Checked in Baggage Allowance
Checked in baggage allowance on Saudia is dependent on class of travel, frequent flyer membership status and whether flight is operating on domestic or on international routes.
For Domestic Flights within Saudi Arabia, allowance is 1 and 2 bags respectively for Guest and First or Business class passengers, with each bag weighing not more than 25 kgs.
Please note that each bag shall not weigh more than 25 kg and if it exceeds, the carrier would request for redistribution of items. If number of pieces of luggage still exceeds weight limit, passenger would be required to pay SAR 140 for each piece which is exceeding the limit. Similarly, if the number of pieces being carried is more than what is freely allowed, a SAR 140 fee would be applicable to each of the piece.
Saudia AlFursan Gold and Silver members as well as Elite and Elite Plus members of SkyTeam alliance are allowed one extra baggage weighing not more than 25 kg.
For International flights, free allowance is as follows:
Flights to/from USA or Canada, First, Business and Guest Class passengers are allowed to carry 2 pcs. For Guest class travellers, the weight limit is 23 kg per baggage and for First and Business class it is 32 kgs per piece. Each bag shall have sum of dimensions less than 157 cm.
Flights to/from EU/UK/Middle East/Africa/Asia/Arabian Gulf , First and Business class passengers are allowed 2 bags of 32 kg each. Guest class passengers are either allowed 1 bag of 32 kg or 2 bags of 23 kg each which is shown on the ticket.
Alfursan Silver/Gold and Elite/Elite Plus members travelling in First Class are allowed to carry 1 extra bag of 32 kgs, Business class are allowed 1 bag of 23 kg.
All destinations other than USA/Canada shall have baggage dimensions not exceeding 205 cm.
Infants are also entitled to free allowance of 10 kg.
Excess Baggage Charges
a) Online payment
b) Airport Payment
If Excess Baggage more than 23 kgs but less than 32 kgs but within standard dimensions, charges are USD/CAD 60. Additional USD/CAD to be charged if more than 32 kg.
If excess baggage is more than standard dimensions, USD/CAD 100 would be charged.
Allowance related to ZAMZAM holy water
For passengers departing from Jeddah and Medina International airports, 1 gallon package of Zam Zam water from the Sophia factory is allowed which does not exceed 5 litres for all passengers. This is allowed as a complimentary checked in baggage.
For passengers departing from other airports, Zam Zam water is allowed as a part of the free checked in baggage but any excess baggage more than normal allowance will have to be paid for.
Cabin baggage allowance
Saudia also allows carriage of cabin baggage free of cost. First and Business class passengers are allowed one hand bag (56, 45, 25 cms), or 1 garment bag (11 cm thickness) and one briefcase (45, 20, 35 cms). Total weight shall be 9 kgs for these passengers
Guest class travellers are allowed one hand bag of 56, 45, 25 cm and maximum weight 7 kgs.
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