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Carry-on Baggage Allowances

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Current Qantas and QantasLink Carry-on Baggage allowances for adults and children (except infants) are as follows.(See the Musical Instruments information below).

US Flights only:

there is no limit on the number of pieces of Mobility Equipment allowed to be carried for customers with a disability and it does not count toward the carry - on baggage allowance.

 

Route

Piece Allowance & Dimensions*

Weight Allowance

Australian Domestic (except Dash 8 services, flights to/from Olympic Dam and Qantas Codeshare services operated by Brindabella)

All Classes:

2 x 105cm (41in) bags or

1 x 105cm (41in) bag plus 1 x 185cm (73in) non rigid garment bag or

1 x 115cm (45in) bag

7kg (15lb) per piece

Dash 8 services^

1 x 105cm (41in) bag

7kg (15lb) total

Olympic Dam^

1 x 105cm (41in) bag

4kg (9lb) total

Between Sydney and Moree/Newcastle/Orange; and between Brisbane and Tamworth/Coffs Harbour (operated by Brindabella Airlines)^

1 x 105cm (41in) bag

4kg (9lb) total

All International

First/Business/Premium Economy:

2 x 115cm (45in) bags or

1 x 115cm (45in) bag plus 1 x 185cm (73in) non rigid garment bag

Economy:

1 x 115cm (45in) bag or

1 x 185cm (73in) non rigid garment bag

7kg (15lb) per piece

^ Due to capacity constraints, if transferring to/from an International service, the 4kg Carry-on Baggage limit applies, regardless of your International Carry-on Allowance. Any excess may need to be carried in the hold.

 

Maximum dimensions of Carry-on Baggage

Total dimensions are measured by adding together the length, height and depth of the bag.

Length

Height

Depth

Total linear dimensions

48cm (19in)

+ 34cm (13in)

+23cm (9in)

= 105cm

56cm (22in)

+ 36 cm (14in)

+ 23cm (9in)

= 115cm (45in)

60cm (24in)

+ 114cm (45in)

+11cm (4in)

= 185cm (73in)
non-rigid garment bag

81 cm (31.9in)

+30cm (11.8in)

+19cm (7.5in)

= 130cm (51in)
musical instrument

In addition to your carry-on baggage allowance, you may also carry on board one small personal item such as a handbag, laptop computer*, overcoat, small camera, a reasonable amount of reading material or a small amount of duty free goods (where permitted).

 

To avoid delays when flying, here are a few simple carry-on baggage requirements we ask our customers to follow:

Business Class passengers are permitted one additional main item (2 main items in total) of carry-on baggage, as long as each main item does not exceed 10kg, with a total combined carry-on baggage weight of up to 20kg.

Carry-on baggage dimensions

 charges may apply.domestic and international flights to and from Australia.contact Jetstar if you have a question.Travel Secure website, the Singapore Airport website or refer to the airport or applicable government regulations of the country you are travelling from.
For our Starter Fares (including Plus and Max bundles) you are permitted one main item of carry-on baggage and one other small item, with a total combined weight of up to 10kg.

For Jetstar Pacific flights (BL) passengers, the total combined weight is 7kg. If you bring too many carry-on items to the departure gate, staff will insist that they be checked in and charges may apply.

Note:

Bulky Carry-on Baggage

Medical assistance items (crutches, wheelchairs, etc) are exempt from these requirements

The only items that can occupy a seat (apart from a guest) are a cello or a guitar. Guests planning to travel with a cello or guitar should call the Guest Contact Centre to book an extra seat.

Personal Items

In addition to the carry-on baggage allowance, one of the following personal items may be carried in the cabin:

A laptop computer*, handbag, pocketbook or purse (of reasonable size)

A wrap, a blanket, or an overcoat

An umbrella without metal points, or a walking stick

A small camera or pair of binoculars

A reasonable amount of reading matter

A pair of crutches or prosthetic devices – for use, provided that the guest is dependent on them for mobility

*A laptop in thin satchel-style laptop bag is considered to be a personal item. A laptop in a larger laptop bag will be counted as part of a guest’s carry-on allowance.

The following items may be taken through security screening points and into the sterile area of airports within Australia:

Knitting and crochet needles

Pointed metal nail files and nail clippers

Disposable razors

Small electrical appliances (hair straighteners/irons and hair dryers)

Guests travelling with infants may carry on an extra bag containing articles for use in the cabin such as nappies and baby food

Guests may take small musical instruments onboard as carry-on baggage provided that each instrument does not exceed dimensions of 85cm x 34cm x 23cm (total linear dimensions 142cm). Each musical instrument counts towards the guest’s carry-on allowance (substitutes for a piece with total linear dimensions of 105cm). Further information on musical instruments can be found in Oversized and Fragile Items.

To avoid delays when flying, here are a few simple carry-on baggage requirements we ask our customers to follow:

For our Starter Fares (including Plus and Max bundles) you are permitted one main item of carry-on baggage and one other small item, with a total combined weight of up to 10kg.

For Jetstar Pacific flights (BL) passengers, the total combined weight is 7kg. If you bring too many carry-on items to the departure gate, staff will insist that they be checked in and charges may apply.

 

Any piece of baggage that doesn’t fit with the requirements above will need to be checked-in and charges may apply.

The additional small item you bring on board could be: a handbag, pocket book or purse, coat, umbrella, or for international flights, approved duty free goods.

Each piece must be able to fit under the seat in front of you, or in an enclosed storage compartment in the cabin of the aircraft.

If you’re travelling with an infant, you can carry-on infant food and items required for infants in-flight as well. If a seat has been booked for an infant, you can also bring an approved infant car seat on board. These items do not count towards your carry-on baggage allowance. Please contact Jetstar Reservations so we can make note of this on your booking. Infants do not have a baggage allowance if they do not occupy a paid seat

Government and airport authorities set out restrictions on the items that can be included in your carry-on baggage or on your persons during a flight. It is your responsibility to check before departure for any restrictions applicable to your specific flights. These items must be packed in your checked baggage. If any of these items are detected in your carry-on baggage or you’re found to be carrying them, they will be removed and will not be returned.

The Australian Department of Infrastructure and Transport provide a list of restricted items for carriage on

Passengers carrying hypodermic needles will need to declare them at the screening point, with, where possible, documentation or identification confirming their medical condition. Medication should have a professionally printed label identifying the medication, or a manufacturer’s name or pharmaceutical label affixed.

Please

Carriage of liquids, aerosols and gels on international service and domestic flights departing from International Terminals:

Government limits apply to the amount of liquids, aerosols and gels that can be taken through airport security screening points in Australia and other international ports. For more information visit the Australian Government’s

Restrictions on carry-on baggage

Business Class passengers are permitted one additional main item (2 main items in total) of carry-on baggage, as long as each main item does not exceed 10kg, with a total combined carry-on baggage weight of up to 20kg.

 

 

 All guests travelling on our domestic network are permitted to take up to 7kg of carry-on baggage on board. 

 What is Allowed:

Two pieces (e.g. small bag or briefcase) that do not exceed the dimensions of 48cm x 34cm x 23cm (total linear dimensions 105cm) each; or One small bag or briefcase (total linear dimensions 105cm), plus one non-rigid suit pack or garment bag that does not exceed dimensions of 114cm x 60cm x 11cm (total linear dimensions 185cm)

 

Note:

Bulky Carry-on Baggage

The only items that can occupy a seat (apart from a guest) are a cello or a guitar. Guests planning to travel with a cello or guitar should call the Guest Contact Centre to book an extra seat.

Personal Items

In addition to the carry-on baggage allowance, one of the following personal items may be carried in the cabin:

A laptop computer*, handbag, pocketbook or purse (of reasonable size)

A wrap, a blanket, or an overcoat

An umbrella without metal points, or a walking stick

A small camera or pair of binoculars

A reasonable amount of reading matter

A pair of crutches or prosthetic devices – for use, provided that the guest is dependent on them for mobility

*A laptop in thin satchel-style laptop bag is considered to be a personal item. A laptop in a larger laptop bag will be counted as part of a guest’s carry-on allowance.

The following items may be taken through security screening points and into the sterile area of airports within Australia:

Knitting and crochet needles

Pointed metal nail files and nail clippers

Disposable razors

Small electrical appliances (hair straighteners/irons and hair dryers)

Medical assistance items (crutches, wheelchairs, etc) are exempt from these requirements

Guests travelling with infants may carry on an extra bag containing articles for use in the cabin such as nappies and baby food

Guests may take small musical instruments onboard as carry-on baggage provided that each instrument does not exceed dimensions of 85cm x 34cm x 23cm (total linear dimensions 142cm). Each musical instrument counts towards the guest’s carry-on allowance (substitutes for a piece with total linear dimensions of 105cm). Further information on musical instruments can be found in Oversized and Fragile Items.

Cabin baggage

 

Only 2 (two) pieces of carry-on luggage provided that each does not exceed the dimensions of 54cm X 38cm X 23cm and not exceed a combined weight of 10kg per person may be carried into the aircraft cabin. Any cabin baggage over 10kg will have to be carried in the hold of the aircraft and forms part of the total checked baggage allowance and will be charged accordingly. All carry-on baggage will be weighed.

Sporting equipment

Any sporting equipment, including but not limited to skis, surfboards, bicycles and musical instruments will be accepted for travel on a space available basis and is charged at the prevailing rates per item, per flight. Such items are accepted for carriage by Tigerair entirely at the passenger's own risk.

Bicycles - the bicycle must be packed in a bicycle box or bag, only one cycle per box or bag will be permitted, the tyres must be deflated, the handlebars must be flush with the frame and the pedals removed or flush with the frame.

Firearms and ammunition are not accepted for carriage.

Musical instruments

Instruments to be carried as cabin baggage must not exceed the dimensions of 30 x 117 x 38 cm. Instruments within this category include but is not limited to bugle, clarinet, flute, piccolo, guitars in soft cases, trumpet, violin or viola and will form part of your free cabin baggage allowance. Such items are accepted for carriage by Tigerair entirely at the passenger's own risk.

Any instrument exceeding the above dimensions must be checked into the hold.

 

For more information please visit:

www.qantas.com.au
www.jetstar.com.au
www.virginaustralia.com.au
www.tigerair.com