Go Back

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

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

 

Checked Baggage 

 

Free Baggage Allowance:

 

Economy Class

1 item of check-in baggage*,

each max. 23 kg (50.5 lbs),

max. 158 cm (62 inches) l + w + h

 

Business Class

 

2 items of check-in baggage, each max. 32 kg (70.5 lbs), max. 158 cm (62 inches) l + w + h

 

* You may bring 2 pieces of check-in baggage, each max. 23 kg (50.5 lbs), max. 158 cm (62 inches) l + w + h on KLM and AIR FRANCE flights to and from:

 

·         Caribbean: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, French Guyana, Haiti, Saint Martin.

·         Indian Ocean: Madagascar, Mayotte, Reunion, Seychelles

·         South America:

1.       Ecuador (Guayaquil, Quito)

2.       Brazil: only if originating in Brazil (outbound and returning flights): each piece may weigh up to 32 kg (70.5 lbs).

·         Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriyia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome And Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, St. Helena, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

·         French Polynesia: Tahiti, New Caledonia.

 

Within France and Corsica you may bring up to 23 kg (50.5 lbs), regardless the number of bags.

 

 

Hand (Carry-on) Baggage

 

You may take the following as hand baggage: 

 

Travel Class

 

Number & Dimensions

 

Weight Restriction

 

Permitted Accessories

 

Economy Class

 

1 bag measuring 55 x 25 x 35 cm (21.5 x 10 x 13.5 inch) (l x w x h)*

Your hand baggage, including accessories, may not exceed 12 kg (26 lbs).

1 of the following: handbag, briefcase, camera, small laptop, or 1 other item of similar or smaller size

 

Business Class

1 bag measuring 55 x 25 x 35 cm (21.5 x 10 x 13.5 inch) (l x w x h)* and one bag smaller than 45 x 20 x 35 cm (18 x 8 x 13.5 inch) (l x w x h)**

Your hand baggage, including accessories, may not exceed 18 kg 40 lbs).

1 of the following: handbag, briefcase, camera, small laptop, or 1 other item of similar or smaller size

 

* The sum of the dimensions may not be greater than 115 cm (45 inches), including wheels and handles.

 

** Exception for World Business Class passengers: on flights from India you may only carry one item of hand baggage. You may check in a second hand bag free of charge.

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