Qantas Baggage Allowance, Size, Weight, Extra Baggage Fees Guide in 2023

Before embarking on any journey or vacation, what came to your mind? Where are you going or with whom you’re going? But the most important thing that will continuously stick in your head is how many things you can carry? Right!! Now you’re searching everywhere for every small detail about it. As a result, this information pertains to you.

Do you want to know how much weight you can carry? You must be eager to know if you’re travelling with your family and friends how each of them can carry individually. Not all of them are the same age. There is a different weight list for infants, children and adults. An infant (0-2 years) can carry 10 kg on international flights and on domestic flights they cannot carry the weight. A child can carry the same as an adult weight allowance. An adult can carry up to 32 kg. Now if you want to add extra luggage, you have to pay an extra charge for that. This will depend on the per kg weight of your luggage. 

Qantas Carry-on Baggage Allowance:

When you’re travelling you can carry handbags with you on the Airline. But you have to keep in mind that each carry bag has to be of limited weight. You have to maintain that while carrying your carry bag.

           Travel Class             Weight ( kg )        Dimension 
            First class                 10     56cm + 36 cm + 23 cm
        Business Class                10    48 cm + 34 cm + 23 cm
      Premium Economy Class                 7    48 cm + 34 cm + 23 cm
        Economy Class                 7     56 cm + 36 cm + 23 cm

Qantas Carry on Bag For Infant (0-2 years):

Every infant can carry limited baggage as their chosen package. 

          Travel Class         Allowance         Additional items
       First Class         10 kg  Plus 3 infant items
       Business Class          10 kg Plus 3 infant items
   Premium Economy Class          None Plus 3 infant items
       Economy Class          None Plus 3 infant items

Qantas Carry On Bag For Children (0-12 years): 

Every child can carry the same as an adult. A child’s baggage allowance will also depend on which flight they have chosen for their trip. 

          Travel Class         Allowance  Additional items
       First Class    Same as an adult  Plus 2 child items
       Business Class    Same as an adult  Plus 2 child items
   Premium Economy Class    Same as an adult  Plus 2 child items
       Economy Class     Same as an adult  Plus 2 child items

Baggage Allowance:

Baggage Allowance depends on the flight you want to travel. For different types of flights, you will get different weight allowances. 

The Types of flights are:

  • Economy Class
  • Premium Economy Class
  • Business Class 
  • First Class 

International Flights Weight Allowance (For Adults):

                Travel Class               Weight (kg)
             Economy Class                   30   kg
       Premium Economy Class                    40   kg
              Business Class                     40  kg
                 First Class                     50 kg 
  • Dimension for each piece must not exceed 158 cm. 

Special Membership Baggage Allowance:

Now if you have their membership subscription. You can carry more weight for luggage.

The type of membership is:

  • Qantas Club members and Silver Qantas’s Frequent Flyers.
  • Gold Qantas’s Frequent Flyers.
  • Platinum Frequent Flyers 
      Travel Class Qantas Club Member       Gold      Platinum 
 Economy Class       42 kg         46 kg          50 kg
Premium Class       52 kg          56 kg           60 kg
Business Class       52 kg         56 kg            60 kg 
First Class        62 kg         56 kg             70 kg 
  • If you have purchased international and domestic flights and these are on the same ticket, the international checked-in luggage allowance applies to the domestic flights too.

Piece of Baggage Allowance:

In Airlines you have a limit to carrying baggage. To that limit, you can carry your luggage. It basically depends on the travel class you choose. 

            Travel Class          Amount           Weight (kg) per piece
       Economy Class          2 pieces                 23 kg
      Premium Economy Class           2 pieces                 23 kg 
       Business Class           3 pieces                  32 kg
         First Class           3 pieces                   32 kg

Extra Baggage Allowance:

Before going on a trip, you must be very excited about it, you start packing up your things with that excitement. Sometimes it crosses the baggage limit allowance. In that situation, you can carry the extra baggage at an extra cost. The cost depends on which country you’re travelling to. 

             Type Of Flights                  Charge Fee (IN USD)
   Between Australia Domestic                     25.95
 Between Australia and New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea                   40.78
 Between Australia and Asia                    70.43
 Between Australia, Europe and South Africa                     159.40
 Between Australia North or South America                      88.94

Medical Item Allowance:

You can carry medical equipment in the Airlines if that was prescribed by your doctor. 

  • Wheelchairs are allowed on the Airlines. 
  • Passengers can carry two pieces of medical equipment without any additional charge. 
  • If a passenger has a communicable disease or condition that could be transmitted to the passengers then the passenger has to show the prescription and proof that it is not infectious to the other passengers.

Prohibited things:

Every airline has a list of its own restricted item. All the passengers must maintain those. Those items are:

  • Flares, Gun-powder
  • Fireworks, party poppers
  • Insect spray
  • Car-motor bike batteries


What should you do when you want to carry extra luggage? 

You have to pay an extra luggage fee if you want to carry extra luggage. It will depend on which flights you’re travelling on. It will also depend on the extra luggage weight. Per kg, you have to pay the weight charge.

What’s the maximum weight capacity for carry-on luggage?

The carry-on luggage will depend on the travel class of Qantas Airlines. If you choose a first-class and business class then you can carry 10 kg weight and if you choose economy class then you can carry 7 kg.

How many bags you can take on Qantas?

It will depend on the travel class you choose for your trip. If you choose the business class you can take 2 pieces up to 32 kg and if you choose economy, you can take 1 piece up to 23kg.

Can infants carry any hand baggage?

Infants can only carry hand baggage in business class and first-class travel. (Up to 10 kg) But in the Economy, they cannot carry any hand baggage.

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