Singapore Airlines Baggage Allowance & Cabin Bags

Singapore Airlines Baggage Allowance & Cabin Bags


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      Singapore Airlines Baggage Allowance Policy

      Overview of Singapore Airlines

      The country's flag carrier, Singapore Airlines (SQ) was founded in 1947 and over 28 years of operations, this carrier has been well-known for providing daily flights from different destinations in all six inhabited continents. In fact, Singapore Airlines flies to about 65 destinations in 35 countries. There are five classes of service offered by the carrier: 

      - Singapore Airlines Suites

      - First Class

      - Business Class

      - Premium Economy Class 

      - Economy Class

      Singapore Airlines Baggage Allowance Policy

      Singapore's Airlines is one of the world's most recognisable air corporations over the last few decades, and this airline just recently collected awards for Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022 (UK) and Best Airline in Asia in September of 2022. With its impeccable service and spacious aircraft, this airline offers travellers a journey that’s every bit as delightful as the destination itself.

      Such a wonderful experience shouldn’t be hampered by the rather troublesome baggage policy, especially when you are not a regular traveller. In this article, we have simplify the rather puzzled baggage allowance of Singapore Airlines so you can have a smooth journey with Singapore Airways while still enjoying it to the fullest.

      So keep scrolling down and check out the detailed explanation of Singapore Airlines’ baggage allowance policy, including its baggage policy for both carry-on and checked luggage.

      Economy Class

      For Economy and Premium Economy, passengers are allowed to bring 1 piece of hand bag plus 1 personal item on board.  The handbag must comply to the following requirements:

      Be maximum 115cm/45in in combined dimension (length, width and height), with handles and wheels included;

      Be maximum 15.4lb/7kg in weight

      First/ Business Class

      Unlike Economy Class, passengers in First/ Business Class are allowed to bring 2 pieces of baggage plus 1 personal item on board. However, each hand bag must adhere to the same requirements:

      Be maximum 115cm/45in in combined dimension (length, width and height), with handles and wheels included;

      Be maximum 15.4lb/7kg in weight

      Personal items

      For all classes, Singapore Airlines baggage allowance is as follows:

      Be maximum 40cm x 30cm x 10cm (15.7in x 11.8in x 3.9in)

      Fit in the compartment under the seat size in front of you.

      Here’s some common additional items on the aircraft:

      - Lady’s handbag

      - Briefcase

      - Umbrella

      - Overcoat

      - Laptop/ Mobile phone/ Entertainment devices

      - Reading material

      - Instant foods

      Carry-on Baggage Allowance for Infants & Children

      Singapore Airlines’ carry-on baggage policy entitles lap infants to a carry-on baggage allowance of no more than 13.2 lb (6kg) in weight in addition to the total 15.4 lb (7kg) free baggage allowance. You may include infant food, breast milks, amenities such as a light collapsible stroller. Make sure they are subject to certain requirements, otherwise you will be asked to have them checked in the hold.

      Carry-on baggage allowance in dimensions and weight for children is the same as for adults, depending on their fare class.

      One important thing you need to keep in mind while travelling with Singapore Airlines is that Singapore Airlines separates their baggage policies/ fees into two categories: by piece (for routes to/from the U.S.) and by weight (for all routes except to/from the U.S.)

      So make sure you follow the Singapore Airlines’ checked baggage allowance accordingly to avoid hefty fees for your baggage.

      Piece Concept (to/from the U.S.)

      - Economy: 2 pieces (up to 50 lb/23 kg each)

      - Premium Economy: 2 pieces (up to 50 lb/23 kg each)

      - Business: 2 pieces (up to 70 lb/32 kg each)

      - Suites & First: 2 pieces (up to 70 lb/32 kg each )

      Note: Each piece of checked baggage must not exceed 62 linear inches/157 cm (length + width + height). 

      Weight Concept (all other flights except U.S. and Canada)

      - Lite/ Value: 66 lb (25 kg)

      - Standard: 66 lb (30 kg)

      - Flexi: 77 lb(30 kg)

      - Economy Class (tier based)

      - Premium Economy: 77 lb (35 kg)

      - Business: 88 lb (40 kg)

      - Suites & First: 110 lb (50 kg)

      Note: If you are members of Krisflyer Elite Gold or PPS Club Members, visit Singapore Airlines’ Baggage Allowance Guide for more information on free additional baggage.

      Singapore Airlines has strict charges for additional and excess baggage that exceeds the weight and linear restrictions. Extra fees at the airport may apply as follow:

      For piece concept:  ranging from USD 150 – 350 per piece, depending on the route (maximum 2 additional bags).

      For weight concept: ranging from USD 8 – 56 per kilo and in increments of 11 lb/5kg (maximum 220lb/100kg per passenger)

      Note: Overweight and oversized baggage fees do not count as additional pieces of baggage. You might as well contact Singapore Airlines directly for more information or visit Singapore Airlines' website for Baggage Allowance Guide.

      FAQs about Singapore Airlines Baggage Allowance

      Yes, you are allowed to bring a lightweight collapsible stroller as long as it follows the size and weight requirements. In addition, an infant is entitled 10kg of baggage allowance, so you might as well check in if your item falls into one of the two categories: a collapsible stroller or pushchair; carry-cot or car seat. 

      Yes, you can bring your sports equipment with you as checked baggage as long as they comply with the checked baggage allowance. In addition to the fixed regulations, some checked items, such as surfboards and bicycles will be charged an additional handling fee due to their size, fragility, or other restrictions.