Optional Travel Charges
**All fees are represented for one-way travel**
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$125 per bag
Military traveling on active duty or permanent change of station orders4$0 per bag
Large Media Camera Equipment$75 per item
Overweight Checked Bag1Overweight Bags:
  • $100 per bag (51-70 lbs.)
  • OR
  • $125 per bag (71-100 lbs.)
Military traveling on active duty or permanent change of station orders4$0 per bag
Large Media Camera Equipment$0 per item
Oversize Checked Bag1$125 per bag larger than 62 inches up to 80 inches
Military traveling on active duty or permanent change of station orders4$0 per bag
Large Media Camera Equipment$0 per item
Sporting Equipment2 $75 per bag
Other Fees
Change Fee5 $0
Cancellation Fee $0
EarlyBird Check-In® $15-$99 one-way, per Customer
Phone Reservation Fee $0
Upgraded Boarding $30-$149 per segment, per Customer
Unaccompanied Minor (UM) $100 one-way 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 $58 per carrier
Car Seat/Stroller Bag (one time charge) $17 per bag
Pets: One-way Carryon Pet Charge5
U.S. Mainland $125 per Pet carrier
Between Hawaiian Islands $35 per Pet carrier
WiFi Internet Access6,7 $8
TV6,9 $0
Movies6,9 $0
Texting6,8 $0
Music6,9 $0
Complimentary Beverages $0
Beer $7
Wine $8
Hard Seltzer and Ready to Drink Cocktails $9
Liquor $9


Southwest reserves the right to amend pricing listed above at any time.

  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 51-70 pounds will cost $100. Overweight items 71-100 pounds will cost $125. Oversized items in excess of 62 inches but not more than 80 inches will be accepted for a charge of $125 per item. Only one $125 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.
    In total, a Customer is limited to check 20 pieces of checked baggage per flight. This limitation includes Carrier’s Free Checked Baggage Allowance and excess baggage would be subject to applicable excess baggage charges.
  2. Sporting Equipment includes windsurfing/surfboards**, 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 or personal item. Pet Fare is subject to change at anytime.
  6. Where available. Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer.
  7. Internet access for $8 per device from takeoff to landing. Price is subject to change. May not be available for the full duration of flight. In order to provide a top-notch Internet experience, we prohibit access to certain high-bandwidth applications and websites. We also prohibit access to certain obscene or offensive content.
  8. Texting only allows access to iMessage and WhatsApp (which must be downloaded and activated before connecting to SouthwestWiFi).
  9. Due to licensing restrictions, on WiFi-enabled international flights, free live TV and iHeartRadio may not be available for the full duration of flight.

** Surfboard bag containing a surfboard(s) when traveling on flights between the islands of Hawaii can be substituted for one checked bag. Keels and fins must be removed and placed in carryon or checked baggage. If the surfboard bag exceeds 50 pounds in weight, the surfboard bag will be accepted for an overweight baggage fee of $75 per item each way. Length and width restrictions do not apply. May be subject to a limited release of liability as outlined in the Contract of Carriage.