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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 and Carry On Baggage 

Free baggage per travel class

Travel Class

Baggage Allowance

Economy Class on:

  • Intercontinental KLM flights
  • European KLM flights that are part of an intercontinental journey
  • KLM flights between continental Europe and Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Italy (except Florence, Bologna, Turin and Venice), Russia and the Ukraine e
  • Fully flexible ticket types Y & B, and M if booked on or after 28 January with departure on or after 1 April 2015

Check-in baggage:

  • 1 suitcase* of max. 23 kg / 50 lbs

Hand baggage:

  • 1 bag**, and
  • 1 accessory, e.g. a handbag or a laptop
  • Combined max. 12 kg / 26 lbs

Economy Class on European KLM flights, including KLM flights between continental Europe and Algeria, Israel, Morocco and Tunisia.

Exceptions:

  • KLM flights to and from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Italy (except Florence, Bologna, Turin and Venice), Russia and the Ukraine
  • Fully flexible ticket types Y & B, and M if booked on or after 28 January with departure on or after 1 April 2015


For these flights, please see ‘Intercontinental flights’ above.

Hand baggage only:

  • 1 bag**, and
  • 1 accessory, e.g. a handbag or a laptop
  • Combined max. 12 kg / 26 lbs

Booked a flight? Add a suitcase (up to 23 kg / 50 lbs) for EUR 15 online (airport price: EUR 30).

 

Business Class on KLM flights

Check-in baggage:

  • 2 suitcases*
  • Each max 32 kg / 70.5 lbs

Hand baggage:

  • 1 bag**, and
  • 1 smaller bag***, and
  • 1 accessory, e.g. a handbag or a laptop
  • Combined max. 18 kg / 40 lbs

If you bought an upgrade to Business Class during check-in or at a self-service machine, the original baggage allowance on your original ticket still applies.

 

Sizes
* Each suitcase may measure max. 158 cm / 62 in (l + w + h).
** A piece of hand baggage may measure max. 55 x 25 x 35 cm / 21.5 x 10 x 13.5 in (l x b x h).
*** In Business Class you may bring a second, smaller piece of hand baggage that measures max. 45 x 20 x 35 cm / 18 x 8 x 13.5 in (l x w x h).

Free baggage for Flying Blue, SkyTeam and corporate programme members

Travel Class

Baggage Allowance

Flying Blue Ivory members in Economy Class on all KLM flights****, , including KLM flights between continental Europe and Algeria, Israel, Morocco and Tunisia.


Exceptions:

  • KLM flights to and from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Italy (except Florence, Bologna, Turin and Venice), Russia and the Ukraine
  • Fully flexible ticket types Y & B, and M if booked on or after 28 January with departure on or after 1 April 2015


For these flights, please see ‘Intercontinental flights’ below.

Hand baggage:

  • 1 bag**, and
  • 1 accessory, e.g. a handbag or a laptop
  • Combined max. 12 kg / 26 lbs

Booked a flight? Ivory members can add a suitcase (up to 23 kg / 50 lbs) for EUR 7.5 online (airport price: EUR 15).

 

Flying Blue Ivory members in Economy Class on intercontinental KLM flights, and

  • On European KLM flights that are part of an intercontinental journey
  • On KLM flights between continental Europe and Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Italy (except Florence, Bologna, Turin and Venice), Russia and the Ukraine
  • Fully flexible ticket types Y & B, and M if booked on or after 28 January with departure on or after 1 April 2015
  • BlueBiz and other corporate programme members in Economy Class on all KLM flights

 

Check-in baggage:

1 suitcase* of max. 23 kg / 50 lbs

Hand baggage:

  • 1 bag**, and
  • 1 accessory, e.g. a handbag or a laptop
  • Combined max. 12 kg / 26 lbs

 

Flying Blue Ivory members in Business Class on all KLM flights, and

BlueBiz and other corporate programme members in Business Class on all KLM flights

Check-in baggage:

  • 2 suitcases*
  • Each max 32 kg / 70.5 lbs

Hand baggage:

  • 1 bag**, and
  • 1 smaller bag***, and
  • 1 accessory, e.g. a handbag or a laptop
  • Combined max. 18 kg / 40lbs

If you bought an upgrade to Business Class during check-in or at a self-service machine, the baggage allowance on your original ticket still applies.

Flying Blue Silver, Gold and Platinum members, and SkyTeam Elite and Elite Plus members – in Economy Class on all KLM flights

Check-in baggage:

  • 2 suitcases*
  • Each max 23 kg / 50 lbs

Hand baggage:

  • 1 bag**, and
  • 1 accessory, e.g. a handbag or a laptop
  • Combined max. 12 kg / 26 lbs

Flying Blue Silver, Gold and Platinum members, and SkyTeam Elite and Elite Plus members – in Business Class on all KLM flights

Check-in baggage:

  • 3 suitcases*
  • Each max 32 kg / 70.5 lbs

Hand baggage:

  • 1 bag**, and
  • 1 smaller bag***, and
  • 1 accessory, e.g. a handbag or a laptop
  • Combined max. 18 kg / 40 lbs

If you bought an upgrade to Business Class during check-in or at a self-service machine, the baggage allowance on your original ticket still applies.

 

* Each suitcase may measure max. 158 cm / 62 in (l + w + h).
** A piece of hand baggage may measure max. 55 x 25 x 35 cm / 21.5 x 10 x 13.5 in (l x b x h).
*** In Business Class you may bring a second, smaller piece of hand baggage that measures max. 45 x 20 x 35 cm / 18 x 8 x 13.5 in (l x w x h).
**** On most European KLM flights booked on or after 1 October 2014, Flying Blue Ivory members may bring hand baggage only in Economy Class. On KLM.com, bringing a suitcase then can be arranged for EUR 7.50 (Ivory airport fee: EUR 15) or 1500 Miles per one-way.

Children’s baggage

Children and babies travelling in their own booked seat may bring the same amount of hand baggage and check-in baggage as an adult.

For a child younger than 2 years who will be travelling on your lap, you may bring:

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