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Fiji Airways Baggage Allowance 2024 – Guide for Hassle-Free Travel

Published on November 21, 2023

Every passenger wants to travel with an airline that provides flexibility with their baggage allowance. Fiji Airways is one of them. Fiji Airways baggage allowance gives confidence to the passengers to carry a good number of items in luggage without even paying. Economy class passengers can carry one cabin luggage plus one personal item such as a laptop bag, purse, or a small briefcase with a specific restricted size and weight limit. Fiji Airways personal item includes a laptop backpack, briefcase, or purse.

Fiji Airways Carry on Size Allowance

Fiji Airways Carry on Size

Passengers traveling with Fiji Airways either in Economy Class or in Business Class can carry enough luggage without any hassle or extra pay. Passengers in Economy Class can carry one cabin bag and one personal item with an overall maximum dimension of 118 cm (46 in) and the maximum weight must not exceed 15 lbs (7 kg)

Fiji Airways Business class baggage allowance allows you to carry two cabin bags with one personal item with a combined maximum dimension of 2 bags that must not exceed 126 cm (50 in), and the maximum weight of each bag must be under 15 lbs (7 kg). Fiji Airways carry on luggage restrictions are mandatory to avoid losses. 

International Baggage Allowance: Check the table to understand it clearly where International baggage allowance is given in piece concept:

Baggage AllowanceEconomy ClassBusiness Class
Adults and children on ATR flightsmax. One piece7 kg (15 lbs)max. one piece7 kg (15 lbs)
Adults & Children on B737/Airbus flightsmax. one piece7 kg (15 lbs)max. two pieces – 7 kg (15 lbs) ormax. One piece – 14 kg (30 lbs)
Infants less than 2 YrsAdditional 3 kg (7 lbs) (1 piece) for accompanying adults for both classes

Domestic Baggage Allowance: Check the below table for domestic baggage allowance, which varies a little bit from the International baggage allowance: 

Customer TypeClass Of TravelAllowance
Adult & ChildrenEconomyOne piece at 7 kg (15lbs)
Infant (< 2 Yrs)All ClassesN/A

Things To Remember: Passengers can carry any one of the below-mentioned items for free as cabin baggage depending on the space availability:

  • One personal item that includes laptop backpack, purse, or a handbag
  • A blanket/overcoat/or wrap
  • A walking stick or umbrella
  • Binoculars (pair) or small camera
  • Gown or Wedding Dress
  • A garment bag with dimensions 185 cm (114 x 60 x 11 in)

Note: Passengers traveling from/to Honolulu can carry only one bag with one personal item. 

Fiji Airways Checked Baggage Allowance

Checked Baggage Allowance

Fiji Airways baggage policy for checked luggage varies depending on the destination selected. Passengers traveling to/from any destination except Los Angeles and Canada have different allowances. 

Any Destination Except to/from Los Angeles and Canada

Passengers traveling to all the destinations, excluding Los Angeles and Canada, can carry luggage with a maximum dimension of 158 cm (62 in). The airline allows a maximum weight of 66 lbs (30 kg) for Business class and 50 lbs (23 kg) for Economy class passengers. 

Passengers Traveling To/From Los Angeles and Canada

Passengers traveling to/from Los Angeles and Canada in Economy Class can carry one bag with a maximum dimension of 150 cm (62 in) and an overall maximum weight of 50 lbs (23 kg). Business Class passengers can carry two pieces of bags with a maximum dimension of 150 cm (62 in) per piece, and a maximum weight must not exceed 66 lbs (30 kg) each.

Note: Passengers traveling to/from Honolulu must know that the weight limit applies to 1 piece.

Fiji Airways Excess Baggage Allowance and Fees

Fiji Airways Excess Baggage Allowance and Fees

Passengers carrying excess baggage must pay additional charges to keep it with them. Economy class passengers will have to pay the extra luggage fees if the bag size exceeds 50 lbs (23 kg) and a maximum dimension of 158 cm (62 in). Fiji Airways baggage weight for checked luggage weighing over 66 lbs (30 kg) is prohibited. Also, Fiji Airways baggage fees depend on the extra luggage carried, route selected, etc.

Additional baggage must not weigh more than 66 lbs (30 kg).

Passengers with extra baggage can purchase the excess baggage allowance with any available modes to avoid additional charges or loss. The extra baggage service is applicable per piece, and one can buy it up to 4 hours before the flight’s international departure and up to 2 hours before domestic flight departure. Also, travelers can purchase a maximum of 2 pieces on an international flight and one piece of bag on a domestic flight.

Excess Baggage Domestic Flights: The airline charges up to $100 for domestic flights for bulky items. Check the below-mentioned table for excess baggage on domestic flight:

From (Domestic)To (Domestic)Charge Per Piece (FJD)up to 15kgOverweight Charge 16-20 kg per piece

International Flights Excess Baggage: Excess baggage charges for international flights depend on the route traveled and the destination booked. Passengers can carry up to 30 kg per bag purchased online. Also, 2 bags/piece is the maximum for an adult and children. Check the table below to know the excess baggage rates for International flights.

From1st Bag2nd Bag
Nadi – Auckland/Christchurch/WellingtonFJD 130FJD 130
Nadi – Sydney/Brisbane/Melbourne  /Adelaide/CanberraFJD 140FJD 140
Nadi – San Francisco/Los Angeles/HonoluluFJD 300FJD 300
Nadi – VancouverFJD 330FJD 330
Nadi – Hong KongFJD 420FJD 420
Nadi – SingaporeFJD 420FJD 420
Nadi – NaritaFJD 325FJD 325
Nadi – ApiaFJD 380FJD 380
Nadi – Nukuʻalofa/Vava’uFJD 380FJD 380
Nadi – TarawaFJD 380FJD 380
Nadi – HoniaraFJD 380FJD 380
Nadi – FunafutiFJD 380FJD 380
Nadi – Christmas IslandFJD 380FJD 380
Nadi – Port VilaFJD 380FJD 380
Nadi – NoumeaFJD 380FJD 380
Suva – AucklandFJD 140FJD 210
Suva – SydneyFJD 170FJD 170
Auckland/Christchurch/Wellington – NadiNZD 100NZD 140
Auckland – SuvaNZD 140NZD 150
Sydney/Brisbane/Melbourne/Adelaide  /Canberra – NadiAUD 100AUD 100
Sydney – SuvaAUD 130AUD 130
San Francisco/Los Angeles/Honolulu – NadiUSD 180USD 180
Vancouver – NadiCAD 270CAD 270
Hong Kong – NadiHKD 1400HKD 1400
Singapore – NadiSGD 320SGD 320
Narita – NadiJPY 15015JPY 15015
Apia – NadiWST 230WST 230
Nukuʻalofa – NadiTOP 230TOP 230
Vava’u – NadiTOP 270TOP 270
Tarawa – NadiAUD 200AUD 200
Honiara – NadiSBD 680SBD 680
Funafuti – NadiAUD 200AUD 200
Christmas Island – NadiAUD 300AUD 300
Port Vila – NadiVUV 13000VUV 13000
Noumea – NadiXPF 9400XPF 9400

Note: Passengers with extra checked baggage must pay additional charges for oversized/bulky items. The fee for excess baggage may apply depending on the airline’s policy.

Fiji Oversized Baggage Fees

Travelers carrying oversized baggage can bring bulky baggage more than the allowed limit by paying additional charges. These charges depend on the flights departing and arriving at a specific destination. For domestic flights, passengers must pay for bulky items weighing more than 33 lbs (15 kg). Below are charges applicable for online and airport purchases: 

AustraliaFiji & Pacific IslandsAUD 65
Hong Kong/ NaritaAUD 120
US & CanadaAUD 140
FijiAustralia, New ZealandFJD 120
Hong Kong/ Singapore/ NaritaFJD 180
US & CanadaFJD 350
All Pacific IslandsFJD 100-140
KiribatiFijiAUD 65
Australia & New ZealandAUD 65
Hong Kong/ Singapore/ NaritaAUD 120
USA & CanadaAUD 140
New ZealandFiji & Pacific IslandsNZD 120
Hong Kong/ Singapore/ NaritaNZD 120
US & CanadaNZD 180
SamoaFijiWST 85
Australia & New ZealandWST 120
Hong Kong/ Singapore/ NaritaWST 180
USA & CanadaWST 315
New CaledoniaFijiXPF 3500
Australia & New ZealandXPF 5000
Hong Kong/ Singapore/ NaritaXPF 7400
USA/ Honolulu/ CanadaXPF 12900
Solomon IslandsFijiSBD 235
Australia & New ZealandSBD 350
Hong Kong/ Singapore/ NaritaSBD 350
US & CanadaSBD 835
TongatapuFijiTOP 130
Australia & New ZealandTOP 165
Hong Kong/ Singapore/ NaritaTOP 180
USA & CanadaTOP 235
VanuatuFijiVUV 3120
Australia & New ZealandVUV 3120
Hong Kong/ Singapore/ NaritaVUV 5780
US & CanadaVUV 12,140
TuvaluFijiAUD 65
Australia & New ZealandAUD 65
Hong Kong/ Singapore/ NaritaAUD 120
USA & CanadaAUD 140
Hong KongFiji, Australia, New Zealand & Pacific IslandsHKD 1160
SingaporeFJ/AU/NZ/Pac IslandsSGD 210
USA/Honolulu/CanadaSGD 210
NaritaFJ/AU/NZ/Pac IslandsJPY 8930
USA/Honolulu/CanadaJPY 13430
USAAll FJ DestinationsUSD 140
All Pacific IslandsUSD 150-200
CanadaAll FJ DestinationsCAD 190

Key Points for International Flights: If the item exceeds 158 cm (62 in) but under 277 cm (109 in) with a maximum weight of 30 kg such as surfboards, golf bags, etc. will have to pay the oversized charges along with the excess weight. The airline will carry the Baggage exceeding 277 cm (109 in) as a freight.

Key Points for Domestic Flight: Fiji charges FJD 100 per item for oversized luggage. If one item exceeds 115 cm (45 in) but under 277 cm (109 in) with a maximum weight of 33 lbs (15 kg), the airline will charge oversized item charges.

Fiji Airways Special Baggage Allowance

Fiji Airways Special Baggage Allowance

If passengers carry cabin baggage, cargo, checked-in, or any small bag, they will be subject to compulsory screening. The airline will do it through an X-ray machine, physical and manual search, or handheld detectors. Also, the airport authority or Fiji Airways security contractors will manually make all the desired screening.

Restricted Items: A list of items restricted to carry while flying with Fiji Airways. These prohibited items, such as knives, metallic objects, spare parts, and sharp or pointed objects, are not allowed as carry-on luggage. However, all these items mentioned above can be placed in checked baggage.

Checked and Hold Baggage: Checked luggage must contain only personal items and not anything like generators, chainsaws, spare parts, etc. These mentioned objects will be transported as hold luggage. 

Liquid Aerosols and Gels (International Flights): Passengers can only carry liquids, aerosols, and gels that are less than 100 ml in quantity. If the limit is exceeded, the airline will not allow it to bring it into the cabin or as a personal item/hand luggage.

Restriction on Batteries/Electronic Devices: Lithium metal or lithium-ion batteries and electronic devices, including medical instruments, cameras, phones, laptops, etc., are all permitted as a cabin and checked luggage. However, lithium metal batteries must not exceed 2 g and 100 Wh. Non-spillable batteries must be equal to or less than 12V and 100 Wh. Also, a passenger can carry only two spare batteries.

Fiji Airways Baggage Allowance for Sports Equipment

Passengers can carry heavy/bulky items, such as surfboards, skis, etc., by paying additional charges. Also, some key points to remember while taking:

  • Bulky items are allowed, but 1 piece size must not exceed an overall linear dimension of 277 cm (109 in) with a maximum weight of 66 lbs (30 kg).
  • Any bulky item exceeding the size dimension of 277 cm (109 in) will be carried as cargo.
  • Passengers must have the package in plastic. Otherwise, the airline will reject them.

According to Fiji baggage allowance, passengers in Fiji Airways can carry 1 cabin luggage and 1 personal item in Economy class. Also, business class passengers will be eligible to take two bags with one personal item with a maximum dimension of 115 cm (45 in) and a maximum weight of 15 lb (7 kg)

Fiji Airways Baggage Tips To Avoid Hassle

After making all the preparations and following all the restrictions, still, many things need to be followed to avoid unwanted stress while traveling:

  • Carry fragile items as hand luggage
  • Passengers must carry all valuable items, keys, artwork, cameras, and jewelry as a handbag
  • Carry all your documents, instruments, and passports as your hand luggage
  • Pack all the baggage correctly and under the restricted limit
  • More oversized items must be packed inside suitable containers and packaging
  • Avoid carrying any dangerous and harmful objects

Frequently Asked Questions

How much baggage is allowed on Fiji Airways?

Passengers can carry a maximum of 1 bag with not more than 7 kg of weight in Economy class and two bags with a maximum weight of 15 lbs (7 kg) or one bag with a maximum of 30 lbs (14 kg).

Is Fiji Airlines strict with baggage?

Fiji Airlines is very strict about the baggage allowance. So, passengers must ensure they follow all the guidelines and restrictions.

Can you buy extra baggage on Fiji Airways?

Passengers can purchase excess baggage up to 4 hours before the flight departure, depending on the availability of the free space.

How much baggage weight is allowed on Fiji Airways economy?

Fiji Airways allows passengers to carry a maximum weight of 30 kg as their checked luggage, which is 7 kg more than the previous allowance for Economy Class.

Does Fiji Air weigh carry-on?

Passengers can carry 1 cabin luggage with a maximum weight of not more than 15 lbs (7 kg).


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