Emirates 2017 Baggage Allowance And Fees

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Key information about airline baggage allowance, fees and charges with Emirates.

And, see how prices and service compares to luggage shipping with Uni Baggage…

Emirates Hand 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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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 complimentary checked baggage allowance:

Economy: 30kg, Business Class: 40kg, First Class: 50kg.

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

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 vary, however, to see examples of the pricing structure, please view the comparison table below.

Uni Baggage – Airline Baggage Alternative

Emirates offers a very generous complimentary baggage allowance for all passengers.

However, purchasing excess baggage on an Emirates flight can be very expensive and increase the overall cost of your journey considerably.

It therefore makes sense to seek a more cost-effective alternative – such as a low cost luggage shipping service.

Uni Baggage provides an excellent luggage shipping service to over 200+ countries at a great low cost (starting at £16.99) Customers receive full door to door luggage collection and delivery as well as access to online tracking. We offer fast delivery times and great customer support. Find out more about Uni Baggage here.

Uni Baggage and Emirates – Excess Baggage Comparison

As mentioned, prices for excess baggage on an Emirates flight will vary. The costs below reflect the general pricing structure for extra luggage on an Economy fare flight within Europe, eg. London Gatwick to Paris Charles De Gaulle.

 Up To 10kgUp To 15kgUp To 20kgUp To 25kg
Emirates£126 £189£252£315
Uni Baggage*Within the UK from £16.99
Europe from £34
Worldwide from £123
Within the UK from £16.99
Europe from £34
Worldwide from £123
Within the UK from £16.99
Europe from £34
Worldwide from £123
Within the UK from £16.99
Europe from £34
Worldwide from £123

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*Uni Baggage prices vary depending on route, prices range from £16.99 within the UK, from £34 within Europe and up to to £288 for destinations such as Afghanistan. Get a quick quote now!

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Learn more:

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