Checked baggage

Checked baggage can be pre-booked at a discounted rate online or standard rate at the airport check-in counters.. 
Pay for what you need, pre-book now!

Each checked baggage must not exceed:
81cm (H) x 119cm (W) x 119 cm (D) and
32kg in weight.


Checked baggage allowance available for pre-book online

Domestic flights – 15kg/ 20kg/ 25kg/ 30kg/ 40kg 
International flights – 20kg/ 25kg/ 30kg/ 40kg
Flights to/from the United States - 1 piece (20kg), 2 pieces (20kg each) 

Note: Checked baggage allowance can only be shared with guests in the same booking number. Each single item has to weigh less than 32kg (20kg for flights to/from the United States) and is subject to occupational health and safety requirements.


Baby buggies/prams/strollers and other mobility devices can be checked in for free!

Be smart and avoid excess baggage fee

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Checking in bags

All baggage must be checked-in at the airport:

at least 45 minutes
prior to departure time for AirAsia domestic flights
(except flights departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2))

at least 1 hour
prior to departure time for AirAsia international flights, AirAsia X and all flights departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2)

Baggage check thru

Your bags are automatically tagged to your final destination with AirAsia FLY-THRU (connecting flights) service.

Excess baggage

Guests checking in baggage which exceeds the pre-booked allowance will be charged on a per kg basis based on our fee schedule.

Alternatively, guests may also purchase 15kg baggage for both domestic and international flights.

Musical items

Smaller musical items such as a guitar, cello, violin or viola which exceed our cabin baggage dimensions provided it is within 75kg (dimensions: H 103cm x W 41cm x D 41cm) may be carried in the cabin if a seat for it has been reserved and the appropriate fare paid. There is no baggage allowance associated with the purchase of an extra seat.

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