Baggage Rules, Limits, & Fees
When traveling with Virgin Australia, it is important to be aware of the baggage rules, limits, and fees to ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey. Whether you are a member of their frequent flyer program or traveling domestically or internationally, understanding the regulations will help you plan your trip accordingly.
Virgin Australia allows passengers to bring one piece of carry-on baggage and one personal item on board. The maximum weight for carry-on bags is 7kg (15lbs), and the dimensions must not exceed 115cm (45in) in total (length + width + height). The personal item should be small enough to fit under the seat in front of you.
The checked baggage allowance for Virgin Australia varies depending on the class of travel and the destination. For domestic flights within Australia, Economy passengers are allowed one piece of checked baggage weighing up to 23kg (50lbs), while Business class passengers can bring two pieces, each weighing up to 32kg (70lbs).
For international flights, the allowances may vary based on the route and fare type. Economy passengers usually have a checked baggage allowance of one or two pieces, each weighing up to 23kg (50lbs), while Business class passengers are typically allowed two or three pieces, each weighing up to 32kg (70lbs).
Extra, Oversized, and Special Items
If you plan to bring extra, oversized, or special items such as sporting equipment, musical instruments, or fragile items, Virgin Australia has specific rules and regulations in place. These items may be subject to additional fees and must be packed and labeled appropriately. It is recommended to contact Virgin Australia directly or visit their website for detailed information on how to transport such items.
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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