Sun Country Baggage

Please note: Sun Country's baggage policies have changed. Your baggage allowance will depend on when you are traveling. For more information, please click here

What is Sun Country Airlines' (SY) baggage policy?

The Sun Country Airlines (SY) baggage policy for regular basic fares include the following:

  • 1 personal item - Free
  • 1 carry-on item - Free
  • Checked baggage / Hold luggage - Applicable fees per bag increase with number checked beyond 2 bags
  • Overweight and Oversize bags - Applicable fees per bag depending on weight and size categories
  • Sports equipment - Certain items might have applicable fees

What is Sun Country Airlines' (SY) carry-on baggage policy?

Sun Country Airlines (SY) allows 1 carry-on bag and 1 personal item (purse, briefcase, laptop bag) per passenger fee free.

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 item should not exceed the following size and weight restrictions:

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
  • A jacket, umbrella, diaper bag, duty free items, and assistive devices (wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, strollers, child restraint seats, etc.) do not count towards your carry-on allowance.

NOTE: Bulkhead seats do not have under seat storage, therefore, all carry-on baggage must be stowed in the overhead bin during take-off and landing.

What is Sun Country Airlines' (SY) checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

 

  • 2 bags standard
  • Maximum dimensions: 62 inches or 157 centimeters (length + width + height)
  • Maximum weight: 50 pounds or 23 kilograms

Are there fees for baggage on Sun Country Airlines (SY)?

Yes, fees might apply. They are determined by the type of fare you purchased, your destination, if you are an active US military personnel and/or dependent, if you purchased a vacation package through Sun Country Vacations, or if you have a Sun Country Airlines (SY) sponsored credit/charge card.

Sun Country Airlines' (SY) standard checked baggage / hold luggage fees follow:

 

Purchase Location

Travel Period

Personal Item1

1st Bag -  Carry-on Bag3 up to

1st Bag -  Checked Bag2 up to

2nd Bag -  Checked Bag up to

3rd+ Bag -Checked Bag up to

Pre-purchased (initial booking through online check-in on SunCountry.com or via Sun Country Customer Service) up to
4/28/19

Free

Bookings made through 11/14/18
$25 (U.S. 48)
$30 (all other)
Bookings made after 11/14/18
$30
Bookings made through 11/14/18
$20 (U.S. 48)
$25 (all other)
Bookings made after 11/14/18
$30
Bookings made through 11/14/18
$25 
Bookings made after 11/14/18
$30
Not Available
on or after 4/29/19 Free $30 $30 $30 Not Available

    Airport

 

up to
4/28/19

Free

$40

$35

$35

$35

on or after 4/29/19

Free

$40

$40

$40

$60

Military Benefits 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. Must present valid military ID card at airport.
Sun Country Rewards Member Benefit — Vacation Package Sun Country Rewards members with a Sun Country Vacations booking received one complimentary checked bag, or a discounted carry-on bag for $15 (U.S. 48) or $20 (all other), per person each way.

Oversized Baggage Fees

Fee Each Way
Travel Period up to
4/28/19
on or after 4/29/19

51- 60 pounds
61-100 (4) pounds
Over 100 pounds
63 or more linear inches

$45
$75
Not Accepted
$75
$50
$75
Not Accepted
$75
  • 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.
4Checked bags 70 pounds or more on flights to/from Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and St. Martin/St. Maarten are not accepted.

What is Sun Country Airlines' (SY) fee for excess baggage?

Sun Country Airlines (SY) will charge $60.00 USD for the third bag and any additional bag.

What is Sun Country Airlines' (SY) fee for overweight baggage?

Sun Country Airlines (SY) will charge the following for bags that are greater than the standard 50 pounds or 23 kilograms:

  • 51 to 99 pounds or 24 to 46 kilograms: $75.00 USD extra per bag
  • Bags exceeding 100 pounds or 46 kilograms will not be accepted as checked baggage / hold luggage.
  • Bags exceeding 70 pounds or 34 kilograms will not be accepted for flights to/from St. Maarten.

What is Sun Country Airlines' (SY) fee for oversize baggage?

Oversized Baggage Fees

Fee Each Way
Travel Period up to
4/28/19
on or after 4/29/19

51- 60 pounds
61-100 (4) pounds
Over 100 pounds
63 or more linear inches

$45
$75
Not Accepted
$75
$50
$75
Not Accepted
$75

Are there fees for sports equipment on Sun Country Airlines (SY)?

Sports equipment such as skis, golf bags, fishing equipment, hockey, and lacrosse equipment will be accepted up to Sun Country Airlines' (SY) size and weight limits and will count as one checked bag/hold bag. Associated fees might be applied.

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