Baggage Allowance Policy

As many airlines charge baggage fees for your checked bags, an allowance will be permitted when the requirements below are met.

Policy

Domestic

  • Most airlines allow one free bag not to exceed 50 pounds or larger than 62 linear inches.
  • UNLV will reimburse on domestic travel a maximum of one checked bag, in addition to the carry-on policy of the airlines, plus personal items such as briefcases, laptops & purses.
  • In the case of domestic travel of four consecutive nights or longer, UNLV will reimburse for a maximum of two checked bags, in addition to the carry-on policy of the airlines, plus personal items such as briefcases, laptops, & purses.

International

  • Most airlines have implemented changes in the baggage weight allowance for coach class for international travel. The free coach class baggage allowance is 50 pounds per paying passenger. Passengers in coach class may take more than 50 pounds, but for an additional fee.
  • UNLV will reimburse on foreign travel of four consecutive nights or longer a maximum of two checked bags, in addition to the carry-on policy of the airlines, plus personal items such as briefcases, laptops & purses.

Original receipts including method of payment must be submitted with the completed travel document requesting reimbursement.

Request for reimbursement beyond this policy will require the approval of a Dean, VP or Provost with specific justification of additional baggage prior to traveling.

Please contact your travel team at ext. 5-1157 should you have additional questions.

Authorization Required

Dean, VP or Provost with specific justification of additional baggage prior to traveling.

Account Restrictions

What accounts cannot be used or what permission do you need.