EXCESS BAGGAGE

WHEN TRAVELING LIGHT ISN'T AN OPTION

Traveling light is always ideal, but it's not always realistic. The best advice we can give as far as minimizing fees is to pack as efficiently as possible and learn where it will cost you. If you plan on exceeding the standard baggage allowance, here is everything you need to know about quantities, extra fees and restrictions.

Before we get to all the nitty-gritties, please note the following general guidelines:

  • Up to 10 bags may be checked per passenger on flights operated by Delta, Delta Shuttle® or Delta Connection®.
  • We may limit the amount of excess baggage when such excess prevents us from transporting up to two bags per passenger.
  • For more information on checked baggage limitations (baggage embargoes) please visit our Baggage Limitations page.
  • Delta Connection carriers accept excess baggage on a space-available basis. If the baggage cannot be carried on the same flight with you, it will be transported on the next available flight.
  • Camera, film, videotape, lighting, and sound equipment will be accepted when tendered by representatives of network or local television broadcasting companies or commercial filmmaking companies. See Media Bags for complete details.

Any bags exceeding the ticketed itinerary allocation: number of pieces, weight or size are accepted on a standby basis.

Bags that do not meet our size and weight restrictions will require special handling and additional fees.

It's important to know that there are separate fees for each limitation you exceed: size, weight and quantity. For example, if an extra piece of baggage exceeds the weight and size limits, it will be subject to three fees: one for the extra bag, one for exceeding the weight limit and one for going over the size restriction. Fees are charged for each additional bag, each way.

Some destinations may have additional restrictions as well. Please review the breakdown below.

All baggage fees listed below are current and applicable for all ticketing on or after today when Delta's baggage rules are determined to apply.  If you ticketed before today, please refer to Delta's previous checked baggage page for more details.  

 

United States

Geographic Region

Fees (Each Way)

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

Bag 3: $150 USD

Bags 4 - 10: $200 USD each

Canada

Geographic Region

Fees (Each Way)

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

Bag 3: $150 USD/CAD*

Bags 4 - 10: $200 USD/CAD* each

*CAD amount will be charged exit Canada.

Latin America

Geographic Region

Fees
(Each Way)

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

Bag 3: 150 USD/CAD*
Bags 4-10: 200 USD/CAD* each

Travel between United States (including the U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico), Canada, Mexico and Central America (excludes SAP and SAL)

Bag 3: 150 USD/CAD*

Bag4-10: 200 USD/CAD* each

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

Bag 3: 180 USD/CAD*
Bags 4-10 : 200 USD/CAD* 

Travel within/between Mexico, Central America and Caribbean

Bag 3: 125 USD
Bags 4-10: 200 USD each

Travel between United States (including the U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico), Canada, and San Pedro Sula, Honduras (SAP) or San Salvador, El Salvador (SAL)

Bags 3-10 $200 USD/CAD* each

Travel between South America and the United States (including the U.S. Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico), Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America 

Bags 3-10: 200 USD/CAD* each

*CAD or EUR amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively.

Europe and North Africa
 

Geographic Region

Fees
(Each Way)

Travel between North/South/Central America and Europe or North Africa

Bags 3-10: 285 USD, 330 CAD* or 240 EUR* each

*CAD or EUR amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively.

Asia

Geographic Region

Fees
(Each Way)

Travel to/from/within Asia

Bags 3-10: 200 USD/CAD/EUR* each

*CAD or EUR amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively.

TAHITI

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

FEES (EACH WAY)

Travel between North America (United States, Canada, and Mexico) and Tahiti 
*CAD amounts will be charged when exiting Canada

Bags 3-10: 285 USD/CAD*

Brazil

Geographic Region

Fees
(Each Way)

Travel to/from Brazil

Bags 3-10: 200 USD/CAD/EUR* each

*CAD or EUR amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively.

All Other International Destinations

Geographic Region

Fees
(Each Way)

Any other

Bags 3-10: 200 USD/CAD/EUR* each

*CAD or EUR amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively.
**Bags exceeding 70 lbs. are not allowed to/from Europe.

Overweight Baggage Fees (one-way)

The following charges apply if your checked bag exceeds our weight limitations.  Specific exceptions may apply to certain specialty items.

 

United States

Geographic Region

Fees
(Each Way)

Flights within the United States, Canada (including the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico)

100 USD/CAD* for bags weighing 51-70 lbs (23 - 31.75 kg). 

200 USD/CAD* for bags weighing 71-100 lbs (32 - 45.36 kg).

Bags exceeding 100 lbs. (45.36 kg) are not allowed.

*CAD or EUR amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively.

International

Europe and North Africa
 

Geographic Region

Fees
(Each Way)

Travel between North/South/Central America and Europe or North Africa

100 USD, 120 CAD* or 85 EUR* for bags weighing 51-70 lbs (23 - 31.75 kg).

Bags exceeding 70 lbs (31.75 kg) are not allowed

*CAD or EUR amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively.

Latin America

Geographic Region
 

Fees
(Each Way)

Travel to/from/within Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean

100 USD/CAD* for bags weighing 51-70 lbs (23 - 31.75 kg)

200 USD/CAD* for bags weighing 71-100lbs (32 - 45.36 kg)

Travel between North America and San Pedro Sula, Honduras (SAP) or San Salvador, El Salvador (SAL)

$150 USD/CAD for bags weighing 51-70 lbs

*CAD or EUR amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively.

Asia
 

Geographic Region
 

Fees
(Each Way)

Travel to/from/within Asia

100 USD/CAD/EUR* for bags weighing 51-70 lbs (23 - 31.75 kg)

200 USD/CAD/EUR* for bags weighing 71-100lbs (32 - 45.36 kg)

Travel to/from/within Australia and New Zealand

100 USD/CAD/EUR* for bags weighing 51-70 lbs (23 - 31.75 kg)

Bags exceeding 70 lbs (31.75 kg) are not allowed

*CAD or EUR amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe, respectively.
**Bags exceeding 70 lbs (31.75 kg). are not allowed to/from/through Europe, South Africa, or United Arab Emirates.

All Other International Destinations

Geographic Region

Fees (Each Way)

Any other**

100 USD/CAD/EUR* for bags weighing 51-70 lbs (23 - 31.75 kg)

200 USD/CAD/EUR* for bags weighing 71-100 lbs (32 - 45.36 kg)

*CAD or EUR amounts will be charged when exiting Canada or Europe.
**Bags exceeding 70 lbs (31.75 kg). are not allowed to/from/through Europe, South Africa, or United Arab Emirates.

Oversized Baggage Fees (one-way)

The following charges apply if your checked bag exceeds our size limitations. Specific exceptions may apply to certain specialty items.

United States

Geographic Region

Fees (Each Way)

Travel within/between United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

200 USD/CAD* for bags measuring 63–80 inches (161-203 cm) in combined length, width, and height. 

Bags larger than 80 inches (203 cm) are not allowed.  

International

Geographic Region

Fees
(Each Way)

Travel to/from/between Asia, Middle East, Australia, India

175 USD/CAD/EUR* for bags measuring 63-80 inches (161-203 cm) in combined length, width, and height. 

Bags larger than 80 inches (203 cm) are not allowed.  

Travel between North/South/Central America and Europe or North Africa

300 USD, 345 CAD* or 250 EUR* for bags measuring 63-80 inches (160-203cm) in combined length, width, and height.

Bags larger than 80 inches (203 cm) are not allowed.  

Travel between US (including U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico ) or Canada and Mexico, Caribbean, Central/South America

150 USD/CAD* for bags measuring 63-80 inches (161-203 cm) in combined length, width, and height. 

Bags larger than 80 inches (203 cm) are not allowed.  

Travel between North America and all other African countries 

175 USD/CAD for bags measuring 63-80 inches (161-203 cm) in combined length, width, and height.

Bags larger than 80 inches (203 cm) are not allowed.

Brazil

Geographic Region

Fees
(Each Way)

Travel to/from Brazil

100 USD/CAD/EUR* for bags measuring 63–80 inches (161-203 cm) in combined length, width, and height.

Bags larger than 80 inches (203 cm) are not allowed.  

For any additional questions concerning any excess baggage, Contact Reservations.