Checked Baggage

  • It’s larger luggage
  • Its given to the airport check-in desk of the airline at the airport to be taken to an airplane’s cargo hold during the flight. 
  • Lower-cost airlines will charge a fee per item but most scheduled airlines will not charge extra for this. 

Excess Baggage and Fees

  • An excess baggage fee occurs when the checked baggage is bigger than the maximum weight or dimensions allowed by the airline’s regulations. 
  • Also, if there are additional pieces. Different airlines may have a different weight or dimension allowances. 
  • Baggage fees are determined for each one-way flight. 

Special No-Fee Baggage

*Special Baggage is not charged for transport. 

There are a few types of special baggage: 
  • Wheelchairs
  • Medical devices
  • An infant’s stroller if traveling with an infant.

Carry-On Baggage 

Carry-on baggage, a.k.a. cabin baggage or hand baggage:
  • A smaller and lighter type of luggage is allowed to be taken on board a plane by the passenger. 
  • Generally, airlines allow only one carry-on item on the plane per passenger. 
  • Carry-on baggage will be scanned for foreign objects through a scanner. 
  • Dimensions and weight limits apply.
Please be advised not to place the following in the bag: 
  • Weapons (even fakes)
  • Ammo
  • Knives
  • Acids 
  • Flammable liquids
Tablets and other electronics are checked separately. Each airline has their own limitations on liquids as well. 
 
Disclaimer: Each airline has their own specific limitations, instructions, and regulations regarding carry-on & checked baggage sizing, excess baggage, and fees, a complete list of what is considered a Special Luggage (No Fee) and a list of what not to put in your carry-on. Contact your airline for further information.