Excess Baggage Offer for Students

Excess Baggage Offer for Students

Baggage allowance is the most important thing that clicks every student’s mind after receiving their visa. There are various factors that must be considered while looking for international flights with student baggage allowance. Allowed baggage differs on the destination where you are going to study. It is also dependent on the route you are flying from. Some airlines provide excess student baggage allowance after completion of certain formalities and documentation, thus it is important to check baggage allowance details on website of the airlines.

Usually, airlines allow up to 40 KGs baggage allowance to students. This may not be available across all airlines. Airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways, Thai Airlines, Southern China Airlines and few others provide 40 KGs or 2 piece check-in baggage for students. Where it is mentioned that 2 pieces are allowed, then each bag may contain up to 23 KGs making it  KGs in total.

Here is an updated information on international baggage allowance for students:

Air India:

Free Additional Baggage Allowance (Piece Concept):
Free 1 additional piece to YYZ (max. weight 23kgs) valid on AI-AC codeshare over London(LHR) on AI 171 only for oneway travel.
Free 1 additional piece to USA (max. weight 23kgs) valid up to Newark (EWR) on flights AI171/172 only and interior points via Newark connecting flights AI171/172 only.The Maharajah Scholar scheme is not applicable on AI191 for travel to Newark(EWR)
Free 1 additional piece to USA (max. weight 23kgs) valid up to New York(JFK)/Chicago and interior points via New York(JFK)/Chicago only.
Free 1 additional piece to USA/(max weight 23kgs) valid upto San Fransisco (SFO) and interior point Via San Fransisco (SFO) only.
Free 1 additional piece to USA (max weight 23kgs) valid up to Washington and interior points via Washington only.
Free 1 additional piece to UK (max. weight 23kgs) valid upto London/Birmingham and interior points in UK/Europe via London only
Free 1 additional piece to Osaka/Tokyo (max. weight 23kgs).
Free 1 additional piece to Stockholm/Copenhagen/Frankfurt/Paris/Rome/Milan/Vienna/Madrid (max. weight 23kgs).
Free 1 additional piece to Europe interior points via Stockholm/Copenhagen/Frankfurt/Paris/Rome/Milan/Vienna/Madrid/(Subject to one interline on through published fares without stopover en route) (max. weight 23kgs).

Free Additional Baggage Allowance (Weight Concept):
Free additional baggage allowance (max. 20 kgs) to Singapore/Bangkok/Hong Kong/Shanghai/Seoul.
Free additional baggage allowance (max. 20 kgs) to Sydney/Melbourne.

Business Class:
For Students travelling Business class, the offer is extended as follows:
Free Additional Baggage Allowance (Piece Concept):
Free 1 additional piece (max. weight 23kgs) over and above the Free Baggage allowance entitlement for Business class.
Free Additional Baggage Allowance (Weight Concept):
Free additional baggage allowance (max. 10 kgs) over and above the Free Baggage allowance entitlement for Business class.

Note:
Cumulative MAXIMUM Baggage Allowance (Free Baggage Allowance + Additional Baggage Allowance) For Weight Concept in Economy class – 40 Kgs ONLY.

Source: Air India

Qatar Airways:

Destination Baggage Allowance
Atlanta / Boston / Chicago / Dallas – Fort Worth / Houston / Los Angeles / Miami / New York / Philadelphia / Washington – 3 pieces*

Amsterdam / Berlin / Brussels / Copenhagen / Dublin / Frankfurt / Moscow / Nice / Paris / Stockholm / Tbilisi / Warsaw – 40 kgs

Source: Qatar Airways

Qantas Airways

On purchase of one way ticket to Australia or New Zealand, students get additional 5 KGs baggage allowance. This offer is available to students on a “Student Visa” travelling from Mumbai or Delhi to Australia or New Zealand. The ticket must be purchased  from Qantas website, through Qantas India contact centre on +91 22 61111818 or through eligible travel agents.

Source: Qantas Airways

Please note that the above mentioned information is subject to change without prior notice. Thus, we request you to get in touch with respective airline customer service.

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