• 07 May, 2024
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What is the baggage allowance for JetBlue?

Passengers who are traveling first time with JetBlue and must have the necessary information regarding the baggage. The baggage allowance varies depending on the type of baggage, class, and destination. The policy will help you understand the baggage weight, dimensions, and extra charges. You can always contact customer service to get further information or assistance. You can go through the details below to learn about the airline's baggage policy.

Carry-on bag

To get information regarding the JetBlue carry-on-bag like the weight limit and charges, read their baggage policy from the given points:

  • Every passenger is allowed one free carry-on bag and one personal item like a purse, laptop bag, daypack, etc.
  • The maximum dimension limit allowed by the airline including the handles and wheels is 55 X 35 X 22 cm (length X Width X Height).
  • The carry-on baggage has no weight limit, but it must fit under the seat in front of you or the overhead compartment.
  • If the passenger wants to carry an additional or bigger bag, then it will considered a checked bag, and you have to pay a fee of $65.

Checked bag

Passengers with Blue Plus or higher tickets and the JetBlue Plus card membership get a free checked bag included in their ticket. Go through the given points to learn more about the checked bags:

  • From the time of the reservation, till you arrive at the airport, the airline allows you to add up to two checked bags.
  • No passenger is allowed to carry a checked bag weighing more than 32 kg.
  • If your ticket does not have a free checked bag, then you can avoid paying extra charges by adding the bag through the official website.
  • The option to add more than two checked baggage will show when there are less than 24 hours left for the departure.
  • An additional $10 fee will apply if you add checked baggage less than 24 hours before the flight.

Overweight or Oversized bag

The baggage that exceeds the weight or size limit is marked as Oversized or Overweight. To carry this baggage, you need to pay some additional charges. For further details, read the given points:

  • Passengers need to pay $150 to carry baggage weighing between 23 to 45 kg.
  • $150 will apply if the dimension of the bag is between 160 cm and 203 cm, including the handle and wheels.
  • The airline does not accept baggage with a weight of more than 32 kg for a transatlantic flight.

How many bags can you take on JetBlue for free?

While traveling with JetBlue, every passenger, regardless of the class, is offered one free personal item and carry-on bag. The personal item has to be small enough to fit under the front seat, and the carry-on baggage will go to the overhead bin. However, you must remember that if the weight or dimension of the baggage exceeds the provided limit, then you have to pay some extra amount.

How much does JetBlue charge for a bag?

To carry an extra bag on a JetBlue flight, you need to pay some charges, which may differ depending on the class and the amount of baggage you need to carry. To get information on the exact baggage fee, use the baggage fee calculator on the official webpage. Following are the fees the airline charges for checked bags:

  • Second checked bag - $65
  • Third checked bag - $150
  • Overweight - $150
  • Oversized - $150

What are the check-in times for a JetBlue flight?

Passengers with a domestic flight with JetBlue have to check-in all their baggage up to 40 minutes before the flight. However, for an international flight, it is recommended to make the check in 75 minutes prior to the time.