Virgin Atlantic 2023 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.

Luggage Shipping » Airline Baggage Information » Virgin Atlantic 2023 Baggage Allowance

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 Allowance from My Baggage
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 43cmOn 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 43cmOn flights from the UK/US to India and from the US & Canada to India allowance is 3 bags
Upper Class232kg90 x 75 x 43cmN/A
Infants1, plus pushchair and car seat23kg90 x 75 x 43cmN/A

(scroll on the table to view on mobile or click here)

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.

Get a quote

Luggage Shipping

Ship your baggage anywhere in the world with us. Save yourself time, stress and money when it comes to luggage delivery.

Read More

Golf Club Shipping

Dragging your golf clubs through the airport whilst pulling a suitcase is no easy task - thankfully, My Baggage offers a quick and affordable solution!

Read More

Bike Shipping

Our team can collect your bike from your home and deliver it directly to your destination with full online tracking available to keep peace of mind.

Read More

International Luggage Shipping

My Baggage provides international baggage shipping to over 200 countries worldwide with super fast delivery times and great low rates.

Read More

Airline Baggage Information

Sending luggage with an airline is not the most straightforward task in the world. To make life easier, My Baggage has put together has put together some useful airline baggage information.

Read More

Student Shipping

we can help you to get your luggage to and from university or collage safely, easily and - more importantly - at a price you can afford!

Read More

Reviews
18,199
Customers
150,000+
Trustpilot rating - Excellent 4.5 out of 5 stars4.7
5 stars

4 hours ago

My experience with My Baggage was excellent.

Pick up and delivery went very smoothly and the package was delivered in good condition with no breakage or damage. As a first time international shipper I had many questions, all of which were answered quickly and helpfully by at least four different people in customer service.

Nancy Alexander
5 stars

4 hours ago

Will definitely use again takes all the…

Will definitely use again takes all the airport strain out . Sent 2 large cases ,arrived so quickly ,Reno NV to Penzance UK and really good price .

Doug
4 stars

8 hours ago

Quick and easy solution

Quick and easy solution Delivered on time I recommend

Jade TOFFIN
5 stars

11 hours ago

Efficient & Economical

Efficient & economical. Instructions made easy to follow with a very user friendly website.

Peco’s
5 stars

a day ago

Totally excellent service

Totally excellent service. Easy to get a quote and very simple to deal with. I’m moving two suitcases from London to Shropshire- £22 each. What’s not to like. I will use them again.

jerrycotter
5 stars

a day ago

This is a great company

This is a great company! They arrived on time and were very helpful. I think they are very well priced for what they do and I just wish that I had heard about them sooner!

Lindsay
5 stars

2 days ago

great experience as usual

great experience as usual. swift pickup. kept informed of whereabouts through tracking and delivery as per order. thank you

Customer
5 stars

2 days ago

My bags arrived in one piece and…

My bags arrived in one piece and quickly.

dfour
5 stars

2 days ago

Efficient and hassle-free

Efficient and hassle-free Good instructions, help quickly available online if you need it. Would use again.

Lucinda
5 stars

2 days ago

My experience with my baggage was…

My experience with my baggage was amazing. The customer service was always very fast. They consistently responded quickly when I emailed them. The website also gives helpful I Information about customs as you are filling out information. I found this to be very helpful. My pickup and drop offs went off without any problems at all and I was able to track my packages the entire time. I would use them again and would highly recommend using this company.

Christy
5 stars

2 days ago

Highly recommend

Great service. Delivered on time and very reasonably priced. Will definitely use again.

zoe gardiner
5 stars

2 days ago

Great price

Great price Great communication Package arrived less than 48 hrs later Have used before and highly recommend

Helen
View all reviews