Baggage information

Safety notice

Effective January 15, spare lithium batteries or lithium batteries that are part of bags themselves (sometimes referred to as “smart bags”) must be removed from any checked or gate-checked baggage. These batteries can be transported in your carry-on baggage. Bags with non-removable lithium batteries are not allowed on any United flights, including United Express® flights.

Excess baggage

Read about service charges for baggage that exceeds the allowance, size or weight limitations.


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