Travelling light, or with a little extra? Find out how much baggage you're allowed, what not to pack, information on oversized baggage and more.

How much checked-in baggage can I take?

Use our baggage calculator to see how much you can take on your flight. If you need to pack more, just add a prepaid bag.

Allowance applies to flights operated by Air New Zealand. If part of your journey includes codeshare flights or other airlines, please also check their allowance.

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Overweight and oversized items

Travelling with sporting equipment like golf clubs, a bike or surfboard?
Find out how to take your gear with you, on any Air New Zealand flight.

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Prohibited items

To keep everyone safe, and make your check-in process as smooth as possible, there are some items you must not bring on-board your flight.

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Children's baggage allowance 

Our child fares have the same baggage allowance as adults. Infants do not get a checked-in bag, but can have one piece of carry-on. Both fares allow you to bring a stroller and a car seat for no extra charge. Please check with other airlines if they're part of your journey as well. Find out more

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Excess baggage

If you want to take more checked-in baggage than your fare allows, you have several options. To avoid paying the full airport excess baggage fees purchase prepaid extra bags before you get to the airport. Remember, charges are applied based on the departure country of each flight unless otherwise stated.

Find out all of your options when travelling with excess baggage.

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Baggage help

Three quick tips to help you find what you need: