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JetBlue Baggage Policy

The JetBlue Baggage Policy aims to ensure you are well-informed and equipped with all the necessary information about your luggage, from the time of packing to the end of your journey. These guidelines vary depending on factors such as ticket type, selected cabin class, and your loyalty status with JetBlue Airlines.

JetBlue Baggage Policy - Checked Baggage

JetBlue's Baggage Policy for checked baggage specifies the number of bags, the weight and the size limit allowed on the flight, and the baggage fees. These factors can vary based on the passenger's itinerary and fare class.

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JetBlue Baggage Policy - Carry-On Baggage

JetBlue Airlines Luggage

JetBlue's Carry-on Baggage Policy allows passengers to bring one personal item and a carry-on bag on the plane. The personal item and carry-on bag must follow the following restrictions:

  • Personal item: The personal item must fit under the seat in front of you and can have a maximum size of 17" L (43.2 cm) x 13" W (33 cm) x 8" H (20.32 cm)
  • Carry-on bag: The carry-on bag must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat and can have a maximum JetBlue carry-on size limit of 22" L (55.88 cm) x 14" W (35.56 cm) x 9" H (22.86 cm) (including handles and wheels)

If you’re traveling with a pet, check the pet carrier specifications on the JetBlue Pet Policy.

Important Notes

  • As per the JetBlue baggage policy, passengers with Blue Basic fares are not permitted to bring a carry-on bag on board. If a carry-on bag is brought to the gate, a fee will be charged, and the bag will have to be checked. The fee for the 1st or 2nd checked bag will be $65, while the fee for the 3rd checked bag will be $180
  • Passengers who bought a Blue, Blue Extra, or Mint fare for domestic U.S. flights are guaranteed their carry-on bag will be allowed on board if it meets all the requirements. Even More® Space seat passengers on all connecting legs are also included in this guarantee. Check the available JetBlue fare options and how you can upgrade your JetBlue flight ticket.
  • For routes other than domestic U.S. flights, overhead bin space is allocated based on availability, and it's first come, first served
  • Passengers in later boarding groups might be asked to gate-check their carry-on bags if no overhead bin space is left
  • Special Conditions in which carry-on bags are included in the fare are,
    • Mosaic members
    • Travelers to/from the U.K. and Europe (including connecting flights)
    • Travelers that are combining a Blue Basic fare with an Even More® Space seat (on all legs, if connecting)
    • Active U.S. military
    • Unaccompanied minors
  • Passengers who include a pet in their Blue Basic booking will be allowed to board the plane with a personal item and a pet carrier. Read the detailed JetBlue Pet Policy.

JetBlue Baggage Policy - Weight And Dimensions

JetBlue Airlines- Bags Size and Weight Limit

  • The JetBlue Airlines Baggage limit, without additional fees for exceeding the weight limit, is 50 pounds (22.68 kg)
  • The size limits of the bag are calculated by summing up the total outside dimensions of each bag: Length + Width + Height.  The standard size limit, without additional fees for exceeding the weight limit, is 62" (157.48 cm)
  • Bags weighing over 70 pounds (31.75 kg) will not be accepted 

Important Notes: Baggage that exceeds the weight limit of 50 pounds (22.68 kg) and the size limit of 62 inches (157.48 cm) will be considered overweight/oversized and incur additional fees, as per the JetBlue baggage policy.

JetBlue Baggage Fees

The JetBlue Baggage fees are applicable at every check-in location, and the base rates may vary depending on the travel dates and destination.

Within the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean

Fare1st Bag2nd bag3rd Bag
Blue Basic$ 35 USD$45 USD$150 USD
Blue$ 35 USD$45 USD$150 USD
Blue PlusFree$45 USD$150 USD
Blue Extra$ 35 USD$45 USD$150 USD
MintFree (up to 70 lbs)Free (up to 70 lbs)$150 USD
MosaicFreeFree$150 USD
The JetBlue Plus Card memberFree$45$150 USD

Between U.S. and U.K./ Europe

Fare1st Bag2nd Bag
Blue Basic$65 USD$105
Blue PlusFree$105
Blue ExtraFree$105
The JetBlue Plus Card memberFree$105


Important Notes 

  • The JetBlue baggage fee for a 3rd (or more) checked bag to/from the U.K./Europe is $200
  • Passengers can save money on checked bag fees by adding up to 2 checked bags in advance (at least 24 hours before departure). They will receive a discount of $5 on each of the first 2 checked bags
  • Checked bag fees will only be refunded if the entire booking is canceled before the scheduled departure time

JetBlue Baggage Fees - Oversize and Overweight Bags

The JetBlue baggage fees for overweight and oversized luggage depend on your destination. If your bag is oversized and overweight, more than one fee may apply.

JetBlue Baggage Fees - Oversize Bags

JetBlue baggage fees for oversized bags are $150

JetBlue Baggage Fees - Overweight Bags

JetBlue baggage fees for overweight bags are $150

Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, it is. Passengers traveling on Blue, Blue Extra, and Mint fares or booking an Even More Space seat for all connecting flights are guaranteed overhead bin space on domestic U.S. flights under JetBlue baggage policy. The guarantee is valid if the carry-on bag meets all the usual requirements. If not, passengers will receive a $25 Travel Bank credit valid for 12 months.
Yes, there are. The following fares come with free checked bags: - Blue Plus fare includes 1 checked bag - Mint fare includes 2 checked bags - For flights to/from London, Blue and Blue Extra fares also include 1 checked bag Moreover, the following passengers are eligible for free checked bags: - Mosaic members and their eligible travel companions (2 checked bags) - JetBlue Plus and JetBlue Business Cardmembers and up to 3 eligible travel companions (1 free checked bag)
Yes, according to the JetBlue baggage policy, if the booking is canceled before the scheduled departure time, checked bag fees, along with other extras such as Even More® Space and pets, are refundable to the original payment method. However, checked bag fees are not refundable if the passenger travels on the flight but chooses not to check the bag(s) they paid for.
Yes, there are several exceptions. The following travelers may bring a carry-on bag, even with a Blue Basic fare: - Mosaic members - Travelers to/from London (including connecting flights) - Travelers combining a Blue Basic fare with an Even More® Space seat (on all legs, if connecting) - Active U.S. military personnel - Unaccompanied minors Additionally, passengers traveling with a pet on a Blue Basic fare can bring a personal item and an approved pet carrier. It's also important to note that passengers traveling to/from London on a Blue Basic fare will have a carry-on and personal item included in their fare.
If a passenger with a Blue Basic fare arrives at the gate with a carry-on bag, they will be required to pay JetBlue baggage fees of $65 if it would be their first or second checked bag or $180 if it's their third. The carry-on bag would need to be checked and not allowed on board as part of their free allowance.
Yes, passengers can bring a pet with a Blue Basic fare if space is available. However, passengers must remember that Blue Basic fares do not allow for carry-on bags, so they must limit their items to an approved pet carrier and a personal item.
The JetBlue carry-on size limit for JetBlue flights is 22" L (55.88 cm) x 14" W (35.56 cm) x 9" H (22.86 cm).
Yes, you may bring a musical instrument as a carry-on if it fits within the JetBlue carry-on size limit and can be stowed safely in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you.
If your bag is lost or damaged during your flight with JetBlue, you should immediately report it to a JetBlue crewmember or baggage service agent before leaving the airport. You can also file a claim online within 24 hours of your flight's arrival.
JetBlue allows one carry-on bag and one personal item per passenger on board. The carry-on bag should fit in the overhead bin, while the personal item should fit under the seat in front of you. The maximum Jetblue carry-on size limit for the bag is 22'' x 14'' x 9'' inches, and the personal item should not exceed 17 x 13 x 8 inches. Please note that Blue Basic fares do not allow a carry-on bag, except for a personal item that can be fitted under the seat in front of you.
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