CHECKED BAGS & FEES

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Packing? Not fun. But with the ultimate bag-tracking capabilities of the Fly Delta app and our online checked baggage tracker, you can feel confident about checking in your luggage.

Checking In & Paying Online

You can check your bags and pay any necessary fees online within 24 hours of your departure, At the airport, you can drop off your checked baggage at the nearest baggage drop or curbside check-in station.

Noteworthy Information

 

Chart
Legend:

1-70lb. bag

70 lbs (32 kg)
62 inches (157 cm) when you total length+width+height

1-50lb. bag

50 lbs (23 kg)
62 inches (157 cm) when you total length+width+height

Avoid extra charges for oversize or overweight baggage; check your limits.

Standard Checked Bag Allowance by Destination

United States and Canada

Overweight Bag | Oversize Bag | More Than 2 Checked Bags (U.S./Canada)

 

To

From

BusinessElite®, First, Business

Economy

¹CAD or EUR base amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively, and converted to local currency

First
Checked Bag

Second
Checked Bag

United States and Canada

3-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

25 USD/CAD¹

1-50 lb bag

35 USD/CAD¹

Caribbean & Bermuda (excluding Dominican Republic, Guyana, & Haiti)

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

25 USD/CAD¹

1-50 lb bag

40 USD/CAD¹

Central America, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Guyana, & Haiti

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

40 USD/CAD¹

South America (excluding Brazil & Guyana)

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

100 USD/CAD¹ or 70 EUR¹

China, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, & Thailand

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

100 USD/CAD¹

India

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹ OR 70 EUR¹

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹

Mexico, Caribbean and Central America

 

To

From

BusinessElite®, First, Business

Economy

¹CAD or EUR base amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively, and converted to local currency

First
Checked Bag

Second
Checked Bag

Mexico and Caribbean

2-70 lb bag

Free

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Free

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40 USD/CAD¹

Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

40 USD/CAD¹

South America (excluding Brazil & Guyana)

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

100 USD/CAD¹ or 70 EUR¹

China, Japan, Guam, Hong Kong, Palau, Saipan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, & Thailand

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

100 USD/CAD¹

Middle East & Southern Africa

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹

India

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹ or 70 EUR¹

Bermuda

3-70 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

40 USD/CAD¹

Dominican Republic, Guyana & Haiti

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

40 USD/CAD¹

Central America

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

40 USD/CAD¹

South America (excluding Brazil & Guyana)

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

100 USD/CAD¹ or 70 EUR¹

China, Japan, Guam, Hong Kong, Palau, Saipan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, & Thailand

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

100 USD/CAD¹

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹

India

2-70 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹ or 70 EUR¹

South America

 

To

From

Business Elite

Economy

 

First
Checked Bag

Second
Checked Bag

South America (excluding Brazil & Guyana)

United States & Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

2-70lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹

Brazil (To/From)

3-70lb bag

Free

1-70lb bag

Free

1-70 lb bag

Free

Europe and North Africa

 

To

From

Business Elite

Economy

 

First
Checked Bag

Second
Checked Bag

Europe & North Africa

United States & Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, South America (excluding Brazil)

2-70lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

100 USD/CAD¹ or 70 EUR¹

Europe

India

2-70lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 EUR¹

Asia & Oceania

 

To

From

BusinessElite®, First, Business

Economy

¹CAD or EUR base amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively, and converted to local currency

First
Checked Bag

Second
Checked Bag

Asia

Asia

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

China, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, & Thailand

United States, Canada,Mexico, Central America,  the Caribbean and South America (excluding Brazil)

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

100 USD/CAD¹

Japan

Guam, Saipan, Palau, Hawaii

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

40 USD/CAD¹

India

United States, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, South America (excluding Brazil)

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹ or 70 EUR¹

India

Europe

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹

U. S. Pacific Trust

United States & Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, South America (excluding Brazil)

2-70 lb bags

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

100 USD/CAD¹

Middle East and South Africa

 

To

From

Business Elite

Economy

 

First
Checked Bag

Second
Checked Bag

Middle East & Southern Africa

United States & Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, South America (excluding Brazil)

2-70lb bag

Free

1-50 lb bag

Free

1-50lb bag

75 USD/CAD¹

Checked Baggage Allowance Exceptions

SkyMiles Medallion Members, Alaska Airlines & SkyTeam Members

 

Travel
Region

Diamond & Platinum
Medallions

Gold Medallions
SkyTeam® Elite Plus
Alaska Air MVP® Gold

Silver Medallions
SkyTeam Elite
Alaska Air MVP

 

BusinessElite
First
Business

Economy

BusinessElite
First
Business

Economy

BusinessElite
First
Business

Economy

Travel
within
the
United States
and Canada

free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

United States
Canada
Caribbean

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Fre

Free

Travel
to/from
Australia, New Zealand & the Philippines
(via the Pacific only)

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Brazil

Free

Free

3-70lb bags

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

All Other
Int'l
Flights

Free

Free

Free

One additional free bag over standard allowance

Free

Free

Free

One
additional
free bag
over
 standard
allowance

Free

Free

Free

One
additional
free bag
over
 standard
allowance

Delta SkyMiles Credit Card From American Express Baggage Benefit

At the time of check in with Delta for a Delta-marketed and Delta-operated flights (including Delta Connection), our passengers who hold a Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express - Gold, Platinum, or Reserve - will be allowed to check their first bag for free system wide. The benefit is subject to the weight and size restrictions of your cabin of travel. The benefit extends to up to 8 travel companions on the Cardholder's reservation for a total of 9 passengers.

 

Recipient

Benefit

*The benefit applies to up to 9 people traveling in the eligible member's reservation.

SkyMiles Credit Cardmembers from American Express
See Terms & Conditions

1-50lb bag

First Bag Free*

Active Duty U. S. Military Personnel

 

On Military Orders*

Personal Travel**

*Bag size can be up to 80 in (203 cm). Benefits extend to up to 8 other companions traveling with the U.S. military personnel. The companions' must be on the same itinerary as the US military personnel OR the companions' itineraries must match exactly to the active duty U.S. military personnel's itinerary.

**Bag size can be up to 62 in (157 cm). Benefits extend only to U.S. military personnel.

BusinessElite, First, Business

Economy

BusinessElite, First, Business

Economy

5 bags free

5 bags free

4 bags free

4 bags free

3 bags free

3 bags free

2 bags free

2 bags free

80 inches (203 cm) when you total length+width+height

62 inches (157 cm) when you total length+width+height

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70 lbs (32 kg)

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50 lbs (23 kg)

 
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