Virgin Atlantic Baggage Policy
IATA : VS
ICAO : VIR
CallSign : VIRGIN
Founded : 1984
Key people : Richard Branson (founder), Shai Weiss (CEO), Peter Norris (chairman)
Country : UK
Office Address : The Office, Manor Royal,
City : Crawley
State : West Sussex, ,,
Zip Code : RH10 9NU
Phone number : +44 344 874 7747, +44 344 209 7705
Official Website : http://www.virginatlantic.com/
If flying with Virgin Atlantic, you should know the airline's luggage rules to avoid any last-minute surprises or unexpected costs. This post will go through the Virgin Atlantic baggage Policy in depth, including the allowable luggage size and Weight, over-baggage prices, and more.
Hand/Cabin Baggage Policy
|Ticket Type||No. of items||Maximum size||Maximum Weight|
|Economy||1||23 x 36 x 56cm||10kg|
|Premium Economy||1||23 x 36 x 56cm||10kg|
|Upper Class||2||23 x 36 x 56cm||Up to 12kg for one bag, 16kg combined.|
|Children and Infants||1||23 x 36 x 56cm||6kg (infant aged 0-2) 10kg (child aged 2+)|
Gold members of Flying Club can check in an extra piece of luggage on all Virgin Atlantic-operated flights for no additional charge (weighing up to 50 lbs / 23kg). This can be done online or at the airports.
|Ticket Type||No. of bags||Weight per bag||Size restrictions||Exceptions|
|Economy||1||23kg||90 x 75 x 43cm||On flights from the UK to India, from the US & Canada to India, flights from the US to South Africa, and flights from the UK/US to Lagos allowance is two bags.|
|Premium Economy||2||23kg||90 x 75 x 43cm||On flights from the UK/US to India and from the US & Canada to India allowance is three bags|
|Upper Class||2||32kg||90 x 75 x 43cm||N/A|
|Infants||1, plus a pushchair and car seat||23kg||90 x 75 x 43cm||N/A|
Additional or Excess Baggage
If you need to add more baggage to your flight, you can do so. Passengers can bring up to 10 pieces of luggage weighing up to 23kg each. The best way to add extra baggage is to book online, as doing so at the airport can be considerably more expensive.
Overweight or oversized bag charges differ depending on the number of bags you bring and the ticket type you purchased.
For More Information, Please Visit https://help.virginatlantic.com/eu/en/baggage/additional-baggage.html
Sports Equipment Fee
Firstly, an extra charge is possible if you take a sports item on top of your checked-in baggage allowance. Secondly, an overweight order is applicable if you’re taking the sports item as your checked-in baggage and it weighs more than 23 kg. Moreover, please remember that an economy-light ticket does not include checked baggage. Lastly, if the sports equipment weighs more than 32 kg, you will not be able to check it in. But Virgin Atlantic cargo service to help you out.
For more information on sports types of equipment, please visit help.virginatlantic.com/nl/en/baggage/sports-equipment.html
Virgin Atlantic Baggage Policy FAQ's
Baggage is measured by length + width + height. The dimensions of each measurement are added together to compose the total number of linear inches/ centimeters.
The baggage fee is as follows-
|Number of bags being checked in||Economy Light||Economy Classic & Delight||Premium||Upper Class*||Overweight||Oversized*|
|Bag 1||45 GBP / 60 USD||Included||Included||Included||65 GBP / 100 USD||200 GBP / 300 USD|
|Bag 2||65 GBP / 100 USD||65 GBP / 100 USD||Included||Included||65 GBP / 100 USD||200 GBP / 300 USD|
|Bag 3||140 GBP / 200 USD||140 GBP / 200 USD||140 GBP / 200 USD||140 GBP / 200 USD||65 GBP / 100 USD||200 GBP / 300 USD|
|Bag 4||140 GBP / 200 USD||140 GBP / 200 USD||140 GBP / 200 USD||140 GBP / 200 USD||65 GBP / 100 USD||200 GBP / 300 USD|
Yes, you can. Please visit https://flywith.virginatlantic.com/gb/en/prepare-to-fly/baggage/sports-equipment.html for more information on the same.