baggage allowances

There are a few simple things you'll have to remember to avoid your baggage becoming a headache when you get to the airport, so make sure your hand baggage 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 baggage weighing up to 7kg plus one small handbag or a slimline laptop sized bag
  • Extra bags can be purchased online at a discounted rate of 30% up to 24 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 baggage weighing up to 7kg plus one small personal bag
  • Extra bags can be purchased online at a discounted rate of 30% up to 24 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 baggage weighing up to 7kg
  • No additional bags may be purchased

 

hand baggage

maximum weight: 7kg
maximum size: 36 x 23 x 56cm
(including handles, pockets and wheels)

Plus one small handbag/personal bag or a slimline laptop bag

  • Travellers with any hand baggage exceeding these specifications will be sent back to check-in to purchase an extra 20kg bag at the airport for R350
  • Please note that the slimline laptop bag must be of a size and thickness specifically designed to carry a laptop and charger only

 

checked-in baggage

maximum weight: 20kg
maximum size: 75 x 43 x 90cm
(including 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.