Checked Baggage

Embargoes & Limitations


Whether it’s due to weather, weight restrictions or limited baggage space, some airports around the world impose baggage limitations or embargoes. Review current embargoes for your next destination. Unless otherwise noted, Delta will accept up to 2 standard checked bags per customer during embargo periods.

 

The following restrictions apply to travel to/from the destinations listed below: 

  • Boxes – Boxes are accepted as checked baggage to/from Central or South America ONLY if they are in the original, factory-sealed box.
    Exception – Boxes are NOT permitted to/from Brazil, Mexico, and Chile at any time of the year.
  • Regional Jet Service – No excess baggage (weight, size or piece) will be accepted on Delta Connection® or other regional jet flights to/from Mexico.
  • Plastic Wrapped Checked Luggage Restriction — Tampa, Florida - Effective Monday August 19 2019, Tampa, Florida (TPA) airport authority will no longer accept any plastic wrapped checked luggage. Please remove plastic wrapping before checking a bag.
  • Embargo Dates – Excess baggage pieces will not be accepted on flights to the following destinations during these specified dates. Unless otherwise noted, Delta will accept up to 2 checked pieces per customer during embargo periods listed. Standard checked bag fees apply.  

    For any additional questions concerning any excess baggage, Contact Reservations.
U.S. Airports
Cities
Dates (Annually)
Max # Of Checked Pieces1
Max Weight Of Each Piece2
Max Size Of Each Piece
Guadalajara, Mexico (GDL)
December 1 - January 15
5
70 lbs.
62 linear inches
Guatemala City, Guatemala (GUA)
November 16 - January 16
5
70 lbs.
62 linear inches

Key West, Florida (EYW)

 

All Year
1
100 lbs.
62 linear inches
Lagos, Nigeria
(LOS) - Direct
AND
Lagos, Nigeria
(LOS) - Via
Europe
All Year

4

 

4

100lbs.


70lbs.

62 linear inches

62 linear inches

Mexico City, Mexico (MEX)
November 16 - January 16
5
70 lbs.
62 linear inches

Quito, Ecuador (UIO)
June 3 - August 31
2
50 lbs.
62 linear inches
San Pedro Sula, Honduras (SAP)
November 16 - January 16
5
70 lbs.
62 linear inches
San Salvador, El Salvador (SAL)
June 3 - August 31;

October 1 - January 16

2

 

5

50 lbs.

 

70 lbs.

62 linear inches

62 linear inches

New York - JFK to/from Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI) only

 

January 17 - November 15

 

 

November 16 - January 16

SkyMiles Elite members - 3 / Non-members - 2

 

5

 

70 lbs.

 

 

 

70 lbs.

 

62 linear inches

 

62 linear inches

New York - JFK to/from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (SDQ) only

 

January 17 - November 15

 

 

November 16 - January 16

SkyMiles Elite members - 3 / Non-members - 2

 

5

 

70 lbs.

 

 

 

70 lbs.

 

62 linear inches

 

62 linear inches

Terms & Condition
        
              1. Baggage fees may apply
                 2. Overweight fees may apply


Linear inches are measured length + width + height

Note: Elite Delta SkyMiles members (Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond) ticketed in Delta One / First at the time of check in are allowed up to 3 checked pieces at the size/weight noted for Northbound travel originating in San Salvador, El Salvador (SAL).