Checked Baggage

Save time with the convenience of paying for checked baggage online prior to traveling.  

Each checked bag must not exceed 62 linear inches (length plus width plus height) or 50 pounds. Additional bags, as well as bags over 62 linear inches or 50 pounds, are subject to excess baggage fees of $75 for each additional piece of excess or oversized baggage. 

Checking Luggage at Ticket Counter


The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an emergency order that bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices from commercial air transport effective at 12N Eastern Time on October 15, 2016.

Per DOT instruction, if passengers attempt to travel by air with their Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices, they will be denied boarding. Sun Country Airlines customers should comply with DOT guidelines by not traveling with this device in any form, whether on their person, in a carry-on bag, in a checked bag or shipped as cargo.

The U.S. DOT has provided additional information about the ban on their website.

Overview of Checked Baggage Pricing Policy
Effective for bookings made or changed on or after December 21, 2016.

  Fees Each Way
First Bag $25
Second Bag $35
Additional Bags $75 Each Additional Bag
Oversized Baggage $75 Overweight (50-99 pounds)
$75 Oversized (62+ Linear Inches)


Select passengers may qualify to check their first and/or second bag for free.*

*First Bag Fee Exemptions:

Sun Country Airlines Visa Signature® Cardholders — must present card at the airport.

  • This exemption also applies to travelers on the same reservation as the cardholder.

Sun Country Vacations Package Customers — passengers who purchase a flight and hotel package through Sun Country Vacations to Mexico, Costa Rica, or the Caribbean.

Unaccompanied Minors (UMNR) — to 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.

First & Second Bag Fee Exemptions:

First Class Passengers — those who purchase First Class fares or upgrades from Coach Class to First Class through Reservations or at the airport.

  • Pre-paid bag fees are non-refundable if ticket is later upgraded to First Class.

Ufly Rewards ELITE Members — must present card at the airport

  • This exemption also applies to travelers on the same reservation as the ELITE member

Active U.S. Military Personnel — to qualify, military personnel must present a valid military ID card at the airport.

All passengers, regardless of fee exemptions, are subject to the normal $75 fee for any bag that is overweight or oversize (including first two bags), and the $75 excess baggage fee for each additional bag. Checked baggage 100 pounds and heavier will not be accepted.

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 terminal for check-in as their receipt.

Packing Luggage for Vacation

Good To Know

  • Unaccompanied minors and passengers traveling as part of a group are not able to pre-pay for any checked baggage outside of their free baggage allowance. Additonal 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.
  • Baggage exceeding 70 pounds on flights to/from Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and St. Martin/St. Maarten will not be transported.
  • Baggage fees are non-refundable.
  • Passengers traveling with special items such as strollers, mobility and medical equipment, sporting equipment, etc., should view our special items policies.

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

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Special Items

Baggage comes in all shapes and sizes and Sun Country can help passengers traveling with a pet, medical equipment, sporting equipment, and more.



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Baggage Services

Making sure your belongings are handled properly is important to us. To make a report, contact our Baggage Services.

Sun Country Airlines Baggage Services
1300 Corporate Center Curve | Eagan, MN 55121

888-359-5586 |