An Outright Review of Lufthansa Airlines Baggage Policy:

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Lufthansa is not just a fine airline for the travel of German but also a good option to fly for the United States, Europe, and Asia. Counted in the list of the world’s largest airlines, there is no need to introduce the name of this airline. Baggage is an important concern for the flyers when they consider the Lufthansa Airlines Booking. The blog tells, you about the outright review of Lufthansa Airlines Baggage Policy that you should not miss at all.

What Information You Can Grab from Lufthansa Baggage Policy?

1). Carry-On Baggage

2). Free Baggage Policy

3). Special Baggage

1). Lufthansa Also Provide Free Baggage Calculator:

Are you confused about the baggage allowance with the upcoming Lufthansa Reservations? Had you checked the tool Lufthansa Baggage Calculator? Yes, by using this astonishing calculator in few steps you can know about the baggage charges and information for your route, fare, and travel class. Using the baggage calculator is totally flexible for the flyers. They just have to need to put the travel information in the tool and the current baggage, terms, policies, free baggage, carry-on and checked baggage will display on their screen. Don’t miss the use of this tool before pack your bags for Lufthansa Flights.

2). Lufthansa Airlines Free Baggage Rules:

Every airline provides free baggage access to the flyers for the travel goals. However, for the free baggage, they are also required to follow the rules of size, quantity, and weight. In this tab, we are going to disclose the free baggage policy of Lufthansa Airlines. We listed the information of particular routes about the free baggage of the airline.

2.1). Add Name and Phone Number with Tag on Your Bag:

Always take care about the phone number and name on each bag when you fly with Lufthansa Airlines before checking at the airport. This will reduce the chances of missing luggage for your journey. If you had not done this at the home, then this facility is also available at the airport check-in counter where you can get the bag tags, stickers for your baggage to identify your bag after departure. Passengers can also use their bag tags in Lufthansa Airlines.

2.2). What is Bag Drop-Off Deadlines or Check-In Deadlines in Lufthansa Air?

Passengers can also view the data and information about the check-in options at the airport. Check-in deadlines or bag drop-off deadlines are mainly related to the flight's departure time or flights is on time. You should not cross this deadline and always print the boarding pass before the bag drop-off deadlines; otherwise, you may also miss your flight. On the other hand, if you complete this process via the online check-in of Lufthansa or Mobile App Check-In at Lufthansa then you must complete the checked baggage process as well.

A). How to find the check-in deadlines of Lufthansa Airlines?

Click Here to find the Check-In Deadlines of the airlines.

Otherwise, you can also visit the Lufthansa Airlines Reservations Official Site to view the deadlines of check-in. Once you click on the link then fill in the information about “Flight Details” and then select “Display check-in information". After this process is complete, then you can explore the Lufthansa Airlines Bag Drop-Off Deadlines for your particular travel class and airport on the page.

B). How Lufthansa Airlines Use Passengers Data and Baggage Data?

One more question that came to the mind of flyers is about the data collected by the airlines regarding the baggage. How do the airlines use this data? Don’t worry about this situation as well because the airline collects this data for the onward transportation of passenger’s baggage safely and timely. The data is also used to support the German Customs Authorities in the accomplishment of their legal duties.

2.3). Lufthansa Airlines Carry-On Baggage Size Required:

The maximum size per piece of baggage as per the Lufthansa Air Baggage Policy is 158 cm (width X + height Y + depth Z). If your carry-on item is larger then it will be counted as excess baggage.

2.4). Free Baggage Detail on the Europe Flights for Travel Class:

Weight and the number of free baggage allowed in the Lufthansa Airlines Flights are vital to know for the passengers. Here is the overview on this concern:

1). For the economy class, 1 item of carry-on baggage is allowed up to 8 KG

2). For the Economy Classic and Flex, 1 item of carry-on baggage is allowed up to 8 KG and 1 Item of Baggage Up to 23 KG is allowed.

3). For the business class, 2 items of carry-on baggage are allowed, each up to 8 KG, and 2 Items of checked baggage are allowed, each up to 32 KG.

2.5). Free Baggage Detail for Intercontinental Flights According to the Travel Class:

Traveling for the Intercontinental flights and still not aware of the free baggage detail of the airline means you should check the baggage allowance in Lufthansa Airlines as per your travel class.

1). If you fly in the economy light then only 1 carry-on item is allowed up to 8 KG

2). Flying in the economy class, means something is more for you in the baggage and 1 item of carry-on baggage up to 8 KG is allowed and 1 item of baggage up to 23 KG is allowed.

3). Premium economy class is also the travel class accessible on the Lufthansa Airlines Intercontinental flights for the passengers. In this fare class, 1 item of carry-on baggage up to 8 KG and 2 items of baggage each up to 23 KG allowed for the flyers.

4). Travel in the Lufthansa Airlines Business Class Flights, means in the free baggage you will get 2 items of carry-on baggage, each up to 8 kg and 2 items of baggage, each up to 32 kg.

5). First class passengers of Lufthansa Airlines Tickets, get 2 items of carry-on baggage, each up to 8 kg and 3 items of baggage, each up to 32 kg as the free baggage policy of the airline for the Intercontinental flights.

2.6). You Can Book Additional Baggage in Business, First, Premium Economy and First Class:

If you wish to carry more baggage for your travel in the Lufthansa Air Reservations, then don’t worry about that as well because you can also book the extra baggage in the airline by paying a fee via the Lufthansa Customer Service or Lufthansa Customer Service Counter at the airport. It is your choice, how you want to proceed with that. Passengers who are traveling with the Economy Light Fare of Lufthansa can also carry one item of baggage up to 23 KG by paying a fee.

A). How to Book Additional Baggage in Lufthansa through Web?

Visit Lufthansa Official Site and click on the menu tab. Here in the first column, a section of “Book and Manage” is already given. Click on them and select ‘View and Amend Flights”. You can log in through the booking code, Lufthansa ID, and Miles and More to add additional baggage to the Lufthansa Airlines Tickets. Once the login process is complete you can add the additional baggage to the tickets through the web.

2.7). How to Book Additional Baggage on Economy Light Fare?

Choosing the economy class light fare of Lufthansa Reservations means you can save a lot on the travel ticket budget but there is also one more fact that you need to know is baggage benefits are not included in this fare class. You can also book one item of baggage per route up to 23 KG online for free. Return and outbound flights counted as one route (no matter connected is included). In this fare class, baggage charges are not refundable after the payment has been made.

A). Choose Additional Baggage Booking Online:

If you are traveling between the United States and Canada with the Economy Light Fare then the two items of baggage can also be included while paying a fee of EUR 90 or USD 100 by choosing the services of Lufthansa Customer Service Center or Counter at the airport. Flat rates per extra item of baggage are applicable in the economy class light fare as well when you want to check-in with a larger, big, heavier, and additional item of baggage.

B). Can You Carry Sports Baggage in Lufthansa Light Fare?

No, you can’t carry the sports stuff in the Light Fare of Lufthansa Flights free of cost and extra charges are applicable for the additional sports baggage.

C). Lufthansa Light Fare Baggage Prices for First Item of Baggage Up to 23 KG:

Up to 8 days before departure Up to 8 days before departure 7–0 days before departure 7–0 days before departure Always
Route Online booking Service Center Online booking Service Center At the airport
Routes within Germany EUR 15 / USD 20 / CHF 20 EUR 20 / USD 25 / CHF 25 EUR 20 / USD 25 / CHF 25 EUR 25 / USD 30 / CHF 30 EUR 50 / USD 60 / CHF 60
Routes within Europe EUR 25 / USD 30 / CHF 30 EUR 30 / USD 35 / CHF 35 EUR 30 / USD 35 / CHF 35 EUR 35 / USD 40 / CHF 40 EUR 50 / USD 60 / CHF 60
Routes between Europe and the USA/Canada EUR 60 / USD 70 / CHF 70 EUR 65 / USD 75 / CHF 75 EUR 60 / USD 70 / CHF 70 EUR 65 / USD 75 / CHF 75 EUR 60 / USD 70 / CHF 70
All other long-haul routes EUR 60 / USD 70 / CHF 70 EUR 65 / USD 75 / CHF 75 EUR 60 / USD 70 / CHF 70 EUR 65 / USD 75 / CHF 75 EUR 90 /USD 105 / CHF 105

2.9). Policy to Know of Lufthansa for Items Over 32 KG:

If any item of baggage crosses the weight limit of 32 KG in the Lufthansa Airlines then it will not be accepted as travel baggage and you can also be sent this item as air freight. You can also read about the basic rules of excess baggage on the Lufthansa Airlines Official Site. If you want to get the information about air freight originating in Germany then you can get this from the Lufthansa Cargo in Germany and for other destinations, you can go through the local Lufthansa Cargo Sales Officer.

2.10). Lufthansa Excess Baggage Basic Rules to Know:

As we know, items over 23 KG counted as excess baggage with the Lufthansa Airlines Booking. Flat rates are applicable for the special baggage and the excess baggage. Flat rates are also applicable for sports baggage that exceeds the term of free baggage allowance. There are so many rules, limited capacities, and various regulations at partner airlines and that’s why Lufthansa always recommends flyers for the reservations of excess baggage early because at the last minute you may not get the reservations for this. You can register for the excess baggage with Lufthansa in your travel agency, Lufthansa Airlines Customer Service by telling your booking code and last but not least you can also book by yourself at the “My Booking” Section of the Lufthansa Airlines Official Site.

A). Excess Baggage Rule in Economy, Premium Economy, and Business & First Class:

The maximum allowed weight in these two fare classes is 32 KG and dimensions should not great than 158 CM. For the first and business class passenger luggage dimensions must not exceed 292 CM. The flat rate will be charged for all those Lufthansa air Guests whose checked baggage corresponds to the permitted number but also exceed the limit of weight and size. For the economy class guests on particular routes, Lufthansa Air also offers discounted flat rates on the second piece of checked baggage for the passengers. On the other hand, if you want to know about another airline's excess baggage costs then directly contact the operating airline.

B). Extra Baggage in Economy Class Light Fare :

Nothing is free in the economy class light fare of Lufthansa in terms of baggage for the passengers. You have to pay a fee for the luggage weighing up to 23 KG in this fare class. Prices are applicable on the additional bag of luggage in the light tariff and you can also add the extra bag under the “My Booking” section of the Main Menu of Lufthansa Official Site.

C). Refundable Terms in Light Tariff:

You must know about the fact that the first bag of luggage in the economy class light fare is non-refundable. If your bag is heavy or larger than as you’re mentioned when you book for the baggage (over 23 KG or 158 CM) then flat rates are also applicable for the excess baggage.

2.11). Flat Rate for Excess Baggage in Lufthansa Airlines:

You can found the rates of excess baggage in the different currencies and it is your choice how you want to book the baggage in your currency. We are going to disclose the complete checklist of excess baggage in Lufthansa Flights here. Currency excess baggage flat rates are also applicable at the bag drop-off location and also used for the costs of the complete itinerary.

EUR (for bag drop-off in Europe)

CAD (for bag drop-off in Canada)

JPY (for bag drop-off in Japan)

USD (for bag drop-off in all other countries not listed above)

Prices may vary on routes to/from the USA or Canada.

A). Economy Class:

(Larger OR heavier than free baggage allowance)

Weight: 24 kg to 32 kg or dimensions1: 159 cm to 292 cm

Domestic routes (Germany) EUR 40 USD 46
Routes within Europe EUR 50 USD 57
North Africa, Central Asia and countries on the eastern Mediterranean coast EUR 75 USD 86
Short intercontinental routes EUR 100 USD 115
Medium intercontinental routes EUR 120 USD 138 CAD 180
Long intercontinental routes EUR 150 USD 172 CAD 225
Routes to/from Japan Heavier: EUR 100 USD 150 CAD 150 Larger: EUR 200 USD 300 CAD 300

B). Premium Economy Class:

Larger AND heavier than free baggage allowance:

Weight: 24 kg to 32 kg and dimensions1: 159 cm to 292 cm

C). Business Class and First Class:

Larger than free baggage allowance

Dimensions1: 159 cm to 292 cm

2.12). Flat rates for additional piece of baggage:

Economy Class and Premium Economy Class

Weight: 23 kg and dimensions1: 158 cm

Domestic routes (Germany) EUR 80 USD 92
Routes within Europe EUR 100 USD 114
North Africa, Central Asia and countries on the eastern Mediterranean coast EUR 150 USD 172
Short intercontinental routes EUR 200 USD 230
Medium intercontinental routes EUR 240 USD 276 CAD 360
Long intercontinental routes EUR 300 USD 345 CAD 450
Routes to/from Japan EUR 300 USD 450 CAD 450
Domestic routes (Germany) EUR 40 USD 46
Routes within Europe EUR 50 USD 57
North Africa, Central Asia and countries on the eastern Mediterranean coast EUR 75 USD 86
Short intercontinental routes EUR 100 USD 115
Medium intercontinental routes EUR 120 USD 138 CAD 180
Long intercontinental routes EUR 150 USD 173 CAD 225
Routes to/from Japan EUR 200 USD 300 CAD 300
Prepaid (online) Lufthansa Service Center* At the airport
Domestic routes (Germany) EUR 56 USD 64 EUR 61 USD 69 EUR 70 USD 80
Routes within Europe EUR 64 USD 73 EUR 69 USD 78 EUR 80 USD 93
North Africa, Central Asia and countries on the eastern Mediterranean coast EUR 80 USD 92 EUR 88 USD 97 EUR 100 USD 115
Short intercontinental routes EUR 120 USD 138 EUR 125 USD 144 EUR 150 USD 173
Medium intercontinental routes EUR 160 USD 186 EUR 165 USD 191 EUR 200 USD 230
Long intercontinental routes EUR 200 USD 230 EUR 205 USD 235 EUR 250 USD 288
Routes to/from Japan EUR 150 USD 200 EUR 150 EUR 200 EUR 150 USD 200

2.13). Flat rates for second checked piece of baggage:

Prepaid(online) Lufthansa Service Center* At the airport
Intercontinental (routes between Europe and the USA, Canada, Mexico and Central America) EUR 80 USD 85 EUR 85 USD 90 CAD 90 CHF 90 EUR 90 USD 100 CAD 100 CHF 100

3). Lufthansa Airlines Carry-On Baggage Policy:

With the help of Lufthansa Airlines Carry-On baggage policy you can understand how much carry-on you can pack for the travel goals as per your travel class. If you want to ensure the hassle-free boarding process then tries to follow the punctual departure and more stowage space as per the carry-on rules. You must follow the dimensions, quantity and weight limited at the departure airport for the carry-on. If the carry-on luggage in Lufthansa Flights is too large or heavy then it will send in the cargo hold for a free and not as the carry-on baggage. In the carry-on policy of the airline a passenger can carry personal item such as medications, purse, bag, or small bag pack. Mobile phones and tablets, power banks or e-cigarettes that contain batteries or rechargeable batteries not included in the checked baggage and only go in the carry-on baggage stuff.

3.1). Carry-On Baggage Dimensions in Lufthansa Airlines:

Your baggage must be follow carry-on baggage dimensions such as given above.

Dimensions for carry-on baggage: max. 55 x 40 x 23 cm

Dimensions for foldable garment bags: max. 57 x 54 x 15 cm

1 item of carry-on baggage up to 8 kg- Economy Class

1 item of carry-on baggage up to 8 kg-Premium Economy Class

2 items of carry-on baggage, each up to 8 kg-Business Class

2 items of carry-on baggage, each up to 8 kg-First Class

3.2). Tips for Right Stowage of Lufthansa Carry-On Baggage during Boarding:

A passenger must use the overhead locker for the big items of carry-on baggage such as trolley cases.

You must stow your personal valuables such as laptop bags, mobile phones, handbags and shopping bags in the overhead bin space in front of you.

Passengers can easily hung up the jackets and coats on the hook on the seat in front of them.

One more thing that you need to know here are overhead lockers is only for the emergency exit rows,

3. 3). Items That You Can Carry in the Cabin without Any Charge:

Small item of baggage (max. x=30 cm y=40 cm z=10 cm, e.g. handbag, laptop bag).

Per child, either a baby carries cot, a child seat or a foldable pushchair.

You can take so-called "pocket buggies" on board with you as part of your permitted carry-on baggage allowance.

Mobility aids, such as wheelchairs and orthopedic aids.

Information Source: (Lufthansa Airlines Official Site)

3.4). Additional Carry-On Baggage Rules of Lufthansa Airlines:

A passenger must check-in the second item of carry-on baggage on particular locations with Lufthansa Regions such as Flights from Italy, India and the USA for the first and business class.

Lufthansa airlines also transport the carry-on baggage items which are larger in the free baggage allowance on hold. However, if your baggage item crosses the limits of dimensions, of weight then the excess baggage fee is applicable.

If a passengers check the carry-on baggage in late with Lufthansa Airlines, then also eradicate the items from the baggage that are not eligible for the transported in the hold.

Any kind of personal documents, valuables, mobile phones and laptops should only treated as the carry-on baggage and not as the checked baggage.

The Bottom Line:

Hence, it’s all about the information that you need to know about the baggage policy of the Lufthansa Airlines Flights. You can also fix the issue of higher airfare at the Lufthansa Website to Book Cheap Tickets. Therefore, compare the fare first and then book the airlines tickets. Baggage is the most important concern for the flyers and that’s why they are looking for the information to know about the baggage rules of the airline. Now you can also fix the issue of baggage by reading the terms and conditions of the Lufthansa Air Baggage Policy. We are sure that this baggage policy is helpful for you to understand about the terms and facts of the Lufthansa Airlines Luggage Policy. Never pack your bags without reading the baggage terms because if you had not read the baggage terms then you may also required paying excess baggage on the Lufthansa Airlines Flights Tickets. No matter you are flying in the Lufthansa Business Class or Lufthansa First Class Flights? Exploring the data about the baggage terms is important in every travel class of the airline.

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