Previous Checked Bag Fees

All baggage is subject to the published fees at the time of your ticket purchase. Therefore, if you purchased tickets prior to the effective date of our current baggage fee policy, the fees may differ. Check below for which fees might apply.

The fees that apply for checking up to two bags that meet our size and weight restrictions are based on:

  • Where you are traveling;
  • When you bought your ticket;
  • And whether you check in on-line at delta.com or at the airport.

The following passengers are exempt from these fees:

  • BusinessElite┬«, First and Business Class passengers.
  • SkyMiles Diamond, Platinum, Gold, and Silver Medallion┬« Members
  • Active duty U.S. military members traveling on orders
  • Passengers with a Full Y class Economy ticket

For all other passengers, the following charges apply:

 

Geographical Region

Ticket & Travel Date

Fees
(Each Way)

 

Travel Systemwide

Ticketing before January 24, 2012

Full Y Allowance of 2 free bags

 

Geographical Region

Ticket & Travel Date

Fees
(Each Way)

 

Travel within/between the United States (including the U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico) and Canada

Ticketing before June 1, 2011

First Bag: 23 USD online, 25 USD airport
Second Bag: 32 USD online, 35 USD airport

Travel within/between the United States (including the U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico) and Canada

Ticketing before July 1, 2013

Overweight fee (51lbs - 70lbs) $90 USD/CAD

Oversize fee (65" - 80") $175 USD/CAD

Latin America (excluding Brazil)

 

Geographical Region

Ticket Purchase Date

Fees
(Each Way)

 

Europe to/from Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean

Ticketing before July 1, 2011

Two checked bags free

Travel within/between Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean

Ticketing before July 1, 2011

Two checked bags free

United States (including U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico) or Canada to/from Mexico, Aruba, Bahamas, Bermuda & Cayman Islands

Ticketing before June 1, 2011

First Bag: Free
Second Bag: 27 USD/CAD online, 30 USD/CAD airport

United States (including U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico) or Canada to/from Central America and Caribbean (excluding Aruba, Bahamas, Bermuda & Cayman Islands)

Ticketing before June 1, 2011

Two checked bags free

Travel to/from Mexico, Caribbean, Central America or South America

Ticketing before June 1, 2011

First/Business Class: Three checked bags free

Travel to/from Mexico, Caribbean, or Central America

Ticketing before October 1, 2011 or travel before October 15, 2011

Second Bag: 30 USD/CAD at the airport kiosk, ticket counter, online, or curbside

Travel to/from South America

Ticketing before October 1, 2011 or travel before October 15, 2011

Second bag free

Travel between United States (including U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico) or Canada and the Caribbean (excluding Dominican Republic, Guyana, and Haiti)

Ticketing before October 1, 2011 or travel before November 1, 2011

First bag free

United States (including U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico) or Canada to/from Mexico, Aruba, Bahamas, Bermuda & Cayman Islands

Ticketing before July 15, 2010

Two checked bags free

United States, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central Americato/from South America (excluding Brazil and Guyana)

Ticketing before December 5, 2012

20% discount on the second bag fee of 75 USD/CAD during check-in via Delta.com

Between Europe and India

 

Ticket Purchase Date

Fees
(Each Way)

 

Ticketing before June 1, 2011

First/Business Class: Three checked bags free

Ticketing before April 1, 2011

First bag free. 2nd bag 50 EUR if checked in online or 55 EUR at the airport

Ticketing before October 1, 2011 or travel before November 1, 2011

First/Business Class: Three checked bags free (India)

Ticketing before October 1, 2011 or travel before November 1, 2011

Two checked bags free (India)

Ticketing before December 5, 2012

20% discount on the second bag fee of 75 EUR during check-in via Delta.com

Between Europe, North Africa, Israel, India and North America/South America

 

Ticket Purchase Date

Fees
(Each Way)

 

Ticketing before January 1, 2014
For travel between North and South America (excluding Brazil) and Israel


First bag free, 2nd bag 75 USD/CAD

Ticketing before January 24, 2012
For travel between North and South America and Europe/North Africa

First bag free. 2nd bag 60 USD/CAD if checked in online or 75 USD/CAD at the airport

Ticketing before June 1, 2011
For travel between North and South America and Europe/North Africa

First bag free. 2nd bag 50 USD/CAD/EUR if checked in online or 55 USD/CAD/EUR at the airport

Ticketing before June 1, 2011
For travel between North and South America and Europe/North Africa

First/Business Class: Three checked bags free

Ticketing before December 5, 2012
For travel between North and South America and Europe/North Africa

20% discount on the second bag fee of 100 USD/CAD or 70 EUR during check-in via Delta.com

Ticketing before April 17, 2014 for passengers who originate travel in India and are traveling to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America or South America (excluding Brazil)

75 USD/CAD or 70 EUR

Asia, Africa, Middle East, Australia

 

Ticket Purchase Date

Fees
(Each Way)

 

Ticketing before June 1, 2011

First/Business Class: Three checked bags free

Ticketing before October 1, 2011 or travel before November 1, 2011

Two checked bags free

Ticketing before December 5, 2012

20% discount on the second bag fee of 75 USD/CAD during check-in via Delta.com

Ticketing before January 1, 2013 for travel between North & South America to/from Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar

Second checked bag fee of 75 USD/CAD

Ticketing before January 1, 2013 for travel within Asia (except Japan to/from Guam, Saipan and Palau)

Second checked bag fee of 40 USD/CAD

Ticketing before June 1, 2013 and/or first travel before July 1, 2013 for travel between North & South America and Australia & New Zealand

Second checked bag fee of 75 USD/CAD

Ticketing before June 1, 2013 and/or first travel before July 1, 2013 for travel between North & South America and Japan

Two free checked bags

Ticketing before June 1, 2013 and/or first travel before July 1, 2013 for travel between North & South America and China, Guam, Hong Kong, Palau, Saipan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, & Thailand

Second checked bag fee of 75 USD/CAD

Ticketing before July 1, 2013 for travel between North & South America (except Brazil) and Southern Africa

Second checked bag fee of 75 USD/CAD

Ticketing before April 1st, 2014 for passengers who originate travel from select locations in Asia (China, Guam, Hong Kong, Palau, Saipan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand) traveling to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America or South America (excluding Brazil)

Second checked bag fee of 100 USD/CAD

 

Ticket Purchase Date

Fees
(Each Way)

 

Ticketing before October 1, 2011 or travel before November 1, 2011

Two checked bags free

Ticketing before December 5, 2012

20% discount on the second bag fee of 75 USD/CAD during check-in via Delta.com

Ticketing before July 1, 2013

Second checked bag fee of 75 USD/CAD

Japan to/from Guam, Saipan, Palau, & Hawaii

 

Ticket Purchase Date

Fees
(Each Way)

 

Ticketing before October 1, 2011 or travel before October 15, 2011

Two checked bags free

Ticketing before April 1, 2014 for passengers who originate travel in Japan traveling to Hawaii

Second checked bag fee of 40 USD/CAD

All Other International Destinations

For all other destinations not specified above, our current checked baggage fees apply for all ticket purchase dates.

Remember that additional fees may apply if you check more than two bags or if your checked bags exceed our size and weight restrictions.

 
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