1st checked bag: $25
2nd checked bag: $35
3rd+ checked bag: $100 per bag
Overweight Baggage Fee:
50-70 lbs: $100.00 per bag
70-100 lbs: $200.00 per bag
Oversize Baggage Fee: (L + W + H)
62-115: $100 per bag
Your first two bags are charged the standard baggage fee. Continental baggage fees get confusing when you get into the overweight and oversize categories. Here’s how it works: If your first and/or second bag are overweight, you are only charged the overweight fee and not the standard bag fee. Same rules apply for oversize baggage. However, if your first and/or second bag is overweight AND oversized, you are not charged the standard baggage fee but you are charged BOTH overweight and oversize fees.
For excess baggage, which is your 3rd+ bag, you are charged ALL applicable fees. This means if the bag is overweight and oversized, you are charged $100 (standard baggage) + $100 (50-70 lbs overweight fee) + $100 (oversize fee) for a total of $300. It is cheaper to split your overweight bag into two bags, just be sure to keep your bag count under 3.
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