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Checked Baggage

 

Travelling on flights to/from North America

 

Checked Baggage

 

 

Checked Baggage

  • Passengers are permitted one bag free of charge, weighing up to 23kg (50lb).
  • Maximum dimensions (length + width + height) =158 cm (62’’).
  • Book online up to 2 hours before departure.
  • Book your bags now.

 

General Rules

  • Baggage Fees apply for excess weight between 24kg-32kg (51lb-70lb) or additional checked bags over free allowance of 1 bag.
  • The weight of any one piece of baggage must not exceed 32kg (70lb).
  • Sports Equipment is carried as standard baggage and will be counted as part of the baggage allowance.
  • For Aer Lingus operated routes, 2 bags per-passenger can be booked online.
  • For non-Aer Lingus operated routes, 1 bag can be booked online. (Additional bags may be paid for locally at the airport).
  • For Aer Lingus journeys between North America and the UK or Continental Europe, the long-haul checked baggage allowance will apply for all flights within the itinerary, unless there is a stopover of more than 14 days in Ireland, then each flight within the itinerary will have the relevant shorthaul or longhaul baggage policy applied to that part of the journey.
  • Book up to 2 bags online up to 2 hours before departure here.
  • Pooling or sharing of baggage allowance is permitted when with a travel partner within the same booking and when checking in together.
  • Baggage fees are non-refundable.

Checked Baggage Allowance

Economy Low / Flex Fares

  • Passengers are permitted one bag free of charge, weighing up to 23kg (50lb).
  • Overall bag dimensions (length + width + height) must not exceed 158 cm (62").
  • Baggage Fees apply for overweight and additional checked bags.
  • Infant baggage allowance is 10kg (22lb). In addition infants are allowed one collapsible buggy/stroller plus one of the following items: car seat, booster seat or travel cot can be carried free of charge.
  • Children's (ages 2-12) cabin and check-in baggage allowance is the same as for adults.

Business / Business Flex Fares

  • Passengers are permitted three bags free of charge, weighing a combined total of 69kg (150lb).
  • The weight of any one piece of baggage must not exceed 32kg/70lb.
  • Overall bag dimensions (length + width + height) must not exceed 158cm (62").
  • Baggage fees apply for excess weight or additional bags over the stated limit.

Baggage Fees

Fees for excess weight / 2nd and subsequent bags

 

Applicable on single itineraries between Europe and North America Per bag, per flight

Baggage Fee for 2nd and subsequent bags - weighing up to 23kg (50lb) per bag

€75

£65

$100

Excess Baggage Fee - weighing 24kg to a maximum of 32kg (51lb to a maximum of 70lb) per bag

€75

£65

$100

 

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