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.
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.
If you are an eligible primary cardholder with an active Mileage Plan™ number, you and 6 other guests on your reservation may receive the first checked bag for free .
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.
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.
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.
Fees for checked baggage can be paid during online check -in, at a check -in kiosk, or at any of our airport ticket counters. for bags that weigh up to 50 lbs and have a maximum dimension of 62″ (linear). *During peak travel periods, we may limit the number of bags that can be checked per passenger.
Yes, a backpack counts as a personal item . If you want to carry a backpack as a personal item , use a laptop backpack or a packable daypack. Store your personal item under the seat in front of you or on top of your carry on in the overhead bin.
Here are the free checked bags you can expect for each airline when flying domestically (limits are usually more strict when flying internationally). Alaska Airlines . All elite status levels: 2 free checked bags. American Airlines . AAdvantage Gold: 1 free checked bag. Delta . JetBlue. United Airlines . Southwest .
Here’s what might happen if your carry on bag is one inch too big … You might be forced to check your bag at the boarding gate and be made to pay a checked bag fee. Most airlines now charge for checked bags with the exception of Southwest. In this scenario, you will need to pay a checked bag fee.
Gate-checking is free when your bag is within the carry on limits and we ask for volunteers due to a lack of overhead bin space. If you are asked to check your bag not because of lack of space in the bins but because it is blatantly and obviously larger than 22 x 14 x 9 then you may be charged a fee to check your bag.
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