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Old Sep 28, 10, 5:42 pm   #1
 
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Jet airways strict about baggage weight?

I am allowed to carry 28kgs baggage; how strict is jet airways about this? An extra kilo or two ok?
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Old Sep 28, 10, 9:34 pm   #2
 
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An extra kilo or two should be ok..have had to pay up only when i've been over the limit by say 15kgs. and upwards..
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Old Sep 28, 10, 10:02 pm   #3
 
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An extra kilo or two should be ok..have had to pay up only when i've been over the limit by say 15kgs. and upwards..
Probably an excess of up to 5-7 kgs might be waived, IMO (as opposed to 15). They are stricter on international segments, as compared to domestic, but the 5kg rule probably holds there as well, unless it looks like you're carrying heaps of electronics, etc.
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Probably an excess of up to 5-7 kgs might be waived, IMO (as opposed to 15). They are stricter on international segments, as compared to domestic, but the 5kg rule probably holds there as well, unless it looks like you're carrying heaps of electronics, etc.
Agree with you.. they are pretty strict on the international segments. I tend to overdo it of course (hauling back a drum set on one of my trips)..no amount of smiling and sweet talking worked..!!
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Old Sep 29, 10, 4:33 am   #5
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I am allowed to carry 28kgs baggage; how strict is jet airways about this? An extra kilo or two ok?
a few kilos will be ok....i once had to pay extra for 5kgs & this other time i was about 15kgs overweight but they still let me go....i guess it depends on the person checking you in....but usually they stick to their rule....
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Having paid 19,012 Rupees in excess baggage charges on a PNQ-BOM-BHO recently this is what 9W allows typically.

if you dont have any status the check in agent is allowed to waive a maximum of 3kg per pax. Rest is a baggage fee. You might check in 23 kgs and carry on the extra 4 kg. I am only aware of a 20 kg / 30 kg (J/ Plat) baggage allowance on domestic sectors for checked baggage.

If you have status or in business class they allow extra 10 kg on domestic sectors.

http://www.jetairways.com/EN/MY/Plan...Allowance.aspx

Ofcourse if you can sweet talk your way they might not charge anything extra.
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Ofcourse if you can sweet talk your way they might not charge anything extra.
And that works more often than one might think...
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Old Sep 29, 10, 11:03 am   #8
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Having paid 19,012 Rupees in excess baggage charges on a PNQ-BOM-BHO recently this is what 9W allows typically.

if you dont have any status the check in agent is allowed to waive a maximum of 3kg per pax. Rest is a baggage fee. You might check in 23 kgs and carry on the extra 4 kg. I am only aware of a 20 kg / 30 kg (J/ Plat) baggage allowance on domestic sectors for checked baggage.

If you have status or in business class they allow extra 10 kg on domestic sectors.

http://www.jetairways.com/EN/MY/Plan...Allowance.aspx

Ofcourse if you can sweet talk your way they might not charge anything extra.
you also get some extra luggage allowance with the jet platinum card from citibank....
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a few kilos will be ok....i once had to pay extra for 5kgs & this other time i was about 15kgs overweight but they still let me go....i guess it depends on the person checking you in....but usually they stick to their rule....
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Having paid 19,012 Rupees in excess baggage charges on a PNQ-BOM-BHO recently this is what 9W allows typically.

if you dont have any status the check in agent is allowed to waive a maximum of 3kg per pax. Rest is a baggage fee. You might check in 23 kgs and carry on the extra 4 kg. I am only aware of a 20 kg / 30 kg (J/ Plat) baggage allowance on domestic sectors for checked baggage.

If you have status or in business class they allow extra 10 kg on domestic sectors.

http://www.jetairways.com/EN/MY/Plan...Allowance.aspx
Thanks. Anyone know the rule for initernational flights?

On my flight, I had 0.6-1.3kg extra weight (the weight scales gave different answers at the airport). Jet did not charge me anything.

What a nice airline, the extra legroom was very welcome in economy
Of course, the extra 8kg allowance (28kg total) as compared to 20kg on LH, AF was terrific too!
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Thanks. Anyone know the rule for initernational flights?

On my flight, I had 0.6-1.3kg extra weight (the weight scales gave different answers at the airport). Jet did not charge me anything.

What a nice airline, the extra legroom was very welcome in economy
Of course, the extra 8kg allowance (28kg total) as compared to 20kg on LH, AF was terrific too!
a lot of agents will let you slide by if the luggage is overweight by 5 kgs or less....
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Thanks. Anyone know the rule for initernational flights?

On my flight, I had 0.6-1.3kg extra weight (the weight scales gave different answers at the airport). Jet did not charge me anything.
anything less than 3 kg is fine with most airlines..

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a lot of agents will let you slide by if the luggage is overweight by 5 kgs or less....
+1.. unless we get into LH /OS on a bad day..
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