Flying to Myrtle Beach - Compare Airfares
The Myrtle Beach
International Airport is located off Highway U.S. 17, It can be reached from
U.S. 17 Bypass or 17 Business. You will be able to rent a car from most major
car rental companies, take a taxi, limo or shuttle to your destination. We
definitely suggest a car rental as the Grand Stran area stretches for 60 miles
and that's not counting the distance to Pawleys Island and other areas on the
Take into consideration that not only is Myrtle Beach a
popular golfing destination, it is also a hot (literally and figuratively)
summer vacation destination. US AIR and DELTA provide most of the service to
Myrtle Beach. They can get you to Myrtle Beach from most places in the USA and
Europe. US AIR connections are via Charlotte. DELTA connections are through
Atlanta. Book your trip early! 3 - 6 months in advance is not too soon!
The most popular flights to Myrtle Beach are Friday mornings and Sunday
afternoons, the next most popular are Thursday and Monday evenings. You have to
look sharp to find cheap air flights to Myrtle Beach.
The Airlines that
fly into Myrtle Beach are as follows: Allegiant, Delta/ASA/COMair, Spirit,
United & U.S. Airways...and for close-by destinations try Air Tran and ASA/Delta/Conair
flying into Charleston International Airport and for flights into Wilmington
International Airport you will find Allegiant, Delta and U.S. Airways as major
Take a look at our
Compare Airfares page, where you will find prices that compare with any
nationally advertised site. Also on that page you'll be able to check flights
into other nearby airports, such as Charleston or Florence SC, or Wilmington,
NC. to see if you can get a better deal, even if the rates are very similar, you
might have a better chance at your dates. If you decide to play golf at the
south end of Myrtle Beach, Charleston is just about 1 1/2 hours drive up 17 -
and usually very light traffic. If you've chosen golf courses on the north end
of the beach, Wilmington is also about 1 1/2 hours drive away. The same for
Florence - if you've picked courses in Myrtle Beach proper. So there are
solutions to the sell-out seats for Myrtle Beach.
As you may know all
airlines have changed their baggage policies. Some accept golf bags as checked
baggage others do not. Please read what the policies for airlines flying into
Myrle Beach! Please Note that most require your bags to be in a "hard shell"
A Golf bag
(in a hard-sided golf bag carrying case provided by the passenger), including
clubs, balls, and shoes, will be considered as a checked bag with all applicable
fees. Applicable fees include boags exceeding 40 lbs weight limit and 80 inches
size limits. Bags allowed may not exceed d5 per passenger. No baggage more than
100 lbs will be accepted.
One golf bag may
be accepted as checked baggage; checked baggage fees may apply based on travel
region and total number of checked bags. Overweight baggage fees will apply to
bags that exceed 50 lbs; oversized baggage fees will be waived for golf bags
that exceed 62 linear inches. Bags exceeding 115 linear inches will not be
One item of golfing equipment is defined as:
One golf bag
containing one set of golf clubs;
Golf balls and tees; and
One pair of
Golf clubs will be accepted as checked baggage under the
Golf bag is packaged within a hard-shell case
bag is packaged within a soft-sided golf club travel bag after a limited release
has been signed
Delta is not responsible for damage noted at the time of
check-in or damage due to over-packing the bag.
Golf Clubs Policy
will be accepted as baggage and charged the same rates as checked baggage. Golf
clubs can be transported as a normal checked item if within the standard weight
limit (size limits are waived for golf clubs).
Checked baggage weight
charges apply. Fees will apply and clubs must be within the checked baggage
weight limits. A release form will also need to be signed by the customer for
soft-sided golf bags. One (1) item of golf equipment consists of: One (1) golf
bag, containing no more than 14 golf clubs, 12 golf balls, one (1) pair of golf
shoes. A pull cart may be included if it is attached to the golf bag. Golf
equipment should be enclosed with a cover to prevent loss of contents. Hard
sided carriers are recommended
Airlines Policy for Golf Equipment
will be accepted in the normal baggage allowance in lieu of a piece of baggage.
A pull cart may be included if it is attached to a golf bag. Golf equipment
should be enclosed with a cover to prevent loss of contents. Hard sided carriers
are recommended. If the golf bag contains anything other than golf equipment and
is intended to be used as baggage, then the oversize baggage fee applies.
One item of golf equipment consists of:
1 golf bag, containing no more than
14 golf clubs
12 golf balls
1 pair of golf shoes
Airways Golf Equipment Policy
United accepts one
item of golf equipment per customer as checked baggage.
An item of golf
equipment consists of:
One golf bag containing 1 set of golf clubs
One pair of golf shoes
All items must be properly encased in a
suitable container. The golf bag must be covered or enclosed in a heavy, rigid
carrying case. United is not liable for damage to Golf Equipment that is not
contained in a hard-sided case. Excess Valuation may not be purchased for Golf
Equipment that is not contained in a hard-sided case.
If applicable, the
first or second fee applies to golf equipment.
containers measuring over 62" (157 cm) L+H+W that contain other items in
addition to or in place of appropriate golf equipment will be subject to an
Note: All customers, including MileagePlus® Premier®
members, who check a golf bag will experience a delay in receiving their bag at
the baggage claim due to the manner in which oversized items and sports
equipment are required to be loaded, unloaded and delivered to baggage claim.
Spells out their Golf Club Policy
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