British Airways

Europe

Euro Traveller (Economy) = FREE checked baggage allowance of one bag per person weighing a maximum of 23kg. If you check-in a second bag (max. 23kg), then you pay £65 at the airport (or £60 on BA.com prior to online check in stage) – this charge is each way. Please note that these rates exclude flights to and from London Gatwick, which incurs an additional bag charge of £40 per bag at the airport (or £36 per bag on BA.com prior to online check-in stage) each way. If you take ski equipment* then this is now regarded as a second bag and charges apply as above. *Please be aware that a separate boot-bag would be regarded as a third bag and charges apply as above.

Club Europe (Business) = FREE checked baggage allowance of two bags per person weighing a maximum of 32kg each. If you check in a third bag (max. 32kg), then you pay £65 at the airport (or £60 on BA.com prior to online check-in stage) – this charge is each-way. Please note that these rates exclude flights to and from London Gatwick, which incurs an additional bag charge of £40 per bag at the airport (or £36 per bag on BA.com prior to online check-in stage) each way. If you take ski equipment* then this is now regarded as an additional bag and charges apply as above (or can be included in checked allowance if both checked bags are not required). *Please be aware that a separate boot-bag would be regarded as a further additional bag and charges apply as above.

North America

World Traveller (Economy) = FREE checked baggage allowance is now one bag per person weighing a maximum of 23kg. If you check in a second bag (max. 23kg), then you pay £65 at the airport (or £60 on BA.com prior to online check-in stage) – this charge is each way. If you take ski equipment* then this is now regarded as a second bag and charges apply as above. If you check in a third bag (max. 23kg), then you pay £140 at the airport (or £120 on BA.com prior to online check-in stage) – this charge is each way. *Please be aware that a separate boot-bag would be regarded as a third bag and charges apply as above.

World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) = FREE checked baggage allowance is now two bags per person weighing a maximum of 23kg per bag. If you take ski equipment*, this can now be regarded as the second bag within this free allowance. If you want to check-in a third bag (max. 23kg), then you pay £140 at the airport (or £120 on BA.com prior to online check-in stage) – this charge is each way. *Please be aware that a separate boot-bag would be regarded as a third bag and charges apply as above.

Club World = FREE checked baggage allowance is now two bags per person weighing a maximum of 32kg per bag. If you take ski equipment, this can now be regarded as the second bag within this free allowance. If you want to check-in a third bag (max. 32kg), then you pay £140 at the airport (or £120 on BA.com prior to online check-in stage) – this charge is each way.

First = FREE checked baggage allowance is now three bags per person weighing a maximum of 32kg per bag. If you take ski equipment, this can now be regarded as the second and third bags within this free allowance. If you want to check-in a fourth bag (max. 32kg), then you pay £140 at the airport (or £120 on BA.com prior to online check-in stage) – this charge is each way.

Japan

World Traveller (Economy) and World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) = FREE checked baggage allowance is now 2 bags per person weighing a maximum of 23kg per bag. If you take ski equipment*, this can now be regarded as the 2nd bag within this free allowance. If you want to check in a 3rd bag (max. 23kg), then you pay £140 at the airport (or £120 prior to online check-in stage) – this charge is each way. *Please be aware that a separate boot-bag would be regarded as a 3rd bag and charges apply as above.

Club World (Business) = FREE checked baggage allowance is now 2 bags per person weighing a maximum of 32kg per bag. If you take ski equipment, this can now be regarded as the 2nd bag within this free allowance. If you want to check in a 3rd bag (max. 32kg), then you pay £140 at the airport (or £120 prior to online check-in stage) – this charge is each way.

First = FREE checked baggage allowance is now 3 bags per person weighing a maximum of 32kg per bag If you take ski equipment, this can now be regarded as the 2nd or 3rd bag within this free allowance. If you want to check in a 4th bag (max. 32kg), then you pay £140 at the airport (or £120 prior to online check-in stage) – this charge is each way. 

You now cannot pay for extra bags with BA online within 24hrs of departure, ie: once online check-in starts.

Avalanche rescue backpack restrictions are as follows – One (1) per person, containing a cylinder of compressed gas in Div 2.2. may also be equipped with a pyrotechnic trigger mechanism containing less than 200mg net of Division 1.4S. The backpack must be packed in such a manner that it cannot be accidentally activated. The airbags within the backpacks must be fitted with pressure relief valves. Avalanche rescue backpacks require approval by the airline, so please contact British Airways baggage enquiries phone number: 0344 493 0787 option 3, (calls charged at local rate). Travelling with electronic or battery powered devices - If you are travelling with any electronic or battery powered devices (mobile telephones, tablets, e-books, laptops, etc.) you may be required to turn on your device in front of security teams and/or demonstrate the item’s functionality. If, when asked to do so, you are not able to demonstrate that your device has power, you will not be allowed to take your device with you on your planned flight. It will not be possible for you to place the item in your hand or hold luggage – you will have to leave the item behind or rebook an alternative flight. You will still be able to use your electronic devices on board subject to the normal operating rules.

The above prices are correct as from 8 August 2017. Prices are subject to change.