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Bag Info

Traveling with stuff? We've got your bag. Find the info you need about getting your checked bags and carry-on bags, sports equipment and musical instruments, assistive devices and oversized luggage from point A to point B.

Carry-on bags

Keep calm and carry-on. Each customer is allowed one personal item (purse, small backpack, briefcase, laptop, etc.) plus one carry-on bag.

Carry-on

Including wheels and handles, carry-on bags must not exceed 22" L (55.88 cm) x 14" W (35.56 cm) x 9" H (22.86 cm) and personal items must not exceed 17" L (43.2 cm) x 13" W (33 cm) x 8" H (20.32 cm).

Carry-on bags may be stowed in the overhead bin or underneath the seat in front of you, while personal items must be placed underneath the seat in front of you.

Checked bag size & weight

Before you pack, make sure your bags meet our checked bag size dimensions and weight requirements.

With a fare options that include a variety of checked bag options, you can check your worries at the door. If your plans change after booking, checked bags may be added online or at the airport for additional fees. Checked bags exceeding 62" (157.48 cm) in overall dimensions (length + width + height) or 50 pounds (22.68 kg) will also incur a fee. Check out our carry-on policies herelink opens in a new window operated by
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Overweight or oversized bags

Bags that don’t meet the dimensions and/or weight restrictions are considered oversized and/or overweight and will be charged as follows:

Tickets booked on or after 8/27/2018:

  • 51 lbs (23.13 kg) – 99 lbs (44.91 kg): $150 per bag
  • 63" in (160 cm) – 80 in (203.3 cm, including wheels and handles): $150 per bag

Tickets booked before 8/27/2018:

  • 51 lbs (23.13 kg) – 99 lbs (44.91 kg): $100 per bag
  • 63" in (160 cm) – 80 in (203.3 cm, including wheels and handles): $100 per bag

Checked bag fees

You can always check bags to your destination. For checked bag pricing based on fare options, check the table below.

1st Bag

2nd Bag

3rd Bag + any add'l bags

Blue
$30
$40
$150 each
Blue Plus
Included
$40
$150 each
Blue Flex
Included
Included
$150 each

Sports gear, musical instruments & media bags

Sports gear

Traveling with a bike, surfboard, skis, golf clubs or other sporting equipment? Find out about additional charges, size allowances and more on our Sports Gear help pagelink opens in a new window operated by
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Musical instruments

Traveling with a musical instrument? Here are a couple things you need to know to start your trip on a high note. A musical instrument is allowed in place of one carry-on item, provided it can be stowed properly under the seat or in an overhead bin. Learn more on our Musical Instrument help page herelink opens in a new window operated by
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Media bags

Camera, film, video production, lighting and sound equipment that is traveling with a customer representing a local or national television network, broadcasting or commercial filmmaking company may be accepted on a space-available basis. Qualified members of the media traveling with excess bags may be considered for a media bag rate if coordinated in advance on JetBlue-operated flights.

Check-in times

If you’re checking bags, it’s always best to make sure you have plenty of time to deal with any baggage needs before your flight. Please note: Bags will NOT be accepted for check-in more than six hours prior to a flight's scheduled departure time.

US Domestic flights

All bags must be checked at the airport 40 minutes prior to departure.

International flights

All bags must be checked at the airport 60 minutes prior to departure.

Assistive devices

Traveling with a stroller, crutches, wheelchair or other assistive devices? No worries. They won’t count towards your carry-on or checked baggage limit, however, they are subject to carry-on size and weight restrictions. Most assistive devices will fit in the overhead bins. If not, they will be gate-checked, and will be some of the first items brought to the jetbridge. You may also request to pick it up at bag claim.

Learn more about our assistive devices policies herelink opens in a new window operated by
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Lost or damaged bag

If your bags have been delayed or damaged, it's important to file a report with a JetBlue crewmember while you’re at the airport. If you need to make the claim once you've left the airport or follow up on a bag report, please call our Baggage Service team at 1-866-538-5438.

Please read full liability coverage for checked bags herelink opens in a new window operated by
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Other baggage resources

International bag requirements

Visit our International Travel page to learn more about checked bag policies for specific countries.

Partner airlines

Our Partner Airlines may have bag policies that differ from ours, know their policies before you go.

Get more help

Our Help section has additional information about bag policy details.


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