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Spirit Airlines Baggage Policy

Spirit airlines is one of the best airlines which connects different parts of world, if you have booked your Spirit Airlines Ticket and want to know about baggage rules, we are here to guide you.

What is the size and dimentions for bags in Spirit Airlines?

The maximum luggage size for a carry-on on Spirit Airlines are 22*18*10 inches (50 linear inches) or 56*46*25 centimetres. Carry-on luggage must fit beneath the passenger's seat in front of them or in the overhead bin. The dimensions of the personal object shall be no larger than 18*14*8 inches (50 linear inches) or 46*36*20 cm (102 centimeters).

The personal object must fit entirely beneath the passenger's seat. Strollers, wheelchairs, child restraint seats, crutches, walkers, and other assistive equipment like strollers, wheelchairs, child restraint seats, crutches, walkers, etc. do not qualify as carry-on luggage. Also, because the bulkhead seats lack any under-seat storage, travellers will be responsible for storing any carry-on luggage.

What are check luggage regulations and requirements with Spirit Airlines?

The check-in baggage regulations and criteria for Spirit Airlines specify that you can bring two bags as checked luggage and a maximum of five bags.

Baggage weight and size/dimensions limits were checked by Spirit Airlines. The maximum permissible dimensions for checked luggage on Spirit Airlines are 157 centimetres or 62 inches (length+width+height). The weight of checked luggage on Spirit Airlines shall not exceed 18 kilos (40 pounds).

What is the baggage policy of Spirit Airlines ?

Here are some common points related to Baggage Policy on Spirit Airlines which you must keep in mind after booking Spirit Airlines flight.

  • Free of charge for one personal item which can be a handbag, backpack or carry bag.
  • One little carry-on item: Charges may be imposed.
  • Baggage for carry-on: Charges may be imposed.
  • Baggage that has been inspected: If you have more than two checked bags, you will be charged a fee per bag.
  • Oversize baggage is subject to a fee based on the large of the luggage.
  • Unwieldy luggage: The fee is calculated based on the weight of the luggage.
  • Some sporting gear may be subject to a charge.

The regulations and restrictions for carry-on and checked luggage on Spirit Airlines are different; read the entire article to fully comprehend the Spirit Airlines baggage policy.

What are overweight baggage charges on Spirit Airlines?

When a passenger's suitcase weighs more than the stated limit, Spirit Airlines charges an overweight baggage tax (23 kilogrammes or 50 pounds). The Spirit Airlines overweight baggage cost for various weight categories may be seen below.

  • Excess luggage of 18 to 23 kilograms/41 to 50 pounds costs $30 USD.
  • Excess luggage weighing between 23 and 32 kilograms/51 and 70 pounds costs $55 USD.
  • 71 to 100 pounds/32 to 45 kilogrammes: Excess luggage costs $100 USD.
  • As checked luggage, no bags weighing more than 46 kilos (100 pounds) will be permitted.
  • On the period of December 1 to January 10, checked luggage for flights to and from the United States must weigh less than 23 kilos (50 pounds).

Spirit Airlines FAQs

Q. How do I add bags to my Spirit reservation?

Ans. Online purchased bags are cheaper than the bags purchased at the airport as they don't require an agent as won't slow down your check-in process.

  • Simply go to the 'My Trips' tab and follow instructions to access your booking, if you are accessing your reservation more than 24 hours before departure. Click on the "Add Bags" option to purchase extra bags.
  • Go to the 'Online Check-in' tab and follow the instructions to access your booking, if you are accessing your reservation less than 24 hours before departure. Click on the "Add Bags" option to purchase extra bags.

You can add bags at the airport or by calling our Reservations Center. These bags, however, are more costly. Bags purchased online are less expensive than those purchased at the airport because they do not require help from a Customer Service Agent.

Q. Can I carry a personal item onboard a Spirit flight?

Ans. Your booking includes one personal item (such as a purse, small backpack, etc.) that fits totally in the smaller sizer box. Personal item dimensions, including handles and wheels, must not exceed 18 x 14 x 8 inches (45 x 35 x 20 cm).

Q. What is Spirit Airlines oversize baggage fee?

Ans. The Spirit Airlines oversized baggage cost is $100 for bags measuring 158 to 203 cm (63 to 80 linear inches) and $150 for bags measuring 203 to 406 cm (80 to 160 linear inches). Spirit Airlines will not accept any bags larger than 406 cm (160 linear inches) in length.

Q. What is the maximum checked baggage size allowed on Spirit flights?

Ans. A maximum of 62 linear inches (length + width + height; 158 cm) in length, width, and height, including handles and wheels, and a maximum weight of 40 pounds (18.1 kg). Any bag that exceeds these dimensions or weight limit is considered oversized/overweight and is subject to a fee.