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2024 Checked Luggage Size Chart and Allowances for 62 Airlines [Dimensions, Sizes and More]

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With no universal set of rules for checked luggage allowances, you need to review what you’re permitted to bring with you every time you travel in order to avoid excess charges.

Allowances can differ from airline to airline, with some allocating a total weight allowance and some restricting passengers to a specific number of pieces. Airline policies can also vary depending on the route and will nearly always vary based on the cabin you’re traveling in.

Your ticket will give you the most accurate information for your specific flight. If baggage details are not included on your ticket, you can check out our handy table below that details allowances for over 60 popular airlines.

Where available, you can also click the airline name for a more detailed overview of the airline’s baggage policy, including excess charges and frequent flyer allowances.

When talking about baggage allowances, many airlines refer to “maximum linear dimensions” or something similar. This is merely the number you get when you add together the length, width (or height), and depth of a piece of luggage. For example, if you had a suitcase that’s 26 inches long, 20 inches wide, and 16 inches deep, then its linear dimensions are 62 inches, or right at the maximum for many airlines.

Traveling light? We’ve also covered carry-on luggage allowances with a similar size chart.

Checked Luggage Allowances by Airline

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AirlineCabin or Fare TypeChecked Bag SizeNumber of Bags or Weight AllowanceMaximum Bag WeightFirst Bag Fee
Aer LingusEuropean Saver62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions044 to 88 pounds (20 to 40 kg); weight allowance is dependent on the weight purchased and how and when the purchase is made€25/£24 (about $30) to €95/£83 ($105)
European Plus144 pounds (20 kg)Included
European Advantage
European Aerspace
Transatlantic Saver050 pounds (23 kg)Online: $54.99 to $64.99

Airport: $100

Transatlantic Economy Smart or Flex1Included
Business or Business Flex3150 pounds (69 kg) combined weight of 3 bags
AeroflotEconomy – Lite & Promo Lite80 inches (203 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg) per piecePrepaid: $98 to $125

Airport: $125

Economy – Classic, Saver & Promo
Comfort – Base Fare
1Included
Economy Flex Fare Family2
Comfort – Flex & Classic Fare
Business – Base Fare170 pounds (32 kg) per piece
Business – Flex & Classic Fare2
AeroMexico
Baggage allowance and weight is route-dependent
Basic Fare62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions0 to 2Maximum 50 pounds (23 kg)$30 to $145 for a 44-pound (20 kg) piece
Classic Fare0 to 1Max. 55 pounds (25 kg)$30 to $145 for a 44-to-55-pound (20 to 25 kg) bag
AM Plus0 to 2
Premier/Premier Light/Premier One2Max. 70 pounds (32 kg)Included
Air CanadaEconomy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions0 to 150 pounds (23 kg)Included/$30 to $36 ($75 for economy basic fares)
Premium Economy2Included
Premium Rogue50/70 pounds (23/32 kg)
Business70 pounds (32 kg)
Air ChinaEconomy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions1 to 250 pounds (23 kg) per pieceIncluded
Premium Economy2
Business70 pounds (32 kg) per piece
First
Air Europa Líneas Aéreas
Baggage allowance varies by route; check the Air Europa website for details
Economy Lite62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)Varies. Check baggage calculator for specific fees.
Economy – Standard/Flex1Included
Premium – Standard/Flex1
Business – Standard/Flex270 pounds (32 kg)
Air France-KLMEconomy Light62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)€25 (about $30) to €65 (about $70) (included for a few destinations within France)
Economy Standard1Included
Premium Economy (Air France)/Premium Comfort Class (KLM)2
Business70 pounds (32 kg)
La Première (Air France)3
Air India
Baggage allowance varies by route; check the Air India website for details
Economy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensionsWeight concept routes: 44 to 88 pounds (20 to 40 kg)

Piece concept routes: 1 to 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Included
Business/ExecutiveWeight concept routes: 66 to 110 pounds (30 to 50 kg)

Piece concept routes: 1 to 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

FirstWeight concept routes: 110 pounds (50 kg)

Piece concept routes: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Air New Zealandseat+bag, flexichange, theworks*, and economy**62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions150 pounds (23 kg)Included

*For flights to Honolulu from Australia, the baggage allowance is 2 checked pieces

**The baggage allowance for flights to Shanghai, Singapore (from New Zealand & Australia), and Taipei (from New Zealand) is 2 checked bags.

For flights departing Australia to Canada and the U.S. (excluding New York), the baggage allowance is 2 checked bags.

Flights from Australia to New York have a baggage allowance of 1 checked bag.

flexirefund, worksdeluxe, and Premium Economy2
Business Premier3
Alaska AirlinesEconomy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)$30 (for tickets purchased before January 2, 2024);
$35 (for tickets purchased on/after January 2, 2024)

First checked bag is free for flights within Alaska

First1Included
Allegiant AirMain Cabin80 inches (203 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (22 kg)$25 to $75

American Airlines
Basic Economy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg) for flights to and from Australia and New Zealand

70 pounds (32 kg) for complimentary bags)

$0 to $75
Economy0 to 1$0 to $30
Premium Economy2Included
Business70 pounds (32 kg)
First2 to 3
ANA (All Nippon Airways)EconomyDomestic: 80 inches (203 cm) maximum linear dimensions

International: 62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions

Domestic routes: No restriction on the number of pieces

International routes: 2

Domestic: 44 pounds (20 kg)

International: 50 pounds (23 kg)

Included
Premium EconomyDomestic: 88 pounds (40 kg)

International: 50 pounds (23 kg)

Business270 pounds (32 kg)
First3
Asiana AirlinesEconomy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensionsDomestic: 44 pounds (20 kg)

International: 1 to 2 bags

Domestic: 44 pounds (20 kg)
U.S. Routes: 2 pieces, up to 50 pounds (23 kg) each

Non-U.S. Routes: 1 piece up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Included
BusinessDomestic: 66 pounds (30 kg)

International: 2 bags

Domestic: 66 pounds (30 kg)

International: 70 pounds (32 kg) each

Austrian AirlinesEconomy Light62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)€15 ($16) to €60 ($66)
Economy Basic, Basic Plus, Classic, and Flex1Included
Premium Economy Basic, Basic Plus, and Flex2
Business Saver, Business Green, Business Basic, Basic Plus, and Flex70 pounds (32 kg)
Avianca
Use Avianca’s baggage calculator
XS and S62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)Varies
M and L1Included
XXL270 pounds (32 kg)
British Airways
Use British Airways’ baggage calculator
Economy Basic (Hand Baggage Only)35 x 30 x 17 inches (90 x 75 x 43 cm)051 pounds (23 kg)Varies. Check baggage calculator for prices.
Economy1Included
Premium Economy2
Business70 pounds (32 kg)
First3
Cape AirMain Cabin62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 to 70 pounds (23 to 32 kg)0-50 pounds (0-23 kg): $30

51-70 pounds (23-32 kg):

Additional $80

Caribbean AirlinesLite62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)$30/CA$40
Classic1Included
Flex2
Biz
Biz Flex3
Cathay PacificEconomy Light62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions150 pounds (23 kg)Included
Economy Essential/Flex2
Premium Economy
Business70 pounds (32 kg)
First3
China EasternBasic EconomyDomestic: At least 5 × 15 × 20 cm and not exceeding 40 × 60 × 100 cm

International: 62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions

Domestic: Not available

Piece concept routes: 0 or 1 piece up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

¥800 ($110) to ¥1,000 ($140)
Flexible Economy/Standard EconomyDomestic: 44 pounds (20 kg)

Piece concept routes: 1 to 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Included
Y/B ClassDomestic: Not available

Piece concept routes: 1 to 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Premium EconomyDomestic: 44 pounds (20 kg)

Piece concept routes: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Premium Business Class and Business ClassDomestic: 66 pounds (30 kg)

Piece concept routes: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

First ClassDomestic: 88 pounds (40 kg)

Piece concept routes: 2 to 3 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

China Southern
Baggage allowance is route-dependent
Economy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensionsDomestic: 44 pounds (20 kg)

Other international routes: 1 to 2 pieces, each up to 50 to 70 pounds (23 to 32 kg)

Included
Premium EconomyDomestic: 44 pounds (20 kg)

Other international routes: 1 to 2 pieces, each up to 50 to 70 pounds (23 to 32 kg)

BusinessDomestic: 66 pounds (30 kg)

Other international routes: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

FirstDomestic: 88 pounds (40 kg)

Other international routes: 3 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Copa AirlinesEconomy Basic62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)Domestic: $30

International: $40

Economy Promo and Classic1Included
Economy Full2
Business270 pounds (32 kg)Included
Delta Air LinesBasic Economy, Main Cabin, and Delta Comfort+62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions0 to 250 pounds (23 kg)$30 to $75
Delta One, Delta Premium Select, and First270 pounds (32 kg)Included
easyJetMain Cabin108 inches (275 cm) maximum linear dimensions033 to 50 pounds (15 to 23 kg)33 pounds (15 kg): From £6.99 (~$8)

50 pounds (23 kg): Online – From £9.49 (about $12);
At the airport – £40 (about $50)

EL AL (Israel Airlines)Economy Lite62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)The fee depends on the destination and flight date

At the airport: $90

Economy Classic and Flex*150 pounds (23 kg)Included

*Economy Flex fares to/from the Far East and South Africa have a free baggage allowance of 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Premium250 pounds (23 kg)Included
Business70 pounds (32 kg)
EmiratesEconomy (Saver, Flex, and Flex Plus), and Premium EconomyPiece concept: 59 inches (150 cm) maximum linear dimensions

Weight concept: 118 inches (300 cm)

To/from the Americas and Africa: 2 x 50 pounds (23 kg)

Within the Americas and Between the U.S. and Europe:

  • Saver: 50 pounds (23 kg)
  • Flex: 2 pieces, each up to  50 pounds (23 kg)
  • Flex Plus: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)
  • Premium: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Outside the Americas:

  • Saver: 55 pounds (25 kg)
  • Flex: 66 pounds (30 kg)
  • Flex Plus: 77 pounds (35 kg)
Included
Economy SpecialTo/from the Americas and Africa: 50 pounds (23 kg)

Within the Americas and Between the U.S. and Europe: 50 pounds (23 kg)

Outside the Americas: 44 pounds (20 kg) (55 pounds (25 kg) for flights between UAE and India)

BusinessTo/from the Americas and Africa: 2 x 70 pounds (32 kg)

Within the Americas and Between the U.S. and Europe: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Outside the Americas: 88 pounds (40 kg)

FirstTo/from the Americas and Africa: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Within the Americas and Between the U.S. and Europe: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Outside the Americas: 110 pounds (50 kg)

Etihad AirwaysEconomy – Sale81 inches (207 cm) maximum linear dimensionsTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Weight concept routes: 0 to 44 pounds (0 to 20 kg)

Included (excluding Economy Sale/Value fares on short-haul flights to/from UAE)
Economy – ValueTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Weight concept routes: 0 to 88 pounds (0 to 40 kg)

Economy – ChoiceTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Weight concept routes: 66 to 99 pounds (30 to 45 kg)

Economy – ChoicePlusTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Weight concept routes: 77 to 110 pounds (35 to 50 kg)

Economy – GuestSeatTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Weight concept routes: 50 to 88 pounds (23 to 40 kg)

Business – ValueTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Weight concept routes: 77 to 110 pounds (35 to 50 kg)

Business – ChoiceTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Weight concept routes: 88 to 110 pounds (40 to 50 kg)

Business – ChoicePlusTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Weight concept routes: 88 to 110 pounds (40 to 50 kg)

Business – GuestSeatTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Weight concept routes: 66 to 88 pounds (30 to 40 kg)

FirstTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Weight concept routes: 110 to 132 pounds (50 to 60 kg)

First GuestSeatTo/from Canada and the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Weight concept routes: 110 pounds (50 kg)

EurowingsBasic62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)From €17
Smart1Included
BIZclass70 pounds (32 kg)
EVA AirEconomy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensionsDiscount: 1 piece up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Basic, Standard, and Up: 2 pieces, up to 50 pounds (23 kg) each

Included
Premium EconomyBasic, Standard, and Up: 2 pieces, up to 50 pounds (23 kg) each
Business, Premium Laurel, and Royal LaurelBasic, Standard, and Up: 2 pieces, up to 70 pounds (32 kg) each
FinnairEconomy Light62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)€24 ($25) to €120 ($135)
Economy Classic/Flex1 to 2Included
Premium Economy Light0€24 ($25) to €120 ($135)
Premium Economy Classic/Flex1 to 2Included
Business Light070 pounds (32 kg)€24 ($25) to €120 ($135)
Business Classic/Flex2 to 3Included
Frontier Airlines
Use Frontier’s baggage calculator
Main Cabin62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions040 pounds (18 kg)$47 to $99
Garuda AirlinesEconomy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensionsDomestic routes: 44 pounds (20 kg)

Flights to/from the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Between Japan and other destinations: 101 pounds (46 kg)*

Between London Heathrow and other destinations: 88 pounds (40 kg)*

Other routes: 66 pounds (30 kg)

Included
*Weight of each bag may not exceed 70 pounds (32 kg)
BusinessDomestic routes: 66 pounds (30 kg)

Flights to/from the U.S.: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Between Japan and other destinations: 141 pounds (64 kg)*

Other routes: 88 pounds (40 kg)*

FirstDomestic routes: 88 pounds (40 kg)*

Between Japan and other destinations: 141 pounds (64 kg)*

Other routes: 110 pounds (50 kg)*

Hainan Airlines
Baggage allowance is route dependent; see route exceptions here
Economy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensionsDomestic: 44 pounds (20 kg)

Piece concept routes: 1 to 2 pieces, up to 50 pounds (23 kg) each

Included
Super EconomyDomestic: Not available

Piece concept routes: 2 pieces, up to 50 pounds (23 kg) each

BusinessDomestic: 66 pounds (30 kg)

Piece concept routes: 2 pieces, up to 70 pounds (32 kg) each

Hawaiian AirlinesMain Cabin62 inches (157 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)$25 to $30
First2Included
International Fares2Included
IberiaEconomy Basic62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)Price varies by route.
Economy Optimal/Comfort/Optional Flex/Flexible1Included
Premium Economy Promotional/Optimal/Optional Flex/Flexible (long-haul flights only)1 to 2
Business Promotional/Optimal/Comfort/Promotional Flex/Flexible1 to 2
IcelandairEconomy Light62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions0Domestic and international flights: 50 pounds (23 kg)

Greenland flights: 44 pounds (20 kg)

$32 to $189
Economy Standard and Flex1Included
Saga Premium and Premium Flex270 pounds (32 kg)
ITA Airways
Light62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)€50 ($55) to €70 ($80)
Economy1 (2 to or from Japan)Included
Premium Economy2
Comfort Economy (Rome-Milan)
Business70 pounds (32 kg)
Japan AirlinesEconomy80 inches (203 cm) maximum linear dimensions250 pounds (23 kg)Included
Premium Economy
Business370 pounds (32 kg)
First
JetBlue AirwaysBlue Basic, Blue, and Blue Extra62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensionsWithin the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean: 0

Between the U.S. and the U.K. or Europe: 0 to 1

50 pounds (23 kg)

70 pounds (32 kg) (for Mint customers traveling within the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean)

Within the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean: $35

Between the U.S. and the U.K. or Europe: Included ($65 for Blue Basic)

Blue Plus, Mint, and MosaicWithin the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean: 1 to 2

Between the U.S. and the U.K. or Europe: 1 to 2

Within the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean: Included

Between the U.S. and the U.K. or Europe: Included

Korean AirEconomy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensionsDomestic routes: 44 pounds (20 kg)

To/from Brazil: 2 x 70 pounds (32 kg)

Other routes: 1 to 2 x 50 pounds (23 kg)

Included
PrestigeDomestic routes: 66 pounds (30 kg)

Other routes: 2 x 70 pounds (32 kg)

First3 x 70 pounds (32 kg)
Kuwait AirwaysEconomy (fare classes V and T)62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions170 pounds (32 kg)Included
Economy
(All fare classes excluding V and T )
250 pounds (23 kg) per piece
Business70 pounds (32 kg) per piece
First3
Royal
LufthansaEconomy Light62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)$20 to $100
Economy Classic and Flex1Included
Premium Economy2
Business270 pounds (32 kg)
First3
Norwegian AirLowFare118 inches (300 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)$14 to $100
LowFare+1Included
Flex, Premium, and PremiumFlex2

Qatar
Economy LitePiece: 62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions
Weight: 118 inches (300 cm)
Piece: 1 piece up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Weight: 44 pounds (20 kg)

Included
Economy ClassicPiece: 2 pieces, up to 50 pounds (23 kg) each

Weight: 55 pounds (25 kg)

Economy ConveniencePiece: 2 pieces, up to 50 pounds (23 kg) each

Weight: 66 pounds (30 kg)

Economy ComfortPiece: 2 pieces, up to 50 pounds (23 kg) each

Weight: 77 pounds (35 kg)

Business Lite/Classic/Comfort/ElitePiece: 2 pieces, up to 70 pounds (32 kg) each

Weight: 88 pounds (40 kg)

First ElitePiece: 2 pieces, up to 70 pounds (32 kg) each

Weight: 110 pounds (50 kg)

QantasEconomyDomestic routes: 55 inches (140 cm) maximum linear dimensions

International routes: 62 inches (158 cm)

Domestic routes: 1 pieces, up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Routes to North and South America: 1 piece up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Other international routes: 66 pounds (30 kg)

Included
Premium EconomyDomestic routes: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Routes to North and South America: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Other international routes: 88 pounds (40 kg)

BusinessDomestic flights: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Routes to North and South America: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Other international routes: 88 pounds (40 kg)

FirstRoutes to North and South America: 3 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Other international routes: 110 pounds (50 kg)

RyanairBasic/Regular/Flexi Plus62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions022 pounds (10 kg) or 44 pounds (20 kg)22 pounds (10 kg): €11.99 ($15) to €46 ($50)

44 pounds (20 kg): €18.99 ($20) to €70 ($80)
(based on route, travel dates, and when the bag is booked)

Plus144 pounds (20 kg)Included
Family Plus21 piece for the entire family up to 44 pounds (20 kg), and 1 piece for each family member up to 22 pounds (10 kg) each bag
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)SAS Go (Smart and Bonus)/SAS Plus Smart62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions150 pounds (23 kg)Included
SAS Plus (Pro and Bonus)2
SAS Business, SAS Business Bonus70 pounds (32 kg)
Singapore AirlinesEconomy Lite and Value62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions55 pounds (25 kg)Included
Economy StandardRoutes to/from U.S. and Canada: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Other routes: 66 pounds (30 kg)

Economy Flexi66 pounds (30 kg)
Premium EconomyRoutes to/from U.S. and Canada: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Other routes: 77 pounds (35 kg)

BusinessRoutes to/from U.S. and Canada: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Other routes: 88 pounds (40 kg)

Suites and FirstRoutes to/from U.S. and Canada: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Other routes: 110 pounds (50 kg)

Southwest AirlinesMain Cabin62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions250 pounds (23 kg)Included
Sun Country AirlinesMain Cabin62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)Price varies based on route. Check their baggage calculator.
Spirit Airlines
Use Spirit Airlines’ baggage calculator
Main Cabin62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions040 pounds (18 kg)$54 to $99
Sunwing AirlinesMain Cabin62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)$50 to $70
SWISS International AirlinesLight62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)$20 to $105
Classic and Flex1Included
SWISS Economy
Premium Economy2
Business or SWISS Business270 pounds (32 kg)
SWISS First3
TAP Air PortugalDiscount62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)$35 to $215

(Depends on route, seasonality, and time of purchase)

Basic (intercontinental flights only)1Included
Classic1 or 2
Plus1 or 2
Executive270 pounds (32 kg)
Top Executive2
Thai AirwaysEconomyNo size restrictionDomestic routes: 44 to 66 pounds (20 to 30 kg)

Other routes: 44 to 77 pounds (20 to 35 kg)

To/from the U.S. or Canada: 2 pieces each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Included
Premium EconomyDomestic routes: 66 pounds (30 kg)

Other routes: 88 pounds (40 kg)

Royal Silk88 pounds (40 kg)

To/from the U.S. or Canada: 3 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Royal First110 pounds (50 kg)

To/from the U.S. or Canada: 3 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Turkish AirlinesEcoFly62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions33 pounds (15 kg)Included (excluding EcoFly fares on certain short- or medium-haul flights)
ExtraFly44 pounds (20 kg)
PrimeFly55 pounds (25 kg)
International EconomyPiece concept routes: 2 pieces, each up to 50 pounds (23 kg)

Weight concept routes: 0 to 66 pounds (0 to 30 kg)

BusinessDomestic flights: Maximum 88 pounds (40 kg)

Piece concept routes: 2 pieces, each up to 70 pounds (32 kg)

Weight concept routes: 66 to 110 pounds (30 to 50 kg)

United AirlinesBasic Economy62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions050 pounds (23 kg)$30 to $75
Economy Plus and Full1Free to $30
Premium Economy2Included
Business270 pounds (32 kg)
First2
Virgin AtlanticEconomy Light35.5 x 29.5 x 16 inches (90 x 75 x 43 cm)050 pounds (23 kg)$75
Economy Classic/Delight150 pounds (23 kg)Included
* 3 checked-in bags included as standard for U.K. to South America flights.
Premium Economy270 pounds (32 kg)
Upper Class*
VIVA AerobusZero62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions044 to 70 pounds (20 to 32 kg)Domestic routes: MX$961 ($55) to MX$1,149 ($70)International routes: $28 to $110
Light
Smart155 pounds (25 kg)Included
VolarisZero62 inches (158 cm) maximum linear dimensions055 pounds (25 kg)Domestic routes: MX$1,150 ($70) to MX$1,365 ($80)International routes between Mexico and U.S., and Mexico or U.S. to Central and South America: $78 to $280

Within Central America and South America to Central America: $48 to $300

Basic
Plus1Included
WestJet
Basic, Econo, or Member Exclusive62 inches (157 cm) maximum linear dimensions0-150 pounds (23 kg)Within the U.S. and Canada: $30 to $5

To/from Europe:
Basic: $70 to $107
Other fares: $30 to $59

To/from Latin Caribbean and Mexico: $30 to $59

To/from Europe:
Basic: $70 to $107

Other fares: Included

Econo Flex1Included
Premium or PremiumFlex2
Business or BusinessFlex

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Depending on your travel goals and preferences, the Capital One Venture X card could very well end up being your go-to card in your wallet.

 

Pros
  • 10x miles per $1 on hotels and rental cars purchased through Capital One Travel
  • 5x miles per $1 on flights purchased through Capital One Travel
  • 2x miles per $1 on all other purchases
Cons
  • $395 annual fee (rates & fees)
  • Does not offer bonus categories for flights or hotel purchases made directly with the airline or hotel group, the preferred booking method for those looking to earn elite status
  • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel
  • Receive a $300 annual credit for bookings through Capital One Travel, where you'll get Capital One's best prices on thousands of trip options
  • Get 10,000 bonus miles (equal to $100 towards travel) every year, starting on your first anniversary
  • Earn unlimited 10X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel and 5X miles on flights booked through Capital One Travel
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles on all other purchases
  • Unlimited complimentary access for you and two guests to 1,300+ lounges, including Capital One Lounges and the Partner Lounge Network
  • Use your Venture X miles to easily cover travel expenses, including flights, hotels, rental cars and more—you can even transfer your miles to your choice of 15+ travel loyalty programs
  • Elevate every hotel stay from the Premier or Lifestyle Collections with a suite of cardholder benefits, like an experience credit, room upgrades, and more
  • Receive up to a $100 credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck®
Financial Snapshot
  • APR: 19.99% - 29.99% (Variable)
  • Foreign Transaction Fees: None
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Capital One Venture Rewards Credit CardTerms Apply / Rates & Fees
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Get 2x miles plus some of the most flexible redemptions offered by a travel credit card!

Get 2x miles plus some of the most flexible redemptions offered by a travel credit card!
Enjoy a one-time bonus of 75,000 miles once you spend $4,000 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel.
75,000 miles
$1,350
$95
19.99% - 29.99% (Variable)
Upgraded Points credit ranges are a variation of FICO®Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit cardapplication.
Good to Excellent Credit (670-850)

The Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card is one of the most popular rewards cards on the market. It’s perfect for anyone in search of a great welcome offer, high rewards rates, and flexible redemption options.

Frequent travelers with excellent credit may benefit from this credit card that offers a lot of bells and whistles. And it offers easy-to-understand rewards earning and redemption.

Pros
  • 5x miles per $1 on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel
  • 2x miles per $1 on all other purchases
  • Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application fee credit
Cons
  • Enjoy a one-time bonus of 75,000 miles once you spend $4,000 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles on every purchase, every day
  • Earn 5X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel, where you'll get Capital One's best prices on thousands of trip options
  • Miles won't expire for the life of the account and there's no limit to how many you can earn
  • Receive up to a $100 credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck®
  • Use your miles to get reimbursed for any travel purchase—or redeem by booking a trip through Capital One Travel
  • Enrich every hotel stay from the Lifestyle Collection with a suite of cardholder benefits, like a $50 experience credit, room upgrades, and more
  • Transfer your miles to your choice of 15+ travel loyalty programs
Financial Snapshot
  • APR: 19.99% - 29.99% (Variable)
  • Foreign Transaction Fees: None
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Capital One Miles

Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit CardTerms Apply / Rates & Fees
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The card offers unlimited miles at 1.25x per $1 and no annual fee. When you consider the flexible rewards, frequent travelers come out on top.

The card offers unlimited miles at 1.25x per $1 and no annual fee. When you consider the flexible rewards, frequent travelers come out on top.
Earn a bonus of 20,000 miles once you spend $500 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $200 in travel.
20,000 miles
$360
$0
19.99% - 29.99% (Variable),0% intro on purchases for 15 months
Upgraded Points credit ranges are a variation of FICO®Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit cardapplication.
Good to Excellent (670-850)

Interested in a travel rewards credit card without one of those pesky annual fees? Then say hello to the Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit Card.

In addition to no annual fee, the Capital One VentureOne card offers no foreign transaction fees.

But is this card worth its salt, or is it merely a shell of the more popular Capital One Venture card?

Pros
Cons
  • Weak earn rate at 1.25x miles per $1 spent on all purchases
  • No luxury travel or elite benefits
  • $0 annual fee and no foreign transaction fees
  • Earn a bonus of 20,000 miles once you spend $500 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $200 in travel
  • Earn unlimited 1.25X miles on every purchase, every day
  • Miles won't expire for the life of the account and there's no limit to how many you can earn
  • Earn 5X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel, where you'll get Capital One's best prices on thousands of trip options
  • Use your miles to get reimbursed for any travel purchase—or redeem by booking a trip through Capital One Travel
  • Transfer your miles to your choice of 15+ travel loyalty programs
  • Enjoy 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months; 19.99% - 29.99% variable APR after that; balance transfer fee applies
Financial Snapshot
  • APR: 19.99% - 29.99% (Variable),0% intro on purchases for 15 months
  • Foreign Transaction Fees: None
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Capital One Miles

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The information regarding the Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card was independently collected by Upgraded Points and not provided nor reviewed by the issuer.
The information regarding the Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card was independently collected by Upgraded Points and not provided nor reviewed by the issuer.
The information regarding the Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit Card was independently collected by Upgraded Points and not provided nor reviewed by the issuer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does checked baggage have to be a suitcase?

Checked luggage can come in various forms, from hard-shell suitcases to soft duffel bags or backpacks. Passengers can often also check-in boxes or different shaped packages, providing they adhere to maximum size restrictions imposed by the airline.

What is the largest suitcase you can check on a plane?

There are no set restrictions for checked luggage, so airlines define their own baggage policies. A standard size that is seen consistently across many airlines is 62 inches (158 cm) linear. The weight will depend on the cabin, but quite often the maximum weight a piece can be (with or without overweight charges) is 70 pounds (32 kg).

Do checked bags get searched?

Checked baggage is generally screened using scanners so it’s not usually necessary for a physical bag inspection. TSA has the right to search checked luggage if they choose to and will leave a note inside your bag if an inspection has taken place.

Do wheels count when measuring luggage?

Most airlines will count wheels and handles within the measurements, so you should include these when measuring your luggage.

What is considered oversized luggage?

There is no standard measurement for oversized luggage as this is defined by the airline. A common size seen regularly with many airlines (but not all) is maximum linear dimensions of 62 inches (158 cm).

How do I avoid overweight baggage fees?

Be sure to check the policy for your airline, cabin, and particular route before packing your luggage. Use your bathroom scales or a dedicated bag weighing scale. If you find yourself with excessive weight at the airport, try to transfer some items into your carry-on bag.

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