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Optional Travel Charges

Effective for tickets purchased on or after December 15, 2012, for travel on or after February 13, 2013, the 3rd checked bag and any bag thereafter is $75 per piece and the overweight and oversize baggage fee is $75 per piece.

 

**All fees are represented for one-way travel**

FEE COST
Baggage
1st Carryon Bag $0 per bag
2nd Carryon Bag (Personal Item) $0 per bag
1st Checked Bag $0 per bag
2nd Checked Bag $0 per bag
3rd + Checked Bags

   Military traveling on active duty or
   permanent change of station orders3

   Large Media Camera Equipment
$75 per bag


$0 per bag

$75 per item
Overweight Checked Bag1

   Military traveling on active duty or
   permanent change of station orders3

   Large Media Camera Equipment
$75 per bag weighing more than 50 pounds up to 100 pounds


$0 per bag


$0 per item
Oversize Checked Bag1

   Military traveling on active duty or
   permanent change of station orders3

   Large Media Camera Equipment
$75 per bag larger than 62 inches up to 80 inches


$0 per bag


$0 per item
Sporting Equipment2 $75 per bag
Other Fees
Change Fee4 $0
Cancellation Fee $0
EarlyBird Check-In $12.50 per Customer
Phone Reservation Fee $0
Upgraded Boarding $40 per Passenger
Unaccompanied Minor (UM) $50 per UM (ages 5 - 11)
Items for Purchase at the Ticket Counter
Tote Bag (one time charge) $25 per bag
Wax Box (one time charge) $10 per box
Wine/Beer Bag (one time charge) $5 per bag
Pet Carrier $48 per carrier
Car Seat/Stroller Bag (one time charge) $15 per bag
Pets

Oneway Carryon Pet Charge5

$75 per pet carrier - travel before 1/15/2014
$95 per pet carrier - travel on or after 1/15/2014
Inflight
Wifi Internet Access $8
TV $5 ($0 for a limited time compliments of Dish)
Movies $5
Messaging $2
Complimentary Beverages $0
Premium Beverages $3
Liquor $5
Beer $5
Wine $5
Flights Operated by AirTran® Airways
FEECOST
Reservations
Advance Seat Assignments6 $10 - $30
Food and Beverage
Individual Snack $0
Beverages7 $0 - $4
Alcoholic Beverages7 $5 - $6
Inflight Services
WiFi Internet Access8 $2 - $49.95

 


Notes

  1. Southwest will accept the first two checked bags for free provided that the bags do not exceed 50 lbs and 62 inches (L+W+H). Overweight items from 50 to 100 pounds and oversized items in excess of 62 inches but not more than 80 inches will be accepted for a charge of $75 per item. Only one $75.00 charge applies if the piece is both oversized and overweight, regardless of the weight as long as it does not exceed 100 lbs.  Excess baggage which is also overweight or oversized will be charged excess baggage plus the applicable oversize or overweight charge.
  2. Sporting Equipment includes windsurfing/surf boards, vaulting poles, non-motorized bicycles (62 inches or less and less than 50 pounds), life rafts, javelin, kayak
  3. Active duty military Customers must have their current, valid military ID to receive the exemption. Non-active military Customers must have their orders to receive the exception.                        
  4. Fare difference may apply when making a change                        
  5. Southwest Airlines accepts small vaccinated domestic cats and dogs to travel as pets. All in-cabin pets must be carried in an appropriate carrier. Each pet carrier counts as a carryon item. Pet Fare prices effective October 23, 2013. Pet Fare is subject to change at anytime.
  6. Fee is nonrefundable and varies based on seat location. Seat selection is not available within 24 hours of departure time. If a seat has not been selected, you will receive a complimentary seat assignment upon checkin.

    You will receive a complimentary seat assignment upon checkin.
  7. Fee varies for some beverages.
  8. AirTran WiFi provided by Gogo®. Fee varies based on length of flight.
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