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  • tjob81 30 posts

    I’m looking to book some delta flights from ATL-CUN using Virgin points but cant find any details on the baggage allowance

    Can anyone point me to any info please?

    Ta x

    AL 571 posts

    Operating carrier’s allowance applies, so DL’s in this case. Details at https://www.delta.com/gb/en/baggage/overview.

    You may get additional allowance if you have VS status, but remember that VS status translates – at most – to DL Gold, which is rather middle of the road in terms of baggage allowance and other perks.

    truthbetold 133 posts

    This is the least explained question on redemptions. It does seem to vary a lot but I note that Qantas redemptions on air nz or jetstar both come with a checked in bag. My experience generally is that a bag is included across the board but it’s risky to rely on that and worth checking with the issuing airline.

    supergraeme 117 posts

    Flew from BZE-ATL on Delta three weeks ago and struggled to find the answer before we flew. Virgin chat told me I got 23kg one day, then I saw something that made me wonder so asked again the next day – and they said I got nothing. The second chat was correct – we had to pay at the airport ($30 per checked bag) as the site/app wouldn’t let us pay beforehand. Price was the same though.

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