Luggage Restrictions – Bahamas Vacation

Packing for your trip. Luggage restrictions for air travel to the Bahamas

NEW FAA Requirement : Please note that airlines will now only allow ONE carry-on bag and one personal item (Briefcase, purse, diaper bag etc.)

Airline# piecesMax dimensions(“)Max weight (lbs.)American145 linear inches40America West145 linear inches40Continental122 x 14 x 940Delta122 x 14 x 940Northwest122x14x940TWA145 linear inches40United145 linear inches50US Airways1 Max overhead size: 24 x 16 x 1040

All sizes in inches.  Linear inches = Length + Height + Width

We would generally recommend that your carry-on piece does not exceed the dimensions – 22″ x 14″ x 9″ and does not exceed a weight of 40lbs

New Security Measure : No knives or cutting instruments of any kind are allowed on any carry-on baggage.

CHECKED BAGGAGE:  Domestic U.S. flights generally allow 2 free checked baggage items.  Some airlines will allow a third piece, but no carry-on piece may be taken.  A good rule of thumb is that the first checked piece should not exceed a dimension of 62 linear inches and a weight of 70lbs.  (Depending on the airline, smaller size and weight restrictions may apply to additional checked pieces.  We recommend you check specifically with the airline)

*Most airlines will allow oversize, overweight, or additional baggage for an additional fee which varies depending on the situation. Please contact a particular airline or visit their website for further info.

International flights generally have the same size and weight allowances but may cut down on the # of pieces that can be checked.  Allowance variations exist depending on the destination country. Check with a specific airline for more information.

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