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El Al Airlines Baggage Restriction Guide

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Baggage Rules, Limits, & Fees

When traveling with El Al Airlines, it is important to familiarize yourself with the baggage rules, limits, and fees to ensure a smooth journey. These rules may vary depending on whether you are a member of a frequent flier program, traveling domestically or internationally, and the type of baggage you are carrying.

Carry-On Bags

El Al Airlines allows passengers to bring one carry-on bag and one personal item on board. The maximum weight for the carry-on bag is 8 kg (17.6 lbs) for Economy Class passengers and 16 kg (35.2 lbs) for Business and First Class passengers. The dimensions of the carry-on bag should not exceed 56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm (22 in x 18 in x 10 in).

Checked Baggage

The checked baggage allowance for El Al Airlines depends on the class of service and the destination. For Economy Class passengers traveling to most destinations, the allowance is one piece of baggage weighing up to 23 kg (50 lbs). Business Class passengers are allowed two pieces of baggage weighing up to 32 kg (70 lbs) each, while First Class passengers can carry three pieces of baggage weighing up to 32 kg (70 lbs) each.

Extra, Oversized, and Special Items

If you are planning to bring extra, oversized, or special items such as sporting equipment or musical instruments, El Al Airlines has specific rules and fees. These items may be subject to additional charges and should be notified in advance. It is recommended to contact the airline directly to inquire about the specific requirements and fees for your particular item.

Note that air carriers often change the details of these rules and requirements, so be sure to check directly with the airline on the day you are flying for the most accurate information.

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