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Vietnam Airlines Baggage Allowance

Vietnam Airlines allows carriage of cabin and check-in baggage by passengers. It allows free baggage allowances for cabin and check-in baggage.

Each piece of check-in bag shall not weigh more than 32 kg and shall be of size not exceeding 203 cm in sum of dimensions.

Each piece of cabin bag shall be less than 7 kg in weight and sum of dimensions less than 115 cm (36 by 23 by 56 cm).

Cabin Baggage Allowance

Economy Class - 1 cabin bag +1 personal item

Business and First Class- 2 cabin bags + 1 personal item

Additional personal item which can be taken in flight could be either of the following:

  • Ladies purse

  • Umbrella

  • Walking stick

  • Reading material for in-flight purpose only

  • Laptop computer

  • Overcoat, blanket, wrap

  • Small camera or binocular

  • Crutches or walking aid

  • Infant’s carrying basket

Check-in Baggage Allowance

The check-in baggage allowance is based on weight and piece system for different itineraries.

For Asian Routes-


ITINERARY

ECONOMY

PREMIUM ECONOMY

BUSINESS

Between

 

 

 

Vietnam and Vietnam

20

N/A

30

Vietnam and Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, China

20

N/A

30

Laos and Cambodia

20

N/A

30

Myanmar and Cambodia

20

N/A

30

Myanmar and Laos

20

N/A

30

Vietnam and Japan

40

50

60

Vietnam and South Korea

20

N/A

40

Originating from

 

 

 

Japan to Asia

40

50

60

Asia (except HongKong, China, South Korea) to Japan

30

N/A

40

HongKong, China, South Korea to Asia

20

N/A

30

Asia (except Vietnam, Japan) to South Korea, China

30

N/A

40

Asia (except Japan) to  Hong Kong

30

N/A

40

Other itineraries within Asia

30

N/A

40

(all weights in Kg)

For Americas Routes-

Cabin Class

Check-in bags

Max Dimensions

Business Class

2 pcs, 23 kg each

158 cm

Economy Class

2 pcs, 23 kg each

158 cm per pc and total dimension of 2 pcs not exceeding 273 cm

For Other Routes-

ITINERARY

ECONOMY

PREMIUM ECONOMY

BUSINESS

Between

 

 

 

Asia and Middle East

30

N/A

40

Asia and Africa

30

N/A

40

Asia and Europe

30

40

40

Asia (except Japan) and Australia, New Zealand  

30

40

40

Middle East and Europe

30

N/A

40

Middle East and Africa

30

N/A

40

Middle East and Australia, New Zealand

30

40

40

Africa and Europe

30

N/A

40

Africa and Australia, New Zealand

30

40

40

Europe and Australia, New Zealand

30

40

40

Originating from

 

 

 

Japan to Australia, New Zealand

40

50

60

Australia, New Zealand to Japan

30

40

40

Extra Baggage Allowance for Frequent Flyers (Lotusmiles members)

 

Weight system

Piece system

SILVER

-

-

TITANIUM

+10 kgs

01 piece

GOLD

+ 15 kgs

01 piece

PLATINUM

+ 25 kgs

01 piece

Case of Connecting flights

If flights are operated by other airlines, then the baggage allowance policies of that carrier may apply. This will be reflected on the ticket issued to you.

For flight routes to/from Americas, the policy of first marketing carrier will be applicable all through the journey.

Excess Baggage and Charges (at Airport)

a) Domestic Vietnam Flights

Flight/ Sector

Rate per kg

Between Hanoi and Hochiminh city,  Da Lat, Can Tho,Nha Trang, Buon Ma Thuot, Pleiku, Qui Nhon,  Tuy Hoa, Phu Quoc

VND 80,000

Between Ho Chi Minh city and Hai Phong, Vinh City, Dong Hoi, Thanh Hoa

VND 80,000

Between Hai Phong and Nha Trang

VND 80,000

Others

VND 40,000

These charges are per sector charges

b) To/from Americas

Max. weight / bag

Max. dim. / bag

No of pcs/ Size

Rate

23 kg

158 cm

2nd piece or sum of three dimensions of the two pcs exceeding 273cm

USD 70 per piece

23 kg

158 cm

From 3rd piece

USD 150 per piece

Over 23 kg up to 32 kg

158 cm

-

USD 50

Over 32 kg up to 45 kg

158 cm

-

USD 450

23 kg

Over 158 cm;  up to 203 cm

-

USD 175

23 kg

Over 203 cm;  up to 292 cm

-

USD 300

c) All other routes (weight-system of baggage allowance)

From/To

Zone A

Zone B

Zone C

Zone A

USD 5/kg

USD 10/kg

USD 20/kg

Zone B

USD 10/kg

USD 10/kg

USD 30/kg

Zone C

USD 20/kg

USD 30/kg

USD 30/kg

These zones are given below:

Zone A: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia and Hong Kong.

Zone B: Korea, Japan, Australia, Russia, China, Taiwan and other Asian countries (other than in Zone A).

Zone C: United Kingdom, France, Germany, other European/ African/ Middle-East countries ( except Russia).

Pre-paid Excess Baggage and Charges

Passengers can pay excess baggage charges online or at the Vietnam Airlines Ticketing offices at discounted rates.

The pre-paid excess baggage is applicable only for non-infant passenger, on flight operated by Vietnam airlines only and has to be bought at least 6 hours before the scheduled time of departure of flight.

It has to be bought in slabs of 5 kg or 10 kg with maximum 10 slabs (max 100 kgs).

Pre-paid baggage is not applicable for small ATR 72 airplanes even if the domestic flights are being flown.

Pre-paid baggage charges are not refundable, except when itinerary originates in Korea and baggage lies totally unused.

These are given below:

1. Domestic flights within Vietnam

Segments

Block 5kg

Block 10kg

Between Hanoi and Hochiminh city, Da Lat,
 Can Tho, Nha Trang, Buon Me Thuot, Qui Nhon, Phu Quoc, Tuy Hoa, Pleiku

VND 180,000

VND 360,000

Between Ho Chi Minh city and Hai Phong, Dong Hoi, Thanh Hoa, Vinh city

VND 180,000

VND 360,000

Between Hanoi and Da Nang, Chu Lai,
 Hue, Vinh City

VND 90,000

VND 180,000

Between Ho Chi Minh city and Da Nang, Nha Trang, Da Lat, Qui Nhon, Hue, Buon Me Thuot, Phu Quoc, Pleiku

VND 90,000

VND 180,000

Between Da Nang and Nha Trang, Hai Phong, Da Lat

VND 90,000

VND 180,000

2. International flights

From/To

Zone A

Zone B

Zone C

5kg

Zone A

15 USD

25 USD

35 USD

Zone B

25 USD

25 USD

45 USD

Zone C

35 USD

45 USD

45 USD

10kg

Zone A

30 USD

50 USD

70 USD

Zone B

50 USD

50 USD

90 USD

Zone C

70 USD

90 USD

90 USD

Zone A: Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia, Malaysia,  Singapore and Hong kong

Zone B: Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan

Zone C: Germany, United Kingdom, Australia, France and Russia

 



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