- It’s larger luggage
- Its given to the airport check-in desk of the airline at the airport to be taken to an airplane’s cargo hold during the flight.
- Lower-cost airlines will charge a fee per item but most scheduled airlines will not charge extra for this.
Excess Baggage and Fees
- An excess baggage fee occurs when the checked baggage is bigger than the maximum weight or dimensions allowed by the airline’s regulations.
- Also, if there are additional pieces. Different airlines may have a different weight or dimension allowances.
- Baggage fees are determined for each one-way flight.
Special No-Fee Baggage
*Special Baggage is not charged for transport.There are a few types of special baggage:
- Medical devices
- An infant’s stroller if traveling with an infant.
Carry-On BaggageCarry-on baggage, a.k.a. cabin baggage or hand baggage:
- A smaller and lighter type of luggage is allowed to be taken on board a plane by the passenger.
- Generally, airlines allow only one carry-on item on the plane per passenger.
- Carry-on baggage will be scanned for foreign objects through a scanner.
- Dimensions and weight limits apply.
- Weapons (even fakes)
- Flammable liquids
Disclaimer: Each airline has their own specific limitations, instructions, and regulations regarding carry-on & checked baggage sizing, excess baggage, and fees, a complete list of what is considered a Special Luggage (No Fee) and a list of what not to put in your carry-on. Contact your airline for further information.