FRONTIER AIRLINES CARRY ON SIZES, Allowance & Fees Guide [2021]

Frontier Airlines Carry On Guide

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Have questions about your Frontier Airlines Luggage Sizes, Weight & Restrictions? YES

With all the Frontier Airlines rules and regulations, it would be GREAT to the have answers about weight limits and restricted items before jumping on your Frontier Airlines Flight.

Read below your more information on Frontier Airlines Luggage Sizes, Weight & Restrictions:

Frontier Airlines Carry on Sizes
  1. 1 FREE Hand Carry on
  2. 10″ height x 16″ width x 24″
  3. MAX 15.8 kgs (35lb) Weight
  4. 1 FREE personal item

Regardless of your Fare Option, is allowed to carry on one personal item for free.

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Frontier Airlines Sizes and Restrictions

A carry-on bag must not exceed 10″ height x 16″ width x 24″ length, inclusive of all handles, wheels, and straps, and the bag can’t weigh more than 35 pounds.

FRONTIER CARRY ON Checker at the Airport

A carry-on bag must fit underneath the seat or in an enclosed overhead.

If you have an Economy Fare and arrive at the gate with a carry-on bag that exceeds the allowable dimensions (10″ height x 16″ width x 24″ length), you will be charged $50 to gate check the bag.

All carry-on baggage is subject to inspection by airport security and our personnel.

Frontier Airlines Personal Item Policies


Everyone is allowed to take one personal item onboard every Frontier flight on any Fare Option with no additional fee.

You may carry-on one personal item that fits under the seat. This item must not exceed 18″ x 14″ x 8″ in dimension, inclusive of all handles, wheels, and straps.

Personal items include:

  • Handbag, purse, or pocketbook
  • Backpack
  • Briefcase
  • Laptop computer, with or without a bag

All personal items are subject to inspection by airport security and personal

Frontier Airlines Exempted Items

A few items may be allowed to be carried on a flight for free by all passengers in addition to their one personal item. These items include:

  • Assistive devices for qualified passengers with special needs
  • Canes, crutches, braces etc
  • A coat or wrap
  • Infant/child diaper bag
  • Infant/child safety seat used to transport an infant/child
  • A reasonable amount of reading material
  • A foot rug (3′ x 2′ maximum) for use during prayer

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More information at: TSA list

Frontier Airlines Carry-On Bag Fees and Policies

Frontier Airlines Carry-On Fees

Carry-On Baggage Fees vary based on the type of Fare Option you purchase and for EarlyReturns members with Summit and Ascent level status. Carry-On Bag fees also vary based on the point where a carry-on bag is purchased.

Carry-On Bag
Point of Purchase
Economy Classic
& Ascent — at time of initial travel purchase $25 Free Free — when Managing existing Reservations prior to travel $25 Free Free
Frontier Reservations Call Centers — at time of initial travel purchase $25 Free Free — during online check-in $30 Free Free
Frontier Reservations Call Centers — when Managing existing Reservations prior to travel $35 Free Free
Airport check-in — available at ticket counter or self-service kiosk $35 Free Free
Airport departure gate $50 Free Free

TSA Carry-On Regulations

Frontier Airlines are bound by some legal rules regarding carry-on bags. As stated by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), “Prohibited items are weapons, explosives, incendiaries, and include items that are seemingly harmless but may be used as weapons

You may not bring these items to security checkpoints without authorization

More information at: TSA list

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1 thought on “FRONTIER AIRLINES CARRY ON SIZES, Allowance & Fees Guide [2021]”

  1. I’m new to flying. Need clear instructions about rules for luggage, and any other info that would be helpful.
    Thank you, Dale


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