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Norwegian Air Baggage Allowances, Size, Weight & Extra Baggage Fees 2022

If you are thinking about booking passage to Europe, Norwegian Airlines might be one of the best airlines to choose from. It’s important to note that not all airliners have the most stable structures, but they’re still very safe, in spite of being a lot more expensive than most big mainstream carriers.

If you’re curious about the baggage allowance of Norwegian airlines and what you can bring on board, or if there is a stowaway that you might have bought just before your trip started and you want to know if they’re still sitting up top, this is the right place you could get the answers for all your queries.

Hand Carry-on bags

Norwegian airlines have six different types of ticket, each with different benefits for passengers. The LowFare ticket has the least restrictions, but there are other features that only come with its higher price. There is also a LowFare , which has less extra features too. Its Flex fare has extra features such as airport check-in baggage and priority boarding into the plane.

The policies which the airline follows for the three different seat types are presented in the table below.

Details LowFare Lowfare+ Flex
Number of bags 1 under seat bag only 1 under seat bag 1 overhead bag 1 under seat bag1 overhead bag
Weight The weight limit is 10kg The bags must have a combined weight of 10 kg The bags must have a combined weight of 50 kg
Dimensions 30 x 20 x 38cm 30 x 20 x 38cm55 x 40 x 23cm 30 x 20 x 38cm55 x 40 x 23cm

List of other items that you could bring over with you

Details Policy
Musical instruments Can be slightly bigger than the carry on standard luggage. The dimensions must not exceed 90 x 35 x 20 cm. If an extra seat is purchased you can take up to 140 x 46 x 30 cm.
Car seat or stroller You can only bring one car seat or stroller with you of the standard sizes.
Medical equipment Although you are not allowed to take any medical equipment, if you have the appropriate certificates and notify the airline authorities, the airline will provide you with the respirator, ventilator, POC or CPAP machine on board.
Sporting equipment If you intend to take sporting instruments with you onboard, you need to purchase permission from the airlines at a rate of 35 EUR (online) 60 EUR (airport). In addition, the total weight must not exceed 23 kg.
Bikes If you are going to take bikes with you purchase the transporting rights at a rate of 35 EUR (online) and 60 EUR (airport). In addition, the maximum rate must not exceed 23 kg.

Bike transportation guidelines

If you are going to take a bike with you, there are a few things you need to follow. There are some guidelines in place because the bike is not to be ridden without a helmet, etc.

Sporting equipment guidelines

The governmental guidelines on yacht storage differ between the U.S, Europe and Australia. They are different because of the specific laws regarding salt water environments, dangerous materials, and a variety of other reasons.

Checked baggage

You should know that Lowfare passengers are not allowed to check in baggage. They must pay for it separately if they want to do so. The other two-seat type of passengers are allowed to check in their baggage as long as they make a separate reservation.

Details LowFare+ Flex
Number of bags 1 bag is allowed only 2 bags are allowed
Weight 20 kg Each bag can be 20 kg. The maximum amount must be 40 kg
Dimensions 250 x 79 x 112 cm 250 x 79 x 112 cm for both bags

Extra Baggage Fees

A Norwegian airline has really strict policies when it comes to baggage weighing over the limit allowed. You cannot carry on a bag that weighs too much even by a few numbers. For example, if your bag weighs 73 kilograms and those nine are in single digits like 74, you need to pay the extra fee.

Restricted items

With many different policies, there are some items that are considered absolutely restricted to carry with you. The airline authorities do not permit the transportation of these items.

FAQ

What is the maximum weight allowed for bags to be checked in?

The limit of weight that’s allowed in one bag is 32 pounds. The limit is set to prevent injury resulting from overweight people trying to check more than one bag at the time.

What to do if you lose any item from your bag?

Losing something in your luggage is incredibly inconvenient and can lead to delayed or missed connections. We recommend contacting Backport if you’ve lost something from your luggage.

What if you find out that your bag is damaged?

You should present your identification documents and the bag with any damage to an airline representative you believe is responsible for the damages.

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