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International basic economy credit card checked baggage waiver on American / Finair
I read that you can avoid American basic economy checked baggage restriction by having one of their co branded credit cards. Is that true on international transatlantic flights? I booked a cheap basic economy flight from Finair but on American metal and I’m not sure about the checked bag allowance for having their credit card
I do not believe the free checked bag benefit with the AA co-branded credit cards applies on International Itineraries in Basic Economy and you will probably get charged $60 to check a bag. You might want to phone AA and ask just to be 100% sure. I know AA recently changed the carryon rule, allowing two carryon items if that helps.
Gia is correct, per the AA website: [URL]https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info/experience/seats/basic-economy.jsp[/URL]
[I]*AAdvantage® credit cardmembers flying to / from Europe will pay a fee for checked bags[/I]