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Emirates Airlines

The following baggage policies are shown as they appear on Emirates Airlines’ website. Your Vacations To Go travel counselor can answer any additional questions you may have.

Carry-on Baggage

First Class and Business Class customers are permitted two pieces of carry-on baggage: one briefcase plus either one handbag or one garment bag. The briefcase may not exceed 18 x 14 x 8 inches (45 x 35 x 20cm); the handbag may not exceed 22 x 15 x 8 inches (55 x 38 x 20cm); the garment bag can be no more than 8 inches (20cm) thick when folded. The weight of each piece must not exceed 15lb (7kg).

Economy Class customers are permitted one piece of carry-on baggage, either a handbag orlaptop bag, that may not exceed 22 x 15 x 8 inches (55 x 38 x 20cm) and must weigh no more than 15lb (7kg).

Checked Baggage

Emirates customers traveling from Canada or North or South America can enjoy our generous checked baggage allowances.

From Canada, North America:

From South America:

Piece concept - Total dimensions (length + width + height) of each piece must not exceed 150 cm (59 inches). Customers with individual items exceeding above dimensions up to 300 cm (118 inches) will be charged an additional fee. Individual items with total dimensions exceeding 300 cm (118 inches) cannot be transported as checked baggage and must be sent as cargo or freight.

Baggage Policy for other destinations
For itineraries that do not include Canada or North or South America, customers can check in 30 kg in Economy Class, 40 kg in Business Class, and 50 kg in First Class.

However for travel on Emirates from Australia, New Zealand or Asia to North or South America which includes a sector in Europe or Africa, the weight concept will apply for the entire ticketed journey.

Weight concept - Individual items with total dimensions exceeding 300 cm (118 inches) cannot be transported as checked baggage and must be sent as cargo or freight. There are no exceptions to this rule.

Passengers with checked baggage exceeding the allowance stated above will be charged for excess baggage. Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.

Note: Additional discounts may apply depending on fly-specific factors (e.g. frequent flyer status, military, etc).