Luggage Restrictions

Every airline has their own baggage restrictions.


Luggage Restrictions and airline baggage allowance rules are in a constant state of change. Find out the current baggage restrictions at your airline.

Baggage allowance per passenger is one of those things you need to know BEFORE you pack the bags.

Don't let luggage restrictions put a damper on your vacation plans. Check your carrier's baggage allowance regulations before your flight.

A little advance planning can ensure that you're not waving goodbye to a favorite item when your plane takes off (or paying hundreds of extra dollars to bring it along).

Know before you go and waltz in and out of the airport like a seasoned pro.

Here, we'll link you directly to the baggage information pages for major airlines.

What's my baggage allowance?

Airline baggage restrictions are constantly being altered to keep up with global changes. Although many carriers have adopted similar changes they all have their differences.

New airline baggage regulations restrict weight, size or both (if an item is overweight and oversized, you'll be charged both fees).

Packing double duty items has never been more important. Some of the Majors (American Airlines for instance) are charging $15.00 for the first checked bag and $25.00 for the second, while others allow one checked bag free and charge a fee for the second. In most cases a third bag will be charged as much as $250.00 each way!

Packing light can save you hundreds of dollars on your flight, make you look like a seasoned traveler and the lighter load will make the journey much more enjoyable. Pack what you think you'll need, then take half of it out.

To find the luggage restrictions for your trip check with the individual airline the day prior to your trip. Below, you'll find links to the airline baggage regulations pages for most major carriers. If you don't see your airline listed you will probably find it here

Major Airlines Luggage Restrictions

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