Virgin Atlantic 2022 Baggage Allowance


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

Virgin Atlantic Hand Luggage



Customers are permitted to bring hand luggage on board. The size, weight and number of items will vary depending on your ticket type.
Virgin Atlantic Baggage Allowance
Ticket TypeNo. of itemsMaximum sizeMaximum weight
Economy
123 x 36 x 56cm10kg
Premium Economy123 x 36 x 56cm10kg
Upper Class223 x 36 x 56cmUp to 12kg for one bag, 16kg combined.
Children and Infants123 x 36 x 56cm6kg (infant aged 0-2) 10kg (child aged 2+)

Need to purchase a suitable hand luggage case for your upcoming flight? We recommend this suitcase, available on Amazon, as they are approved by most airlines.

Virgin Atlantic Checked Luggage


Again the checked baggage allowances on a Virgin Atlantic flight will vary, depending on the ticket type. Sports equipment can usually be carried in addition to checked baggage, provided it is under 23kg. However, it is always best to check with Virgin Atlantic ahead of travelling.

Gold members of Flying Club can check in an extra piece of luggage on all Virgin Atlantic operated flights for no extra charge (weighing up to 23kg). This can be done online or at the airports.
Ticket TypeNo. of bagsWeight per bagSize restrictionsExceptions
Economy
1
23kg90 x 75 x 43cm On flights from the UK to India, from the US & Canada to India, flights from the US to South Africa and flights from the UK/US to Lagos allowance is 2 bags
Premium Economy223kg90 x 75 x 43cm On flights from the UK/US to India and from the US & Canada to India allowance is 3 bags
Upper Class232kg90 x 75 x 43cm N/A
Infants1, plus pushchair and car seat 23kg90 x 75 x 43cm N/A

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Virgin Atlantic Extra Baggage


If you need to add more baggage to your flight, you can do so. Passengers can bring up to 10 pieces of luggage, weighing up to 23kg each. The best way to add extra baggage is to book online, as doing so at the airport can be considerably more expensive.

Overweight or oversized bags charges differ, depending on the number of bags you are bringing as well as the ticket type you have purchased.

My Baggage – Airline Baggage Alternative


Adding extra baggage to a Virgin Atlantic flight can be expensive and therefore considerably increase the overall cost of your journey,

The most cost-effective option is to use a luggage shipping service, such as My Baggage. My Baggage is the perfect airline baggage alternative. With door to door collection and delivery and full online tracking, you can easily send luggage to 200+ countries worldwide. My Baggage is a much cheaper option and offers a large 30kg allowance per item and an unlimited amount of items. Find out more about My Baggage’s luggage shipping services.

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