Southwest Airlines Pet Policy

Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines Pet Policy


In Cabin/Carry-On Pet Fee:  $95 one-way per carrier

Maximum Weight Allowed: No weight restriction.

Cargo Area/Checked Baggage Pet Fee:  Pets are not allowed in the cargo area or as checked baggage on Southwest Airlines.

Carrier Guidelines:  Pets traveling in cabin/carry-on must be transported in soft-sided or hard-sided pet travel carriers that are leak proof and ventilated on at least two sides.  The carrier must be large enough for your pet to stand up, turn around and lie down comfortably.  The pet carrier must fit under the seat in front of you.  The under-seat dimensions are as follows:  window seat - 19" L x 14" W x 8.25" H; middle seat - 19" L x 19" W x 8.25" H; aisle seat - 19