Baggage Policies

For Coach Class bookings, Sun Country's baggage policy allows travelers to choose the option that works best for them.

Personal Item

Checked Bag
Carry-on Bag

Effective July 24, 2018, Sun Country’s baggage policies have changed. Learn more about the baggage policy for:

The baggage policies below are for travel beginning prior to January 8, 2019.

Please note: If travel begins on or after January 8, 2019, different baggage policies apply.

Choose Flexibility

Traveling light? Then bring a personal item at no charge.

If bringing more, choose one of the other two options that works best – checked bag or carry-on bag — plus receive preferred or priority boarding.

In addition, the option for carry-on bags will only be offered if there is enough overhead bin space, so you can relax, knowing there will be enough space for your carry-on. First Class passengers receive added benefits at no charge.

Choose the Option that Works Best

  Personal item1 Carry-on2 Checked Bag3 Boarding Priority
 Personal Item
 Checked Bag Preferred
 Carry-on Bag4           OR            Priority
First Class 2 First

1Personal item can be no larger than 17 x 13 x 9 inches and must fit under seat.
2Carry-on item can be no larger than 24 x 16 x 11 inches, including wheels and handles. Learn more about carry-on policies.
3Checked bag can be no larger than 62 linear inches (length + width + height) and must weigh 50 pounds or less. Additional bags can be checked for an additional fee payable either online or at the airport. Learn more about checked baggage policies.
4Carry-on bag option includes one bag (either a carry-on bag or a checked bag, not both) and a personal item. The carry-on bag option will only be offered if there is still overhead bin space available.

Choose Savings

Pre-purchase a baggage option and save, as baggage fees paid at the airport will be higher. Baggage fees remain the same, no matter if purchased at the time of booking, online after booking via My Trips, or during online check-in.

Exclusive benefits and pricing are available for Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholders, as well as Ufly Rewards members who have purchased a flight and hotel package.

When Pre-Purchased

  Prices Ufly Rewards Members Benefits
Sun Country Vacations
(flight and hotel package to any destination)1
Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholder1
 Personal Item $0 $0 $0
 Checked Bag $20 (U.S. 48)
$25 (all other)
$0 $0
 Carry-on Bag $30 (U.S. 48)
$35 (all other)
$15 (U.S. 48)
$20 (all other)
$15 (U.S. 48)
$20 (all other)
  • Fees are each way, per bag, and are non-refundable.
  • Prices are valid when purchased at time of booking, online after booking, or during online check-in.

1Ufly Rewards members who purchase a flight and hotel package, as well as Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholders, receive one checked bag at no charge. OR they can choose to pay for the carry-on bag option (if available), which includes one bag that can be a checked bag or a carry-on. If they opt for a carry-on, any bags checked at the airport will cost $25 each.

Added benefits for select travelers:

  • First Class passengers receive two free checked bags, one free carry-on, and one personal item, as well as complimentary advance seat assignments. The personal item must fit under the seat. Learn more.
  • Active U.S. Military receive two free bags – one checked bag and one carry-on. If carry-on space is full, second bag will be checked. They also receive one personal item, which must fit under the seat, and must present a valid Military ID at the airport.

Carry-On Baggage Policy 

All carry-on bags must:

  • Not exceed 24 inches long x 16 inches wide x 11 inches tall (including wheels, handles, etc.)
  • Not exceed 35 pounds in weight
  • Fit within the sizer box at the gate

Personal items (e.g., purse, laptop, etc.) must:

  • Not exceed 17 inches long x 13 inches wide x 9 inches tall
  • Be able to be stowed under the seat in front of the passenger

Good To Know

  • Carry-on bags are only allowed for passengers who have selected the carry-on bag option or who are traveling in First Class.
  • If a passenger pre-purchased the carry-on bag option (or is traveling in First Class) and their carry-on bag does not fit within the sizer box at the gate, their bag will be checked at no additional charge.
  • Overhead storage onboard each aircraft is limited. Once the aircraft bins have reached capacity, remaining qualified carry-on sized bags will be tagged and travel as checked baggage. All checked bags can be retrieved at the designated Baggage Claim Area.

U.S. DOT EMERGENCY ORDER BANS SAMSUNG NOTE 7 DEVICES

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an emergency order that bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices from commercial air transport. Per DOT instruction, if passengers attempt to travel by air with their Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices (whether on their person, in a carry-on bag, in a checked bag or shipped as cargo), they will be denied boarding. The U.S. DOT has provided additional information about the ban on their website.

3-1-1 Policy:

Passengers can transport liquids, gels, lotions, or similar items through the security checkpoint if each item is less than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) and all items fit into a transparent one quart (one liter) plastic bag. The contents must fit completely in the plastic bag and will be subjected to x-ray inspection separate from the passenger’s carry-on bag.

Passengers may also have the following items in their carry-on baggage, but must declare them to TSA at the screening checkpoint. 

  • Baby formula/milk (including breast milk), juice, and baby food in containers if a baby or small child is traveling.
  • Medications in the form of liquid, gel, or aerosol.
  • Liquids (including juice) or gels for diabetic or medical needs.

For questions, visit the TSA liquids rule

3-1-1 Policy Security Checkpoint

Enhanced Security Measures For Powder-Like Substances

Effective June 30, 2018, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements take effect for International flights to the United States where customers are encouraged to place powder-like substances more than 12 oz./350 ml. in their checked baggage. Please note that 12 oz./350 ml. is approximately the size of a standard U.S. can of soda. Powders in carry-on bags may require secondary screening, and if the powder cannot be cleared by security officials, it will be prohibited from the cabin of the aircraft. Note: Certain powders will be exempt from secondary screening, including baby formula or medically necessary powders.

Checked Baggage

All checked bags must not exceed:

  • 62 linear inches (length + width + height) and
  • 50 pounds.

Additional bags, as well as bags over 62 linear inches or 50 pounds, are subject to excess baggage fees for each additional piece of excess or oversized baggage.

Checking Luggage at Ticket Counter

U.S. DOT EMERGENCY ORDER BANS SAMSUNG NOTE 7 DEVICES

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an emergency order that bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices from commercial air transport. Per DOT instruction, if passengers attempt to travel by air with their Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices (whether on their person, in a carry-on bag, in a checked bag or shipped as cargo), they will be denied boarding. The U.S. DOT has provided additional information about the ban on their website.

Good To Know

  • As part of baggage check-in procedures, which vary by airport, all baggage is subject to search by airport security agents.
  • The passenger's name must be clearly and legibly marked on all baggage.
  • Baggage may not be checked to a destination that is not listed on the passenger's itinerary.
  • Baggage determined by Sun Country agents to be unsuitable for transportation may not be checked.
  • Styrofoam coolers are not accepted as checked or carry-on baggage.
  • On international flights, all baggage must pass customs inspection, as required by U.S. and international laws.
  • Printing and toner cartridges weighing more than 16 ounces are prohibited in checked and carry-on luggage.
  • Bottles of alcohol or wine must be checked as baggage in leak-proof, cushioned packaging. Exception: If the alcohol was purchased at a duty-free shop in the airport, it can be carried onboard as the passenger’s personal item in a secure, tamper-evident bag, and must fit under the seat in front of the passenger.
  • Passengers traveling with special items such as strollers, mobility and medical equipment, sporting equipment, etc., should view our special items policies.

At the Airport

If a baggage option was not pre-purchased, carry-on and checked bag fees can be paid at the airport. We have reduced our additional checked bag fees and there is no limit to the number of bags that can be checked, however, for the greatest savings, pre-purchasing a baggage option is recommended.

Bag Fees When Purchased At Airport

  Baggage Fee Ufly Rewards Members Benefits Active U.S. Military Personnel5
Sun Country Vacations
(flight and hotel package to any destination)
Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholder4
Personal Item1 $0 $0 $0 $0
First Checked Bag2 $25 $0 $0 $0
Additional Checked Bags2 $25 $25 $25 $25 each for third bag and additional bags
Carry-on Bag3 $40 $40 $40 $0
  • Fees are each way, per bag, and are non-refundable.

1Personal item can be no larger than 17 x 13 x 9 inches and must fit under seat.
2Checked bag can be no larger than 62 linear inches (length + width + height) and weigh 50 pounds or less. Learn more about checked baggage policies.
3Carry-on item can be no larger than 24 x 16 x 11 inches, including wheels and handles. Learn more about carry-on policies.
4Cardholders may be asked to present their card at airport to qualify for member benefits.
5Active U.S. Military receive two free bags – one checked bag and one carry-on. If carry-on space is full, second bag will be checked. Must present valid military ID card at airport.

Oversize Baggage Fees

Find it impossible to travel light? Need shoes for each outfit or snorkel gear for the whole family? We understand and have eased our oversize bag fees.

Oversize Checked Baggage Fees

Weight/Size Fee Each Way
51 – 60 pounds $35
61 – 100 pounds1 $75
Over 100 pounds Not accepted
63 or more linear inches
(length + width + height)
$75
  • Fees are each way, per bag, and are non-refundable.

1Checked bags 70 pounds or more on flights to/from Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and St. Martin/St. Maarten are not accepted.

The baggage policies below are for travel beginning on or after January 8, 2019.

Please note: If travel begins prior to January 8, 2019, different baggage policies apply.

Choose Flexibility

Traveling light? Then bring a personal item at no charge.

If bringing more, choose one of the other two options that works best – checked bag or carry-on bag.

In addition, the option for carry-on bags will only be offered if there is enough overhead bin space, so you can relax, knowing there will be enough space for your carry-on.

Choose the Option that Works Best

  Personal item1 Carry-on2 Checked Bag3
 Personal Item
 Checked Bag
 Carry-on Bag4           OR           

1Personal item can be no larger than 17 x 13 x 9 inches and must fit under seat.
2Carry-on item can be no larger than 24 x 16 x 11 inches, including wheels and handles. Learn more about carry-on policies.
3Checked bag can be no larger than 62 linear inches (length + width + height) and must weigh 50 pounds or less. Additional bags can be checked for an additional fee payable either online or at the airport. Learn more about checked baggage policies.
4Carry-on bag option includes one bag (either a carry-on bag or a checked bag, not both) and a personal item. The carry-on bag option will only be offered if there is still overhead bin space available.

Choose Savings

Pre-purchase a baggage option and save, as baggage fees paid at the airport will be higher. Baggage fees remain the same, no matter if purchased at the time of booking, online after booking via My Trips, or during online check-in.

Exclusive benefits and pricing are available for Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholders, as well as Ufly Rewards members who have purchased a flight and hotel package.

When Pre-Purchased

  Prices Ufly Rewards Members Benefits
Sun Country Vacations
(flight and hotel package to any destination)1
Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholder1
 Personal Item $0 $0 $0
 Checked Bag $20 (U.S. 48)
$25 (all other)
$0 $0
 Carry-on Bag $25 (U.S. 48)
$30 (all other)
$15 (U.S. 48)
$20 (all other)
$15 (U.S. 48)
$20 (all other)
  • Fees are each way, per bag, and are non-refundable.
  • Prices are valid when purchased at time of booking, online after booking, or during online check-in.

1Ufly Rewards members who purchase a flight and hotel package, as well as Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholders, receive one checked bag at no charge. OR they can choose to pay for the carry-on bag option (if available), which includes one bag that can be a checked bag or a carry-on. If they opt for a carry-on, any bags checked at the airport will cost $35 each.

Added benefits for select travelers:

  • Active U.S. Military receive two free bags – one checked bag and one carry-on. If carry-on space is full, second bag will be checked. They also receive one personal item, which must fit under the seat, and must present a valid Military ID at the airport.

Carry-On Baggage Policy 

All carry-on bags must:

  • Not exceed 24 inches long x 16 inches wide x 11 inches tall (including wheels, handles, etc.)
  • Not exceed 35 pounds in weight
  • Fit within the sizer box at the gate

Personal items (e.g., purse, laptop, etc.) must:

  • Not exceed 17 inches long x 13 inches wide x 9 inches tall
  • Be able to be stowed under the seat in front of the passenger

Good To Know

  • Carry-on bags are only allowed for passengers who have selected the carry-on bag option.
  • If a passenger pre-purchased the carry-on bag option and their carry-on bag does not fit within the sizer box at the gate, their bag will be checked at no additional charge.
  • A fee of $50 per bag will be assessed for passengers who do not pre-purchase a baggage option and must check or carry-on a bag at the departure gate.
  • Overhead storage onboard each aircraft is limited. Once the aircraft bins have reached capacity, remaining qualified carry-on sized bags will be tagged and travel as checked baggage. All checked bags can be retrieved at the designated Baggage Claim Area.

U.S. DOT EMERGENCY ORDER BANS SAMSUNG NOTE 7 DEVICES

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an emergency order that bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices from commercial air transport. Per DOT instruction, if passengers attempt to travel by air with their Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices (whether on their person, in a carry-on bag, in a checked bag or shipped as cargo), they will be denied boarding. The U.S. DOT has provided additional information about the ban on their website.

3-1-1 Policy:

Passengers can transport liquids, gels, lotions, or similar items through the security checkpoint if each item is less than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) and all items fit into a transparent one quart (one liter) plastic bag. The contents must fit completely in the plastic bag and will be subjected to x-ray inspection separate from the passenger’s carry-on bag.

Passengers may also have the following items in their carry-on baggage, but must declare them to TSA at the screening checkpoint. 

  • Baby formula/milk (including breast milk), juice, and baby food in containers if a baby or small child is traveling.
  • Medications in the form of liquid, gel, or aerosol.
  • Liquids (including juice) or gels for diabetic or medical needs.

For questions, visit the TSA liquids rule

3-1-1 Policy Security Checkpoint

Enhanced Security Measures For Powder-Like Substances

Effective June 30, 2018, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements take effect for International flights to the United States where customers are encouraged to place powder-like substances more than 12 oz./350 ml. in their checked baggage. Please note that 12 oz./350 ml. is approximately the size of a standard U.S. can of soda. Powders in carry-on bags may require secondary screening, and if the powder cannot be cleared by security officials, it will be prohibited from the cabin of the aircraft. Note: Certain powders will be exempt from secondary screening, including baby formula or medically necessary powders.

Checked Baggage

All checked bags must not exceed:

  • 62 linear inches (length + width + height) and
  • 50 pounds.

Additional bags, as well as bags over 62 linear inches or 50 pounds, are subject to excess baggage fees for each additional piece of excess or oversized baggage.

Checking Luggage at Ticket Counter

U.S. DOT EMERGENCY ORDER BANS SAMSUNG NOTE 7 DEVICES

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an emergency order that bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices from commercial air transport. Per DOT instruction, if passengers attempt to travel by air with their Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices (whether on their person, in a carry-on bag, in a checked bag or shipped as cargo), they will be denied boarding. The U.S. DOT has provided additional information about the ban on their website.

Good To Know

  • As part of baggage check-in procedures, which vary by airport, all baggage is subject to search by airport security agents.
  • The passenger's name must be clearly and legibly marked on all baggage.
  • Baggage may not be checked to a destination that is not listed on the passenger's itinerary.
  • Baggage determined by Sun Country agents to be unsuitable for transportation may not be checked.
  • Styrofoam coolers are not accepted as checked or carry-on baggage.
  • On international flights, all baggage must pass customs inspection, as required by U.S. and international laws.
  • Printing and toner cartridges weighing more than 16 ounces are prohibited in checked and carry-on luggage.
  • Bottles of alcohol or wine must be checked as baggage in leak-proof, cushioned packaging. Exception: If the alcohol was purchased at a duty-free shop in the airport, it can be carried onboard as the passenger’s personal item in a secure, tamper-evident bag, and must fit under the seat in front of the passenger.
  • Passengers traveling with special items such as strollers, mobility and medical equipment, sporting equipment, etc., should view our special items policies.

At the Airport

If a baggage option was not pre-purchased, carry-on and checked bag fees can be paid at the airport. For the greatest savings, pre-purchasing a baggage option is recommended.

Bag Fees When Purchased At Airport

  Baggage Fee Ufly Rewards Members Benefits Active U.S. Military Personnel5
Sun Country Vacations
(flight and hotel package to any destination)
Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholder4
Personal Item1 $0 $0 $0 $0
First Checked Bag2 $35 $0 $0 $0
Additional Checked Bags2 $35 $35 $35 $35 each for third bag and additional bags
Carry-on Bag3 $40 $40 $40 $0
At Departure Gate3(checked or carry-on bag) $50 $50 $50 $50
  • Prices are valid for travel beginning on or after January 8, 2019.
  • Fees are each way, per bag, and are non-refundable.

1Personal item can be no larger than 17 x 13 x 9 inches and must fit under seat.
2Checked bag can be no larger than 62 linear inches (length + width + height) and weigh 50 pounds or less. Learn more about checked baggage policies.
3Carry-on item can be no larger than 24 x 16 x 11 inches, including wheels and handles. Learn more about carry-on policies.
4Cardholders may be asked to present their card at airport to qualify for member benefits.
5Active U.S. Military receive two free bags – one checked bag and one carry-on. If carry-on space is full, second bag will be checked. Must present valid military ID card at airport.

Oversize Baggage Fees

Find it impossible to travel light? Need shoes for each outfit or snorkel gear for the whole family? We understand and have eased our oversize bag fees.

Oversize Checked Baggage Fees

Weight/Size Fee Each Way
51 – 60 pounds $45
61 – 100 pounds1 $75
Over 100 pounds Not accepted
63 or more linear inches
(length + width + height)
$75
  • Fees are each way, per bag, and are non-refundable.

1Checked bags 70 pounds or more on flights to/from Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and St. Martin/St. Maarten are not accepted.