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I know SW allows 2 bags per pd ticket up to 50lbs each and no bigger than 62” each bag question.... will I get charged the extra $75 if I only take 1bag no more than 50lbs. but it’s 67”??

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That is certainly possible.

 

It depends how closely the person accepting your checked bag is paying attention.

 

You might get lucky -- or not.

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If outdoor check in is available at your airport I’d use that and leave a $2 tip. They tend to be more lenient. I had a 52lb bag and was about to repack when they just said, Ah that’s fine don’t worry about it.

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@Ereyesjo wrote:

I know SW allows 2 bags per pd ticket up to 50lbs each and no bigger than 62” each bag question.... will I get charged the extra $75 if I only take 1bag no more than 50lbs. but it’s 67”??


If you are brining a more or less standard suitcase it probably won't be scrutinized for a few excess inches. 

 

Luggage that stands out for being oddly shaped may be more likely to garner a review.

 

 

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@DancingDavidE wrote:

 

If you are brining a more or less standard suitcase it probably won't be scrutinized for a few excess inches. 

 

Luggage that stands out for being oddly shaped may be more likely to garner a review.

 


Hopefully there's no brining going on, I don't think that will help make it taste any better 😜, but yes, as long as it's a standard suitcase no one will check sizing. Boxes, crates, etc might be questioned and checked.

 

--TheMiddleSeat