Excess Baggage Purchasing Terms & Conditions


  • Prepaid excess baggage purchased on emirates.com is nonrefundable,* nonendorsable, and nontransferable.
  • Purchase is available to customers with ticketed reservations for Emirates-marketed and operated flights only. Limited to one online purchase of excess baggage per eligible** passenger per continuous journey. Tickets should be Emirates issued, starting with 176.
  • A 10% online discount is applicable to purchased excess baggage weights of 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25kg (when traveling to destinations where the weight concept applies) or for up to a maximum of three (3) additional pieces (when traveling to destinations where the piece concept applies).
  • The discount rate is applicable only to excess baggage fees paid on emirates.com. Excess baggage purchased at the airport of departure or at any Emirates office is charged at standard excess baggage rates.
  • Purchase may be made between 96 hours and 90 minutes prior to flight departure and is valid only for the flight and date shown on the excess baggage purchase receipt.
  • Any additional excess baggage over your online purchased amount will be charged at the standard airport rate upon presentation of baggage at the departure airport.
  • Maximum weight per bag is 32kg (71lb) for transportation into, out of, or via Dubai International Airport in accordance with Dubai Civil Aviation regulations.
  • Excess baggage charges quoted on emirates.com will be billed in the currency of the flight departure country or in US Dollars, as applicable. Airport tax levied on excess baggage purchases from specific countries will be collected at the time of purchase.
  • Online excess baggage purchase is not available in all countries on Emirates’ route network.
  • Emirates reserves the right to change the rates, terms and conditions of the online prepaid excess baggage product at any time with or without notice.
  • All baggage is carried subject to Emirates General Conditions of Carriage for Passengers and Baggage.
* Refund available only in the event of involuntary flight changes, flight cancelation, and/or involuntary reroute to another carrier.
** Adult and child fare tickets are eligible. Excess baggage purchase is not permitted on infant ticket rates.