Airport Skycap Service Chart

George Hobica, May 05, 2013
Fares from Washington DC:
    Skycaps can be your best friend at the airport. Here's an updated list of the airlines that offer this service and how much it costs. Don't forget to tip!

    Airline
    Cost
    Cash or Credit?
    Where you'll find them
    Other services available
    American
    Free
    n/a
    All major domestic airports Print boarding pass, check and pay luggage fees via credit/debit card
    Delta
    Free
    n/a About 100 domestic airports Boarding pass printout
    Frontier
    Free
    n/a

    Available in Denver, Las Vegas,

    & Washington (Reagan National)

    Whole package: Print boarding pass, check and pay for your bags via credit/debit card
    JetBlue

    $2 per bag

    (free at DCA, HPN)

    credit/debit only

    Many of JetBlue's US destinations

    Pay baggage fees via credit/debit card, print boarding pass
    Southwest
    Free
    n/a All airports, except some smaller ones in Texas Boarding pass printout
    United
    Free
    n/a Most domestic airports Pay baggage fees via credit/debit card, boarding pass printout
    US Airways
    $2 per bag
    credit/debit only 24 domestic airports Pay baggage fees via credit/debit card, boarding pass printout
    Virgin America
    Free
    n/a SFO and LAX – they're working on EWR now.
    Pay baggage fees via credit/debit card, boarding pass printout
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