How to buy extra baggage in Emirates Airlines


Purchasing extra baggage is when passengers are made to pay for additional luggage that exceeds the luggage allowance that is allocated to them based on their ticket class. With Emirates Airlines, baggage allowance varies depending on passengers’ route, class of travel, fare type, and Emirates Skywards membership tier.


Cost of extra baggage allowance fees is charged in US dollars. Payment can be made online, or at check-in desks in the local currency, or paid through local Emirates offices.

Emirates Airbus A380-800

Here is a list of the cost of extra baggage on Emirates Airlines based on the weight for any additional kilogram(kg).


From / To Middle East / South Asia Africa Far East Europe Australia and New Zealand
Middle East / South Asia: $20 $30 $30 $30 $40
Far East: $30 $40 $15 $40 $30
Europe: $30 $40 $40 $15 $50
Australia and New Zealand: $40 $50 $30 $50 $15

Purchasing extra baggage online comes with specific discounts depending on the weight of baggage. The discounted rates are calculated in blocks of 5kg, up to a maximum of 25kg. Current online discount rates per passenger are:

50% for the first 5kg;

20% for any subsequent amount.

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