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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 :

Baggage Allowance

Carry-on bag

Economy and Premium class passengers are permitted to carry one piece of carry-on bag. The bag should not weigh more than 10kg and should measure 23 x 36 x 56 dimension. In addition to this, passengers can carry a small rucksack or handbag. Lastly, Upper class passengers can carry two items with a combined weight of 15 kg, with no one item exceeding 12 kg. Lastly, the item should not exceed 23 x 36 x 56 dimension.

Checked-baggage

The airline allows one baggage weighing 23kg and 90 x 75 x 43cm dimension on most economy fares, this is free of charge. In addition for long trips, a very convenient Ship you Luggage service is provided. Premium passengers are permitted to carry two pieces of baggage each weighing not more than 23 kg and measuring 90 x 75 x 43cm. Lastly, Upper class passengers can carry up to three pieces of luggage, not exceeding 90 x 75 x 43cm dimension and 32kg weight

Sports Equipment 

Firstly, there is a possibility of an extra charge if you take a sports item on top of your checked in baggage allowance. Secondly, If you’re taking the sports item as your checked in baggage, and it weighs more than 23 kgs then overweight charge is applicable. Moreover, please be mindful of the fact that an economy light ticket does not include checked baggage. Lastly, in case the sports equipment weighs more than 32 kgs, then you will not be able to check it in. But Virgin Atlantic cargo service to help you out. 

For more information on sports equipments, please visit help.virginatlantic.com/nl/en/baggage/sports-equipment.html

Virgin Atlantic Baggage Fees & Allowance FAQ's

1. How is bag dimension measured?

 Baggage is measured by length + width + height. The dimensions of each measurement are added together to compose the total number of linear inches/ centimeters.

 

 

2. What is the fee for excess weight and dimension?

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 

 

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