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Sun Country Airlines Carry On Size, Weight, Fees, Limits & Restrictions 2022

How many different baggage items can be carried-on and in what dimensions should they be? Sun Country Airlines allows every passenger one carry-on item and one personal item. The dimension of the personal item is 17inch x 13inch x 9inch. And the maximum weight of the carry-on bag is 35 pounds; the maximum physical dimension is 24inch x 16inch x 11inch tall.

Carry-on Baggage:

Sun Country Airlines allows all of its passengers as much luggage as they would like. They also require that the carry-on bag be put under the head. If your bags are too big, you will have to check them due to airport regulations about dimensions.

Personal item: 

Sun Country Airlines only allows a personal item on one flight, but prices of the checked and carry-on baggage are all listed. According to Sun Country policies, any personal item must fit flat or in a 12″ x 6″ x 15″ bag or can not exceed a total weight of 50 pounds.

Measurement of personal item:

Side of the personal item Maximum size
Length 17inch
Width 13inch
Height 9inch

It is important to know that there are some things that don’t count towards your carry-on allowance, such as a laptop and wheels.

Carry-on bag:

Sun Country airlines allows one carry-on bag. The maximum dimension of the carry-on bag is 24 inch x 16 inch x 11 inches tall, and the maximum weight is 35 pounds. Sun Country Airlines has listed their allowable measurements below so that you can plan ahead when packing for your trip:

Measurement of the carry-on bag:

Sides and weight of the carry-on bag Maximum allowed measurement
Length 24inch
Width 16inch
Height 11inch
Weight 35 pounds

Carry-on Baggage Fee:

Destinations Carry-on baggage fee
At the time of booking up to USD 30
Before and at the time of online checking USD 35
At Airport USD 40

Rules regarding Carry-on liquids:

The rules regarding carrying liquids as carry-on items are not naturally instructed by Sun Country Airlines. The rule is set by the Federal Aviation Administration and Transportation Security Administration and followed by Sun Country Airlines.

No one can be allowed to have more than 1 resealable bag per person, no matter if it’s checked-in or carry-on; airlines will keep an eye on this

Allowed Foods in Carry-On Bag:

Allowed Food Necessary instructions/ comments
Alcoholic beverages, Gravy Yes, it is allowed as long as its quantity is less than or equivalent to 3.4 oz/ 100 ml.
Baby Food Yes, it is allowed but in reasonable quantities. Remove these items from carry-on bags while screening to be checked separately.
Baby Formula Yes, it is allowed but in reasonable quantities. Remove these items from carry-on bags while screening as food will get checked separately.
Bottled water Yes, it is allowed as long as its quantity is less than or equivalent to 3.4 oz/ 100 ml.
Bread, Cooked Food (Meat, vegetables, seafood) Solid or dry food such as bread can be transported both in carry-on or checked bags.
Candys, Cereals, Cookies, Crackers, Dry fruits, Fresh eggs, Gums Since these are dry food, they are allowed.
Cheese, Chocolate It is to be mentioned that if the cheese/ chocolate is creamy, it will be allowed as long as the quantity is not more than 3.4 oz/ 100 ml. The quantity is not of concern if the cheese/ chocolate is solid.
Live Lobster It needs to be checked with the airline.

*Special Instructions for Carrying Fresh meat, seafood, and frozen food:

You can transport seafood, meat, and other perishable products from one place to another because let’s face it, most airlines make exceptions in the case of foods.

Sun Country Airlines Carry-On Pet Policy:

Checked Baggage:

Checked baggage can have a maximum of 62 linear inches. It is the total summation of length, with breadth and height not exceeding 62 inches. The max weight that is allowed without additional charges is 50 pounds.

Extra Baggage Fee

Weight/ Linear inches of a checked oversized bag Additional Charges
51-60 pounds + $20
61-99 pounds + $60
63+ linear inches + $100
Special Sporting Equipment + $100

Other things that need to be mentioned:


What will happen if the carry-on item does not fit below the front seat on Sun Country Airlines?

You will have to pay an additional $25-$40 if the item you are transporting cannot fit underneath the seat in front of you. To ensure that there is enough space, the maximum dimension of your carry-on items should be 24 x 16 x 11 inches.  This includes wheels and handles.

How do I get an additional checked bag for free of charge on Sun Country?

Sun Country Airlines offers free checked luggage to passengers who are also active U.S. military or Sun Country Airlines Visa Signature Cardholders. The rest of the travellers need to pay for a checked bag as well.

What can a passenger carry in her purse on a Sun Country plane?

Someone traveling through the airport will be required to declare heavy toiletry and cosmetic items, for example liquid-gel substances over 3.4 ounces, dry items such as Mint or gum up to 3.4 ounces, and anything else that may be confiscated by airport officials.

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