As per united airlines baggage policy Travelers are permitted to bring one full-size bag and one personal item. Passengers in Economic Class, on the other hand, are only allowed to bring one personal item such as a shoulder bag, laptop, or pocketbook. In Economy Class, Premium members, primary cardholders with a valid MileagePlus credit card, and Star Alliance Gold members will enjoy additional advantages. Anyone who travels to the gate on a Basic Economy Ticket and has a full-sized bag must check it. A $25 gate handling fee will be added to the cost of checked bags.