Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 08 Jun 2014
Total posts 318
Can I share my baggage allowance between travellers? 4 pax with VA to DPS. Allowed 5 bags to 23 kg ( one ff gold) can we take 4 bags with perhaps 1 at 30 kg ( the rest 23 or less) or will we be charged excess for the heavier bag despite being under the total maximum?
Member since 04 Oct 2012
Total posts 147
You will be charged.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 19 Feb 2014
Total posts 90
I would expect them to allow since you could just simply re-distribute the weight - the weight itself isnt going to change...
Member since 12 Apr 2013
Total posts 923
They not obligated, but may distribute - check in together and be polite.
And what is stopping you to properly distribut weight among cases to be sure?
British Airways - Executive Club
Member since 24 Jan 2012
Total posts 87
One of the reasons the price of an extra piece is cheaper than an overweight bag is to discourage heavy bags as they cause injury to staff and are hard to manouevre. You will be charged. Take an extra piece.
Air NZ Airpoints
Member since 12 Mar 2014
Total posts 12
As X said, if it's a matter of 7kg, why not just take a small collapsible roll bag/duffel bag/whatever you have spare, and repack some clothes etc. in it as need be? Then you're within the rules and have nothing to worry about.
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