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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 to one collapsible stroller.

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

 

We have revised our checked baggage fees for second and subsequent bags for travel between Europe and North America. Please review all relevant baggage details before you travel. The new checked baggage policy will apply to all flights booked on or after 29 August 2013 for travel from that date forward. If you booked a flight before 29 August 2013, please contact us to pre-book your baggage at the fees in place at the time of your booking.

Updated: August 29, 2013

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