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Old May 11th, 2014, 01:32 PM
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Exclamation Update of airline fees for luggage and ticket changes

Airtran
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $150
Same day change fee: $50
Reservation by phone fee: $15
Carry on bag: Free
First checked bag: $25
Second checked bag: $35
Additional bags fee: $75 each
Overweight bags: $75
Oversize bags: $75
In phone/in person ticketing: $15
Date/itinerary change: One free allowed, additional $150
Redeposit Miles: $150
Same day change fee: $25
Seat Selection Fee: $10-$30
Priority Boarding Fee: $10
Other Fees: additional $75 each way for bikes, surf boards and other sporting equipment over 50 pounds


Alaska
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $125 Fee for changes made less than 60 days $0 for changes made 60 days advance.
Same day change fee: $25
Reservation by phone fee: $15
First checked bag fee: $25
Second checked bag fee: $25
Additional bags fee: $75
Overweight bags: $50 for 51-100lbs
Oversize bags: $50-$75
Gate check: $25
In phone/in person ticketing: $15 (for Alaska flights); $25 (for partner flights)
Date/itinerary change: $75 if made online; $100 if made via phone agent
Redeposit Miles: $75 if made online; $100 if made via phone agent
Same day change fee: $25 (only if same award seat is available within six hours of flight)
Other Fees: Paid upgrades 24 or fewer hours before flight: $25-$200 per flight; Left on board item return fee, $20.

Allegiant
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $75 per segment; waived if you buy "TripFlex")
Reservation by phone fee: $15
Carry on bag: $10 to $75 depending on when and where purchased and route flown
Checked bag fee: $15 to $75 depending on when and where purchased and route.
Overweight bags: $50 for 41- 70lbs; $75 for 71-100 pounds
Oversize bags: $75 if overall dimensions over 80 linear inches.
Seat Selection Fee: Up to $75
Priority Boarding Fee: $5
Name Change Fee: $50
Other Fees: Waive cancellation/change fees: $11.50 (TripFlex)

American
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $200
Same day change fee: $75
Reservation by phone fee: $20
Carry on bag: Free
First checked bag fee: $25 (free to most international destinations)
Second checked bag fee: $35
Additional bags fee: $150 each
Overweight bags: $100 for 51-70 lbs; $200 for 71-100 lbs
Oversize bags: $200
In-cabin pet fee: $125-$175
"Last minute" ticketing: 20 days or less incurs $75 charge
In phone/in person ticketing: $25 by phone/$35 in person
Date/itinerary change: $150 (MileSAAver Award tickets for which the only confirmed change is to the date and/or time will not incur the change fee)
Redeposit Miles: $150 (all additional award tickets returning to same account at same time are $25 each)
Same day change fee: $75 (free if award seats are available in the same category)
Seat Selection Fee: Free, unless you choose "Preferred Seats: $4-$99 per flight; "Main Cabin Extra" seats $8-$159 per flight.
Priority Boarding Fee: Group 1 boarding $9

Delta
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $200 (up to $450 on some international fares)
Same day change fee: $50
Reservation by phone or ticket office fee: $25-$35
Carry on bag: Free
First checked bag fee: $25 ($0 to international destinations except Canada and Caribbean)
Second checked bag fee: $35 ($40-$100 for some international destinations)
Additional bags fee: $125 for third bag; $200 each for bags 4-10
Overweight bags: $90 for 51-70lbs; $175 for 71-100lbs
Oversize bags: $175-$300
(These fees may be higher or lower for some international destinations and are waived for some elite level frequent flyers, active military, American Express SkyMiles Cardmembers, etc).
In phone/in person ticketing: $25
Date/itinerary change: $150 (warning! no changes/cancelations are permitted within 72 hours of departure; all miles forfeited)
Redeposit Miles: $150 (no changes/cancelations are permitted within 72 hours of departure)
Same day change fee: $50
Seat Selection Fee: $9-$59 for "preferred seats" per segment.
Priority Boarding Fee: $10 per flight.
Other Fees: $9-$180 per segment for "Economy Comfort" seating.

Frontier
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $50-$100
Carry on bag: Free on all fare types except "Basic" fares if fare purchased at FlyFrontier.com or by phone from Frontier directly; $25 for "Basic" fares; up to $100 if paid for at departure gate.
First checked bag: $20 $25

Second checked bag: $30
(Above fees are waived on certain fare classes and for frequent flyer members with status)
Additional bags fee: $75 each
Overweight bags: $75
Oversize bags: $75
Date/itinerary change: $75 (if changes are made within 7 days before departure, otherwise free)
Redeposit Miles: $75
Same day change fee: $25-50 depending on ticket type
Seat Selection Fee: $5 to $100 per segment; free on higher fare classes.
Priority Boarding Fee: included in above.
Name Change Fee: Free on some fares, $50-$100 on lower fare classes.

JetBlue
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $75-$150 depending of cost of ticket. Changes made 60 days of more prior to departure cost $75 no matter the fare. (If reservation not cancelled or changed prior to departure, entire fare is forfeited).
Same day change fee: $50. Standing by for one flight prior is free.
Reservation by phone fee: $20
Carry on bag: Free
1st checked bag: Free

Second checked bag: $40
Additional bags fee: $75 each
Overweight bags: $50 for 51-70lbs; $100 for 71-99lbs
Oversize bags: $75
In phone/in person ticketing: $20
Date/itinerary change: $50-$100
Redeposit Miles: $50-$100
Same day change fee: $50
Seat Selection Fee: "Even More Space" seats with extra legroom: $10-$90 per flight.


Hawaiian
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $30-$200
Reservation by phone fee: $15-$35
Carry on bag: Free (25-pound weight limit)
First checked bag: $17-$25 (free to some international destinations)
Second checked bag: $17-$35 (free to some international destinations)
Additional bags fee: $25 inter-island, $100 otherwise. (May be higher to some international destinations).
Overweight bags: $25-$200
Oversize bags: $25-$100 (higher for some international destinations)
In phone/in person ticketing: $15-$35
Date/itinerary change: $30-$50
Redeposit Miles: $30-$150
Seat Selection Fee: "Preferred Seats" $35-$75 per flight.
Name Change Fee: Free for Coach Plus fares

Spirit
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $115-$125
Same day change fee: $25 to stand by for earlier flight.
Reservation by phone fee: $10
Carry on bag: $25-$50 ($100 if you pay at the gate, applies to all bag fees)
First checked bag: $20-$45
Second checked bag: $30-$55
Additional bags fee: $75-$100 each
Overweight bags: $25 for 41-50lbs; $50 for 51-70lbs; $100 for 71-99lbs.
Oversize bags: $100-$150
"Last minute" ticketing: up to $100
In phone/in person ticketing: $25
Date/itinerary change: $110 (not permitted within 24 hours of departure; Refunds are allowed for reservations made 7 days or more prior to your departure, provided that you make the refund request within 24 hours of your initial reservation.)
Redeposit Miles: $ 110 (not permitted within 24 hours of departure)
Same day change fee: $25 (only for an earlier flight)
Seat Selection Fee: $1 to $50
Other Fees: $75 Sporting goods; $10 for airport agents to print boarding pass.

Southwest
Non-refundable ticket change fee: Free
Same day change fee: None but any fare difference will apply
Carry on bag: Free
1st/2nd checked bag: Free

Additional bags fee: $50 each for 3-9 bags; $110 each for more
Overweight bags: $75
Oversize bags: $75
Date/itinerary change: $0 (but any fare difference will apply)
Same day change fee: Depends on type of award and possible point difference
Priority Boarding Fee: Early Bird check-in $12.50; "Upgraded boarding" $40


United
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $200
Same day change fee: $75
Reservation by phone fee: $25
Carry on bag: Free
First checked bag fee: $25
Second checked bag fee: $35
Additional bags fee: $100 each (up to $200 on some international routes)
Overweight bags: $100 51-70lbs; $200 71-100lbs (up to $400 on some international routes)
Oversize bags: $100 (up to $200 on some international routes)
"Last minute" ticketing: $75 if booked within 21 days of departure (Free to $50 for frequent flyer members with status)
In phone/in person ticketing: $25
Date/itinerary change: $75 if made 21 or more days prior to travel; $100 if made less than 21 days (lower or no fees for frequent flyer members with status)
Redeposit Miles: $200 (free to $125 for frequent flyer members with status)
Same day change fee: $75
Other Fees: "Premier access" fee (priority check-in, TSA lines, and boarding) $9 and up per flight.

US Airways
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $200 (up to $450 on some international fares)
Same day change fee: $75-$150 depending on destination to move to an earlier flight within 6 hours of your original time.
Reservation by phone fee: $25
Carry on bag: Free (but a 40-pound weight limit)
First checked bag: $25 (free for some international flights)
Second checked bag: $35 ($100 for trans-Atlantic, free for trans-Pacific and Brazil)
Additional bags fee: $125 for the third; $200 for fourth-ninth bags
Overweight bags: $90 for 51-70 lbs; $175 for 71-100lbs.
Oversize bags: $175
"Last minute" ticketing: $75 if ticketed 21 days or less
In phone/in person ticketing: $30 for domestic travel/$40 for international travel+
$25-50 award processing fee
Date/itinerary change: $150
Redeposit Miles: $150
Same day change fee: $75
Seat Selection Fee: None unless you choose a "Choice Seat" (see below)
Priority Boarding Fee: from $10 per flight
Other Fees: "Choice Seats" $5-$99 each way depending on flight; "GoFirst" Upgrades $50-$250 per flight (within 24 hours of departure).

Virgin America
Non-refundable ticket change fee: $100
Same day change fee: $25-$50
Reservation by phone fee: $20
Carry on bag: Free
First checked bag: $25
Second checked bag: $25
Additional bags fee: $25 each
Overweight bags: $50 for 51-70lbs; $100 for 71-100lbs
Oversize bags: $50
In phone/in person ticketing: $20
Date/itinerary change: $100
Redeposit Miles: $100
Same day change fee: $25-$50
Priority Boarding Fee: $30
Other Fees: Last minute (6-24 hours before flight) upgrades $39 to $399 each way.
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