METJET BAGGAGE POLICIES
Pets and Live Animals
MetJet does not transport any pets, or live animals, as checked baggage. We do permit in cabin pets. Check out our Pet Center.
MetJet permits every passenger to check two pieces of luggage, as long as it is under 62 linear inches (length plus width plus height) and 50 pounds, free of charge.
Each bag that exceeds 62 linear inches (length plus width plus height) or 50 pounds, and additional bags, are subject to excess baggage fees of $50 each additional piece of excess baggage.
Carry on Baggage
- As part of baggage check-in procedures, which vary by airport, all baggage is subject to search by airport security agents.
- Your name must be clearly and legibly marked on all baggage.
- Baggage may not be checked to a destination that is not listed on your itinerary.
- Baggage determined by MetJet, Sun Country or MetJet's third party agents to be unsuitable for transportation may not be checked.
- Styrofoam coolers are not accepted as checked or carry-on baggage.
- We do not transport medical oxygen for personal use for passengers with disabilities.
- Printing and toner cartridges weighing more than 16 ounces are prohibited in checked and carry-on luggage.
- MetJet's carriers do not transport hazardous materials and dangerous goods. For more information about FAA definitions of these terms, please see the FAA site.
- Car seats and strollers may be checked at no additional charge.
- All baggage claims must be filed with a MetJet representative prior to leaving the airport. Claims must be filed with MetJet representatives.
MetJet passengers are permitted:
Guidelines for liquids and carryons can be found at the TSA Page.
- One (1) carry-on bags which may not exceed any of the following dimensions: 22" long x 14" wide x 9" tall (including wheels, handles, or any other protruding items), and may not exceed 35 pounds in weight.
- Passengers may also carry:
One (1) smaller personal item (e.g., purse, laptop, etc.) which may not exceed any of the following dimensions: 16" long x 11" wide x 8" tall. This item must be stowed under the seat in front of them.
For information on transporting medical equipment (including mobility devices) in your baggage, please see contact customer service at (855) 5 METJET.
Sports Equipment and Questions
General guidelines apply to sports equipment, and may be different by aircraft type or carrier. For additional questions about this or any baggage, please contact customer service at (855) 5 MEJET.
Guidelines For Lithium Batteries:
As of January 1, 2008, travelers may not pack spare lithium batteries of any kind in checked baggage. Passengers wishing to carry spare lithium batteries for devices such as laptops, cell phones and cameras are now required to pack them in their carry-on baggage with the terminals covered or insulated. Travelers may check bags that contain batteries, as long as they are installed in electronic devices.
Firearms & Ammunition
Conditions of Acceptance In accordance with federal law, all firearms must be unloaded, and the transporting passenger must sign a "Firearms Unloaded" declaration affirming that the firearm is unloaded. The declaration form will then be placed inside the container by the passenger and witnessed by a representative. The baggage will be locked at the time of acceptance, with the key or lock combination retained in the passenger's custody. This must be done each time firearms are checked as baggage.
The information shown below pertains to travel within the United States only (unless stated otherwise). Passengers must obtain and comply with regulations governing the transportation of firearms for all countries on the itinerary.
General Firearms Information
- Firearms and ammunition are accepted as checked baggage only.
- All firearms must be unloaded with the action, slide, or bolt open where applicable.
- All firearms must be declared at the airport check-in counter.
- Firearms will only be accepted in a hard sided locked container (for example - rifle case).
- Ammunition must be packed in its original packaging or case specifically designed for ammunition. Loose ammunition or ammunition loaded in magazines or speed loaders will not be accepted.
- Ammunition may be placed inside of the locked case providing it is packed as stated above. (No one under 18 years of age may check a firearm unless they provide proof of firearm safety training.
- Pellet and BB guns are treated the same as other firearms and require the same handling.
- MetJet employees, or its representatives, will not handle firearms.
- Additional information about travelling with firearms and ammunition is available at www.tsa.gov.
- No exterior tag or description of contents noting firearm may appear on any case.
- All cases must be locked and only the passenger may retain the key or combination.
Paintball Guns and Equipment
- Maximum per case is 3 rifles/shotguns or 5 pistols/revolvers, shooting mat, noise suppressors, and tools. There is no limit on the number of cases allowed.
- Ammunition is limited to 11 lbs. total per passenger. Excess baggage charges will apply to each gun case if it is in additional/excess of the standard baggage requirements and/or oversize/overweight.
- Paintball guns are prohibited from carry-on luggage by Federal regulations and must be packed in unlocked, soft or hard sided checked luggage.
- Compressed gas cylinders may be carried in checked or carry-on baggage only if the regulator valve is completely disconnected from the cylinder and the cylinder is no longer sealed (i.e. the cylinder has an open end).
- Cylinders must have an opening to allow for a visual inspection to ensure that there are no prohibited items inside.
- If the cylinder is sealed (i.e. the regulator valve is still attached), the cylinder is prohibited and not permitted.
- See www.tsa.gov for specific information on transporting paintball equipment aboard a commercial aircraft.