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2018 China Southern Airlines Baggage Allowance

Learn about carry-on and checked baggage

China Southern Airlines Carry-On Baggage Allowance:

One piece of baggage weighing no more than 11 lbs/ 5 kg and not exceeding maximum total dimensions of 115 cm/ 45 in. Passengers travelling on First Class fares may bring two items of carry-on luggage into the cabin.

Baby food/ milk and other infant items may be brought on board when travelling with an infant, in addition to standard cabin baggage.

China Southern Airlines Checked Baggage allowance:

On flights involving Japan, America, Oceania, Russia, Dubai and Nairobi or originating from Singapore to Mainland China, the China Southern baggage allowance is as follows:

  • 2 bags not exceeding 50 lbs/ 23 kg each in Economy and Premium Economy
  • 2 bags not exceeding 70 lbs/ 32 kg each in Business
  • 3 bags not exceeding 70 lbs/ 32 kg each in First
  • 1 bag not exceeding 22 lbs/ 10 kg for infants.

The total dimensions of each bag must not exceed 62 in/158 cm.

On flights involving Middle/ West Asia routes, Economy/ Premium Economy is permitted 1 bag not exceeding 32 kg.

On other international routes the China Southern Baggage allowance is as follows:

  • 1 bag not exceeding 50 lbs/ 23 kg in Economy
  • 2 bags not exceeding 50 lbs/ 23 kg each in Premium Economy
  • 3 bags not exceeding 70 lbs/ 23 kg each in Business
  • 3 bags not exceeding 70 lbs/ 32 kg each in First
  • 1 bag not exceeding 22 lbs/ 10 kg for infants.

On flights from South Korea to China, the China Southern Baggage allowance is as follows:

  • 1 bag not exceeding 50 lbs/ 23 kg in Economy/ Premium Economy
  • 2 bags not exceeding 70 lbs/ 23 kg each in Business
  • 3 bags not exceeding 70 lbs/ 32 kg each in First
  • 1 bag not exceeding 22 lbs/ 10 kg for infants.

Within China the allowance is 20 kg for Economy/ Premium Economy, 30 kg for Business, 40 kg for First Class, and 10 kg for infants.

Excess baggage fees

Excess baggage fees will be charged if a passenger exceeds the baggage allowance included in their fare.

The cost of one additional bag is CNY1000, and CNY2000 for any further additional bags.

An oversized bag incurs a fee of CNY1000.

An overweight bag between 50 lbs/ 23 kg and 70 lbs/ 32 kg is CNY1000, and an overweight bag between 32 kg and 45 kg costs CNY3000.

send your luggage

To avoid excess baggage fees you can simply send your luggage to your destination with Send My Bag. This also means that you can have much more luggage with you than China Southern Airlines' baggage allowance permits. This is particualrly handy if you are moving abroad and have lots of belongings that you want to take with you. Find out how cost-effective it is to send lugaage with Send My Bag by getting a free quote.

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