Delta Airlines Baggage Policy


After you departure, within 24 hours you can check in and notify Delta about the number of bags. You can drop your bags at baggage drop if you have already checked in. You can also check in and pay for the bags at the airport itself on Delta Airlines Reservations counter.

Delta Baggage Allowance


  • Main Cabin seats on a flight travelling within US

  • 1. First bag: $30USD weighing 23kg+ 1 carry on
    2. Second bag: $40USD weighing 23kg

  • Delta SkyMiles Medallion members Delta SkyMiles American Express Card Members- First checked bag is free of cost
  • Checked baggage allowance varies on the basis of routes
  • Excess and Overweight Baggage


    Cost of extra bags if you are flying within the US, the US Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico:-

  • 3rd bag: $150 USD
  • 4 to 10 bags: $200 USD each

  • Overweight bag

  • 1. 23kg to 31.75kg : 100USD/CAD
    2. 32kg to 45.36kg: 200USD/CAD
    3. Bags exceeding 45.36kg: not allowed

  • Oversized bag

  • 1. 161-203cm: $200USD/CAD
    2. Bags larger than 203cm not allowed
    3. Once the baggage get added, if the flight get cancelled, the extra amount for the paid baggage will be refunded.

    Overweight Baggage on International Flights


  • Flights within US and Canada: bags exceeding 45.36kg are not allowed
  • Flights between North/South/Central America and Europe/North Africa: bags exceeding 31.75kg are not allowed
  • Flights to/from/within Australia and New Zealand: bags exceeding 31.75kg are not allowed
  • Flights to/from/through Europe, South Africa or United Arab Emirates: bags exceeding 31.75kg are not allowed
  • Prohibited or Restricted Items


  • Bleach, drain cleaners or pesticides
  • Aerosol products
  • Gunpowder, fireworks or explosives
  • Gasoline or Sterno Cans
  • Paints and Lubricants
  • Torch or Blue flame writers
  • Hoverboards
  • Refrigerator, air conditioner, freezers
  • Frequently Asked Questions


  • How many bags are allowed in Delta Flights?
  • A carry on baggage and a personal item are allowed on Delta flights without any cost. When it comes to Checking luggage, you can bring up to 10 baggage in Delta flights and up to 4 baggage in Delta Connection flights. The fee for checked baggage is variable as per your travelling location.