Checked baggage

Travel may be solely on Alaska Airlines but can still be subject to another airline's bag charges. Refer to your travel confirmation to determine which airline's baggage policy applies. When Alaska Airlines baggage policy applies, the following rules and fees are in effect:

Print your own luggage tags and save time at the airport

Self-tag is one of the many ways we strive to make your travel easy and hassle-free. We are continuing to add available flights and airports, so please check back soon if you don't see yours available.

When traveling from an eligible airport, you can print luggage tags at home using self-tag online, or once you arrive at the airport at one of our self-tag kiosks. Then look for our designated baggage drop areas, and you'll be quickly on your way.

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Self-tag Q & A

Self-tag online

Use web check-in when you're departing on flights eligible to self-tag online and you'll be offered the option to print your luggage tags from home.

Here's how it works:

  • Select the self-tag option during web check-in.
  • Check in and pay applicable* baggage fees with your debit or credit card.
  • Print and fold your bag tags.
  • Insert into our reusable bag tag holder and attach the holder to your bag
  • Drop your bags off at our designated baggage drop areas.

*Overweight or oversize fees may still apply.

Self-tag kiosks

If you're using Mobile Check-In or checking in at the airport, you can still take advantage
of our Self-Tag Express™ service at eligible airports by visiting a Self-Tag Kiosk.

Here's how it works:

  • At eligible airports, look for the self-tag kiosk.
  • Check in and pay applicable* baggage fees with your debit or credit card.
  • Self-sticking tags will print from the kiosk, along with your boarding pass.
  • Attach the tag to your luggage using the printed instructions.
  • Drop your bags off at our designated Self-Tag Express™ baggage drop areas.

*Overweight or oversize fees may still apply.

Print your bag tag at home

Need a reusable tag holder?

Reusable bag tag holders will be available at the baggage drop area.

Save even more time by ordering complimentary reusable bag tag holders before your flight and we'll mail them to you.

Request tag holder

Use our self-tag kiosk