KLM 2022 Baggage Allowance And Fees

If you’re travelling with KLM on an upcoming flight, here’s everything you need to know about KLM baggage allowance, restrictions, fees and charges.

KLM Cabin Baggage

The Hand Luggage you take on a KLM flight depends on the ticket type you have purchased.
 Economy Class on European and intercontinental flightsBusiness Class on European and intercontinental flights
Number of Bags:- 1 item of hand baggage
- 1 Personal Bag
- 2 items of hand baggage
- 1 Personal Bag
Size Dimensions:Hand Baggage: Max. 55 x 35 x 25 cm
Personal Bag: Max 40 x 30 x 15 cm
- Hand Baggage: Max 55 x 35 x 25 cm
- Personal Bag: Max 40 x 30 x 15 cm
Combined Max Weight:12 kg18 kg

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KLM Checked Baggage

Just like hand luggage, the checked luggage allowances depends on your ticket type purchased.
 Economy Class on European and intercontinental flightsBusiness Class on European and intercontinental flights
Number of Bags:- 1 item of check-in baggage- 2 items of check-in baggage
Size dimensions:- max. 158 cm (L+ H+W)- max. 158 cm (L+ H+W)
Max Weight:- 23 kg (Combined)- 32 kg (Each)
Please note: If you’re travelling as a Blue Silver, Gold and Platinum member or a SkyTeam Elite/ Elite Plus member, you are allowed 1 extra item of check-in baggage of the dimensions stated above.

Children’s Baggage

If the child travelling will be in their own seat, hand baggage and checked in baggage are the same as an adult (Shown in the tables above).

However, if you are travelling with a child under two years of age you can bring on the following:
Number of Bags:- 1 item of hand baggage with baby care items
- 1 item of check-in baggage
Size Dimensions:Hand Luggage : max. 55 x 35 x 25 cm.
Max Weight:Hand Luggage : 12 kg
Checked Luggage: 10 kg

KLM Excess Baggage

When travelling with KLM Airlines, you will have to pay excess baggage fees if your baggage is overweight. This differs depending on your route of travel and number of bags you are travelling with. For information on excess baggage fees at KLM click here.

KLM Special Baggage

Because of limited space on KLM aircraft’s, you need to reserve for the transportation of some types of special baggage as early as possible – no later than 48 hours before departure. It is also extremely important to ensure that your reservation is confirmed before departure to ensure that you can take your special baggage with you. For the full list of requirements and regulations of exceptional baggage, click here to find out more.

My Baggage – Airline Baggage Alternative

KLM is an undeniably affordable travel option if you are travelling with a small amount of luggage off season. However, if you go above the weight allowance, book baggage at the airport or travel during peak periods, you may face considerable extra charges.

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My Baggage provides a great low-cost alternative to airline baggage, with fast and convenient luggage shipping which allows you to travel hands-free. It means you’ll save yourself some time at the airport when you don’t have to check-in your bags, no waiting around at luggage carousels on the other side and ultimately, one less thing to worry about whilst you travel. To give you that extra peace of mind, My Baggage offers £100 free compensation cover on every single shipment, which can be increased right up to the value of £1000 if you wish. Contact our customer support team if you have any questions!

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