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
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
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
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
- Aer Lingus, Baggage Information
- Air Canada
- Air France
- Air India
- Air Jamaica - see Caribbean Airlines below
- Caribbean Airlines/Air Jamaica
- Alaska Airlines, Checked Baggage Allowances
- All Nippon Airways, ANA
American Airlines, Baggage Policies
- America West, Airline Baggage Rules
- British Airways
- CanJet, Luggage Policies
Continental Airlines, Baggage Information
- Delta, Airline Baggage Restrictions
El Al, Baggage Allowance
- Frontier, Baggage FAQ's
- Horizon, checked baggage
- Japan Airlines, Baggage rules
- KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines
- Lufthansa, Free baggage
- NorthWest Airlines, new baggage rules
- Provincial Airlines, Baggage Restrictions
- Quantas, Airline Baggage Restrictions
- SouthWest Airlines, Baggage Information
- Tango - See Air Canada
- United Airlines
- US Air, US Airways, Airline Baggage Regulations
- West Jet Baggage allowance.
Other available options
Shipping bulky clothing home once it's served its purpose can really take a load off. If your travels have led you closer to the equator or encompass more than one season,
shipping seasonal clothes home via cargo carriers can be a good option to reduce your load.
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