Baggage allowance for Aer Lingus and fees
Flying with Aer Lingus? Here is some useful information about Aer Lingus baggage fees and luggage allowance.
|Cabin Baggage Allowance
|55cm x 40cm x 25cm
|Checked Baggage Allowance
|L + W + H 158cm
|Excess Baggage Allowance
|L + W + H 158cm
|Excess baggage within Europe will cost
€10 per extra kilo and for transatlantic flights,
will cost €75 per bag.
Aer Lingus baggage allowance
Passengers travelling with Aer Lingus are permitted to bring one carry-on bag to be stowed in the overhead compartment and one personal bag, like a purse or laptop case.
Carry-on luggage weight is restricted to 10kg and the dimensions must be no greater than 55x40x25cm. The personal bag or item cannot exceed 25x20x33cm in dimension.
The personal bag must fit under your seat and be sure to pack essentials like medication and identification in your carry-on, not any bags you may be checking. Fees for checked baggage follows this section.
Aer Lingus check-in baggage
On Aer Lingus flights, any class of passengers except Savers can enjoy one free checked bag. The maximum dimension of the bag is 158cm and the weight limit is 32kg.
Beyond the first complimentary bag, additional checked baggage rates differ depending on your route.
Flights within Europe have three options: 20kg or 25kg in one bag or 40kg spread over two bags.
Transatlantic flights also have three options: One bag at 20 or 25kg, or 30kg spread over two bags.
Business and BusinessFlex customers are allowed up to three pieces of checked baggage, totaling no more than a combined 70kg weight restriction.
Note that all baggage allowance for Aer Lingus are per passenger, each way.
Saver Fares are not permitted any checked baggage. Costs range from 45 Euros for 20 kgs to 55 Euros for up to 30 kg. Other fares range from 60 Euros for 20kgs to 70 Euros for up to 30kg.
These fares are for online booking. It will cost you more to check it at the airport.
If you have any additional checked bags or your bag weighs over the allowance permitted by your fare type or exceeds the permitted dimensions, excess baggage charges will apply.
Within Europe, you will be charged 10 Euros per kilo over the 20kg limit.
Excess baggage on transatlantic flights, for all bags weighing 23kg-32kg, will cost you 75 Euros.
Bag fees are non-refundable.
Contact Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus can be contacted via phone according to the country from which you are calling. You can also contact support and other departments through the Aer Lingus website.
Alternative to excess baggage fees
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