Baggage Policies

Effective, October 25, 2017, Sun Country’s baggage policies will change, based on travel dates and when the trip was booked.

Learn more about the baggage policy for:

Baggage Policy

For bookings made prior to October 25, 2017, OR for travel beginning prior to January 19, 2018, Sun Country’s previous baggage policy remains in place, where passengers may:

Baggage Fees for:

  • Bookings made prior to October 25, 2017, for travel anytime OR
  • Bookings made anytime for travel beginning prior to January 19, 2018. (NOTE: New baggage policies apply for travel purchased after October 25, 2017, for travel prior to January 19, 2018, that is changed at the customer's request to a travel date after January 19, 2018.)
    Fees are each way.
     
      First
    Bag
    Second
    Bag
    Additional
    Bags
    Oversized Bags
    (62 or more linear inches = length + width + height)
    Overweight Bags
    (51-99 pounds)1
    Checked Bag Fees $25 $35 $75 $75 $75
    Sun Country Vacations
    (flight and hotel package to Mexico, Costa Rica, or the Caribbean
    $0 $35 $75 $75 $75
    Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Card2 $0 $35 $75 $75 $75
    Unaccompanied Minors (UMNR)3 $0 $35 $75 $75 $75
    Ufly Rewards ELITE2 $0 $0 $75 $75 $75
    First Class Passengers $0 $0 $75 $75 $75
    Active U.S. Military Personnel4 $0 $0 $75 $75 $75
    • Prices are valid for bookings made before October 25, 2017, OR for travel before January 19, 2018.
    • As of January 19, 2018, checked bag fees purchased at the airport will be $25 each, excluding oversized/overweight bags.
    • 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. All checked bags 100 pounds or more are not accepted.
    2May need to present card at airport. Free checked bags applies to all passengers on the same booking as the cardholder or ELITE member.
    3To qualify for the exemption, the UMNR service fee must be paid and all required support information must be entered in the passenger’s reservation. Learn more about unaccompanied minors.
    4Must present valid military ID card at airport.

Packing Luggage for Vacation

PRE-PAY FOR CHECKED BAGGAGE

Passengers may pre-pay for checked baggage prior to travel by calling our Reservations Department or through online check-in* up to one hour before their scheduled departure on flights within the U.S. (two hours for Miami) and 24 or more hours in advance for international flights.

We recommend passengers print their prepaid baggage purchase confirmation email for their records and bring a copy to the airport for check-in as their receipt.

*Pre-pay via online check-in is available for U.S. travel only.

Carry-On Baggage

Effective October 25, 2017, Sun Country’s baggage policies will change. Depending on travel dates and when the trip was booked will determine if passengers can bring carry-on bags at no charge or for a fee. However, 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

  • If carry-on items do not fit within the sizer box at the gate, it is the passenger's responsibility to pay the applicable checked baggage fee.
  • 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

Checked Baggage

Effective October 25, 2017, Sun Country’s baggage policies will change, based on travel dates and when the trip was booked. However, 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

  • Unaccompanied minors and passengers traveling as part of a group are not able to pre-pay for checked baggage outside of their free baggage allowance. Additional baggage fees must be paid at the airport ticket counter at the time of check-in.
  • 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. Regular checked baggage fees apply. Exception: If the alcohol was purchased at a duty-free shop in the airport, it can be carried onboard 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.

Bundle & Go!

For Coach Class bookings made on or after October 25, 2017, for travel beginning on or after January 19, 2018, passengers may choose one of three Bundle & Go options, depending on their needs:

Grab & Go

Check & Go
Store & Go

Please note: If travel begins prior to January 19, 2018, different baggage policies apply.

Bundle & Go Offers Flexibility

Traveling light? Then opt for our Grab & Go at no charge.

If bringing more, choose one of the other two options that works best – Check & Go or Store & Go — plus receive preferred or priority boarding.

In addition, Store & Go 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 Bundle & Go Option that Works Best

  Personal item1 Carry-on2 Checked Bag3 Special Seat Pricing Boarding Priority
 Grab & Go
 Check & Go Preferred
 Store & Go4           OR            Priority
First Class 2 Free 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 weigh 50 pounds or less. Additional bags can be checked at the airport; fees may apply. Learn more about checked baggage policies.
4Store & Go includes one bag (either a carry-on bag or a checked bag, not both) and a personal item. Store & Go will only be offered if there is still overhead bin space available.

Bundle & Go Offers Savings

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

Exclusive Bundle & Go benefits and pricing are available for Ufly Rewards ELITE members, Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholders, and passengers who have purchased a flight and hotel package.

When Pre-Purchased

  Bundle Prices Ufly Rewards Members Benefits
Sun Country Vacations
(flight and hotel package to any destination)1
Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholder Ufly Rewards ELITE2
 Grab & Go $0 $0 $0 $0
 Check & Go $20 (U.S. 48)
$25 (all other)
$0 $0 $0
 Store & Go $30 (U.S. 48)
$35 (all other)
$15 (U.S. 48)
$20 (all other)
$15 (U.S. 48)
$20 (all other)
$0
  • Prices are valid for bookings made on or after October 25, 2017, for travel beginning on or after January 19, 2018.
  • 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 receive Check & Go at no charge (which includes one free checked bag), OR they can choose to pay for the Store & Go 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.
2Ufly Rewards ELITE members receive two free bags – one checked bag and one carry-on. If carry-on space is full, second bag will be checked.

Added benefits for select travelers:

  • First Class passengers receive two free checked bags, one free carry-on, and one personal item. 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.
  • Unaccompanied minors receive one free checked bag and one personal item. The personal item must fit under the seat. To qualify for the free checked bag, the UMNR service fee must be paid and all required support information must be entered in the passenger’s reservation. Learn more.

Carry-On Baggage Policy —   Store & Go

Effective October 25, 2017, Sun Country’s baggage policies will change. Depending on travel dates and when the trip was booked will determine if passengers can bring carry-on bags at no charge or for a fee. However, 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 Store & Go option or who are traveling in First Class.
  • If carry-on items do not fit within the sizer box at the gate, it is the passenger's responsibility to pay the applicable checked baggage fee.
  • 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

Checked Baggage —  Check & Go  /   Store & Go

Effective October 25, 2017, Sun Country’s baggage policies will change, based on travel dates and when the trip was booked. However, 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 Bundle & Go 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 Bundle & Go option is recommended.

Bag Fees When Purchased At Airport

  Baggage Fee Ufly Rewards Members Benefits Active U.S. Military Personnel6
Sun Country Vacations
(flight and hotel package to any destination)
Sun Country Airlines® Visa Signature® Cardholder4 Ufly Rewards ELITE5
Personal Item1 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
First Checked Bag2 $25 $0 $0 $0 $0
Additional Checked Bags2 $25 $25 $25 $25 each for third bag and additional bags $25 each for third bag and additional bags
Carry-on Bag3 $40 $40 $40 $0 $0
  • Prices are valid for bookings made on or after October 25, 2017, for travel on or after January 19, 2018 and are for when a Bundle & Go option was not pre-purchased.
  • 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.
5Ufly Rewards ELITE members receive two free bags – one checked bag and one carry-on. If carry-on space is full, second bag will be checked. ELITE members may be asked to present their card at airport.
6Active 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
  • Prices are valid for bookings made on or after October 25, 2017, for travel on or after January 19, 2018.
  • 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.