How much baggage am I allowed to carry?
|Free Baggage Allowance|
|Hand Baggage||Check-in Baggage|
|Maximum Weight||One hand bag up to 7 kgs and 115 cms (L+W+H), shall be allowed per customer. For contactless travel we recommend to place it under the seat in front, on board.||
|15kg per person (1 piece only) effective Oct 1st, 2020. For Double or MultiSeats bookings, extra 10 kg. Additional charges may apply for excess baggage.|
|Maximum Weight||Only one bag weighing not more than 7 kgs.|
|Bangkok,Colombo, Dhaka,Guangzhou, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Male, Phuket, Singapore, Hanoi, Chengdu, Ho Chi Minh||20kg*|
25 Kg + 5 L Zamzam water*
|Abu Dhabi,Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Kuwait, Muscat, Sharjah, Riyadh, Yangon||30kg*|
|Only one bag weighing not more than 8 kgs.||Codeshare sectors ( Athens , Brussels, Budapest, Malta, Prague, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Vienna, Zurich, Paris-De Gaulle, Dublin, Copenhagen, Amsterdam)||30kg*|
|Dimensions||55cm x 35cm x 25cm||158cm (62 inches)
(Length + Width + Height)
*Disclaimer: For flights under Vande Bharat Mission, the baggage allowance will 25kg (check-in baggage) +7kg (hand baggage).
In addition to the one piece of Hand Baggage permitted to be carried in accordance with the above, IndiGo will permit a Customer to carry one additional personal article such as ladies’ purse or a small bag containing laptop not weighing more than 3 kgs.
Items determined by us to be of an offensive nature, will not be permitted on board.
Subject to the prevalent applicable local laws and regulations, Customers may carry liquids in their Hand Baggage, subject to screening and security checks, and provided they meet the following restrictions:
If a Customer wishes to carry an oversized item on board which is not compliant with the permissible limits set forth above, but will fit safely in a seat, IndiGo may allow such Customer at its discretion to purchase an additional seat on that flight, subject to availability and applicable fares. This facility is not available as part of online reservation and Customer may call our customer care number to arrange for booking such a seat for your Baggage. IndiGo reserves the right to refuse to carry any items or Baggage, due to excessive size or otherwise, if IndiGo deems it to be a safety risk.
Infant Baggage Allowance
One stroller or baby pram per infant is allowed without any charge
Baggage allowance for International Connecting Flights:
IndiGo Domestic Sector connecting to IndiGo international sector or vice versa: IndiGo's Free Baggage Allowance for International sector will be applicable
IndiGo Domestic Sector connecting to another airline to/from an international destination: 15 Kg per person (One piece only). Additional charges will apply for excess baggage.
Prepaid Excess Baggage for International Connecting Flights:
IndiGo offers great prices on purchasing prepaid excess baggage when you are travelling on your domestic IndiGo flight and connecting to/from another international airline. This allowance is over and above your eligible baggage allowance.
|Baggage International (Connection)||8kg pre-paid||15kg Pre-paid||30kg Pre-paid|
Terms and Conditions for purchasing prepaid excess baggage for International Connecting Flights:
Hand Baggage can only be stored in the cabin subject to the availability of space in the overhead bin. In case of lack of availability of space, IndiGo provides you the option to leave your Hand Baggage at the side of the aircraft prior to departure and to reclaim it from the conveyor belts where Checked Baggage is normally received
Travel with us seamless even while you have excess baggage. Customers can book pre-paid excess Baggage allowance and pre-paid additional piece allowance (subject to a maximum of 2 pieces) up to one (1) hour prior to the scheduled departure of their flight, on the Website or through IndiGo’s call centre
Additional Piece(s): Additional pieces (subject to a maximum of 2 pieces) of Baggage may be pre-booked at a charge of INR 750 per piece. At the airport, the same will be chargeable at a rate of INR 1000 per piece. Additional charges may apply for excess baggage at the airport.
What if I exceed my free baggage weight allowance?
Customers carrying more than the allowed baggage limit will be charged the following excess baggage fees at the time of check-in:... Read More...
Customers carrying more than the allowed baggage limit will be charged the following excess baggage fees at the time of check-in:
|Domestic Travel||International Travel|
per additional kg
(or as per base currency of reservation)
per additional kg
Pre-Paid Excess Baggage: Passengers can book pre-paid excess baggage up to 1 hour prior to the scheduled departure of their domestic flight via our website or call centre. Click here to know more.
What items are not permitted on an IndiGo flight?
Prohibited in Checked and Cabin baggage:... Read More...
Prohibited in Checked and Cabin baggage:
Prohibited items in Cabin Baggage:
*Passengers can carry one clear transparent resealable litre sized plastic bag containing small quantities of liquid items / gels / pastes/aerosols or items of a similar consistency. Liquids / gels / aerosols include but are not limited to beverages, shampoos, suntan lotions, creams, toothpastes, hair gels and hair sprays. The contents will be subject to screening and security checks and must comply with IndiGo's security guidelines about permissible objects.
IndiGo recommends that all medication, valuables, fragile items, perishable items and precious items (cameras, jewelry, money, electronics, etc.) should be carried in Cabin Baggage and not in Checked Baggage. IndiGo shall not accept any responsibility for these items.
Are there any general advisories that I should keep in mind regarding my baggage?
|Yes, there are many:
Can I check-in for my onward flight at the point of departure and reclaim my checked-in baggage at the end of the entire journey, in case of connecting flight made by me in two different PNRs?
No. We do not offer a through check-in service on connections which were made by the passengers on two different PNRs. On arrival from the first fligh... Read More...
No. We do not offer a through check-in service on connections which were made by the passengers on two different PNRs. On arrival from the first flight, passengers must collect their luggage from the conveyer belt and check-in again for the connecting flight.
However, in cases where the domestic connection is offered by IndiGo in a single PNR, then a through check-in facility can be availed by passengers at the departure airport.
Please note: The option for through check-in is not available for international connecting flights even if the connection was made under a single PNR. On arrival from the first flight, passengers must collect their luggage from the conveyer belt and check-in again for the connecting flight.
Carriage of Alcoholic beverages?
Passengers may carry upto 5 Liters of alcoholic beverages as part of their checked-in baggage, provided the following conditions are met:... Read More...
Passengers may carry upto 5 Liters of alcoholic beverages as part of their checked-in baggage, provided the following conditions are met:
If the alcoholic beverage contains 24% or less alcohol by volume the above limitation of 5 Liters does not apply.
The alcoholic beverages is also permitted in carry-on baggage when purchased from the Airport Security Hold Area and should be placed in a transparent re-sealable plastic bag of a maximum capacity not exceeding 1 Liter. The indicative size of the 1 Liter bag is: 20.5 cm x 20.5 cm or 25 cm x 15 cm or equivalent. The containers must fit comfortably within the bag, which should be fully closed.
The passengers must comply with other applicable state / national regulations, if any.
What items are considered as special baggage and how can I carry them?
The following items are considered as Special Baggage: Sports/Skiing equipment Golf bags Bicycles Surf boards LCD and LED TVs of size more than 9... Read More...
The following items are considered as Special Baggage:
LCD and LED TVs of size more than 99.06 cms (size up to 81.28 cm for ex-Riyadh flights)
Other large and/or odd-sized items, including cartons, whose dimensions (L+W+H) exceed 158 cms
IndiGo will levy a fee of INR 1200 (or equivalent in foreign currency) for Domestic flights and INR 2500 (or equivalent in foreign currency) for International flights , for any Special Baggage that is submitted as Checked Baggage. This fee will be applied over and above any Excess Baggage charges that might be applicable.
Jewelry: IndiGo does not hold any liability on carrying cash or jewellery but it is subject to clearance by the airport regulatory authorities.
Musical Instruments: Carriage of musical instruments is allowed in our Domestic and International flights at no additional cost. Guitar, if packed in soft cases, can be carried in hand baggage, however other instruments like., Piano, Violin, Drum, Harmonium, Keyboard etc., have to be properly packed and can be carried in Check-in baggage only.
If you wish to carry an oversized item on board like., Cello, Sitar, Venna etc., which will fit safely in a seat, you must purchase an additional seat on that flight, subject to availability and applicable fares. However, IndiGo reserves the right to refuse carrying of any large item(s) which we feel may present a safety risk.