Cape Air Baggage Information (2023)

Cape Air Baggage Information (1)

Baggage Policies

  • View the Contract of Carriage for the complete baggage policy.
  • View the TSA's 3-1-1 Policy for Carry Ons
  • View a list of prohibited items and our policy regarding POCs

All of us at Cape Air are committed to handling your baggage with the utmost care. We hope the following information will assist you with your baggage planning.

During the normal rigors of air travel your luggage will be transported on conveyor belts and travel on baggage carts and may encounter weather conditions such as rain, snow, wind or sun light. In addition your luggage will move and shift during take off, flight and landing.

Baggage will be accepted for transportation from ticketed customers only. Cape Air will notaccept baggage whose size, weight or character makes it unsuitable for transportation on theaircraft, or when the property cannot be accommodated without harming or annoyingpassengers, as determined by the Company. All baggage is subject to inspection.Government safety and security regulations apply to Cape Air’s carriage of baggage.

Baggage Fees*

For travel exclusively on Cape Air marketed flights:
All bags below must meet the size and weight restrictions noted in the section entitled Bag Allowance. The below charges apply each way and are cumulative.

When Cape Air is the FirstCarrier in the Itinerary
(for codeshare itineraries, major airline partner fees apply)

Cape Air 402C, Tecnam Traveller & BN2

Carry-out or
Personal Item

Free

Gate Checked Bag

Free

1st Checked Bag

0 - 50 lbs

51 - 70 lbs

$30

+ $80

2nd Checked Bag

0 - 50 lbs

51 - 70 lbs

$40

+ $80

3rd Checked Bag

0 - 50 lbs

51 - 70 lbs

$80

+ $80

THE FEES OF THE 1ST CARRIER IN THE CUSTOMER'S ITINERARY APPLY TO THE ENTIRE ITINERARY

*Exempt from ALL Cape Air bag feesapplies for travel between these Cape Air cities, and for connections beyond these cities (online and interline):

  • Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard or retired military personel holding a Veteran's ID Card, including dependents and retireees with a valid Military or Dependent ID.
  • When a partner airline is the first carrier in the itinerary, the partner's military bag fee exemptions apply.


*Exempt from 1st Cape Air bag fee (applies when travel is exclusively on Cape Air and between these cities. This exemption does not apply for any connections beyond these cities (online or interline).

  • All cities to/from BNA,BIL, BOS, HPN, ORD, EWB, STL and ZYP.
  • HYA to/from ACK
  • HYA to/from MVY
  • ACK to/from MVY

*Exempt when included in Cape Air-participating fares

  • When fares include a fee-waived baggage allowance, Cape Air participates in the fares, and the allowance appears on the applicable e-ticket.
  • Cape Air will honor the ticketed fee exemption.
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To calculate baggage fees for itineraries including Cape Air and other carrier flights, please click here. When inputting information, use 9K as the Cape Air two character airline code.

Baggage Allowance

Standard allowance:

For each ticketed customer, Cape Air will transport:

“1 + 1 + 1” General Rule. 1 Checked bag not to exceed 50 lbs. or 62 linear inches (length + width + height = 62”) plus 1 Gate-Checked bag sufficiently small and lightweight to be cleared through airport security screening not to exceed 45 linear inches (length + width + height = 45”) plus 1 Personal Item (e.g. small purse, briefcase, electronic device) not to exceed 36 linear inches (length + width + height = 36”).

Most Cape Air aircraft do not contain storage space under the seat or overhead in which to safely stow in-cabin items. Accordingly, most Personal Items must be carried to the aircraft by the Customer and stowed by a Cape Air agent into the designated baggage compartments prior to boarding.

For travel in the Tecnam Traveller, Personal Items which do not exceed 12” x 6” x 8” in size may be carried on board and stowed under the seat in front of the Customer. Please note: not all seats in this aircraft allow for under-seat stowage. Personal Items in excess of these dimensions but meeting the 36 linear inch requirement in the General Rule may not be carried on board the aircraft but shall be accepted by Cape Air and stowed by a Cape Air agent into the designated baggage compartment prior to boarding.

Additional Free Carry-out Items – All Aircraft Types

In addition to the standard allowance, the following will be transported free of charge:

  • A wheelchair meeting the requirements of the Company’s FAA-approved operating procedures stated under section .
  • A cane, walking stick, crutches or other assistive devices.
  • An infant or child-safety seat. For use on-board please see for requirements.
  • A stroller and/or diaper bag.
  • Compliant portable oxygen concentrators or other related devices.

Child and Infant Baggage Allowance

A child’s baggage allowance is the same as that for an adult passenger. A child traveling as an “infant” as defined by the fares and tariffs is not allocated baggage allowance in addition to that allocated to the accompanying adult passenger.

Excess Baggage, Oversize/Overweight and Embargoes

  • For each ticketed customer, Cape Air will transport, subject to available space and additional fees up to two (2) additional bags per passenger.
  • Any checked bag, gate checked bag or personal item that causes a passenger to exceed the standard baggage allowance in number, size or weight, but which is not overweight/oversized, will be transported as excess baggage.

All excess baggage is carried on a space available basis and is subject to an additional charge. Any bag that is excess because it exceeds the number of bags permitted as standard bag allowance and/or the weight or size will be subject to cumulative excess charges. Additional or different charges may apply when levied by a partner airline through interline, code share or other airline partner agreements.

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Overweight/Oversized Bags

Special Items Carried in Lieu of Standard Bag Allowance Checked Bag. These items can be accommodated as Checked baggage in our smaller aircraft despite their size or unusual character or shape. For connecting itineraries, please consult the connecting airline for policies pertaining to these items.

Acceptance: One special item will be accepted per Customer in lieu of the one (or, first) Checked bag permitted per the Standard Bag Allowance. If the
Customer is also checking a bag, this item will be carried as Excess Baggage (i.e. space available). If there is more than one of these special items, or if a special item exceeds the size and weight limitations below, the item will be carried as Excess Baggage (i.e.space available). No special item may exceed the Overweight/Oversize limitations in this Section except as specifically provided below.
Bag Fee. If the special item is being carried in lieu of the one (or, first) Checked bag, the first Checked bag fee applies, if any. For all other special items, Excess
Bag Fees apply and are cumulative subject to Excess Baggage rules in this Section.

Special Items for Transport in the Cessna 402, Tecnam Traveller, and Britten Norman Islander: Each of these items is further subject to other requirements such as Cape Air’s Restricted Articles and TSA Regulations.Please note: some limitations may include linear inch constraints (length + width + height) while others, maximum length constraints, all which vary based on the size of the bin and access door of each aircraft type.

  • Small coolers containing dry ice – Maximum 50 lbs. and 42 linear inches
  • Tool Kits – Maximum 50 lbs. and 42 linear inches
  • Duty-free bags – Maximum 50 lbs. and 42 linear inches
  • Golf bags properly encased in a closed, covered soft or hard-sided container– Maximum 62 linear inches.
  • Hockey/Lacrosse Sticks/Curling Brooms (“Sticks”) – Up to two Sticks taped together plus one sports bag will be considered “one special item” for purposes of this Section. Maximum 50 lbs.
  • Skis (snow/water) and Snowboards –Up to two pairs of snow skis in one bag plus one ski boot bag will be considered “one special item” for purposes of this Section. Cessna 402 / Britten Normal Islander: Maximum length 70 inches. Tecnam Traveller: Maximum length 42 inches
  • Antlers or animal horns, free of residue to the degree possible, with skull wrapped and tips protected – Maximum 15” x 30” x 45”. Tecnam Traveller max. 15" x 30" x 42".
  • Scuba equipment consisting of empty scuba tank (with valve stem removed as required by TSA) and dive gear. For non-TSA screened flights, scuba tank must be decompressed to below 29 PSIG. Note: For rebreather equipment, soda lime must be 4% Sodium Hydroxide or less.
  • Fishing equipment (rods, reels, landing net, tackle box) encased in a suitable container all considered as “one special item” – Maximum 70linear inches. Tecnam Traveller max. 42 inches.
  • Archery equipment in hard-sided case (one bow case containing bows, one quiver with arrows and one maintenance kit of sufficient strength to protect items) – Maximum 70linear inches. Tecnam Traveller max. length is 42 inches..

Smart Bags

Lithium batteries must be removed from any bag which constitutes a “Smart Bag” and carried in accordance with Cape Air’s rules in the Contract of Carriage for Spare lithium batteries. Smart Bags with non-removable lithium batteries are not accepted for transport on any Cape Air flight.

Baggage Check Throughs with Other Airlines

We are not able to courtesy check through bagsonward to other carriers when the itinerary is not already booked together on the same ticket.We will continue to check baggage through to any other carrier when the full itinerary is booked together and issued on the same ticket. TravelPass customers will still have the capability to do courtesy check-throughs.

TravelPass customers will continue to have courtesy check throughs to the following air carriers:American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Airlines, Seaborne Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Condor Airlines, Qatar Airlines and United Airlines.

Liability

Valuables/Fragile Items: Cape Air can not be liable for valuables, fragile items, unsuitably packed items, or perishable items in checked baggage or in personal wing bags, with or without our knowledge. Please let us know in advance if something is particularly fragile; while we cannot accept liability for it, we can do our best to find the most suitable area in the aircraft to stow it.

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Normal wear and tear: Luggage is designed to protect its contents. Cape Air can not be liable for minor exterior damage; scratches, scuffs, stains, dents, cuts and dirt resulting from normal wear and tear of baggage.

Claims: Most delayed baggage arrives within 24 hours and during this initial period we will make every effort to reunite you with your luggage as quickly as possible.

Baggage that is delayed or damaged should be reported, in person, before leaving the airport. If, in the unlikely case, your luggage is still missing after 5 days, please contact Central Baggage Service:

Address:

Cape Air -Central Baggage Service
660 Barnstable Road.
Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: 508-790-3122 ext 441
Fax: (508) 957-6922
Email Central Baggage

Always retain your ticket and claim check receipts and any receipts for expenses.

Limits of Liability for Baggage Including Fragile or Perishable Goods
Except to the extent the Warsaw or Montreal Conventions or other applicable laws may otherwise require, the following provisions apply:

Checked & Unchecked Baggage

For Domestic Carriage
Liability for loss, delay or damage to checked baggage, or any baggage or personal item which is taken into custody by Cape Air, is limited to the fair market value at the time of the loss, damage or delay and will not exceed (except for wheelchair and other assistive devices) (1) for on-line travel solely on Cape Air with no connecting service, $500 per passenger; (2) for interline travel where the Cape Air flight segment is included on the same ticket as a connecting flight segment of another airline with an aircraft of more than 60 seats, $3400 per passenger ($3500 per passenger effective August 25, 2015) as per federal rules; and (3) for interline travel where the Cape Air flight segment is included on the same ticket as a connecting flight segment of another airline with an aircraft of 60 seats or less, $500 perpassenger. Cape Air assumes no responsibility or liability for loss or damage to unchecked, carry-on baggage, or carry-out baggage, unless the loss or damage occurred while in the sole custody of Cape Air or was caused by the sole negligence or willful misconduct of Cape Air.

For International Carriage (including domestic portions of international journeys) covered by the Montreal Convention
Liability for loss, delay or damage to checked and unchecked baggage is limited to 1,131 Special Drawing Rights per passenger (see www.imf.org for current value).

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For International Carriage (including domestic portions of international journeys) covered by the Warsaw Convention. Liability for loss, delay or damage to
baggage is limited to approximately $9.07 per pound ($20.00 per kilo) up to $640 per bag for checked baggage and $400 per Passenger for unchecked
baggage in the custody/control of the carrier.

Delayed Bag Delivery & Interim Expenses

Cape Air strives to deliver checked baggage to our customers in the baggage claim area in a timely and efficient manner; that is, so that it arrives before or at the same time as the customer. When on occasion a bag is missing or remains unclaimed, we will make every reasonable effort to locate and return the bag within 24 hours or less using a comprehensive system and process to track missing baggage and to communicate with affected customers.

Delivery of Delayed Bag

In the event that checked baggage does not arrive before or at the time the customer arrives, Cape Air will deliver such checked baggage to customers. (For clarification purposes, please note that baggage accepted and carried subject to space availability on the aircraft is not guaranteed a delivery time and, as a result, is not eligible for delayed delivery by Cape Air.) Cape Air will strive to deliver baggage covered by this section in a timely and efficient manner, but delivery times may vary with destination because of third party vendor availability, traffic and other reasons. This delivery may be by Cape Air or by an authorized agent contracted at Cape Air’s expense to provide such bagdelivery. In some cases, it may be more expeditious for customers to return to the airport to claim their baggage and, in this case, customers may certainly choose to pick-up their bags at their own transportation expense in lieu of delivery.

Interim Expenses

Customers are entitled to reasonable interim expenses resulting from delayed bags. (For clarification purposes, please note that baggage accepted and carried subject to space availability on the aircraft is not guaranteed a delivery time and, as a result, is never a delayed bag for purposes of this provision.) Customers must present receipts for all reasonable expense reimbursements incurred. Reasonable expenses generally are $75 per day for the first few days the bag is delayed. These guidelines for reasonable expenses are NOT daily limits or a cap and additional expenses may be incurred; in such a case, the additional expenses will be handled on an individual basis up to the limits of liability stated within this Contract of Carriage.

If the delayed bag becomes a claim for which monetary compensation is appropriate in accordance with this Contract, interim expenses advanced for the initial delay will be deducted from the claim’s settlement total. Interim expenses are not available as an additional remedy for bags which are lost or damaged and for which such a claim is reported and processed, without regard to whether the claim results in compensation in accordance with this Contract.

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FAQs

Does Cape Air have a weight limit? ›

Cape Air Checked Baggage Allowance

Checked bags must not exceed 50 pounds (23 kg) or 62 linear inches (158 cm). Subject to space, passengers are able to book up to 2 additional bags.

How many bags are you allowed to check? ›

Most airlines will allow you to check one bag and have one carry-on bag. There is normally a maximum weight limit of 50 pounds per checked bag as well as a size restriction. The most common maximum size bag allowed is 62 linear (total) inches. A common size bag for checking through is: 27" x 21" x 14".

What is 2pc baggage allowance? ›

If your flight ticket is marked with the code “2 PC”, you may take two pieces of baggage, each weighing a maximum of 23 kg.

How many bags can you take on a plane for free? ›

Most travelers can bring one full-size carry-on bag and one personal item on their flight for free. However, there are exceptions, including for customers traveling on Basic Economy tickets. Learn more about carry-on bags.

What happens if luggage is over weight limit? ›

When your baggage exceeds the permitted dimensions and weight, you will be charged an additional "overweight" and "oversized" fee for carriage. This charge will apply to all pieces of baggage that are over the standard dimensions, taking into account the weight and dimensions that your checked baggage must have.

What happens if your luggage is overweight South Africa? ›

The excess baggage will be charged at a flat rate per rule broken, per piece. This means that if a piece of baggage is both overweight and oversize, two excess baggage charges will apply. Weight/size restrictions apply to all baggage pieces, including additional pieces over and above the baggage allowance.

What's not allowed in a checked bag? ›

Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter refills, lighter fuel, matches, paints, thinners, fire-lighters, lighters that need inverting before ignition, matches (these may be carried on the person), radioactive material, briefcases and attache case with installed alarm devices.

How much does 1 kg of excess baggage cost? ›

Additional Piece(s): Charges at the airport – Additional pieces of baggage will be chargeable at a rate of INR 1000 per piece.

Can a backpack be a personal item? ›

The short answer: Yes, a backpack is generally considered a personal item if it fits under the seat in front of you. Most airlines offer a few examples of things that fit into the “personal item” category, such as a purse, laptop bag, or a briefcase, but they don't usually include “backpack” on those lists.

Can I take 2 bags as luggage? ›

Airline rules allow for one carry on bag and one personal item, unless you're flying on a basic economy fare. But we've all seen people selfishly putting two bags in the overhead bin or carrying on more luggage than could possibly be allowed.

Why is baggage allowance 23kg? ›

The recommendations for checked baggage are: advised maximum weight 23 kg (50.71 lbs), weight limit 32 kg (70.55 lbs), advised maximum size 158 cm (62.2 in) length + width + height, limit 203 cm (nearly 80 in). The limit of 23 kg is present because of similar limits in health and safety regulations.

Can I carry 2 carry on luggage? ›

Typically in economy, you can bring one carry-on and one personal item. If you bring two bags, one must fit underneath your seat and the other can go into the overhead bin. If you're flying in an upgraded class like business or first, you may be allowed an additional carry-on bag.

What airlines allow 2 free bags? ›

Southwest Checked Baggage Allowance

All checked bags must adhere to a max weight of 50 pounds (23 kg) and must adhere to max linear dimensions of 62 inches (158 cm). Southwest is the only airline that provides 2 FREE CHECKED BAGS for all fares.

How can I avoid paying extra luggage? ›

Excess baggage fees: How to avoid extra charges at the airport
  1. Pay for additional weight in advance. ...
  2. Weigh as you go. ...
  3. Pool baggage with a travel buddy. ...
  4. Use lightweight luggage. ...
  5. Maximise your hand luggage allowance.
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How can I avoid baggage fees at the airport? ›

  1. Fly with Airlines that Don't Charge for Checked Baggage. ...
  2. Earn Elite Status with an Airline. ...
  3. Choose the Right Airline Credit Card. ...
  4. Choose a Travel Card with an Airline Fee Credit.
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What happens if your luggage is over 23kg? ›

What happens if my luggage is overweight? For hold luggage, most airlines set a weight limit for single items of luggage. Usually this is 23kg. If your hold luggage is over and you haven't paid for extra, you might be charged.

What are the heaviest items in a suitcase? ›

When packing, make sure the heaviest items such as shoes or toiletry bags are closest to the bottom of the suitcase, by the wheels. This will also stop the case from toppling over.

How can I calculate the weight of my luggage? ›

Purchase a handheld luggage scale to easily find out how much your bags weigh. If you don't want to invest in a luggage scale, no problem! Use a regular bathroom scale by weighing yourself and then yourself holding the luggage. Subtract your weight from the overall weight to find out how much your bag weighs.

What size is a 7kg suitcase? ›

Economy Class passengers

No bag should exceed these dimensions: 36 x 23 x 56cm = total dimensions of 115cm, including handles and wheels. Weight limit per bag: 7kg.

What if my luggage weighs more than 50? ›

That means that if your checked bag weighs more than 50 pounds, your airline will charge you a set fee on top of their standard baggage rate. Most airlines also have a weight limit, usually 70-80 pounds, after which they don't accept bags, even for an extra fee.

Can I put toothpaste in a check in bag? ›

Individuals who want to pack their large bottle of shampoo or full-size toothpaste should pack those items in their checked bags. Sometimes individuals want to travel with food items. That's just fine TSA.

Can I take perfume on a plane? ›

The capacity of each container must not exceed 0.5 kg (18 ounces) or 500 ml (17 fluid ounces). See the FAA regulations for more information. Permitted aerosol release devices (button/nozzle) must be protected by caps or other suitable means to prevent accidental release.

Can I carry perfume in flight? ›

As advised, 100 ml can be carried in hand baggage for all flights. Further, there is no restriction for carriage in the check in baggage. where do you consider home?

How many kg is a full suitcase? ›

Regular packing with normal items in a large suitcase will generate a weight between 20kg (44lb) to 26kg (57lb). Medium suitcases will generate a weight between 15kg (33lb) to 20kg (44lb) with regular packing.

Is laptop included in 7kg hand luggage? ›

But certain personal items are exempted. These include ladies purse, laptop bags, umbrella, walking stick, camera or binoculars, reading material such as books, infant's feeding aid, overcoat.

How do I pack a 10 kg suitcase? ›

How to Keep Your Carry-on Luggage Under 10kg
  1. Invest in a lightweight suitcase.
  2. Swap your laptop for a tablet.
  3. Downsize your toiletries.
  4. Get a universal adaptor.
  5. Carry your coat.
  6. Cull clothes ruthlessly.
  7. Digitise your travel docs.
  8. Ditch the books.

Can you bring water on a plane? ›

Tip #2: Reduce waste and save some money by bringing a reusable water bottle. So you can't bring H20 or any other liquids more than 3.4 oz. (well there are some exceptions) through security, but you CAN bring an empty bottle. Just fill it up on your way to boarding your flight after screening.

Can I pack clothes in my personal bag? ›

Yes, you can pack clothes in your personal item. We recommend packing most of your clothes in your carry on and reserving the space in your personal item for an extra layer to stay warm.

Can I put my purse in my backpack as a personal item? ›

What is considered a personal item bag varies from airline to airline, but a small purse, briefcase and laptop bag are always considered personal items. Backpacks, totes, and crossbody bags are typically considered personal items too. The key to remember is it must be able to fit underneath the seat in front of you.

How much weight can I carry in flight? ›

Carry-on bags must weigh less than 35 pounds and must not exceed 10 inches deep, 16 inches wide and 24 inches high. Bags must fit in the overhead bins. Checked bags must be no longer than 62 linear inches (length + width + depth) and must weigh under 40 pounds.

Do hand luggage weigh? ›

Are cabin bags weighed? They can be, but more often they are size-checked. We recommend that you ensure your bag is within the weight and size limits the airline specifies if you want it on board with you. If the staff deem your bag too big or too heavy, it will be checked.

Can I carry a handbag as well as hand luggage? ›

In most cases, an airline will allow you to bring one carry-on baggage and one personal item. A personal item is normally something like a purse, laptop, backpack or camera case. Personal items should always be small enough to fit underneath the seat in front of you.

What size suitcase fits 23kg? ›

Your checked baggage should be one 23kg bag with the dimensions 90 x 75 x 43 cm.

What are the 2 types of baggage? ›

There are two baggage types: Checked luggage and carry-on or also referred to as cabin/hand luggage. Personal belongings on board are referred to as hand luggage (cabin baggage), luggage delivered to an airline to be stored in an inaccessible area to the passenger during the flights is referred to as checked baggage.

What if hand baggage is more than 7kg? ›

Maximum permissible hand baggage after paying excess charges must not exceed 10 kg including Duty Free items. In case the hand baggage weighs more than 10 kg, the same will not be allowed in the cabin and has to be checked in as registered baggage.

Can I carry-on a backpack and a laptop bag? ›

Domestic carry-on policies. A good rule of thumb is that if your carry-on bag fits under the seat in front of you, it's considered a personal item. This includes small backpacks, purses, briefcases, laptop bags, etc. Larger bags, including suitcases, must fit in the overhead bin compartment.

What is not allowed in a carry-on? ›

Liquid or gel food items larger than 3.4 oz are not allowed in carry-on bags and should be placed in your checked bags if possible. TSA officers may instruct travelers to separate items from carry-on bags such as foods, powders, and any materials that can clutter bags and obstruct clear images on the X-ray machine.

Is toothpaste considered a liquid when flying? ›

Each passenger is limited to one quart-size bag of liquids, gels and aerosols. Common travel items that must comply with the 3-1-1 liquids rule include toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, mouthwash and lotion.

Does each passenger get 2 checked bags? ›

Checked baggage basics

Each Customer is allowed two free checked bags1.Golf bags2 and skis3 count toward your free checked bag if they are within the weight limit.

Can I check my carry-on bag for free? ›

How much does it cost to gate-check a bag? Unlike bags you check ahead of a flight, an airline will check any otherwise allowed carry-on bag at the gate for free, regardless of your fare type.

Do I have to pay for baggage both ways? ›

One important thing to remember when flying is that airline baggage fees are charged both ways. So, if your outbound flight charges you $30 for your first standard checked bag, expect to pay another $30 for that same bag on your return flight back home (that's $60 bucks, roundtrip).

How do I beat baggage fee? ›

Instead, there are a few things you can do to avoid paying baggage fees by preparing before you head to the airport. This includes signing up for the right credit card, enrolling in a paid loyalty program, or booking the right ticket class, but it varies from airline to airline.

How much does extra baggage cost? ›

Baggage categoryFeeMax Size (L+W+H)
First checked bag$3062"
Second checked bag$4562"
Third checked bag$150+62"
Fourth(+) checked bag$200+62"
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How many bags can you take on a plane without paying? ›

Most travelers can bring one full-size carry-on bag and one personal item on their flight for free. However, there are exceptions, including for customers traveling on Basic Economy tickets. Learn more about carry-on bags.

What happens if your luggage is overweight? ›

When your baggage exceeds the permitted dimensions and weight, you will be charged an additional "overweight" and "oversized" fee for carriage. This charge will apply to all pieces of baggage that are over the standard dimensions, taking into account the weight and dimensions that your checked baggage must have.

Is it cheaper to buy extra baggage online or at airport? ›

If you're concerned that your baggage might exceed the allowed limit, pay for additional luggage weight online in advance of your trip. Sure, it's an extra cost, but it's always much cheaper to pay for it online than at the airport. This will help you to sail through check-in and avoid the stress.

What is the maximum weight for air booking? ›

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimetres for each piece. The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 32 kgs. or 70 pounds.

What happens if your luggage is over 50 lbs? ›

While specific policies differ, most legacy airlines limit checked luggage to 50 pounds. That means that if your checked bag weighs more than 50 pounds, your airline will charge you a set fee on top of their standard baggage rate.

Do cabin bags have a weight limit? ›

How heavy can a cabin bag be? Cabin bags – or carry on bags – are usually limited to around 10kg for economy flying passengers.

What is the cabin weight limit? ›

Maximum permissible hand baggage must not exceed 12 kg including Duty Free items. Excess weight over and above the allowed free hand baggage allowance of 12 kg will be charged as given below .

Why is baggage limit 23kg? ›

The recommendations for checked baggage are: advised maximum weight 23 kg (50.71 lbs), weight limit 32 kg (70.55 lbs), advised maximum size 158 cm (62.2 in) length + width + height, limit 203 cm (nearly 80 in). The limit of 23 kg is present because of similar limits in health and safety regulations.

How can I reduce my luggage weight? ›

Here's how to make your luggage weigh less without really giving up the things you really need on the road.
  1. Choose the Right Bag. ...
  2. Lose the Bulky Wallet. ...
  3. Pack a Tablet Rather Than a Computer. ...
  4. Ditch the Bulky Travel Books. ...
  5. Use a Packable Tote Instead of a Heavy One. ...
  6. Buy Toiletries When You Arrive. ...
  7. Choose the Right Shoes.
28 Aug 2022

How can I make my luggage weigh less? ›

Keep reading for our top tips for packing lighter.
  1. Pack for a week (or less) and plan to do laundry.
  2. Pack around one basic color.
  3. Don't pack any more than three pairs of shoes.
  4. Use a wardrobe planner.
  5. Pack visually.
  6. Know what to roll and what to fold.
  7. Use compression cubes and bags.
6 Jul 2021

Does 7kg carry-on include handbag? ›

The majority of airlines allow between 7kg to 10kg luggage allowance. And you are allowed to have one cabin baggage and a personal bag (purse or laptop bag). However, some low-cost carriers, like AirAsia and Jetstar, limit their passengers to a total of 7kg of carry on bag. And you may be wondering, how much is 7 kg?

How do I pack 7kg? ›

How to keep your carry on baggage under 7kg.
  1. Buy the lightest suitcase you possibly can. ...
  2. Be realistic about what you actually need. ...
  3. Think carefully about what shoes to pack. ...
  4. Use packing cubes. ...
  5. Keep toiletries simple. ...
  6. Always ask yourself, is this multi-use? ...
  7. Don't forget to check the weather.
12 Dec 2018

Is backpack considered as hand carry? ›

Most airlines allow passengers to bring on both a carry-on and a personal item like a backpack, laptop bag, purse, briefcase, shopping bag, etc. The general rule of thumb is that your personal item is smaller in dimension than your carry-on bag and it can fit underneath the seat in front of you.

Can I carry new phone in hand luggage? ›

Most consumer personal electronic devices containing batteries are allowed in carry-on and checked baggage, including but not limited to cell phones, smart phones, data loggers, PDAs , electronic games, tablets, laptop computers, cameras, camcorders, watches, calculators, etc.

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