How much you can bring, and what to do if you need more? Get the answers to all your baggage questions, including how many you're allowed, what not to pack, oversized baggage and other important queries below.
How much checked-in baggage can I take?
Use our baggage calculator to work out your baggage allowance, so you know how much to pack for your trip and to add an extra bag if you need more.
This allowance applies to flights operated by Air New Zealand. If part of your journey includes codeshare flights or other airlines, please check their allowance as well.
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.
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
Do you need some extra help with your baggage?
We are very sorry if your baggage is delayed, damaged or misplaced. Find out how we will help, and what you can do to resolve this as fast as possible.