emirates baggage allowance

Emirates 2018 Baggage Allowance

If you’re travelling with Emirates on an upcoming flight, here’s everything you need to know about your Emirates baggage allowance, restrictions, fees and charges.


Emirates Cabin Baggage

Cabin baggage allowances on an Emirates flight will depend on your fare:

Economy: customers are permitted one piece of carry-on baggage, either a handbag or laptop bag, that may not exceed 55 x 38 x 20cm and must weigh no more than 7kg.

First Class and Business Class: customers are allowed two pieces of carry-on baggage: one briefcase plus either one handbag or one garment bag. The briefcase may not exceed 45 x 35 x 20cm; the handbag may not exceed 55 x 38 x 20cm; garment bags can be no more than 20cm thick when folded. The weight of each piece must not exceed 7kg.

Passengers travelling with infants can bring a carry cot or a collapsible stroller if there is room in the cabin, if not, the item can be checked into hold free of charge.

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Baggage TypeSize RestrictionsWeight AllowanceFeeAdditional Fees
Cabin Baggage55 x 38 x 20cm7kgN/AN/A
Checked Baggage150cm30kgN/A*see excess baggage*
Excess Baggage150cm32kgVaries depending on fare and destinationN/A

SuitcasesEmirates Checked Baggage

A passenger’s checked baggage allowance on an Emirates flight will depend on your fare type. Depending on your ticket class, you will receive the following checked baggage allowance:

Economy: 30kg

Business Class: 40kg

First Class: 50kg

For Canada, North America and South America, different baggage allowances apply.

Economy: 2 bags up to 23kg each

Business Class and First Class: 2 bags up to 32kg each.


Emirates Excess Baggage

Excess baggage charges on an Emirates flight will again depend on your fare and also your destination. Emirates provide an online baggage calculator to help you determine your excess baggage costs. These prices can vary based on a number of factors.


Uni Baggage – Airline Baggage Alternative

Emirates offers a very generous complimentary checked baggage allowance for all types of passengers. However, purchasing excess baggage on an Emirates flight can be very expensive and has the potential to significantly increase the overall cost of your journey.

Thankfully, that’s where Uni Baggage comes in.

Uni Baggage allows you to ship a massive 30kg per suitcase at fantastic low rates. You’ll also have the option to pay extra for even heavier bags, if you need to, and you can add as many items as you like to your booking. Shipping luggage with Uni Baggage allows you to bring more with you than if you were relying on a few checked pieces of baggage.

Uni Baggage provides a great low-cost alternative to airline baggage, with fast and convenient luggage shipping which allows you to travel hands-free. It means you’ll save yourself some time at the airport when you don’t have to check-in your bags, no waiting around at luggage carousels on the other side and ultimately, one less thing to worry about whilst you travel. To give you that extra peace of mind, Uni Baggage offers £100 free compensation cover on every single shipment, which can be increased right up to the value of £1000 if you wish. Contact our customer support team if you have any questions!

Book online and Uni Baggage will collect your luggage and deliver it quickly and safely to where it needs to go. As well as providing a reliable door to door service, Uni Baggage offers luggage tracking, SMS and email notifications the entire way through. We also ship to over 200 countries worldwide! To find out more, visit our luggage shipping page.

 

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Up to date information collected from the following sites on 23/02/2018
https://www.emirates.com/uk/english/plan_book/essential_information/baggages/checked-baggage.aspx
https://www.emirates.com/uk/english/plan_book/essential_information/baggages/baggage_calculator.aspx

 

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