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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.
 
 
Additional charge under piece system
(The actual collection amount is calculated based on the departure date's local currency exchange rate.)

  • Overweight :
    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.

  • Oversized :
    Total dimensions exceed 158cm but not exceed 203cm : To collect a fixed amount of USD150.
    Total dimensions exceed 203cm : To collect a fixed amount of USD300.
 
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 exceed 203cm(80 inches)USD150
OverweightEach bag weighing exceeds 23kg(50lbs) but not exceed 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 exceed 203cm(80inches)One time of the applicable excess baggage charge + USD150
Excess Piece + OverweightExceeding 2 pieces of checked bags and any one of bag weighing exceeds 23kg(50lbs) but not exceed 32kg(70lbs)One time of the applicable excess baggage charge + one time of the additional charge
Excess Piece + Overweight + OversizedExceeding 2 pieces of checked bags and any one of bag -
1. weighing exceeds 23kg(50lbs) but not exceed 32kg(70lbs)
2. the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62inches) but not exceed 203cm(80inches)
One time of the applicable excess baggage charge + one time of the additional charge + USD150
Premium Economy ClassOversizedEach bag of which the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62inches) but not exceed 203cm(80inches)USD150
OverweightEach bag weighing exceeds 28kg(61lbs) but not exceed 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(80inches)One time of the applicable excess baggage charge + USD150
Excess Piece + OverweightExceeding 2 pieces of checked bags and any one of bag weighing exceeds 28kg(61lbs) but not exceed 32kg(70lbs)One time of the applicable excess baggage charge + one time of the additional charge
Excess Piece + Overweight + OversizedExceeding 2 pieces of checked bags and any one of bag
1. weighing exceeds 28kg(61lbs) but not exceed 32kg(70lbs)
2. the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62inches) but not exceed 203cm(80inches)
One time of the applicable excess baggage charge + one time of the additional charge + USD150
Business ClassOversizedEach bag of which the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62inches) but not exceed 203cm(80inches)USD150
Excess Piece + OversizedExceeding 2 checked bags and of which the total dimensions exceed 158cm(62inches) but not exceed 203cm(80inches)One time of the applicable excess baggage charge + USD150
 
Any baggage whose 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.
In this scenario, an oversize charge will be applied simultaneously if the total dimensions of any such baggage exceed the aforementioned baggage limitation.
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 203cm, 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 210cm), you will be charged the 15kg excess baggage charge and the additional charge USD150.

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 on CI/AE operated international flights or CI/AE code-shared international flights. It does not apply to whole trip if your connecting flight is operated by another airline. Passengers who hold two separate tickets during the travel journey are not eligible for this service.
  2. Passengers should purchase 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 check-in counter.
  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 sector.
  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 under following situation :
    • If your connecting flight is operated by another airline.
    • Traveling from Taipei to one city in North America but return to Taipei from a different (or another) city in North America, and vice versa (such as Los Angeles-Taipei-San Francisco or Taipei-Los Angeles//San Francisco-Taipei).
    • If a booking record or a ticket contains a trip between United States, Canada and a city beyond Taipei, which has a layover in Taipei for more than 24 hours.
    • For 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 our Customer Service Center or branch offices during office hours 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 purchase amount 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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