Fees

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. Below is 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.

 
 
Fee
 
 
Main Cabin
 
Main Cabin
Refundable
 
Main Cabin
Select
Main Cabin
Select
Refundable
 
 
First Class
 
First Class
Refundable
Change of Reservation Fee - Western Region (within LAS, LAX, PDX, PSP, PVR, SAN, SEA, SFO, SJD only) ** $100 $0 $100 $0 $0 $0
Change of Reservation Fee - Long and Medium Haul Markets (AUS, CUN, MCO, FLL, ORD, IAD, DCA, BOS, JFK, EWR, DAL, LGA) ** $150 $0 $150 $0 $0 $0
Cancellation of Reservation Fee - Western Region (within LAS, LAX, PDX, PSP, PVR, SAN, SEA, SFO, SJD only) ** $100 $0 $100 $0 $0 $0
Cancellation of Reservation Fee - Long and Medium Haul Markets (AUS, CUN, MCO, FLL, ORD, IAD, DCA, BOS, JFK, EWR, DAL, LGA) ** $150 $0 $150 $0 $0 $0
Elevate Redeposit Fee* $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100
Unaccompanied Minors (more information)* $75-$125
based on flight
$75-$125
based on flight
$75-$125
based on flight
$75-$125
based on flight
$75-$125
based on flight
$75-$125
based on flight
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 flight
$25-$50
based on flight
$25-$50
based on flight
$25-$50
based on flight
$25-$50
based on flight
$25-$50
based on flight
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)*
$15-$50
based on flight
$0 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Baggage

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

 
 
Fee
 
 
Main Cabin
 
Main Cabin
Refundable
 
Main Cabin
Select
Main Cabin
Select
Refundable
 
 
First Class
 
First Class
Refundable
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)*
$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
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

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)

 
 
Fee
 
 
Main Cabin
 
Main Cabin
Refundable
 
Main Cabin
Select
Main Cabin
Select
Refundable
 
 
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 Internet(2) $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 & Blankets(3)* $10 $10 $10 $10 $10 $10
Loft Pass - Virgin America, Los Angeles (LAX)
(more information)*
$30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30
Lounge Pass - Virgin Atlantic, New York (JFK)
(more information)*
Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available $75 $75
Lounge Pass - Virgin Atlantic, San Francisco (SFO)
(more information)*
Elevate Members - $40 Elevate Members - $40 Elevate Members - $40 Elevate Members - $40 $40 $40
Lounge Pass - Virgin Atlantic, Washington DC (IAD)
(more information)*
Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available $45 $45

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.

Upgrade Fee
Main Cabin to Main Cabin Select* $39 - $179
Main Cabin Select to First Class* $70 - $240
Main Cabin to First Class* $99 - $399