Checked Baggage

Delta SkyMiles Medallion® Members


To reward your loyalty, your first checked bag fee is waived with Delta Medallion Status or as a SkyTeam® Elite & Elite Plus Member. A Medallion Member traveling in Comfort+, Main Cabin, or Basic Economy between the U.S./Canada and any International destination can check one additional bag up to 50 lbs. over the standard cabin allowance. A Medallion Member traveling in Delta One or First Class can check up to 3 free bags at 70 pounds per bag. A Medallion Member traveling in Delta Premium Select can check up to 3 free bags at 50 pounds per bag. These benefits are subject to any applicable embargoes or regional weight restrictions in place. Please see our excess baggage for more details.

The benefit extends on the Medallion Member’s reservation to a total of 8 travel companions, when traveling on a Delta-operated flight. Companions of Medallion Members will not receive this benefit on Delta-operated flights departing from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) or Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). Silver Medallions who hold a Delta SkyMiles American Express Card will receive a second bag free (up to two free bags at 70 pounds or 32KG each) for travel within the U.S. and Canada.

Baggage size must not exceed a length + width + height for a total of 62 linear inches (157 cm).

= 50 lbs. (23kg)

= 70 lbs.
(32 kg)

BASIC ECONOMY, MAIN CABIN, DELTA COMFORT+ ALLOWANCE
(EACH WAY)

Origin & Destination

SILVER
GOLD
PLATINUM
DIAMOND
WITHIN THE U.S. & CANADA 




1 FREE


2 FREE


3 FREE


3 FREE
TO/FROM ALL OTHER INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS




1 Additional FREE Over Standard Checked Baggage Allowance Each Way


1 Additional FREE Over Standard Checked Baggage Allowance Each Way


1 Additional FREE Over Standard Checked Baggage Allowance Each Way


1 Additional FREE Over Standard Checked Baggage Allowance Each Way

 

DELTA PREMIUM SELECT (EACH WAY)

Origin & Destination 

SILVER
GOLD
PLATINUM
DIAMOND
TO/FROM ALL DESTINATIONS


3 FREE


3 FREE


3 FREE


3 FREE

 

FIRST CLASS, DELTA ONE ALLOWANCE (EACH WAY)

Origin & Destination 

SILVER
GOLD
PLATINUM
DIAMOND

TO/FROM ALL DESTINATIONS




3 FREE


3 FREE


3 FREE


3 FREE

Delta SkyMiles American Express Card Members


If you have an eligible Delta SkyMiles American Express Card, you receive your First Bag Free on Delta flights booked with your Delta SkyMiles Amex Card. The benefit extends to up to 8 travel companions, who must be listed on the Card Member’s reservation — for a total of 9 passengers. The first bag of each passenger on the reservation will have their fees waived at check-in. This benefit can only be used with bags that are not overweight or oversize under Delta’s applicable rules.  The first checked bag fee waiver will only be applied on flight segments which originate on a Delta or Delta Connection® carrier when you check-in with Delta for both a Delta marketed and Delta operated flight.  Additional baggage fees will start at the 2nd checked bag fee listed in the Checked Baggage Allowance Each Way chart. Visit First Checked Bag Terms & Conditions for details.

For reference, please note the Card types eligible for the First Bag Free benefits are the following:

  • Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express Card / Delta SkyMiles Gold Business American Express Card
  • Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card / Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business American Express Card
  • Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card / Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business American Express Card