Checked Baggage Policy

How many bags can you take?

Check up to 10 bags if your journey is:

• Domestic
• Transatlantic
• Transpacific

Check up to 5 bags if you’re traveling to / through / from:

• Mexico / Caribbean / Central America*
• South America*
• Brazil*

• Learn more about our bag limitations
• Find out which countries are included in each region

*There are seasonal and year-round baggage restrictions

Weight and size

We calculate the size limits of your bag by adding the total outside dimensions of each bag, length + width + height.
For all regions, your checked baggage allowance is:

• Dimension: 62in/158cm
• Weight: 50lbs/23kg

Excludes Brazil, for which your allowance is:

• Dimension: 62in/158cm
• Weight: 70lbs/32kg

Learn what to do if your bag is overweight/oversize

What will it cost?

Complimentary bags
In some cases, you won’t have to pay the baggage fees for up to 3 bags. Find out if this applies to you.
1st checked bag is complimentary for:

• Eligible AAdvantage® Citibank card members (on Domestic American Airlines flights only)
• Eligible US Airways MasterCard® and US Airways Visa® card members (on Domestic US Airways flights only)
• AAdvantage Gold
• oneworld Ruby
• Alaska MVP members

And when traveling to these destinations
1st and 2nd checked bags are complimentary for:

• AAdvantage Platinum
• oneworld Sapphire members and any companions traveling with you (excludes corporate bookings)
• Alaska Airlines MVP Gold 75K and MVP Gold
• And when traveling to these destinations

1st, 2nd and 3rd checked bags are complimentary for:

• Confirmed First and Business Class customers
• AAdvantage Executive Platinum
• oneworld Emerald
• Active U.S. military and/or dependents with ID traveling on orders (1st – 5th bags free of charge)
• Active U.S. military with ID on personal travel

Charges

Region Bag 1 Bag 2 Bag 3 Bag 4+
Domestic $25 $35 $150 $200
Mexico/Caribbean/ Central America $25 $40 $150 $200
Brazil $0 $0 $85 $85
South America $0 $0 $150 $200
Transatlantic $0 $100 $200 $200
Transpacific $0 $0 $200 $200
If your region is not listed, we can still help:
Contact Reservations
Find out which countries are included in each region

What else can you travel with?

You’re also allowed to check:

• Infant assistive devices
• Medical devices
• Mobility devices
• Pets
• Specialty and sports items

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