Baggage fee waivers
|Baggage fee waiver for:||First bag||Second bag|
|Club 49® members traveling on a ticket that contains at least one Alaska Airlines city in Alaska Restrictions may apply.||Free||Free|
|Customers ticketed for travel solely within the state of Alaska Restrictions may apply.||First 3 bags free ; additional bags $100 each|
Checked baggage with Alaska Airlines is free for flights within the state of Alaska . For all other flights , the 1st bag is charged at $30 ( free for First Class), 2nd bag at $40 ( free for First Class) and 3+ bags at $100.
Checked baggage Pay $30 for the first bag, and $40 for the second. Size and weight limits apply.
When traveling with us, you’re allowed one carry -on bag plus one personal item, such as a purse, briefcase or laptop computer. At least one of the items should be stowed under the seat in front of you, and you’ll also need to be able to lift your own bag into the overhead bin.
The easiest way to avoid bag fees is to get the right credit card. If you typically fly on one or two carriers, consider their co-branded cards since nearly all of them include a free checked bag. If you fly on a variety of different carriers, the Chase Sapphire Reserve® and Citi Prestige® Card are your only options.
Best ways to avoid checked bag fees Hold elite status (or travel with a friend/family member with elite status) Carry the right credit card (or travel with a friend/family member with the right card) Purchase a premium ticket (typically premium economy, business and/or first class)
The airline doesn’t offer specific dimensions, but notes that your personal item should be a “laptop bag , briefcase, purse, or backpack that can fit under the seat in front of you.”
Getting updates on the status of your claim: Airport agents try to update guests on the status of delayed bags at least every 24 hours. If you need to reach the airport, baggage phone numbers can be found here. If your bag is still missing after five days, contact Alaska’s Central Baggage office at (877) 815-8253.
For most airlines, bags over 50 pounds (23 Kgs) are subject to additional fees which start around $50. Many airlines have additional fees for checking sports equipment such as skis, golf bags , and bikes.
Alaska Airlines are fairly strict and limit passengers to one carry on and one personal item. Should your luggage be deemed oversize, you run the risk of having to pay extras at the gate.
A carry-on bag must fit underneath the seat or in an enclosed overhead bin. Personal items include: Handbag, purse, or pocketbook, backpack , briefcase, laptop computer, with or without a bag.
Liquid or gel food items larger than 3.4 oz are not allowed in carry -on bags and should be placed in your checked bags if possible. Solid food items (not liquids or gels) can be transported in either your carry -on or checked bags.
On most flights, you’re allowed to bring on board one carry – on bag and one personal item (plus other special items).