Baggage Allowance and Fees

 

Philippine Airlines introduces a new range of Fare Families or Branded Fares, where distinct free baggage allowance is associated to each fare brand. Travellers enjoy flexibility in choosing the fare that comes with needed baggage benefits.

The FBA entitlement is valid only for the entire journey indicated on the ticket and may not necessarily apply to connecting flights. Domestic FBA shall apply on domestic tickets purchased separately from an international ticket.

PAL or other carriers may collect excess baggage fees if the FBA entitlement on the connecting flights is lower.


Unless otherwise provided in the e-ticket, the following FBA and Excess Baggage Charge (EBC) shall apply on PAL operated flights:

 

 

Domestic and Regional Flights (effective 08 Sep 2014)

  Fiesta Deal/ Budget Economy Fiesta Saver/ Regular Economy Fiesta Plus/ Premium Economy Mabuhay
Classic/ Business Class Promo
Mabuhay Premium/ Premium Business Class* Excess
Baggage Fee
From MNL
per kilo
Excess
Baggage Fee
To MNL
per kilo
Domestic (PR & 2P Operated) effective 30 March 2014
All Domestic NO BAGGAGE 10 kilos 20 kilos N/A N/A PHP 200 (VAT inclusive)
Southeast Asia (to/from Philippines)
Bali 20 kilos 20 kilos 20 kilos 30 kilos 30 kilos USD10 USD11
Bangkok USD10 THB385
Beijing 30 kilos USD10 CNY80
Busan 35 kilos USD10 KRW8,100
Guangzhou 30 kilos USD 6 CNY 40
Ho Chi Minh 30 kilos USD9 USD10
Hong Kong USD6 HKD70
Jakarta USD13 USD14
Macau USD6 MOP50
Seoul 35 kilos USD10 KRW7,100
Shanghai 30 kilos USD9 CNY70
Singapore 30 Kilos 30 Kilos 30 Kilos 40 kilos 40 kilos USD12 SGD15
Taipei 20 Kilos 20 Kilos 20 Kilos 30 Kilos 30 kilos USD6 TWD201
Xiamen USD6 CNY50
Australia, Japan (Fukuoka/Osaka) and India (to/from Philippines)
Brisbane 23 kilos 30 kilos 30 kilos USD27 AUD35
Darwin USD15 AUD35
Melbourne USD23 AUD36
Sydney
Fukuoka 30 kilos USD15 JPY2,400
Osaka USD14 JPY2,600
*Except for J booking class with Free Baggage Allowance (FBA) status quo at 35kilos
Europe (to/from Philippines) for Travel 04Nov13
London 20 kilos 40 kilos USD 50 GBP 33
Middle East (to/from Philippines)
Abu Dhabi 30 kilos 40 kilos Service starts 10Jun14:
40 kilos
USD 30 AED 110
Riyadh 2 pieces - 50 lbs (23kgs.) each piece 2 pieces - 70 lbs (32kgs.) each piece N/A USD
100/Piece
SAR
375/Piece
Dammam N/A
Japan (Nagoya/Tokyo) (to/from Philippines/Southeast Asia/Australia)
Nagoya 1 piece - 50 lbs. (23kgs.) 2 pieces - 50 lbs. (23kgs.) each piece 2 pieces - 70 lbs.
(32kgs.) each piece
USD 100/piece JPY 10,000/piece
Tokyo
International Codeshare (to/from Philippines)
Abu Dhabi 23 kilos 40 kilos USD30 AED90
Bahrain 30 kilos N/A USD33 BHD11
Doha 23 kilos (ex Manila) N/A USD33 QAR130
40 kilos (ex Doha)
Dubai (EK operated) 30 kilos N/A USD35 AED130
Dubai (2P operated) 30 kilos N/A USD30 AED110
Hong Kong (Cebu Direct) 20 kilos 30 kilos USD6 HKD40
Kuala Lumpur 20 kilos N/A USD8 MYR34

 

 

International Flights Free Baggage Allowance (effective 01 June 2014)

Check-through Policy between US/Canada and Philippine Domestic Destinations:

 

Checking-through of baggage shall only apply if the entire journey is under a single ticket / conjunction. Otherwise, a check-through fee (excess baggage fee) of USD5.00 (or its equivalent in CAD currency) per kilo shall be charged.

 

The FBA entitlement is valid only for the entire journey as reflected in the ticket. For journeys involving separate tickets, the FBA reflected on each ticket shall apply.

 

Unless otherwise provided in the e-ticket, the following FBA and Excess Baggage Charge (EBC) shall apply on PAL operated flights:

 

Free Baggage Allowance

 

Class of Service Max. Pieces Dimensions
(l + w + h)
Weight
Premium
Business
Class
Between USA/Hawaii/Canada and Area 2* and Area 3*
2 Total of 124 in. (316cm) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 62 in. (158cm) Total of 140 lbs. (64kgs) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 70 lbs. (32kgs)
Between Guam and Philippines/ Area 3*
2 Total of 124 in. (316cm) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 62 in. (158cm) Total of 100 lbs. (46kgs) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 50 lbs. (23kgs)
To/From Narita, Nagoya and Area 1*, Area 2* and Area3*
2 Total of 124 in. (237cm) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 62 in. (158cm) Total of 140 lbs. (64kgs) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 70lbs. (32kgs)
Business
Class
Between USA/Hawaii/Canada and Area 2* and Area 3*
2 Total of 124 in (316 cm) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 62 in (158cm) Total of 100 lbs. (46kgs) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 50 lbs. (23kgs)
Between Guam and Philippines/ Area 3*
2 Total of 124 in (316 cm) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 62 in (158cm) Total of 100 lbs. (46kgs) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 50 lbs. (23kgs)
To/From Narita, Nagoya and Area 1*, Area 2* and Area3*
2 Total of 124 in (237 cm) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 62 in (158cm) Total of 140lbs. (64kgs) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 70lbs (32kgs)
Economy Class
Between USA/Hawaii/Canada and Area2*/Area3*
2 Total of 107 in (273 cm) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 62 in (158cm) Total of 100 lbs (46kgs) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 50lbs. (23kgs.)
Between Guam and Area3*
1 Should not be more than 62 in (158cm) Should not be more than 50 lbs (23kgs)
To/From Narita, Nagoya and Area1*, Area 2* and Area 3*
2 Total of 107 in (273 cm) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 62 in (158cm) Total of 100 lbs (46kgs) for the 2 pieces with no piece exceeding 50lbs. (23kgs.)
Budget Economy To/From Narita, Nagoya and Area1*, Area 2* and Area 3*
1 Should not be more than 62 in (158cm) Should not be more than 50 lbs (23kgs)
*Area 1- North America, Central America, Caribbean Area Sub-Area, South America
*Area 2- Europe, Africa, Middle East
*Area 3- South Asia, South Asian or Indian Sub Continent, Japan/Korea, North/ Central Pacific, Southwest Pacific

International Flights Excess Baggage Rates

 

Excess Baggage Charge

 

Any baggage in excess of the allowed FBA shall be assessed the following EBC:

 

BUDGET ECONOMY*
Philippines/Area2*/Area 3* to/from
Narita
/Haneda
/Nagoya
JPY 3000 /
USD 30– 2nd piece
JPY 10,000 /
USD 100 - succeeding

*For Oversized and Overweight Charges please refer to below table



Effective for travel 16 Jul 2013

Route In excess of allowed number of piece Oversized but within weight limit Overweight but within size limit Oversized and Overweight
    63 in. to 80 in. 81 in. or more Economy Class Business Class Economy Class Business Class Economy Class Business Class Economy Class Business Class
Philippines to/from       24-45 kgs 33-45 kgs 46-55 kgs 46-55 kgs 24-45 kgs 33-45 kgs 46-55 kgs 46-55 kgs
San Francisco /
Los Angeles /
Honolulu
USD150 USD150 USD450 USD150 USD300 USD450 USD600
Philippines/Area2*/
Area 3* to/from
             
Vancouver USD150/ CAD150 USD150/ CAD150 USD450/ CAD450 USD150/ CAD150 USD300/ CAD300 USD450/ CAD450 USD600/ CAD600
Toronto USD175/ CAD175 USD175/ CAD175 USD525/ CAD525 USD175/ CAD175 USD350/ CAD350 USD525/ CAD525 USD700/ CAD700
Canada
(Except Vancouver/Toronto) to/
from Philippines/Area 3*
(except from Guam) / Area 2*
USD225/ CAD225 USD225/ CAD225 USD675/ CAD675 USD225/ CAD225 USD450/ CAD450 USD675/ CAD675 USD900/ CAD900
Philippines/Asia/
Europe/Middle East to/
from the USA
USD150 USD150 USD450 USD150 USD300 USD450 USD600
Philippines/Australia/
Japan/Korea/
Abu Dhabi(codeshare flights)/
Saudi Arabia to USA/
Canada excluding Honolulu/
San Francisco/ Los Angeles
USD200/ CAD200 USD200/ CAD200 USD600/ CAD600 USD200/ CAD200 USD400/ CAD400 USD600/ CAD600 USD800/ CAD800
From Narita, Haneda, Nagoya to Area 1* JPY15,000 USD150 JPY15,000 USD150 JPY45,000/ USD450
24-32kgs 33-45kgs
JPY6,000/ USD60 JPY45,000/ USD450
(CARGO)
24-32kgs 33-45kgs
JPY21,000/ USD210 JPY60,000/ USD600
(CARGO)
Guam to/from       24-45 kgs 46-55kgs 24-45 kgs 46-55kgs
Philippines USD30 - 2nd piece
USD100 - succeeding
USD100 USD300 USD100 USD200 USD300 USD400
Hong Kong/ Taiwan USD30 - 2nd piece
USD45 - succeeding
USD45 USD135 USD45 USD90 USD135 USD180
Japan/Korea/
Singapore/Indonesia/
Thailand/Vietnam/China
USD30 - 2nd piece
USD75 - succeeding
USD75 USD225 USD75 USD150 USD225 USD300
Australia USD30 - 2nd piece
USD45 - succeeding
USD45 USD135 USD45 USD90 USD135 USD180
Vancouver USD150/ CAD150 USD150/ CAD150 USD450/ CAD450 USD150/ CAD150 USD300/ CAD300 USD450/ CAD450 USD600/ CAD600
Rest of Canada USD160/ CAD225 USD160/ CAD225 USD480/ CAD675 USD160/ CAD225 USD320/ CAD450 USD480/ CAD675 USD640/ CAD900

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER: As a general rule, passenger and baggage travel together. However, there are instances where some baggage have to be unloaded to ensure that a flight can operate safely. In such instances, unloaded baggage will be loaded on the next available flight and delivered to the affected passenger.

*Area 1 – North America, Central America, Caribbean Area Sub-Area, South America ; Area 2 – Europe, Middle East, Africa ; Area 3 – Southeast Asia, Indian Subcontinent or South Asian Subcontinent, Japan/Korea, North/Central Pacific, Southwest Pacific

 

Note: Rates are merely estimates and may change without prior notice

*Excess baggage charges shall be assessed in the following manner:

  • Each piece of baggage in excess of the number provided for above will be assessed the applicable charges
  • Each piece of baggage whose sum of the three-dimensional exceeds those permitted above but does not exceed 62 inches (158 cms) or the weight of which does not exceed 50 lbs. (23 kgs) will be assessed
  • Each piece of baggage both in excess of the number permitted above whose dimensions exceed the dimensions permitted above but does not exceed 80 inches (203 cms) or the weight of which does not exceed 50 lbs. (23 kgs) will be assessed
  • Each piece of baggage whose sum of the three dimensions exceeds 80 inches (203 cms) and/or whose weight exceeds 50 lbs. (23 kgs) will be carried as accompanied baggage only if advance arrangements are made with carrier. Such as baggage shall be weighed and it shall be assessed with charges items for the first 45 kgs. For each pieces of baggage whose weight exceeds 45 kgs shall be assessed with charges items
    Click here for BAGGAGE RULES details

 

IMPORTANT

Philippine Airlines reserves the right to change the fare benefits, conditions and excess baggage rates without prior notice.


 

Baggage Allowance of Infant On Lap

An infant (without seat) paying at least 10% or more of applicable adult fare has the following Free Baggage Allowance:

Route Checked
Baggage
Carry-on
Baggage
Domestic

Not
Applicable

Not
Applicable
Regional
(Asia, Australia, India)
1 piece
not exceeding
10 kilos
1 piece
not exceeding
7kilos
North America
(USA/Canada)
1 piece baggage not exceeding 7 kilos
either for check-in or carry-on
Guam 1 piece
not exceeding
7 kilos
1 piece
not exceeding
7 kilos
Between Japan and Area 1*,
Area 2*, and Area 3*
1 piece of baggage with dimensions not exceeding 62in. (158cm)
and weight does not exceed 50lbs (23kgs)

Notes:
Size (length+width+height) shall not exceed 45 in. or 115 cm.
An infant may also be allowed one fully collapsible stroller or infant's carrying basket or infant's car seat subject to availability of space.


 

Carry-on Baggage

Each passenger is allowed one piece of carry-on baggage small enough to be placed in the overhead bin or under the passenger seat of the aircraft cabin with a maximum dimension (length+width+height) of 45 in. (115 cm) and maximum weight of 7 kgs. (15 lbs)

A carry-on bag that exceeds the allowed weight or dimension shall be intercepted and charged an EBC, if applicable.

In addition to the free carry-on baggage allowance, a passenger is allowed to carry on-board a maximum of two (2) of any the following items:

  • a small handbag
  • pocket book or purse
  • an overcoat, wrap or blanket
  • a small camera or binoculars
  • laptop with case
  • a reasonable amount of reading material

For persons with disabilities, the foregoing shall be in addition to the assistive devices that are allowed to be carried for free.

Important Notice

Each flight ticket has its own Free Baggage Allowance policy. This FBA entitlement is valid only on that specific flight and may not necessarily apply to your connecting flights. PAL or other carriers may require you to pay excess baggage fees if your FBA entitlement is lower on your connecting flights.

 

 

Infant's Baggage

An infant may also be allowed one fully collapsible stroller or infant's carrying basket or infant's car seat subject to availability of space.