Things You Should Know About Sun Country Airlines Baggage Policy

Things you should know about Sun Country Airlines baggage policy

There are many factors that contribute to deciding the baggage fee. The fee for checked or carry-on bags depends on the class of travel, route of the flight, loyalty status, and other factors. So, passengers should always check the baggage allowance mentioned on their ticket, and to know Sun Country baggage charges, follow this blog.

Carry-on baggage charges and allowance :

  • Passengers can carry one personal item free of cost.
  • All carry-on bags must be under 35 pounds and should not exceed 24 x 16 x 11 inches (L + W + H), including the wheel and handle).
  • If the carry-on bag exceeds the approved weight or dimension, it will be considered a checked bag. The checked baggage fee will be applied.
  • The fees for the first carry-on bag are $30 ( pre-purchased) and $40 (purchased at the airport).

Checked baggage allowance and charges :

  • Sun Country Airlines allows each passenger to carry a maximum of two checked baggage.
  • The dimensions of each checked bag must be under 62 inches or 157 cm (L + W + H).
  • The maximum weight can be up to 50 pounds or 23 kg.
  • Checked bags exceeding the approved dimension or weight will be considered overweight or oversized, and accordingly, charges will be applied.
  • The charges for the first checked bag are $30 (pre-purchased) and $40 (purchased at the airport).
  • The charges for the second checked bag are $30 for pre-purchased bags and $40 at the airport.

Excess baggage charges :

  • Sun Country Airlines allows each traveler to carry two checked bags. If any passengers wish to carry more than two bags, then the other bags will be considered as excess baggage. The charge for excess baggage is $60 per bag, one way.
  • Passengers are required to inform the airline about the excess bag at least 24 hours before the flight departure.
  • The purchase of excess bags can only be made at the airport.

Special baggage charges :

Special baggage such as sports equipment, medical equipment, and others will be accepted as per the weight and size allowance of the airline, and each item will be counted as checked bags. Special baggage fees will be applied depending on the type of item and allowance.

Overweight baggage charges:

  • Sun Country charges an extra fee for baggage which are above the standard weight allowance, i.e., 50 pounds or 23 kg.
  • If the baggage is between 51 to 60 pounds, then a $50 fee each way.
  • If the baggage is between 61 to 100 pounds, then a $75 fee for each way.
  • Baggage weighing more than 100 pounds is not allowed.
  • Baggage exceeding 70 pounds is not accepted on flights to/from St. Maarten, Jamaica, Puerto Rico.

Oversize baggage charges:

If the linear dimension of the baggage is more than 63 inches or 157 cm ( L + W + H), then an oversized baggage charge of $75 will be applied.


Passengers should be mindful of their baggage and try to pack essentials. Airlines allow passengers to carry luggage at some extra price, and Sun Country flight luggage cost is no different. Always try to pre-purchase your luggage because the charges of buying luggage in advance are comparatively less than buying luggage at the airport. In case of any query, you can dial Sun Country phone number 651-905-2737 / +1 802 304-5760 and discuss it with their customer support service.