Bypass Baggage Claim

Have Your Luggage Meet You At Your Destination

Enhancing Your Travel Experience

Convenience upon Arrival

Now you have the freedom to travel light and focus on what's most important to you with Bags VIP Luggage Delivery.  Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure on your next domestic trip, enhance your airport experience by letting the luggage experts take care of your bags for you.

How it Works

American Airlines has partnered with leading baggage handlers, Bags VIP, to offer this convenient service.

Simply select the link below to make your reservation!  You will be asked to sign up for an account and will need to provide your travel details, including your record locator. You can arrange this service any time up until two hours before your scheduled departure.

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Before Your Flight

When you arrive at the airport, simply check your bags at the ticket counter. A special indicator will be printed on your bag tags so that BAGS VIP Luggage Delivery representatives can correctly identify your luggage and quickly get it to its final delivery destination.

At Your Destination Airport

Once you've arrived at your destination airport, you can bypass baggage claim and head directly to your hotel, home or wherever your travels may take you. Your bags will arrive at your destination within four to six hours. Signature upon delivery is not required unless you select that preference during sign-up.


Each Bags VIP order can accommodate up to 10 pieces of luggage. If you're traveling with more than 10 bags, you may place multiple orders.

For destinations up to 40 miles from the arrival airport:

Number of BagsDelivery Charge
1 bag$29.95
2 bags$39.95
3-10 bags$49.95

There will be an additional $1 per mile surcharge for delivery destinations that are 41-100 miles from the arrival airport.

This third party charge is in addition to our applicable checked luggage charges.

Where is this Service Available?

Baggage delivery service is available for flights between all U.S. domestic locations and selected international pre-clearance cities, to delivery destinations within 100 miles of the arrival airport.

International pre-clearance cities include:

  • NAS - Nassau Bahamas
  • FPO - Freeport Grand Bahamas
  • AUA - Aruba
  • DUB - Dublin
  • YVR - Vancouver
  • YYC - Calgary
  • YUL - Montreal
  • YYZ - Toronto
  • YOW - Ottawa

To learn more about this service, visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

*Baggage delivery service is provided by BAGS VIP Luggage Delivery. American Airlines is not responsible for products and services offered by other companies