollers, wheelchairs and even rolling carry-ons on regional planes — at the gate upon arrival.

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Read the rules closely

As punitive as airline baggage policies can be, some helpful exceptions exist. For example, most U.S. carriers let you check skis, snowboards and boots as a single checked bag — even if your skis are in a different bag from your boots. The same often holds for hockey equipment and typically doesn't require an additional fee as long as it's within the standard weight allotment.

Before you go to the airport, take a screenshot of the rules in case you get an agent who isn't familiar with uncommon checked items.

Try curbside check-in

Check-in agents at the curb are often contractors, not airline employees. So they may have less incentive to strictly enforce the airline's baggage rules. In addition, some locations may not have scales to weigh the bags.

Carry the heavy stuff on board

In the U.S., carry-on weight restrictions are rarely (if ever) enforced. So when packing for your next vacation, put heavy items in your carry-on bag rather than risk paying for overweight checked bags.

Buy a baggage scale

For under $10, you can find a small, lightweight hanging scale for weighing luggage. These scales are typically quite accurate and will help you stay under your desired weight. A bonus is that you’ll also avoid being that person repacking their bags at the airport and holding up everyone else.

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Bottom line

Bag fees are an unfortunate reality of air travel in 2022. In certain situations, you could wind up spending hundreds of dollars beyond the original price you paid for your ticket. So, carefully consider baggage policies before jumping on that “great deal.”

If there's a cobranded credit card or an easy way to earn elite status (one that offers waived baggage fees) for the particular airline you're flying, it might be worth looking into these options. You might find that the annual fee on the credit card can be far less than the checked bag fees for your family over the year.

Editorial disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airline or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

FAQs

How much is it to check in a bag at US air? ›

More American Airlines baggage fees
Baggage categoryFeeMax Size (L+W+H)
First checked bag$3062"
Second checked bag$4062"
Third checked bag$15062"
Fourth(+) checked bag$20062"
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How much is a checked bag on lot? ›

Checked Baggage
Domestic flightsInternational flightsIntercontinental flights
12 EUR 15 USD/CAD 50 PLN50 EUR 60 USD/CAD 200 PLN100 EUR 140 USD/CAD 400 PLN
25 EUR 30 USD/CAD 100 PLN100 EUR 140 USD/CAD 400 PLN200 EUR 300 USD/CAD 900 PLN
*For sports items not listed in the table, the regular excess baggage rates apply.
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Which airlines give you 2 free checked bags? ›

Southwest Checked Baggage Allowance

All checked bags must adhere to a max weight of 50 pounds (23 kg) and must adhere to max linear dimensions of 62 inches (158 cm). Southwest is the only airline that provides 2 FREE CHECKED BAGS for all fares.

How much does it cost to check a bag 2022? ›

The standard first-checked-bag fee for an economy flight within the U.S. is $30. But the airline's checked-bag fees vary depending on how many bags you have, the class you're flying and your destination. You'll also pay extra if your bags are oversized or overweight.

How many bags can you take on a plane for free? ›

Most travelers can bring one full-size carry-on bag and one personal item on their flight for free. However, there are exceptions, including for customers traveling on Basic Economy tickets. Learn more about carry-on bags.

How many bags can I take on American Airlines for free? ›

1 personal item and 1 carry-on

Dimensions should not exceed 18 x 14 x 8 inches (45 x 35 x 20 cm). These don't count as your personal item or carry-on: Diaper bags (1 per child) Breast pump.

Do you have to pay for checked bags twice on a round trip? ›

One important thing to remember when flying is that airline baggage fees are charged both ways. So, if your outbound flight charges you $30 for your first standard checked bag, expect to pay another $30 for that same bag on your return flight back home (that's $60 bucks, roundtrip).

How many carry-on bags allowed? ›

Per TSA regulations, carryon items are limited to one bag plus one small, personal item.

How much can a carry-on bag weight? ›

Carry-on bags must weigh less than 35 pounds and must not exceed 10 inches deep, 16 inches wide and 24 inches high. Bags must fit in the overhead bins. Checked bags must be no longer than 62 linear inches (length + width + depth) and must weigh under 40 pounds.

How many pieces of luggage can you check? ›

Most airlines will allow you to check one bag and have one carry-on bag. There is normally a maximum weight limit of 50 pounds per checked bag as well as a size restriction. The most common maximum size bag allowed is 62 linear (total) inches. A common size bag for checking through is: 27" x 21" x 14".

Does lot check carry-on weight? ›

Regardless of the travel class or the fare purchased, you can always take one carry-on baggage up to 8 kg with a total total dimensions not exceeding 118 cm.
...
What is the carry-on baggage allowance?
DestinationsLOT Business ClassLOT Economy Class
International flights to Europe, Middle East2 x 9 kg1 x 8 kg
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Is Gate checking a bag free? ›

Gate checking is always free of charge, and basically means your carry-on will be put into the cargo hold with all the other checked luggage.

What airlines have the cheapest baggage fees? ›

Summary
CarrierFirst BagSecond Bag
Delta$30$40
JetBlue$30$40
Southwest$0$0
United$30$40
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Can I carry two check in bags? ›

For Economy passengers with two pieces of luggage, the total combined dimensions (length + breadth + height) of both pieces should not exceed 273cm (107 inches). Also the linear dimension of each piece should not exceed 62 inches. The weight of each bag must not exceed 23 Kgs or 50 pounds.

What airlines allow a free carry-on? ›

Southwest Airlines is the only airline without any bag fees. For other airlines, you'll need to earn elite status or book your tickets with an airline credit card.

Do all airlines charge for carry-on bags? ›

Most airlines won't charge a carry-on baggage fee, unless they're a budget airline like Spirit or Allegiant. Checked baggage: Larger, checked luggage is stored in the hold of the plane and you won't have access to it during your flight.

Can you take 2 carry-on bags on American Airlines? ›

American Airlines (AA) allows 1 carry-on bag and 1 personal item (purse, briefcase, laptop bag) per passenger fee free. Carry-on should not exceed the following size and weight restrictions: 45 linear inches (22 x 14 x 9 in) or 115 centimeters (56 x 36 x 23 cm) including handles and wheels.

What do you have to take out of your bag at airport security? ›

Remove the 3-1-1 liquids bag and place it in the bin. Ensure pockets are empty (keys, tissues, currency, wallets, cell phones, etc.) and remove bulky jewelry (valuable items can be placed in carry-on). Remove your shoes and place them directly on the X-ray belt.

What can you not bring in a carry-on bag on a plane? ›

Restricted Items NOT Allowed on a Plane in Your Carry-On
  • Sharp objects. ...
  • Sporting goods and athletic equipment. ...
  • Self defense items. ...
  • Gel-type candles. ...
  • Large quantities of alcohol (more than 3.4 ounces) ...
  • Guns and ammunition.
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What items are not allowed in checked luggage? ›

Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter refills, lighter fuel, matches, paints, thinners, fire-lighters, lighters that need inverting before ignition, matches (these may be carried on the person), radioactive material, briefcases and attache case with installed alarm devices.

Can I bring a carry-on and a backpack on American Airlines? ›

In addition to a carry-on bag, American Airlines allows passengers to carry one personal item, such as a small backpack, laptop bag, camera bag, briefcase, or purse. No matter what kind of personal item you choose, it must be able to fit securely underneath the seat in front of you.

Can a backpack be a carry-on? ›

Many airlines will allow a backpack as a personal item, and for those that don't, a backpack can still be your carry on luggage as long as it is under the size restrictions for the particular airline. The standard domestic carry-on luggage size is 22" x 14" x 9.”

Does a backpack count as a personal item? ›

The short answer: Yes, a backpack is generally considered a personal item if it fits under the seat in front of you. Most airlines offer a few examples of things that fit into the “personal item” category, such as a purse, laptop bag, or a briefcase, but they don't usually include “backpack” on those lists.

Can you pay for your luggage at the airport with cash? ›

You can pay with cash or check at some airport ticket counters or travel centers. We issue 3 types of travel credit: Flight Credit, Travel Vouchers and Trip Credit.

Is it cheaper to add baggage at the airport? ›

More and more airlines are charging higher bag fees if you pay them at the airport, as opposed to paying them in advance on the airline's website. For this reason, we always recommend you checking the airline web site in advance of your flight to see if you can prepay your bag fees.

What is a full sized carry-on bag? ›

Your carry-on bag should fit in the overhead bin. The maximum dimensions for a carry-on bag are 9 inches x 14 inches x 22 inches (22 centimeters x 35 centimeters x 56 centimeters). This includes handles and wheels.

Can I take a disposable razor in my carry-on? ›

Disposable razors, replacement blades, and electric razors can go in either your carry-on or checked baggage; if you have a safety or straight razor, you can pack it in your carry-on — but you must remove the blades first and pack them in one of your checked bags.

Can I use a duffel bag as my personal item? ›

The short answer is yes. A duffle bag can count as a personal item. However, a duffle bag isn't the most common type of personal item. Briefcases, handbags, and small backpacks are more popular formats for personal items.

Is a Duffel bag a carry-on? ›

Can You Use a Duffle Bag as a Carry On? Yes. As long as your duffle bag is within the airline's size requirements for carry on luggage, you can use a duffle bag as a carry on item.

What happens if my carry-on is too heavy? ›

If your carry-on is too large, you won't be able to bring it with you on the plane and will instead have to pay to check it at the gate. But even if it's not too big, know there's always a chance your carry-on bag will need to be gate-checked (free of charge) due to limited storage in the overhead bin.

Can I have liquids in my personal item and carry-on? ›

You are allowed to bring a quart-sized bag of liquids, aerosols, gels, creams and pastes in your carry-on bag and through the checkpoint. These are limited to travel-sized containers that are 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) or less per item.

How heavy can my checked bag be? ›

The standard weight limit for checked baggage on domestic airplanes is 50 pounds per bag. Budget carriers Allegiant and Spirit Airlines shrink this allowance to 40 pounds, while international airlines, Norwegian Air and Korean Air give you a whopping 70-pound allowance per checked bag.

What are the best seats to pick on a plane? ›

The best seats on a plane

Best seat for minimizing the effects of turbulence: A seat over the wing. Best seat for peace and quiet: A seat near the front. Best seat for legroom: A bulkhead or exit-row seat. Best seat for sleeping: A window seat in a bulkhead row.

Should you wrap your luggage? ›

There's a reason for plastic-wrapping your luggage, and it's extra protection. It's a great deterrent against baggage theft, especially when you realize that bag thieves don't steal bags as much as they take individual items of value from bags. A fully-wrapped bag is often too much trouble for them.

Can I bring two personal items on a plane? ›

Airlines don't allow passengers to bring two or more personal items. The general rule of thumb when it comes to hand luggage is that you are only allowed to bring one small carry-on suitcase and one personal item, such as a tote, backpack, purse, or something similar.

How strict are airlines with carry on size? ›

How Strict Are Airlines With Carry On Size? We've found that most airlines aren't too strict about the exact size of carry on luggage. In over 12 years we've never had our bags measured, although our luggage has been a little over the size restrictions of some airlines such as Ryanair.

Does lot allow hand luggage? ›

Carry-on luggage should fit in the overhead locker on board or under the passenger seat in front. Dimensions of each item of baggage should not exceed 55 cm of height, 40 cm of width, and 23 cm of depth. If your carry-on baggage exceeds the allowed limit, an additional charge will apply.

How do I add a checked bag to my lot? ›

Contact us to take this special offer up to 24 h before your scheduled departure time, and pay for your extra baggage via Manage My Booking tab, our Contact Center or sales office.

What is the difference between gate check and baggage check? ›

Gate checking is the process of checking your bag at the gate to be stored in the cargo hold of the aircraft. This is different from regularly checking your bag, as the process is normally completed at a check-in desk/ticket counter pre-security, rather than at the departure gate before you board your flight.

How can I avoid gate check? ›

Trying not to board last, carrying the right size bag and having a handle on your airline's boarding process can go a long way to ensure your luggage stays in the cabin with you instead of getting last-minute gate-checked for a trip in the belly of the aircraft.

Do I check my bag before security? ›

Upon check in, your checked baggage will be provided to TSA for security screening. Once the screening process has completed, your airline will transport your checked baggage on your respective flight as well as deliver it to the baggage claim area.

How much is it to check in a bag? ›

How much does it cost to check a bag?
CarrierFirst bagSecond bag
American$30$40
Delta$30$40
Frontier$55 to $89$60 to $89
Hawaiian$25 to $30$35 to $40
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How many bags can you take on a plane for free? ›

Most travelers can bring one full-size carry-on bag and one personal item on their flight for free. However, there are exceptions, including for customers traveling on Basic Economy tickets. Learn more about carry-on bags.

How can I get cheap checked baggage? ›

  1. Fly with Airlines that Don't Charge for Checked Baggage. ...
  2. Earn Elite Status with an Airline. ...
  3. Choose the Right Airline Credit Card. ...
  4. Choose a Travel Card with an Airline Fee Credit. ...
  5. Avoid Basic Economy. ...
  6. Pack Light and Don't Check a Bag.
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Can I carry a handbag as well as hand luggage? ›

In most cases, an airline will allow you to bring one carry-on baggage and one personal item. A personal item is normally something like a purse, laptop, backpack or camera case. Personal items should always be small enough to fit underneath the seat in front of you.

Is food items allowed in hand luggage? ›

Liquids. There are different kinds of liquid products that passengers carry with them. If it is prescribed medicines, then they can be carried inside the check-in bags. Milk or liquid foods for small babies are allowed to carry in the hand luggage, provided the amount is at a maximum of 100 ml.

Does ladies handbag count as hand luggage? ›

Additional personal items permitted to be carried as Cabin Baggage on Air India operated flights subject to Security Regulations. In addition to one piece of cabin baggage or package, you may also be permitted to carry one following personal item, subject to Security Regulations: A Lady's hand bag. An overcoat or wrap.

How can I get cheap checked baggage? ›

  1. Fly with Airlines that Don't Charge for Checked Baggage. ...
  2. Earn Elite Status with an Airline. ...
  3. Choose the Right Airline Credit Card. ...
  4. Choose a Travel Card with an Airline Fee Credit. ...
  5. Avoid Basic Economy. ...
  6. Pack Light and Don't Check a Bag.
21 Apr 2022

How many check in baggage allowed in Qatar Airways? ›

2 pieces

Do you have to pay for checked bags twice on a round trip? ›

One important thing to remember when flying is that airline baggage fees are charged both ways. So, if your outbound flight charges you $30 for your first standard checked bag, expect to pay another $30 for that same bag on your return flight back home (that's $60 bucks, roundtrip).

How many checked bags can you take on a plane? ›

Checked Luggage

Most airlines will allow you to check one bag and have one carry-on bag. There is normally a maximum weight limit of 50 pounds per checked bag as well as a size restriction. The most common maximum size bag allowed is 62 linear (total) inches.

How can I avoid carry on luggage fees? ›

How to avoid paying checked baggage fees
  1. Know the fees. ...
  2. Use the right credit card. ...
  3. Book first or business class. ...
  4. Get elite status or fly with someone who has it. ...
  5. Use a military discount. ...
  6. Check your bag at the gate. ...
  7. Pack light.
12 Nov 2021

Can I check my carry-on bag for free? ›

How much does it cost to gate-check a bag? Unlike bags you check ahead of a flight, an airline will check any otherwise allowed carry-on bag at the gate for free, regardless of your fare type.

Is it cheaper to add baggage after booking? ›

It's nearly always cheaper to book extra hold luggage in advance rather than paying excess baggage fees at the airport. Airlines know that keeping within weight/size limits is not always possible, so they encourage you to plan ahead by selling extra weight online.

How much liquid can you take on a plane in checked baggage 2022? ›

Pack items that are in containers larger than 3.4 ounces or 100 milliliters in checked baggage. Any liquid, aerosol, gel, cream or paste that alarms during screening will require additional screening.

Can I take 2 bags as checked luggage? ›

For Economy passengers with two pieces of luggage, the total combined dimensions (length + breadth + height) of both pieces should not exceed 273cm (107 inches). Also the linear dimension of each piece should not exceed 62 inches. The weight of each bag must not exceed 23 Kgs or 50 pounds.

Is a backpack considered hand luggage? ›

A good rule of thumb is that if your carry-on bag fits under the seat in front of you, it's considered a personal item. This includes small backpacks, purses, briefcases, laptop bags, etc. Larger bags, including suitcases, must fit in the overhead bin compartment.

What airline does not charge for bags? ›

Southwest Airlines is the only airline without any bag fees. For other airlines, you'll need to earn elite status or book your tickets with an airline credit card.

How big can a carry-on bag be? ›

Carry-on bags shouldn't be larger than 22 inches long, 14 inches wide and 9 inches high including handles and wheels. Dimensions of personal items should not exceed 18 inches long, 14 inches wide and 8 inches high. There are no weight restrictions for carry-on luggage.

Can you pay for your luggage at the airport with cash? ›

You can pay with cash or check at some airport ticket counters or travel centers. We issue 3 types of travel credit: Flight Credit, Travel Vouchers and Trip Credit.

What items are not allowed in checked luggage? ›

Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter refills, lighter fuel, matches, paints, thinners, fire-lighters, lighters that need inverting before ignition, matches (these may be carried on the person), radioactive material, briefcases and attache case with installed alarm devices.

What is not allowed in check in luggage? ›

Explosive Materials. Such as Flare Guns, Gun Lighters and Gun Powder, Explosive material. Blasting caps, Dynamite, Fireworks, Flares (in any form), Hand Grenades, Plastic Explosives and Realistic Replicas of Explosives.

What items are not allowed on a plane? ›

Restricted Items NOT Allowed on a Plane in Your Carry-On
  • Sharp objects. ...
  • Sporting goods and athletic equipment. ...
  • Self defense items. ...
  • Gel-type candles. ...
  • Large quantities of alcohol (more than 3.4 ounces) ...
  • Guns and ammunition.
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