baggage allowances

There are a few simple things you'll have to remember to avoid your luggage becoming a headache when you get to the airport, so make sure your hand luggage and checked bag conform to the weight and dimensions below.

When flying with us, your ticket includes the following bag allowance for free;

adults

  • One free checked bag weighing up to 20kg
  • One piece of hand luggage weighing up to 7kg plus one handbag or laptop sized bag
  • Extra bags can be purchased online at a discounted rate up to 2 hours prior to flight departure

children (between 2 - 12 years old)

  • One free checked bag weighing up to 20kg plus a collapsible pushchair and car seat
  • One piece of hand luggage weighing up to 7kg
  • Extra bags can be purchased online at a discounted rate up to 2 hours prior to flight departure

infants (under 2 years old)

  • One free checked bag weighing up to 20kg plus a collapsible pushchair and car seat
  • One piece of hand luggage weighing up to 7kg
  • No additional bags may be purchased

 

hand luggage

maximum weight: 7kg
maximum size: 36 x 23 x 56cm

This includes handles, pockets and wheels

  • Any hand luggage exceeding these specifications will have to be handed in as checked luggage
  • If this leads to your checked in baggage exceeding the 20kg limit in total, you will need to purchase an extra bag at the airport for R350

 

checked-in bag

maximum weight: 20kg
maximum size: 75 x 43 x 90cm

This includes handles, pockets and wheels

  • If your bag weighs over 20kg but less than 32kg, a heavy bag fee of R250 will apply at the airport
  • Bags weighing more than 32kg and are over the maximum dimensions of 75 x 43 x 90cm each cannot be checked in and must be sent as cargo at your own expense
  • If a bag is shared between two or more travellers, it must still conform to the 20kg limit per bag

 

restrictions

For our local and international flights (outside South African borders) there are restrictions on carrying liquids, gels and aerosols onboard. Read more on in-flight baggage restrictions.

airline network

If you are travelling with alternative airlines outside South Africa's borders, please visit the international page for their respective airline baggage rules.

 


For an overview of our baggage policy, download our infographic.
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You can also watch this video of packing 101 for a quick look at our baggage policy with how-to-fly guy.