Checked Baggage rules for international short haul bookings made before 16 May 2012

Note: The Baggage Piece Policy applies to bookings that have been created or changed after 10.00am AEST on 16 May 2012.

Check-in Limits

Baggage allowance according to fare type and Velocity membership level:

Fare TypeNone/RedSilverGoldPlatinum
SaverPieces up to 23kg each available for purchaseUp to 23kgUp to 32kgUp to 69kg
FlexiUp to 23kgUp to 23kgUp to 32kgUp to 69kg
Premium EconomyUp to 69kgUp to 69kgUp to 69kgUp to 69kg
BusinessUp to 69kgUp to 69kgUp to 69kgUp to 69kg


A 23kg checked baggage allowance can be purchased online or for $40.00 at the airport.

Additional Information

Included Baggage Allowance

The following guests are not required to purchase a checked baggage allowance:

Excess Baggage

Excess baggage is charged per kilogram (kg), or part thereof, for all guests (including Velocity members). Excess baggage charge details are as follows:

Flights Departing FromExcess Baggage Fee
AustraliaAUD 15.00 per kg*
New ZealandNZD 20.00 per kg
FijiFJD 30.00 per kg
VanuatuAUD 15.00 per kg
Cook IslandsNZD 20.00 per kg
SamoaWST 36.00 per kg
TongaTOP 30.00 per kg
Papua New GuineaPGK 40.00 per kg
IndonesiaUSD 15.00 per kg
Solomon IslandsSBD 120.00 per kg
ThailandTHB 600.00 per kg

*Excess baggage will be charged at AUD 20.00 per kilogram for flights departing Australia for Thailand.

Note: Excess baggage fees are subject to change at any time without notice.