Baggage

Purchase additional baggage allowance

Purchase additional baggage allowance from 4 February 2019

Rates, discounts and terms and conditions displayed in this page are applicable only for additional baggage allowance purchased on or after 4 February 2019. Please refer to excess baggage calculator for purchases before 4 February 2019.

Baggage allowance varies depending on your route, class of travel, fare type, and Emirates Skywards membership tier. Excess baggage allowance fees are displayed in US dollars. You can pay online in most cases, at check-in desks in local currency, or pay through Emirates offices in advance as per the exchange rate on the day of purchase.


Purchase online

We offer special discounts when you purchase additional baggage allowance online using your credit card up to 4 hours before departure. Purchasing online saves you money and time at the airport. To purchase baggage online, log in to Manage a Booking using your booking reference number. Excess baggage allowance fees will be displayed and charged in your ticketed currency.

Purchase is only available for adult and child tickets, infant tickets are not eligible. Tickets must be issued by Emirates (start with 176) and flights must be operated and marketed by Emirates.

Additional baggage is subject to availability, Terms and Conditions apply.


Purchase at the airport or through Emirates offices

Your baggage will be weighed at check-in and you will be able to purchase additional allowance there, if required. If you believe your baggage may exceed your base allowance, please allow for additional time and cost at check-in on the day of your flight. Alternatively, you can purchase excess baggage through your local Emirates office.


Additional baggage charges for weight concept (USD per Kg)

From / To Middle East / South Asia Africa Far East Europe Australia and New Zealand
Middle East / South Asia $20 $30 $30 $30 $40
Far East $30 $40 $15 $40 $30
Europe $30 $40 $40 $15 $50
Australia and New Zealand $40 $50 $30 $50 $15

Purchasing online

Where the baggage allowance on your ticket is based on weight, you can purchase additional baggage online, at discounted rates, in blocks of 5kg up to a maximum of 25kg.

Online discounts per passenger are:

  • 50% for the first 5kg;
  • 20% for any subsequent amount.

Additional baggage charges for piece concept within the fare baggage allowance weight and size (USD per additional piece, up to 10 pieces)

  • $200 for tickets from or to the Americas;
  • $200 for tickets with journeys originating from Africa.

Purchasing online:

Where the baggage allowance on your ticket is based on number of pieces, you can purchase up to three additional pieces online, at discounted rates. The weight allowance for additional pieces purchased are 23kg in Economy Class and 32kg in Business Class and First Class.

Online discounts per passenger are:

  • 50% for the first additional piece if you are travelling in Economy, excluding tickets with journeys originating from Africa;
  • 20% for any other additional piece.

Oversized and overweight charges for piece concept WITHIN the fare baggage allowance (USD)

Overweight Oversized Overweight and Oversized
Flights to/from the Americas and flights originating in Africa $75 $250 $325

Oversized and overweight charges for piece concept OUTSIDE the fare baggage allowance (USD)

Overweight Oversized Overweight and Oversized
Flights to/from the Americas and flights originating in Africa $275 $325 $400

Regional Classification

Middle East South Asia Africa Europe Far East AU/NZ Americas
Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan Algeria, Angola, Cote D’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Libya, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Seychelles, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, South Sudan Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Macedonia, Rep. of Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Finland Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam Australia, New Zealand Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, USA

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