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If it fits in your hand baggage, and it’s allowed in the cabin, it’s free. If it fits in your checked baggage allowance and it’s not restricted, it’s free.

No matter if you’re a rock climber, deep sea diver or snowboarder, there’s plenty of space for your weird and wonderful items. 

If you’ve already used your free checked baggage allowance, you may have to pay to put extra bags in the hold.

Anything heavier or larger than the maximum checked baggage dimensions must be shipped as cargo.

Travelling on other airlines

Baggage allowances and policies can vary by airline, even if you buy your flights through ba.com.

Check your hand baggage allowance on American Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Qatar Airways
and China Southern.

For other airlines, please refer to their websites or contact them directly.

Find out which airline you are flying with in Manage My Booking