Aer Lingus Baggage Allowance

Aer Lingus

Travelling with Aer Lingus on your next holiday or business trip? Read about the updated baggage allowances and fees so you can pack accordingly.

Are Lingus Baggage Allowance

Aer Lingus Carry-On Baggage

Aer Lingus allows its customers to bring one piece of carry-on luggage with a weight limit of 10 kg and a maximum size dimension of 55 x 40 x 24 cm; musical instruments that fit within this size are considered carry-on baggage. Larger musical instruments will have to be placed in the hold for an additional fee.

Aer Lingus Childrens Hand Luggage Allowance

If you are travelling with an infant under the age of 2 there are no baggage allowances made. Any additional bags, will all be count toward your adult ticket cabin allowance.

Aer Lingus Excess Baggage Additional Payments

Rely on a luggage delivery company and avoid the extra costs you get with excess luggage. Aer Lingus charges you excess baggage fees based on the route and each extra kilogram. They charge €10 per extra kilo for any flights within Europe and €75 per bag that is over the weight limit for international flights.

Send Your Bags With Our Luggage Courier Service

Using Luggage Delivery Company to send your luggage ahead of time. You will avoid the lines, and more importantly avoid the strict rules by Aer Lingus preventing you from bringing your favourite musical instrument, your golf clubs, or packing extra food for your child.

Aer Lingus Checked/Hold Baggage Allowance

Aer Lingus has different checked baggage allowances based on the location of your flight and the type of booking you have.

For flights within Europe, your fees and baggage allowances are based on the direction and divided by near, mid, and far. For international flights, you are allowed one checked bag weighing no more than 23 kg but you will have to pay for any additional bags.

You are allowed one cabin bag no larger than 10 kg or bigger than 55 x 40 x 24 cm.

For example, when you book your flight with Aer Lingus you can choose to add a checked bag online. You can also add a checked bag when you check-in before your flight. If you need help you can use the call centre but this generates a higher fee. The most expensive fees are associated with individuals who check a piece of luggage directly at the airport.

Online Booking:

Route 20 kg 25 kg
Near €25 €30
Mid €40 €45
Far €55 €60

Manage Booking/Check-in:

Route 20 kg 25 kg
Near €27 €32
Mid €42 €47
Far €57 €62

Call Centre:

Route 20 kg 25 kg
Near €35 €40
Mid €50 €55
Far €65 €65


Route 20 kg Second
Near €35 €35
Mid €50 €50
Far €65 €65

Aer Lingus Prohibited items

Aer Lingus does not allow permit the following items in your hand luggage lightbox cutters, knives, axes, or other sharp objects, tasers, toxic substances, guns.

Luggage Delivery Company your Airline Baggage Alternative

Given how many different charges there are based on the length of your flight and the number of bags you have, it can be exhausting trying to figure out how much it costs. Instead, use our luggage delivery service as your baggage alternative. At luggage delivery company we charge a flat fee for your luggage and deliver it from door to door allowing you to stroll through the airport not having to worry about luggage.

Aer Lingus Excess Baggage Allowance for Sports Equipment

Sporting equipment is considered additional items and it has to go into the hold. Items are limited to one per person and they can’t weigh more than 23 kg.

Any sporting equipment for domestic European flights will cost €40 each way.

Any sporting equipment on a transatlantic flight above and beyond your checked baggage allowance of one bag has to be made online ahead of time and they will cost €75 each way.

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