2023 Wizz Air Baggage Allowance & Excess Baggage Fees
Review Wizz Air baggage allowances and charges before you travel
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Wizz Air Hand Luggage Allowance:
One personal item measuring no more than 40 x 30 x 20 cm and weighing max. 10 kg, free of charge. Priority customers may also bring on board a 10 kg trolley bag, providing it measures no more than 55 x 40 x 23 cm. Wizz Priority costs between €5 and €40.00 online, and €30 at the airport.
Wizz Air Hand Luggage for Infants
If you wish your infant to remain in their car seat during the flight, you will need to purchase a seat for them. Only rear-facing car seats can be used. Collapsible buggies can be brought to the door of the plane, where they will be checked into the hold for free. Wizz Air passengers travelling with infants may bring an extra personal item on board.
Wizz Air Hand Luggage and Musical Instruments
A musical instrument measuring 80 x 40 x 23 cm can be brought on board as hand luggage if Wizz Priority is purchased. The instrument counts as one item of hand luggage and must be placed in the overhead locker. Larger instruments that cannot be checked into the hold can be brought on board if a seat is purchased for it.
Wizz Air Hand Luggage Prohibited Items
Certain items are not allowed in your Wizz Air hand luggage. These include:
Wizz Air Hold Luggage Allowance:
Up to six bags, charged. Bags must measure no more than 149 cm x 119 cm x 171 cm.
The cost of a 20 kg allowance ranges from €8-95 and the cost of a 32 kg allowance ranges from €14 - €119.50, depending on the season of travel and where you purchase your allowance (online/ call centre or at the airport).
When purchasing online, customers may only check in one type of allowance (up to maximum of 6x20kg or 6x32kg). No other combinations are permitted.
You can also check one 10 kg bag into the hold, with prices starting at €5.00.
Wizz Air Excess Baggage
If you have pre-paid for a 20 kg bag, but your bag is found to be over this weight at the airport, you will be charged €13 per extra kilogram.
Wizz Air Hold Luggage for Children
Infants do not receive a baggage allowance, except for a pushchair/ car seat, free of charge.
Exceptional Items as Hold Luggage
Sporting equipment is subject to an additional fee of €45, per item, one way, online or via telephone or €65, per item, one way, at the airport.
Information correct as of 10/03/2023.
Wizz Air Baggage News
01/11/18: New Wizz Air Baggage Rules Come into Effect
Today sees Wizz Air's new baggage rules rolled out. They mean passengers will only be able to bring a small personal item on board as hand luggage, free of charge. In order to bring a larger bag into the cabin, Wizz Priority must be purchased for between €5 and €25.
10/10/18: Wizz Air Changes Hand Luggage Rules
Wizz Air has changed its hand luggage policy. As of 1st November, Wizz Air will permit one personal item only as free hand luggage. This item must measure no more than 40 x 30 x 20 cm and weigh no more than 10 kg. Following in Ryanair's footsteps, Wizz Air are encouraging customers to purchase Wizz Priority, as this will allow them to also bring a larger 10 kg trolley bag on board, as long as it measures no more than 55 x 40 x 23 cm.
Wizz Air News
30/04/2020: Wizz Air Passengers Will Need to Wear Face Masks
Budget airline Wizz Air will resume some routes from Luton airport May 1 with passengers required to wear face masks in order to limit the spread of COVID-19.
16/04/2020: One Fifth of Wizz Air Staff Will Lose Their Jobs
Low-cost European airline Wizz Air reveals that approximately 1,000 people, nearly one-fifth of its workforce, will lose their jobs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.