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Full disclosure: we’re not big fans of fees. But they do help us fly you in the award-winning, mood-lit style to which you’re accustomed. Whenever and wherever we charge them, we want to make sure you’re in the know. Roll over the tabs below for a full list of fees you might see when booking and flying with us.

RESERVATIONS

Here’s a fee guide for reservation updates like changing or canceling flights, bringing pets, and flying standby.

  Main Cabin Main Cabin Refundable Instant Upgrade to Main Cabin Select Main Cabin Select First Class First Class Refundable
Change of Reservation Fee - Western Region (within LAS, LAX, PDX, PSP, PVR, SAN, SEA, SFO, SJC, SJD only) ** $75 $0 $75 $0 $0 $0
Change of Reservation Fee - Long and Medium Haul Markets (AUS, DFW, CUN, MCO, FLL, ORD, IAD, DCA, BOS, JFK, EWR, PHL) ** $150 $0 $150 $0 $0 $0
Cancellation of Reservation Fee - Western Region (within LAS, LAX, PDX, PSP, PVR, SAN, SEA, SFO, SJC, SJD only) ** $75 $0 $75 $0 $0 $0
Cancellation of Reservation Fee - Long and Medium Haul Markets (AUS, DFW, CUN, MCO, FLL, ORD, IAD, DCA, BOS, JFK, EWR, PHL) ** $150 $0 $150 $0 $0 $0
Elevate Redeposit Fee* $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100
Unaccompanied Minors
(more information)*
$75-$125 based on destination $75-$125 based on destination $75-$125 based on destination $75-$125 based on destination $75-$125 based on destination $75-$125 based on destination
Pet Traveling in Main Cabin
(more information)*
$100 $100 Not Permitted Not Permitted Not Permitted Not Permitted
Same Day Travel Change
(more information)*
$25-$50 based on destination $25-$50 based on destination $25-$50 based on destination $25-$50 based on destination $25-$50 based on destination $25-$50 based on destination
Unconfirmed Standby Fee
(more information)*
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Call Center Reservation Fee* $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20
Mailed Itinerary* $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20
Call Center Service Fee
$20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20
Express seats
(at time of booking)*
$30 $0 N/A N/A N/A N/A

* Same Day Travel Change fee is only applicable at the airport. For guests departing from Mexico to the United States, additional charges (like baggage fees) are published in U.S. dollars and will fluctuate based on the Mexican currency exchange rate. Also, an 11-16% tax is assessed on these additional charges.

Qualifying Elevate Gold and Elevate Silver members are eligible for certain service fee waivers. Please refer to the Elevate benefits chart for full details.

** For all tickets purchased prior to February 7, 2014 changes and cancellations will result in a $100 fee

BAGGAGE

Check out fees for checking bags of all sizes on Virgin America flights.

  Main Cabin Main Cabin Refundable Instant Upgrade to Main Cabin Select Main Cabin Select First Class First Class Refundable
Domestic
1st Checked bag
(more information)*
$25 No Fee No Fee No Fee No Fee No Fee
2nd Checked bag
(more information)*
$25 $25 $25 $25 No Fee No Fee
3rd-10th Checked Bag (Each)
(more information)*
$25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25
International
1st Checked bag
(more information)*
For tickets booked before 4/12/13
No Fee No Fee No Fee No Fee No Fee No Fee
1st Checked bag
(more information)*
For tickets booked on or after 4/12/13
$25 No Fee No Fee No Fee No Fee No Fee
2nd Checked bag
(more information)*
For tickets booked before 4/12/13
$25 $25 No Fee No Fee No Fee No Fee
2nd Checked bag
(more information)*
For tickets booked on or after 4/12/13
$25 $25 $25 $25 No Fee No Fee
3rd-10th Checked Bag (Each)
(more information)*
$25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25
Oversized
Overweight baggage
(51-70 lbs)
1st through 10th bag
In addition to checked bag fee.
(more information)*
$50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50
Overweight baggage
(71-100 lbs)
1st through 10th bag
In addition to checked bag fee.
(more information)*
$100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100
Oversized baggage
(Exceeding 62 linear inches)
In addition to checked bag fee.
(more information)
$75 $75 $75 $75 $75 $75
Miscellaneous
Sporting Equipment
(Bicycles, Surfboards, Animal Antlers/Horns)
This replaces the checked bag fee but overweight/oversized fees may apply.
(more information)*
$50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50

*For guests departing from Mexico to the United States, additional charges (like baggage fees) are published in U.S. dollars and will fluctuate based on the Mexican currency exchange rate. Also, an 11-16% tax is assessed on these additional charges.

For tickets purchased prior to February 7, 2014 the Oversized Baggage fee is $50.

For tickets booked on or after April 12, 2013 for International travel to and from Mexico, Main Cabin Guests are invited to check up to ten (10) bags up to 50 pounds for a fee of for $25 each. Main Cabin Select Guests are invited to check one (1) bag up to 50 pounds free of charge, and nine (9) more up to 50 pounds for a fee of $25 each. First Class Cabin guests are welcome to check two (2) bags up to 50 pounds free of charge and eight (8) more up to 50 pounds for $25 each.

For tickets purchased prior to April 12, 2013 for International travel to Mexico, Main Cabin Guests are invited to check one (1) bag up to 50 pounds free of charge and nine (9) more up to 50 pounds for $25 each. Main Cabin Select Guests are invited to check two (2) bags up to 50 pounds free of charge and eight (8) more up to 50 pounds for a fee of $25 each. First Class Cabin guests are welcome to check two (2) bags up to 50 pounds free of charge and eight (8) more up to 50 pounds for $25 each.

Para boletos reservados en o después del 12 de abril de 2013, para vuelos internacionales de o hacia México, los pasajeros de clase Main Cabin son bienvenidos a documentar hasta diez (10) piezas de equipaje de hasta 50 libras de peso, por una tarifa de $25 dólares cada una. Pasajeros de clase Main Cabin Select son bienvenidos a documentar una (1) pieza de equipaje de hasta 50 libras de peso sin cargo alguno, y nueve (9) piezas de equipaje adicionales de hasta 50 libras de peso por una tarifa de $25 dólares cada una. Pasajeros de First Class son bienvenidos a documentar dos (2) piezas de equipaje de hasta 50 libras de peso sin cargo alguno y ocho (8) piezas de equipaje adicionales de hasta 50 libras de peso por una tarifa de $25 dólares cada una.

Para boletos adquiridos antes del 12 de abril de 2013 para vuelos internacionales de o hacia México, los pasajeros de Main Cabin son bienvenidos a documentar una (1) pieza de equipaje de hasta 50 libras de peso sin cargo alguno y nueve (9) piezas de equipaje adicionales de hasta 50 libras de peso por una tarifa de $25 dólares cada una. Pasajeros de Main Cabin Select son bienvenidos a documentar dos (2) piezas de equipaje de hasta 50 libras de peso sin cargo alguno y ocho (8) piezas de equipaje adicionales de hasta 50 libras de peso por una tarifa de $25 dólares cada una. Pasajeros de First Class son bienvenidos a documentar dos (2) piezas de equipaje de hasta 50 libras de peso sin cargo alguno y ocho (8) piezas de equipaje adicionales de hasta 50 libras de peso por una tarifa de $25 dólares cada una.

AMENITIES

See what’s served a la carte on our flights, including on-demand food and drinks, in-flight WiFi, premium TV, and movies.1

  Main Cabin Main Cabin Refundable Instant Upgrade to Main Cabin Select Main Cabin Select First Class First Class Refundable
Virgin America Headsets* $3 $3 $0 $0 $0 $0
Full-Length Movies* $5-$8 $5-$8 $0 $0 $0 $0
Premium TV Options* $2-$7 $2-$7 $0 $0 $0 $0
Live Dish Network TV* $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Gogo Inflight Internet2
(more information)*
$4.95-$34.95 $4.95-$34.95 $4.95-$34.95 $4.95-$34.95 $4.95-$34.95 $4.95-$34.95
Fresh Food (i.e. Sandwiches, Salads)* $4-$9 $4-$9 $0 or $4-$10 for select items $0 or $4-$10 for select items $0 $0
Snacks (i.e. Chips, Cookies)* $3-$5 $3-$5 $0 or $3-$5 for select items $0 or $3-$5 for select items $0 $0
Alcoholic Drinks (i.e Beer, Wine, Spirits)* $6-$8 $6-$8 $0 or $6-$14 for select items $0 or $6-$14 for select items $0 $0
Premium Non-Alcoholic Drinks (i.e. Honest Tea, Premium Teas)* $2-$3 $2-$3 $0 $0 $0 $0
On The House Drinks (i.e. Coke, Sprite, Orange Juice, Coffee)* $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Pillows & Blankets3* $10 $10 $10 $10 $10 $10
Loft Pass - Virgin America, Los Angeles (LAX) $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40
Lounge Pass - Virgin Atlantic, New York (JFK)* Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available $75 $75
Lounge Pass - Virgin Atlantic, San Francisco (SFO)* Elevate Members - $40 Elevate Members - $40 Elevate Members - $40 Elevate Members - $40 $40 $40
Lounge Pass - Virgin Atlantic, Washington DC (IAD)* Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available $45 $45

1Onboard Amenities are subject to availability and may change without notice regardless of booking date.

2Gogo Inflight Internet is a product by Aircell, Inc. Pricing and availability subject to change without notice at discretion of Aircell, Inc.

3Virgin America offers a limited number of standard pillows & blankets to First Class guests on all flights.

*For guests departing from Mexico to the United States, additional charges (like baggage fees) are published in U.S. dollars and will fluctuate based on the Mexican currency exchange rate. Also, an 11-16% tax is assessed on these additional charges.

UPGRADES

Stay updated on upgrades, whether they’re online, at the airport ticket counter, or while you’re onboard. Grab a seat in Main Cabin Select up to 24 hours before departure, or in First Class up to 6 hours before departure.

  Fee
Main Cabin to Main Cabin Select* $39 - $159
Main Cabin Select to First Class* $50 - $240
Main Cabin to First Class* $89 - $399

*For guests departing from Mexico to the United States, additional charges (like baggage fees) are published in U.S. dollars and will fluctuate based on the Mexican currency exchange rate. Also, an 11-16% tax is assessed on these additional charges.

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