Baggage Allowances

Links to major airlines baggage guidance

Please do make sure that the page displayed is appropriate for your country of departure. This is usually shown by means of a flag at the top of the web page and you can generally change it there. This is VERY important as some airlines have a different checked baggage allowance according to the route. Passengers on flights from Europe to Africa often allow less free checked baggage than those flying from the Americas. This may seem unfair but do remember that this may not make much difference on the ground. The baggage allowances on flights WITHIN Africa are the same for all comers and they are almost always lower in any case.

A list of links to smaller regional and domestic airlines and advice on light aircraft safari flights is planned. In the meantime, please check your proposal or pre-travel documents.

Air France

Air Mauritius

British Airways

Brussels Airlines


Ethiopian Airlines



Kenya Airways



Qatar Airways

South African Airways

Turkish Airlines

Virgin Atlantic