There are five different classes of travel on United Airlines. These are:
United Airlines allows you to carry up to two baggage as checked in luggage with maximum weight being 23 kgs and linear dimensions being 158 cms. Check-in baggage allowance and fees depends on following factors:
1. Type of fare purchased
2. Date of purchase and travel
4. When and where the baggage is checked and charge paid
5. Active Military status
6. Mileage Plus Frequent Flyer Membership status
You are required to pay fees for check-in baggage, except in certain cases where check-in bags are allowed free. The charges start from $30 for 1st bag in economy class and it increases as more check-in bags are brought.
Feel free to contact us for check-in baggage fee or free allowance.
On carrying three or more check-in bags of weight up to 23 kg each and sum of dimensions less than 158 cms, following charges have to be paid. All prices are in USD/CAD per piece.
|Within the United States, and between the United States and Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands||150|
|To the Caribbean, Central America and South America||150|
|Between the United States and Mexico||180|
|All other international destinations||200|
Overweight bags are more than 32 kg but less than 45 kg. However, musical instruments and assistive devices of more weight can be taken. All charges are in USD/CAD per piece.
|Within the United States, and between the United States and Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands||23-32kg||100 per piece|
|33-45kg||200 per piece|
|To Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Micronesia||23-32kg||200 (except Mexico where charge is 100 )|
|33-45kg||400 (except Mexico where charge is 200 )|
If the check-in baggage is of size more than 159 cm and less than 292 cm, then the charges are 200 USD/CAD per piece. These charges apply for all routes.
At UA you are allowed to carry 2 pieces of cabin baggage- one freely allowed luggage and one personal item. There are limits on the dimensions and weight of these items. Carry on baggage shall not be more than 22 cm, 35 cm and 56 cms (9 inches x 14 inches x 22 inches) including its wheels and handles and the personal items shall not be more than 22cm, 25 cm and 43 cms (9 inches x 10 inches x 17 inches). This is also applicable to United partner airlines, such as GoJet Airlines, Mesa Airlines, Republic Airways
A personal item of more than these dimensions but not exceeding the limits of free luggage, will be considered as a freely allowed cabin baggage.
For Basic Economy tickets, only 1 personal item is allowed. If carry-on baggage is brought, it is to be checked in at gate (after paying a handling fee of $25). Same is also applicable to Air Wisconsin and CommutAir.
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