Pre paid bag prices will be optimized across all passengers traveling together in a single reservation. With the super cheap tickets there s only an extra charge if they are gate checked.
All bag fees are non refundable and apply per person at each check in location each way even if you purchase or get an upgrade that includes free checked bags.
Add bags american airlines. Combined bag allowance for domestic flights. Different rules apply to international flights you just pay at the airport. Currently you can expect to pay 30 for your first american airlines checked bag 40 for the second 150 for the third and 200 for the fourth.
You have no more than 70 ounces in total. You can travel with personal care items in your carry on bag if they are. Regional flights on american eagle planes have limited overhead bin space.
Check in beginning 24 hours and up to 45 minutes before your flight 90 minutes for international. American airlines allows you to check up to 10 bags if you re on a domestic transatlantic or transpacific flight and you can check up to five bags when traveling to most other destinations. There is no online facility to prepay the fees for bags are 25 for the first bag and 35 for the second bag on us domestic flights unless you satisfy one of the criteria for fee exemption.
You can always add luggage at the airport after booking online. If checked at ticket counter it s still 25 35. Bags travel information american airlines american airlines.
You don t want to show up at the airport with ten bags and you re only allowed a total of five. If they go to the gate with a carry on they have a fee on top of the checked bag charge. You can travel with personal care items in your checked bags if.
Checked pets can t be paid prior to airport arrival. Other special bags with specific charge i e. Travel size 3 4 ounce containers or smaller in a clear plastic one quart zip top bag.
If your carry on is larger than the personal item dimensions you must valet your bag before boarding we ll tag and check your bag at the gate for you free of charge. American does not yet have the option to prepay checked baggage charges. How does it work.
Applies to customers traveling on american airlines marketed and operated flights. Make sure however your total number of bags are within the maximum limit. Each container has no more than 16 fluid ounces.
Check in for your booking on the american airlines website and add up to 3 bags check in for your booking on the american airlines mobile app and add up to 3 bags when logging in if the option is not available to add baggage then this must be done at the airport check in desk. When you arrive you ll receive your bag on the jetbridge after exiting the plane. Changes to seasonal bag limitations for checked bags have been updated as of december 1 2020.