Overview: US & International Carrier Luggage Fees

Overview: US & International Carrier Luggage Fees

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Arrrgh you tired of confusing luggage fees? We’re here to help sort everything out! We’ve put together this great chart that shows the luggage fees for most major airlines, so you can finally breathe easy. This chart shows fees for both carry-on and checked bags, but please visit the airlines’ websites for more information about additional luggage costs.

Airline 1st Checked Bag Carry-On Allowance Link
Alaska Airlines from $25 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Allegiant Airlines from $18 (depends on time and point of sale – at booking, pre-departure, airport – and flight route) 1 personal item for FREE + 1 bag from $10 more details
American Airlines $25 within US, Canada & to Mexico / Caribbean / Central America
FREE for flights to the rest of the world incl. South America, Brazil
1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Delta Airlines $25 within US, Canada & to Mexico / Caribbean / Central America
FREE for flights to the rest of the world incl. South America, Brazil
1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Frontier from $25 (depends on point of sale – online, counter, gate) 1 personal item for FREE + 1 bag from $35 more details
Hawaiian Airlines from $25 within US
FREE for flights to the rest of the world
1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
JetBlue from $20 within US
FREE for Colombia, Jamaica, Peru, Haiti, Trinidad&Tobago,
Dominican Republic, Ecuador
1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Southwest Airlines FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Spirit from $25 (use the baggage fee calculator on Spirit website) 1 personal item for FREE + 1 bag from $35 more details
United Airlines $25 within US, Canada & to Mexico / Caribbean / Central America
FREE for flights to the rest of the world incl. South America, Brazil
1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Virgin America $25 on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details


Looking for baggage information for international carriers?

Airline 1st Checked Bag Carry-On Allowance Link
Aeromexico FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Air Asia From $25 depending on route 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Air Canada FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Air China FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Air Europa From $25 depending on fare booked 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Air France FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Air New Zealand FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
ANA FREE on international flights 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Austrian Airlines FREE on international flights 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Avianca FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
British Airways FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Cathay Pacific FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
China Eastern Air FREE on international flights 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
China Southern FREE on international flights 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Copa Airlines FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Croatia Airlines FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
East Jet From $15 depending on route 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Emirates FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Eurowings $30 on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
EVA Air FREE on international flights 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Fiji AIrways FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Finnair FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Iberia FREE on international flights 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Icelandair FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Interjet FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Japan Airlines FREE on all flights 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
JetStar From $16 - $160 depending on route 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
KLM FREE on international flights 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Norwegian From $35 - $130 depending on route 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Pegasus Air Dependent on size of baggage and route 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Philippine Air FREE on all flights 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Porter Airlines FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Qantas FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Qatar Airways FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Royal Air Maroc FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
RyanAir From $15 - $50 depending on route and size 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
SAS FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
SWISS FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
TAP Portugal FREE on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
Vueling $35 on all routes 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
WestJet From $19 depending on fare booked 1 bag + 1 personal item for FREE more details
WOW $35 for carry-on, $50 per checked bag for all routes1 personal item for FREE more details


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