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Qantas Baggage Report Card

Carry-on Allowance7/10
Checked Baggage Allowance8/10
Excess Baggage Fees7/10
Overall Grade7.3/10

Qantas Carry-On Allowance 2016 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

All carry-on bags are limited to a maximum of 7kg/15lbs each, with total dimensions (l+w+h) not to exceed 105cm. Economy passengers may bring one such carry-on bag on international flights. First, Business, and Premium Economy passengers may bring 2 such bags. Two bags are also allowed for all passengers on domestic flights within Australia.

Two exceptions exist on domestic flights. Flights on a small Dash-8 plane are limited to a single carry-on bag. If flying to/from Olympic Dam, only 1 bag of maximum 4kg/9lbs is allowed.

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Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and Carry-On Liquid Restrictions

CATSA - (Canada): CATSA Carry-On Prohibited Items and CATSA Carry-On Liquids and Gel Restrictions

Qantas Checked Baggage Allowance 2016 ↑ Back to Top

Checked Baggage Summary

Domestic flights allow for 1 bag of maximum 23kg/50lbs for economy passengers. Business Club passengers are allowed up to 32kg/70lbs as their checked luggage. Special limits apply to some short-haul QantasLink flights.

International flights to/from North and South America allow for 2 bags of 23kg/50lbs each. For business passengers, the weight limit is increased to 32kg/70lbs for each bag.

All other international flights provide for a total of 23kg/50lbs for economy passengers, and 32kg/70lbs for business class passengers.

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Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist

Qantas Oversize/Overweight Baggage Fees 2016 ↑ Back to Top

Excess/Oversize/Overweight Summary

Excess baggage is charged on a per kilogram basis, with the rate depending on the origin and destination of your flight. It is recommended to pre-book your excess/overweight baggage online on the Qantas website, as you will get a much better rate than the one at the airport. When pre-booking, the extra weight allowance is available in 5kg increments.

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