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Sunwing Baggage Report Card

Carry-on Allowance5/10
Checked Baggage Allowance6/10
Excess Baggage Fees7/10
Overall Grade6.0/10

Flying with a Pet?

Be sure to check out our new sister-site,, for information about flying with your cat, dog, or other pet.

Sunwing Pet Policies

Sunwing Carry-On Allowance 2016 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

There is a maximum one carry-on bag that you are allowed to take onto the plane, with dimensions being no larger than 23 x 40 x 51cm. However, Sunwing does have a strict limit of only 5kg in terms of weight, so you are very limited in how much you can take as a carry-on item.

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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

New Sunwing Checked Baggage Fees have come into effect in late 2015, increasing the cost a 2nd checked bag on most routes.

Please also note that Sunwing has recently introduced a checked bag fee for all flights within Canada and to/from the US, charging for both 1st ($26.25) and 2nd ($36.75) checked bags. Some exceptions apply for Sunwing Cruise Package vacations.

Everyone is allowed to check baggage that is no larger than 158cm (62 in), when combining length + width + height.

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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

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Excess/Oversize/Overweight Summary

Sunwing has recently switched to flat rates for overweight/oversized baggage. They no longer charge a per kilogram excess weight fee, so be wary when packing your bags that even a single kilogram over the limit may cost you the $78.75 fee. Additional bags will cost you up to $210 each.

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