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ULTIMATE GUIDE TO AIRLINE FEES

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$0

$30

bags 3+: $100

50-70 lbs: $75

63-115 in: $75

AIRTRAN

$0

$20

$25

bags 3+: $50

51-70 lbs: $49


71-100 lbs: $79

62-70 in: $49; 71-80 in: $79

ALASKA

$0

$20

$20

bag 3: $20
bags 4+: $50

51-100 lbs: $50

63-80 in: $50


81-115 in: $75

ALLEGIANT

$0

$15-$25 online, $35 airport

$25-$30 online, $35 airport

$50 (5-bag maximum)

50-71 lbs: $50


71-100 lbs: $75

81-115 in: $75

AMERICAN

$0

$25

$35; $50 (intl*)

bags 3-5: $100


bag 6+: $200

51-70 lbs: $50


71-100 lbs: $100

63-115 in: $150

CONTINENTAL

$0

$23 online/$25 airport

$32 online/$35 airport; $45


online/$50 airport (intl)

bags 3+: $100

51-70 lbs: $50

63-115 in: $100

DELTA

$0

$23 online/$25 airport

$32 online/$35 airport


$50 online/$55 airport intl

bag 3: $125
bags 4-10: $200

51-70 lbs: $90


71-100 lbs: $175

63-80 in: $175; 81-115 in: $300

FRONTIER

$0

$20

$30

bags 3+: $50

51-100 lbs: $75

63-110 in: $75

HAWAIIAN

$0

$23 online/$25 airport; $10


interisland

$32 online/$35 airport; $17


interisland

bags 3-6: $125


bags 7+: $200; interisland: $25

51-70 lbs: $50


interisland: $25

63-80 in: $25 interisland, $100


otherwise

JETBLUE

$0

$0

$30

bags 3+: $75

51-70 lbs: $50


71-100 lbs: $100

63-80 in: $75

MIDWEST

$0

$20

$30

bags 3+: $50

51-100 lbs: $75

63-110 in: $75

SOUTHWEST

$0

$0

$0

bags 3-9: $50


bags 10+: $110

51-100 lbs: $50

62-80 in: $50

SPIRIT

Starting Aug. 1: $20 (fare club


members), $30 (non-members),
$45 (checked at the gate)

$15 (fare club members), $25


non-members), $45 (checked at
the gate)

$15 (fare club members), $25


(non-members)

bags 3-5: $85-$90

51-70 lbs: $50


71-99 lbs: $100

62-79 in: $100


80-160 in: $150

UNITED

$0

$23 online/$25 airport (or $249/


yr. for up to 2 bags on all flights)

$32 online/$35 airport; $27-$45


online/ $30-$50 airport (intl)

bags 3: $100, $200 (intl); bags


4+: $100

51-100 lbs: $100

63-115 in: $100

US AIRWAYS

$0

$23 online/$25 airport

$32 online/$35 airport


$45 online/$50 airport (Europe)

bags 3+: $100

51-70 lbs: $50


71-100 lbs: $100

62-80 in: $100

VIRGIN
AMERICA

$0

$25

$25

bags 3-10: $25

1st bag OK to 50 lbs, 51-70 lbs:


$50, 71-99 lbs: $100

63-80 in: $50

AIR CANADA
(B/W U.S. AND
CANADA)

*Does not apply all intl countries/regions; see airline website for details.
For the most up-to-date copy of this chart, please visit www.smartertravel.com/blogs/today-in-travel/airline-fees-the-ultimate-guide.html?id=2623262

Revised: August 26, 2010


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advance: $0-$75; same-day $0


$75-$150 (fee varies by fare
class)

$100

$50-$100 (cabin), from $105


(cargo)

from $15 (lowest fare class) n/a

$3-$7; alcoholic bev:


$6

free

(US-CANADA)

AIRTRAN

$75

$15/$0

$49/segment, $69
connecting flight

$69 (cabin)

$6 advance, $20 exit row

n/a

n/a, alcoholic bev:


$5-$6

n/a

ALASKA

$75 online ($100 othewise)

$15/$15

$25 nonstop, $50


conn.

$100 (cabin/cargo)

n/a

n/a

$6; alcoholic bev: $6

n/a

ALLEGIANT

$50 per segment

$14.99 per passenger (online)

n/a

$75 (cabin)

$11 per segment

priority boarding: $9.99

$2-$5; soft drinks,


alcoholic bev: $2-$7

blanket: $15 (no


pillows available)

AMERICAN

$150/varies by destination;
$200-$250*

$20/$30

$100

$100 (cabin), $150 (cargo)

n/a

priority boarding, change


fee disc., free standby, express boarding/exit: $9+

$3-$10; alcoholic
bev: $6

sleep set: $8

CONTINENTAL

$150/$150-$250

$20/$20

$100

$125 (cabin)

prices vary

extra legroom: prices vary

$0; alcoholic bev: $6

free blanket
(some flights)

DELTA

$150/$250

$20/$35

$100

$125 (cabin), $200 (cargo)

n/a

n/a

$2-$8; alc. bev: $5-$7

n/a

FRONTIER

up to $100

$25/$25

$50/direct, $100
connecting flight

$75 (cabin), $150 (cargo)

n/a

extra legroom: $15-$25

$3-$7; alcoholic bev:


$5

n/a

HAWAIIAN

$50-$150; $30 interisland

$25/$35; $15
interisland

$100 pacific, $35


interisland

$0 interisland-$175 (cabin)
$60 interisland-$225 (cargo)

n/a

n/a

$0-$10

free (n/a on interisland flights)

JETBLUE

$100

$15 phone

$75

$100 (cabin)

$0

extra legroom: $10

$0; alcoholic bev: $6

sleep set: $7

MIDWEST

$100

$25/$30

$50 direct, $100


connecting flight

$150 (cargo)

n/a

n/a

$0-$11; alcoholic
bev: $6

free

SOUTHWEST

$0 (flight credit)

$0

$50

$75 (cabin)

n/a

priority boarding: $10

$0; alcoholic bev: $5

n/a

SPIRIT

$100 online
($110 otherwise)

$5/$0; $5 O/W
online

$100

$100 (cabin)

$20 exit row; $15/$12/$8


Big Front Seat: $25
front/middle/back of plane

$2-$5; reg. bev:$2-$3;


alcoholic bev: $6

n/a

UNITED

$150/$250

$25/$30

$99

$125 (cabin), $250 (cargo)

$0

Economy Plus: $9+/flight,


$425+/year; Premier Line:
$19+/segment

$5-$9; alcoholic bev:


$6

free (intl)

US AIRWAYS

$150/$250

$25-$35/$35$45

$100

$100 (cabin)

$5+: aisle/window in front


of economy

n/a

$3-$7; alcoholic bev:


7-$8

sleep set: $7

VIRGIN
AMERICA

$75 online
($100 otherwise)

$15/$10

$75

$100 (cabin)

$0

Main Cabin Select: $35


short-haul, $55 mediumhaul, $110 long-haul routes

$2-$10; alcoholic bev:


$8-$10

sleep set: $12

AIR CANADA

*Does not apply all intl countries/regions; see airline website for details. Sleep set includes a pillow, blanket, sleeping mask, and earplugs
For the most up-to-date copy of this chart, please visit www.smartertravel.com/blogs/today-in-travel/airline-fees-the-ultimate-guide.html?id=2623262

Revised: August 26, 2010


1998-2009 Smarter Travel Media LLC | All Rights Reserved