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What is the baggage weight limit for most airlines?

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Most airlines have a standard weight limit of 50 pounds for checked baggage, but airlines typically allow bags up to 70 to 100 pounds for an additional fee. Bags weighing more than 100 pounds generally aren't allowed on board. Check with the specific airline to determine limits before traveling.

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What is the baggage weight limit for most airlines?
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In addition to weight limits, airlines restrict the size of luggage. Checked bags must fall under both the weight and size limits to avoid fees. The standard overall dimension limit is 62 inches for most airlines. The upper size restriction varies by airline. To check the size, measure the outside length, width and height of the suitcase.

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