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Frontier Airlines Baggage Report Card

Carry-on Allowance9/10
Checked Baggage Allowance5/10
Excess Baggage Fees7/10
Overall Grade7.0/10

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Frontier Airlines Pet Policies

Frontier Airlines Carry-On Allowance 2018 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

Frontier allows one free "Personal Item", limited in size to 18 x 14 x 8 inches. You will be charged for bringing a regular "carry-on item". If you would like to bring a regular carry-on bag, it is best to purchase online, for which you will pay about $30-$35, or $45 if paying for it at the airport.

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Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and Carry-On Liquid Restrictions

CATSA - (Canada): CATSA Carry-On Prohibited Items and CATSA Carry-On Liquids and Gel Restrictions

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Checked Baggage Summary

Frontier Airlines charges for all checked bags. It is best to book your bag online while making your reservation, which will cost you $35 for the first checked bag, $45 for a 2nd bag, and $80 for any additional bags. Adding a bag after making your reservation, or while checking in at the airport, will be more expensive.

A special price of $25 for the first checked bag applies for flights between Jan 1 2018 and Feb 8 2018, and between Apr 17 2018 and May 24 2018.

All bags are limited to a maximum of 50lbs/23kg, above which a $75 charge will be applied.

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Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist

Musical Instruments: Flying with Musical Instruments on Frontier Airlines

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Excess/Oversize/Overweight Summary

Overweight fees will be charged if you bag weights more than 50 pounds / 23kg. This will cost you $75 per bag.

A separate oversize fee will be applied if the sum of all sides is greater than 62 linear inches (l+w+h), also $75.

If a bag is both oversize and overweight, both fees will be charged.

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