Baggage fee calculator

Before your trip, use our baggage fee calculator to find out how much it will cost to check your bags. To use the calculator, choose “My flights” and sign in to your MileagePlus account to see information for an upcoming trip. You can also choose "Any flights" to see information for a trip you’re planning.

Learn more about traveling with bags.

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Prepay for your checked bags

Get a discount and make the check-in process easier by paying for your checked bags online before your flight. If you’re traveling within the U.S., you can use your miles to pay.

MileagePlus rules:

The accrual of miles and Premier® qualifying credits, redemption of awards and provision of benefits through the United MileagePlus program, including the Premier Program, are subject to change and are subject to the rules of the MileagePlus program. See the complete rules and details of the MileagePlus programOpens in a new tab

1If you make a voluntary change to your trip and fly with a different airline for the first leg, the policies of the new airline will apply. If this airline isn’t United or United Express, you may have to pay a different amount as well.

2Travel companions of Premier members have the same exemptions as the Premier member whose status provides the benefit. This only applies if they’re traveling on the same reservation. Exemptions don’t apply to group reservations of 10 or more customers.

3Baggage allowances are subject to change. Certain markets are subject to limits on checked bags.

4United First, United Business and United Polaris® business class.

5For all United Economy tickets, Premier Gold members can check two complimentary bags at 70 pounds (32 kg) each for travel between the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For travel to and from select international markets, Premier Gold members can check three complimentary bags at 70 pounds each.

6For tickets issued on or after June 17, 2019, for travel mentioned in the Premier Baggage Exceptions table, Premier members will be allowed two bags weighing up to 70 lbs. (32 kg) when flying to or from SDQ, MGA, GUA, SAP, TGU and HAV.