Lufthansa baggage allowance 2013. A short summary
Do you wonder how much baggage is allowed on Lufthansa flights? Read on and find out all the essential information you need before your departure.
Lufthansa – carry-on baggage
Passengers travelling with Lufthansa are allowed to take one piece of hand baggage onboard. Its weight must not exceed 8 kg and its dimensions must be smaller than 55×40×23 cm. You can also carry some additional items, such as handbag, laptop bag or shoulder bag which has to be smaller than 30×40×10 cm.
Those travelling with infants are allowed to take carrycots, foldable pushchairs or buggies into the cabin.
Lufthansa free baggage allowance
Generally, you are allowed to have 1 piece of checked baggage on Lufthansa flights for free. Its maximum weight is 23 kg and the sum of its dimensions must not exceed 158 cm.
There are also some exceptions to these rules. While flying to and from Japan, Central and West Africa, or between USA/Canada and South Africa, India, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar, UAE and Iran, you are allowed 2 pieces of checked baggage, 23 kg each. On the journeys starting in Brazil, 2 bags, 32 kg each can be checked in. They are included in the ticket price.
Lufthansa excess baggage
If you find out that your free baggage allowance is insufficient, you will pay excess baggage fees.
|size and weight||up to 23 kg||24 – 32 kg||33 – 45 kg|
|up to 158 cm||x||€50/€100||€100/€200|
|more than 158 cm||€100/€200||€150/€300||€200/€400|
(on Europe/intercontinental flights)
Slawomir Budziak, Mar 27, 2013
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