How strict is Latam with carry-on Baggage?-What Airline Policy Says

Latam Airlines understands the passenger's travel needs and provides the best services. The baggage allowance on the cabin always depends on the fare type and the number of travelers. The cabin luggage can be the handbags and the carry-on bags for your suitable destination. Latam Airlines is not that much strict on carry-on luggage, as you need to follow the basic rules for the bags. The bag must fit in the overhead bins according to the measurement mentioned here.

  • For the flight ticket purchased in the Light, Plus, or Top fare category, you can carry a bag of 10 kg in weight. 

  • Premium Business or Premium Economy cabins are allowed to take one bag of a maximum of 16 kg in weight. 

  • If your bags exceed the general requirement, you need to pay the appropriate fees. 

Latam Airlines baggage policy:

When you make the booking with Latam Airlines, you need to understand the terms and conditions to carry the bags. They always ensure that all passengers adhere to the Latam baggage policy and the items allowed in the fare. Following at the detailed information which you can read further according to the bags category.

Hand luggage allowance:

  • All the passengers are allowed to take one handbag every time when they travel with Latam Airlines. 

  • The maximum dimensions of the bags in height, weight, and depth can be 45cm x 35cm x 20cm or 17.8 x 13.8 x 7.9 in, which includes the pockets, handles, and wheels. 

  • The hand luggage can be a backpack, purse, or laptop bag that must fit properly under the seat in front of you. 

  • If your handbags don't come under the general requirements, they will be considered carry-on bags.

Carry-on luggage:

Your bags must meet the relevant dimensions and weight during the boarding process. You can take the carry-on bags on the journey as per the below rules.

  • The fare type of Light, Plus, or Top is entitled to take one bag as a carry-on of weight within 10 kg per bag.

  • The bags of 16 kg are allowed for the fare type of Premium Business or Premium Economy cabin. 

  • The basic fare doesn't have the allowance of 10 kg carry-on bags. 

  • The maximum dimensions that are allowed on the travel according to the height, length, and width are 55cm x 35 cm x 25cm or 21.7 x 13.8 x 9.8 in. 

  • The dimensions of the bag will calculate by including the wheels, handles, and pockets. 

  • Your carry-on bags must fit properly in the overhead bins under your seat. 

  • If your overhead bins are not sufficient, you don't need to pay additional fees or charges.

  • Basic fare can include the carry-on bags up to six hours prior to the scheduled departure by paying the fees. 

Checked bags allowance:

You can find out the capacity and the measurement of bags depending on the fare type that is allowed on the journey with Latam. The information on the checked bags is provided below.

  • The basic, light, and plus fare can carry one checked bag of 23 kg or 51 lbs per passenger.

  • The premium economy and premium business can take two checked bags of 23 kg per passenger. 

  • The size of each bag can be 158 linear cm or (62.2 in) according to length, height, and width. 

  • If any of the checked items cross the general rule, then you must pay the extra fees or charges. 

  • If your trip includes several stopovers, latam airlines will send the checked baggage to the final destination.

  • If your bags exceed the weight limit, they will be checked as overweight and oversized. You need to pay the additional fees or charges for the same. 

  • There are some items that can be checked with restrictions that you can check on their website.

The extra baggage fees will be calculated between USD 15 to USD 300 depending on the route and the number of bags. Although, you can connect with their customer service operators for help.


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

New Jersey

Get special offers, and more from getlastdeals

Subscribe to see secret deals prices drop the moment you sign up!

Subscribe form Heading