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Excess Baggage Charges

Excess Baggage Charges

Excess Baggage Charges (Currency - USD)
Currency - USDWeight System (per kg)Piece System (per piece)
Weight System (per kg)BetweenZone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4Zone 5Zone 6Zone 7Zone 8Zone 9
Zone 1-888(A)1830150180210
Zone 281515152540180200240
Zone 381515152540180200240
Zone 48(A)1515152540180(C)200(D)240
Zone 51825252540(B)60190210250
Zone 63040404060-200220250
Piece System (per piece)Zone 7150180180180(C)190200---
Zone 8180200200200(D)210220---
Zone 9210240240240250250---
 
Zone 1 : Taiwan
Zone 2 : Japan / South Korea / Palau / Guam
Zone 3 : Hong Kong / China / Philippines
Zone 4 : Thailand / Malaysia / Singapore / Indonesia / Vietnam / Cambodia / Myanmar
Zone 5 : Australia / New Zealand / India
Zone 6 : Europe / Middle East / Africa
Zone 7 : West Coast of the North America - LAX / ONT / SFO / YVR & Hawaii
Zone 8 : North America excluding Zone 7
Zone 9 : Central & South America
 
Exceptions :
A. Between Myanmar and Taiwan shall charge USD 15/per KG
B. Between Australia and New Zealand shall charge USD 8/per KG
C. Between Myanmar and Zone 7 (West Coast of the North America-LAX / ONT / SFO / YVR & Hawaii) shall charge USD 190/per piece
D. Between Myanmar and Zone 8 (North America excluding Zone 7) shall charge USD 210/per piece

Travel Outside the Americas and the U.S. and Canadian Territories (including Guam)

Any baggage exceeding the checked baggage allowance shall be charged per kg, please see zones 1 to 6 of arrival/destination for more detail.
Myanmar(RGN) Excess Baggage Charges

Travel to/from the Americas and the U.S. and Canadian Territories (excluding Guam) / between Canada and Guam

The region is divided into zones 7 to 9, for which excess baggage charges are calculated per piece. (A surcharge is collected for oversized and overweight baggage.) The excess baggage charges include charges for the excess number of baggage pieces and excess size (weight) of baggage.

The charges for the excess number of baggage pieces are applied when three or more pieces of baggage are checked. The charge for the excess number of baggage pieces is collected per extra piece.

The following baggage fees are mainly based on flights operated by China Airlines, passengers traveling with a flight operated by our code-shared partners please refer to the operating carrier’s fare rule.
Charges for Oversized/Overweight Baggage

Charges for Oversized/Overweight Baggage

Any checked baggage, including first two pieces (free allowance) will be treated as oversized/overweight if its total dimension and/or its weight exceeds the limit stipulated in free baggage allowance. Multiple times of the exces baggage charge rate will be applied for excess baggage pieces, and an additional charge will be applied to the checked premium economy class and economy class baggage.
 
Charges for Oversized/Overweight Baggage
Travel ClassOver LimitationTotal Dimensions (sum of length / width / height) / WeightCalculation
Economy ClassOversizedEach bag of which the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62 inches) but not exceeding 203cm(80 inches)One time of the applicable excess baggage charge
OverweightEach bag weighing exceeds 23kg(50lbs) but not exceeding 32kg(70lbs)One time of the additional charge
Excess Piece + OversizedExceeding 2 checked bags and of which the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62 inches) but not exceeding 203cm(80 inches)Twice of the applicable excess baggage charge
Excess Piece + OverweightExceeding 2 pieces of checked bags and any one of bag weighing exceeds 23kg(50lbs) but not exceeding 32kg(70lbs)One time of the applicable excess baggage charge and one time of the additional charge
Excess Piece + Oversized + OverweightExceeding 2 pieces of checked bags and any one of bag weighing exceeds 23kg(50lbs) but not exceeding 32kg(70lbs) and the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62 inches) but not exceeding 203cm(80 inches)Twice the applicable excess baggage charge and one time of the additional charge
Premium Economy ClassOversizedEach bag of which the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62 inches) but not exceeding 203cm(80 inches)One time of the applicable excess baggage charge
OverweightEach bag weighing exceeds 28kg(61lbs) but not exceeding 32kg(70lbs)One time of the additional charge
Excess Piece + OversizedExceeding 2 checked bags and of which the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62inches) but not exceeding 203cm(80 inches)Twice of the applicable excess baggage charge
Excess Piece + OverweightExceeding 2 pieces of checked bags and any one of bag weighing exceeds 28kg(61lbs) but not exceeding 32kg(70lbs)One time of the applicable excess baggage charge and one time of the additional charge
Excess Piece + Oversized + OverweightExceeding 2 pieces of checked bags and any one of bag weighing exceeds 28kg(61lbs) but not exceeding 32kg(70lbs) and the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62 inches) but not exceeding 203cm(80 inches)Twice the applicable excess baggage charge and one time of the additional charge
Business ClassOversizedEach bag of which the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62 inches) but not exceeding 203cm(80 inches)One time of the applicable excess baggage charge
Excess Piece + OversizedExceeding 2 checked bags and of which the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62 inches) but not exceeding 203cm(80 inches)Twice of the applicable excess baggage charge
 
Any baggage whose total dimensions exceed 80 inches (203 cm) and/or of which the weight exceeds 70 lb (32 kg) shall not be carried as checked baggage unless prior handling arrangements have been made with the carrier(s). Any such baggage shall be excluded from the free baggage allowance and shall be weighed and charged at three units of the excess baggage charge for under 45 kg . For each additional 1 to 10 kg , one additional charge shall be applied.
Additional charge under piece system
(The actual collection amount is calculated based on the departure date's local currency exchange rate.)

Under piece system, aside from excess baggage charge, if the weight of any one piece of check-in baggage is over 23kg in economy class/or over 28kg in premium economy class but under 32kg, the additional charge USD80 or in equivalent local currencies will be charged.
 
 
Additional charge under weight system
(The actual collection amount is calculated based on the departure date's local currency exchange rate.)

Under weight system, aside from excess baggage charge, if the total dimensions (sum of length/width/height) of check-in baggage are over 158cm, the additional charge of USD150 or in equivalent local currencies will be charged.
 
Example:
If you fly an Economy class from Taipei to Tokyo with 30 kg free baggage allowance, to check-in 2 pieces of baggages (total 45kg) and a picture frame (total dimensions of 165cm), you will be charged the 15kg excess baggage charge and the additional charge USD150.
Prepaid Excess Baggage

Prepaid Excess Baggage

Prepaid Excess Baggage Charges (Currency - USD)
Currency - USDWeight System (per kg)Piece System (per piece)
Weight System (per kg)BetweenZone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4Zone 5Zone 6Zone 7Zone 8
Zone 1-7.27.27.2(A)1727135162
Zone 27.21414142336162180
Zone 37.21414142336162180
Zone 47.2(A)1414142336162(C)180(D)
Zone 51723232336(B)54171189
Zone 62736363654-180198
Piece System (per piece)Zone 7135162162162(C)171180--
Zone 8162180180180(D)189198--
 
Zone 1 : Taiwan
Zone 2 : Japan / South Korea / Palau / Guam
Zone 3 : Hong Kong / China / Philippines
Zone 4 : Thailand / Malaysia / Singapore / Indonesia / Vietnam / Cambodia / Myanmar
Zone 5 : Australia / New Zealand / India
Zone 6 : Europe / Middle East / Africa
Zone 7 : West Coast of the North America - LAX / ONT / SFO / YVR & Hawaii
Zone 8 : North America excluding Zone 7
Zone 9 : Central & South America
 
Exceptions :
A. Between Myanmar and Taiwan shall charge USD 14/per KG
B. Between Australia and New Zealand shall charge USD 7.2/per KG
C. Between Myanmar and Zone 7 (West Coast of the North America-LAX / ONT / SFO / YVR & Hawaii) shall charge USD 171/per piece
D. Between Myanmar and Zone 8 (North America excluding Zone 7) shall charge USD 189/per piece
Myanmar(RGN) Prepaid Excess Baggage Charges

Notice of Prepaid Excess Baggage

  1. The tickets that you hold should be issued by either China Airlines (297) or Mandarin Airlines (803) (not applicable to tickets for infants). The service is only available for tickets booked for CI/AE operated international flights or CI/AE code-shared international flights. It does not apply to whole trip if your connecting flight is operate by another airline . Passengers who hold two separate tickets during the travel journey are not eligible for this service.
  2. Passengers should book their prepaid excess baggage allowance at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled departure of their flights via our official website. Otherwise, passengers will have to pay for excess baggage at the airport on the basis of the standard excess baggage charges.
  3. The prepaid excess baggage allowance can only be used by the passengers themselves. Pooling or transferring of baggage allowance is not permitted. Once the allowance is used, if the actual weight of the baggage upon check-in is less than the prepaid baggage allowance paid for, the unused portion is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  4. The prepaid excess baggage is valid for single sector to the place of stopover or final destination. Please note each passenger is limited to purchase once on line for each one-way journey.
  5. Limits of Purchasing Excess Baggage: Under weight system, the maximum weight limit of prepaid excess baggage per passenger is 100kg with a minimum unit of 5kg each time. Under piece system, the maximum piece limit of prepaid excess baggage per passenger is 5 extra pieces of baggage, and the weight allowance of the baggage will be based on the limits of the cabin class of the ticket. Each piece of checked baggage shall not weigh more than 32 kilograms. Pieces of baggage in excess of 32 kilograms must be repacked in separate bags.
  6. Different regulations and charges apply to special baggage, such as oversized, overweight, sporting equipment, pets, and cabin baggage, which are not qualified for the prepaid excess baggage allowance.
  7. Prepaid excess baggage allowance online service is not available for the following itineraries
    • The origin and destination are different(such as Los Angeles-Taipei-San Francisco) ; and/or
    • Including any enroute ground transportation(such as Taipei-San Francisco//Los Angeles-Taipei); and/or
    • Departing from or arriving at the airports listed below.
      Mainland China: Fuzhou, Haikou, Nanchang, Ningbo, Sanya, Wenzhou, Wuxi, Xuzhou
      Southeast Asia: Palau 
  8. If there is a need for you to change to another flight, please contact China Airlines Customer Service during office hours or visit a CI branch office to make a change before your original flight departure.
  9. Once your tickets are used, your prepaid excess baggage fee cannot be refunded. If you haven't used your tickets and want a refund on your excess baggage, please visit CI official website or branch office for your ticket refund within 2 years of the date of purchase. 30% of your service fee will be charged as an administrative fee.
  10. All other transportation regulations of this airline shall apply to the Prepaid Excess Baggage Service.
  11. China Airlines reserves the right to interpret, revise or cancel the aforementioned articles at any time.

  

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