Southwest Airlines Baggage Policy
Baggage Allowance and Fees
Are you planning to fly with Southwest Airlines? Find solution's you need to know about Southwest Airlines baggage allowance, fees and charges and restrictions.
Southwest Airlines passengers are permitted to bring on-board the aircraft one piece of cabin baggage, plus one personal item, such as a briefcase, camera bag or small backpack. Your carry-on baggage should fit into the Southwest Airlines overhead bins or under the seat in front of you.
Carry-on baggage cannot exceed 114 centimetres in combined width, length and height; this includes any wheels and handles– with the exception of some of the musical instruments that fit in the Southwest Airlines overhead compartment space or under-seat space available at the time of boarding.
Baggage must meet carry on size limits of Southwest Airlines.
Due to limited overhead space, Southwest Airlines passengers travelling on flights with 50 seats or less are only permitted to carry one personal item on-board the Southwest Airlines aircraft.
Limits apply on certain routes. Visit the Southwest Airlines website for more information.
CARRY-ON WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS:
No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.
However, this varies across airports. Visit the Southwest Airlines website for more information.
When travelling with Southwest Airlines, the most common fees for passengers travelling in a domestic, Southwest Airlines may charge some of the extra fees for extra baggage the information given on Southwest Airlines official site .
This may wary between routes. Visit the Southwest Airlines website for more information.
When travelling with Southwest Airlines, separate excess baggage fees are applied for each limitation you exceed size, weight and quantity. Generally, this varies between geographic regions. Please visit the Southwest Airlines website for more information and exact fees.
Southwest Airlines permit a wide range of sporting equipment and special baggage on Southwest Airlines flights. Due to the size of baggage, some of the items may be counted as a standard checked bags. However, Southwest Airlines will be considered as overweight or oversized items. As such, charges and certain restrictions will apply by Southwest Airlines. Please visit the Southwest Airlines website directly.
Southwest Airlines on and bringing pets on board.
Dogs, cats and household birds (birds are only allowed on domestic flights) can be carried on-board for $125 one way to/ from most destinations. The fee is $200 for travel outside the .
The pets must fit within a carrier box that, in turn, fits under the seat in front. The carrier counts as one piece of Southwest Airlines carry-on luggage.
Southwest Airlines carry on and Southwest Airlines prohibited items.
Items that are not permitted in your Southwest Airlines flights cabin baggage include:
- Samsung Galaxy Note 7,