What’s in the bag?
Ready for your holiday, but not sure how much you should pack? The following guide on airport baggage includes general information only. For more detailed information on your specific flight and airline, please check with your airline directly.
Carry On Luggage
- As a general rule: Passengers are allowed to take one bag and one personal item with them onto their flight.
- There are size and weight restrictions, which may vary between airlines, to ensure each passenger’s belongings can fit in the cabin (i.e., 5-7kgs for Economy passengers)
- Personal items usually include a handbag, briefcase or laptop bag that can fit easily underneath the cabin seat.
- In addition, passengers may be able to bring on an additional bag or suit pack that can fit easily and be lifted by the passenger, into the overhead locker.
- P.S. Take an extra set of clothing in your carry-on bag in case of the unforeseen.
- At check-in, passengers have the option to check-in their baggage.
- For some airlines check-in baggage is included in the price, while other airlines may charge a fee.
- Each airline will also have their own restrictions as to the size and weight of each suitcase.
- Generally, suitcases should not exceed 15kg to 32kg for each piece of luggage in Economy Class.
- Suitcases that weigh over the limit may be subject to an additional fee.
- Excess baggage may be organised prior to travel or at the airport desk.
- Avoid packing any breakables/ valuables in your check-in luggage.
- Always take your passport, cash, business documents, laptop and medications with you in your carry-on luggage.