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Baggage Allowance for Lufthansa

Baggage Allowance for Lufthansa

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About Lufthansa

Lufthansa is the national carrier of Germany and the second largest airline company in Europe. The main operations base is in Cologn. Lufthansa airline offers a premium experience with high-quality service. It presents a comprehensive route network to over 200 destinations around the globe.

About Lufthansa

Check the guidelines to guarantee you a relaxing trip. We have collected the necessary information to adjust the appropriate weight for your Lufthansa baggage allowance.

Checked Baggage

The following entails one-way flights for one passenger:

  • Check-in baggage is calculated according to your flight route, travel class and dimensions.
  • Check with a calculator how much luggage you can take based on the booking trip.
  • Checked baggage is valid only for the selected airline. If the flight is operated by different airlines, the baggage rules may change.
  • Checked baggage must be well packed and attached with a tag name, telephone number and complete address.
  • Checked baggage must not include valuable items, for example, money, jewelry or any  business documents.
  • The maximum dimensions per piece of baggage is 158 cm.
  • Larger and heavier baggage will be carried as excess baggage.

Baggage allowance within Europe flights: 

Class 

Baggage Allowance

# of Pieces

Max weight

Economy Light

Carry-on baggage

1 Piece

8 kg

Economy Classic & Fleet

Carry-on baggage

1 Piece

8 kg

Economy Classic & Fleet

Checked Baggage

1 Piece

23 kg

Business Class

Carry-on baggage

2 Pieces

each up to 8 kg

Business Class

Checked Baggage

2 Pieces

each up to 32 kg

Baggage allowance within International Flights: 

Class 

Baggage Allowance

# of Pieces

Max weight

Economy Light

Carry-on baggage

1 Piece

8 kg

Economy Classic

Carry-on baggage

1 Piece

8 kg

Economy Classic

Checked Baggage

1 Piece

23 kg

Premium Economy 

Carry-on baggage

1 Piece

8 kg

Premium Economy 

Checked Baggage

2 Pieces

23 kg

Business Class

Carry-on baggage

2 Pieces

each up to 8 kg

Business Class

Checked Baggage

2 Pieces

each up to 32 kg

First Class

Carry-on baggage

2 Pieces

each up to 8 kg

First Class

Checked Baggage

3 Pieces

each up to 32 kg

Baggage allowance for children and babies:

  • Babies (0–2 years) are permitted to a free allowance of one item of baggage up to a maximum weight of 23 kg and 158 cm dimensions.
  • Children over two years have the same baggage allowance as adults in each travel class.
  • Child seats, baby baskets, or foldable chairs are allowed on board as additional carry-on baggage.

Excess Baggage

Passengers with checked baggage exceeding the allowance stated will be subject to excess baggage fees per kilogram. 

  • In Economy and Premium Economy Class, a piece of luggage will consider excess baggage when it weighs more than 23 kg and is larger than 158 cm.
  • In Business and First Class, a piece of luggage will consider excess baggage when it is bigger than 158 cm up to 292 cm.
  • If you are traveling in co-operate with another airline, please contact the operating airline for information regarding their excess baggage charges.
  • On certain routes, on Economy Class, travelers can benefit from discounted flat rates for the second piece of checked baggage (up to 23 kg/up to 158 cm).
  • For Economy Class Light fare, passengers can book one baggage item weighing up to 23 kg (no sports baggage) for an extra charge.
  • The charge for the first piece of luggage on the Light fare is not refundable.
  • Baggages weighing more than 32 kg will not be accepted as travel baggage and will be shipped as cargo.


*Excess baggage rates are applicable to change according to the departure airport. Local taxes may apply in addition to the Lufthansa flat rates. Please check the details about excess baggage rules.

Digital baggage services

  • Reassure your baggage confirmation with the Lufthansa app and digital baggage services. After dropping off your baggage at the check-in counter, it will be easy to set your baggage receipt using the mobile boarding pass on your smartphone.
  •  On some routes, passengers can get a bag tag on their luggage and register it Instead of waiting to get it at the airport.
  • Here are the steps to apply HomeTag:
  • Check in on lufthansa.com.
  • Choose your seat for the flight.
  • Enter the number of luggage you have.
  • Print out the required travel documents (boarding pass or passenger receipt) as well as the HomeTag for your bags.
  • Attach the HomeTag to your baggage using a holder. These holders can be obtained free of charge from Lufthansa bag drop-off counters.

Lufthansa Special Baggage:

Find out how you can take your sports equipment on Lufthansa flights.

  • Sports luggage that exceeds the free baggage allowance will be charged.
  • There is limited storage space available for sports equipment, so you must register as early as possible. 
  • Booking your sports equipment are only accepted up to 24 hours before the departure flight.
  • Sports equipment that exceeds the free baggage allowance but does not exceed the maximum weight of 32 kg will be charged with the flat rates for sports equipment.
  • The items detailed below can be checked in as additional sports baggage. Check the additional fare on sports equipment using the baggage calculator.
  • 1 item of baggage with one fishing rod/1 item of baggage with fishing gear. Dimensions with packing: 200 cm.
  • 1 empty oxygen cylinder in one item of baggage/1 item of baggage, one pair of diving goggles, and one snorkel. Dimensions with packing: 200 cm.
  • 1 golf bag with a set of golf clubs, golf balls and one pair of golf shoes. Dimensions with packing: 220 cm.

Further Instructions for sports equipment: musical instruments

  • Each item should be labeled (inside and outside) with your name and phone number.
  • Large sports equipment is not counted as a free baggage allowance and must be paid separately.
  • Sports equipment that is heavier than 32 kg and longer than 315 cm will not be accepted as travel baggage.

 Musical Instruments:

Passengers can carry their musical instruments inside the cabin free of charge as long as the dimensions do not exceed 55 x 40 x 23 cm (height x width x depth) and the weight does not exceed 8 kg. An additional seat must be booked if our musical instrument exceeds the dimensions of 55 x 40 x 23 cm.

Musical instruments that you wish to bring inside the cabin should have the following instructions:

  • 155 x 42 x 25 cm (height x width x depth) for musical instruments that stand in the cabin
  • 110 x 42 x 50 cm (height x width x depth) for musical instruments strapped to the seat
  • Maximum weight 75 kg.

*For more information about special baggage on Lufthansa Flight, check the prices and rules for the special baggage.

Forbidden Materials on a Lufthansa Flight

For safety reasons, Lufthansa does not allow specific items to be carried.

  • Acids, alkalis, wet cell batteries.
  • Containers with gas and self-defense sprays
  • Containers with flammable liquids.
  • Petrol-operated equipment and tools.
  • Camping stoves, gas cylinders, filled scuba tanks.
  • Explosives, fireworks, flares
  • Electroshock weapons, e.g., stun guns (tasers)
  • Poisonous and infectious substances, such as mercury, bacteria and virus cultures
  • Heat-generating objects
  • Oxygen generators, liquid oxygen
  • Battery-powered means of transportation (e.g., e-scooters, hoverboards, mini-Segways, Solowheels, electric bicycles). 
  • Oxidising substances, such as bleaching powder and peroxides
  • Security bags or briefcases with lithium batteries
  • Radioactive materials and items
  • Strongly magnetic materials

*wheelchairs and other mobility aids powered by lithium batteries are not affected by this prohibition.

Allowed Materials on Carry-On Baggages 

  • E-cigarettes (prohibited to be used on board the aircraft)
  • Portable medical electronic devices with carrier’s approval (batteries must not exceed 12 V or 100 Wh.)
  • Portable electronic devices containing lithium-metal or lithium-ion batteries as watches, cameras, mobile phones and laptops. The devices must be completely switched off and be protected from damage  (up to 100 Wh or 2 g).
  • Alcoholic beverages with more than 24% but less than 70% alcohol by volume and do not exceed 5 liters.
  • Hairspray and perfumes must not exceed 2 liters for each passenger for both checked and hand baggage.

*For a full list of things you shouldn’t bring, please check out Lufthansa Conditions of Carriage.

Delayed and Damage Baggage

  • If your checked baggage is delayed, you can Report a delayed bag with the flight details.
  • Check your baggage regularly from Track baggage status online”.
  • If your baggage is damaged during transportation Lufthansa will take all necessary measures to remedy the damage. 
  • Passengers with the damaged bag will need to report at Lufthansa service counter at the airport.
  • If you have forgotten something on the aircraft or in one of Lufthansa lounges, please report at the Lufthansa service counter at the airport.


 

For more information, please refer back to Lufthansa baggage policy official page.

Disclaimer: All fares are subject to availability at the time of booking.

FAQs for Lufthansa

  • Does Lufthansa allow web check-in?

    Yes, Lufthansa allows web check-in.

  • Does Lufthansa provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Lufthansa offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • Can I cancel my flight on Lufthansa?

    Almosafer would help you with cancellations. Make sure to check our cancellation policy before making any changes. Furthermore, Cancellation information can be found via your booking details.

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  • Does Lufthansa offer priority boarding?

    Lufthansa provide priority boarding to business and first-class passengers, passengers with frequent flyer status or loyalty program members, and passengers with disabilities or special needs.

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