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Last Updated on April 19, 2021 by Editorial Team

Delta Airlines Baggage Policy Fees & Rules

Delta Airlines is one in every of the pinnacle airlines of the United States of America and also called delta and its miles a legacy carrier. Delta Airlines’ headquarters is in Atlanta, Georgia.  Atlanta is the biggest hub in terms of many departures with the other 8 hubs and the whole wide variety of passengers for Delta.

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What is Delta Airlines Baggage Policy?

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Delta Airlines baggage policy includes the following for the regular basic fares:

  • 1 personal item – Fee free
  • 1 carry-on item – Fee free
  • Checked baggage – Applicable costs according to bag.
  • Overweight bags – Applicable costs according to bag depending on weight and size.
  • Sports equipment – Certain items may have relevant charges.
  • Carry-On Baggage
  • Excess Baggage Restrictions

What is Delta Airlines Carry-On Baggage Policy?

It allows 1 personal item like a purse, laptop bag and briefcase and only 1 carry-on bag fee is free for each passenger. You can even do a Cancellation for Delta Airlines through it.

Passengers traveling on Delta Connection flights with 50 seats (you can upgrade seats with them as well) or less are permitted to carry personal items on board the aircraft.  Due to limited overhead and under-seat space, larger items will be tagged with a pink Gate Claim/Planeside tag and loaded in the cargo bin. 
Following size and weight, the restriction should not be exceeded in carry-on baggage:

  • Including handles and wheels, the bag should be within 115 centimeters or 45 linear inches 
  • Fit below the seat in front of you or within the overhead bin.
  • Assistive devices like wheelchairs, crutches,  strollers, etc and other items like umbrellas, diaper bags, jackets and duty-free items are not counted in carry-on allowance.
  • The item should be in the proper size and fittable in space.

Excess Baggage Restrictions

Delta Airlines has some excess baggage restrictions if traveling from/to SouthAmerica, Mexico, Japan, Africa, Central America and the Caribbean. If the bag doesn’t meet the weight and size restriction then additional fees and special handling is required.

SkyTeam Elite/ElitePlus customers in the Main Cabin are subject to the current checked baggage fees. For full details and baggage fees, visit the Baggage page.

General Guidelines for excess baggage restrictions:

  • The flights operated by delta shuttle or delta may be checked up to 10 bags per passenger.
  • In Delta connection carrier flights up to 4 bags may be checked.
  • sound equipment, Camera, and a videotape will be accepted when tendered by representatives of network or local television broadcasting companies or filmmaking companies.

Delta Airlines hold luggage policy

The details of hold luggage policy of Delta Airlines are the following:

  • 23 kilograms or 50 pounds maximum weight is allowed.
  • 157 centimeters or 62 inches are maximum dimensions allowed.
  • Up to 10 bags and 2 standard bags are the maximum allowed or up to 4 bags in delta connection.

Fees for Baggage in Delta Airlines

Standard check baggage fees in Delta Airlines from different locations for first and second checked bags. The details are given below in the tabular form:

The United States to the United States: $30.00 USD for the first checked bag.
$40.00 USD for a second checked bag.
United States, Canada, and Mexico to/from Tahiti: *Free for the first checked bag.
*$100.00 CAD1/USD for a second checked bag.
*1 CAD base amount will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada.
The United States or Canada to/from Panama City PTY: Free 1 for the first checked bag.
$40.00 USD for a second checked bag.
*The basic economy must pay $30.00USD for 1.
The United States or Canada to/from Ecuador and El Salvador: Free for the first checked bag.
$40.00 CAD1,2/USD for a second checked bag.
*1 CAD base amount will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada.
*In 2 CAD, bag fees don’t apply for customers traveling between Guatemala City GUA and Los Angeles LAX.
The United States or Canada to/from Mexico: $30.00 CAD1/USD for the first checked bag.
$55.00 CAD1/USD for a second checked bag.
*1 CAD base amount will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada.
The United States or Canada to/from Central America, Guyana,  Bermuda, Caribbean, and U. S. Virgin Islands: $30.00 CAD1,2/USD for the first checked bag.
$40.00 CAD1/USD for a second checked bag.
*1 CAD base amount will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada.
*In 2 CAD, bag fees don’t apply for customers traveling between Guatemala City GUA and Los Angeles LAX.
The United States to/from Canada: $30.00 CAD1/USD for the first checked bag.
$50.00 CAD1/USD for a second checked bag.
*1 CAD base amount will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada.
Japan to/from Guan, Saipan, and Palau: Free for the first checked bag.
$40.00 USD for a second checked bag.
Europe to/from India: Free for the first checked bag.
75 EUR for a second checked bag.
Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America to/from Mexico, and Central America: $30.00 USD for the first checked bag.
$40.00 CAD1/USD for a second checked bag.
Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and South America (excluding Brazil) to/from the Middle East (excluding Israel): Free for the first checked bag.
$75.00 USD for a second checked bag.
Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and South America (excluding Brazil) to/from Europe and North America: Free for the first checked bag.
$100.00 USD, $120.00 for a second checked bag
The United States and Canada to/from Europe and North Africa: Free 1 for the first checked bag.
$100.00 USD, $120.00 CAD for a second checked bag.
*The basic economy must pay $60.00USD,$75.00CAD for 1.
United States, Canada, and Mexico to/from India: Free for the first checked bag.
Free for the second checked bag.
United States, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and South America (excluding Brazil) to/from Southern and West Africa: Free for the first checked bag.
Free for the second checked bag.
United States, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and South America (excluding Brazil) to/from Australia, New Zealand, and The Philippines: Free for the first checked bag.
Free for the second checked bag
United States, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and South America (excluding Brazil) to/from Israel: Free for the first checked bag.
$100.00 USD/ CAD1  for the second checked bag
*1 CAD base amount will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada
The United States and Canada to/from South America (excluding Ecuador and Guyana): Free for the first checked bag.
Free for the second checked bag
Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico to/from South America (excluding Guyana): Free for the first checked bag.
Free for the second checked bag
United States, Canada, and Mexico to/from Sudan, Syria, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan: Free for the first checked bag.
$75.00 USD/ CAD1for the second checked bag
*1 CAD base amount will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada.
United States, Canada, and Mexico to/from Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Yemen: Free for the first checked bag.
Free for the second checked bag
United States, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and South America to/from Asia: Free for the first checked bag.
Free for the second checked bag.

Fees for excess Baggage

For the third to tenth bag fees in Delta Airlines from different locations. The details are given below in the tabular form:

To/From – Brazil 200.00 USD/CAD/EUR per bag 2 for third to tenth checked bag
*2 CAD or EUR base amounts will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada or Europe.
North/South/Central America and Europe or North Africa 200.00 USD/330.00 CAD/240 EUR per bag 2 for third to tenth checked bag
*2 CAD or EUR base amounts will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada or Europe.
To/From/Within – Asia  200.00 USD/CAD/EUR per bag 2 for third to tenth checked bag
*2 CAD or EUR base amounts will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada or Europe.
Mexico and Central America and the Caribbean: 150.00 USD for a third checked bag
200.00 USD per bag for fourth to tenth checked bag
United States, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, and South America (excluding Brazil & Guyana):200.00 USD/CAD/EUR per bag 1 for third to tenth checked bag
*1 CAD base amount will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada.
United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, and Puerto Rico: 150.00 USD/ CAD1 for a third checked bag
200.00 USD/CAD per bag1 for fourth to tenth checked bag
*1 CAD base amount will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada.
United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico : 150.00 USD/ CAD1 for a third checked bag
200.00 USD/CAD per bag1 for fourth to tenth checked bag
*1 CAD base amount will be converted to local currency and charged when exiting Canada.

Fees for sports equipment

Sports equipment like fishing equipment, golf bags, skies, lacrosse, and hockey equipment will be accepted in Delta Airlines up to the size and weight and count as one checked bag and associated fees may be applied. If you still have some issues or you are unable to make changes to your services, you can contact Delta Airlines.

Fee for overweight baggage

Delta Airlines will charge for the overweight bags when the bag weight is greater than 23 kilograms or 50 pounds on U.S domestic flights. The details are given below:

  • $100 USD extra for per bag if the bag weight is between 24 to 32 kilograms or 51 to 70 pounds.
  • $200 USD extra for per bag if the bag weight is between 33 to 46 kilograms or 71 to 100 pounds.
  • Bags having weight more than 46 kilograms or 100 pounds will not be accepted.

Fees for Oversize baggage

Delta Airlines will charge $200.00 USD extra for the oversized bags when the bag size is greater from 160 to 292 centimeters or 63 to 115 linear inches in US domestic flights. Bags more than this size will not be accepted. If you still have issues you can How To Complaint To Delta Airlines Customer Service.

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