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Carry-on and personal item

New Arrival

Can I carry-on my suitcase 20x14x9 and my backpack 17x13x8 as a personal item?


Re: Carry-on and personal item

Rising Star

Carryon items are limited to one bag plus one smaller, personal-type item. Southwest Airlines limits carryon bag dimensions to 10x16x24 inches. All Customers and Employees and their items are subject to a thorough physical search. Visit for more info.


Re: Carry-on and personal item

Retired Community Manager

Hi @amoorefield,


It sounds like your bag is close to being the right size for a carryon. This graphic should help you determine if it will meet the requirements:


Bag capture.JPG