Indigo baggage allowance is the subject matter of discussion.

If you travelling on an Indigo Airlines flight, it is necessary that you must be aware of the Indigo baggage allowance that you are permitted to take on the flight.

This information is important because Airlines levy heavy charges if the baggage is in excess of the limits.

So, knowledge about indigo baggage allowance is very crucial for all travelers.

Indigo baggage allowance

Fare Rules

Lite Fare (Inclusive of GST)

Regular Fare (Inclusive of GST)

Flexible Fare (Inclusive of GST)

Checked in Baggage Allowance

NIL. In case the customer reports with baggage at the airport, a fee of INR 200 will be charged at the airport for 15 Kg baggage allowance.
For Baggage above 15 Kg excess baggage charges as per policy will be applicable.  

15 Kg

15 Kg

Hand Baggage Allowance

1 Bag of up to 7 Kg

1 Bag of up to 7 Kg

1 Bag of up to 7 Kg

As one can see, Indigo Airlines has liberal rules with regard to baggage allowance. However, the Indigo baggage allowance varies depending on the type of ticket the passenger is travelling on.

Passengers who are travelling on a Lite fare are not entitled to any checked in baggage allowance. If they desire to check in their baggage, they are liable to pay a fee of Rs. 200 for every 15 kgs.

Lite fare passengers are, however, entitled to carry a hand baggage of up to 7 kgs.

Passengers travelling on the Regular Fare and the Flexible Fare are eligible to check in luggage of up to 15 kgs for no extra cost. They are also entitled to carry hand baggage of up to 7 kgs.

Infants are not entitled for any free checked baggage allowance for both domestic and international.

charges for excess baggage

Passengers booked on the Lite Fare will have to pay INR 200 to avail 15kg baggage allowance for checked-in baggage.
Passengers travelling on the domestic sector carrying more than the allowed baggage limits will be charged a rate of INR 400 per kg (inclusive of GST, if applicable).
Passengers travelling on the international sector will be charged a flat rate of INR 525 per kg.

Upon delivery of the Customer’s Baggage which the Customer wishes to check in on IndiGo, IndiGo upon being satisfied with its condition will take custody of, and issue a Baggage identification Tag for, each piece of Checked Baggage.

Checked Baggage must have the passenger’s name or other personal identification affixed to it.

charges for special baggage

IndiGo charges a fee of INR 1000/- (or equivalent in foreign currency), for the following Checked-in Baggage:

(i)  any special baggage like sports equipment, skiing equipment, golf bags, bicycle, surf boards, snow board, water ski, scuba diving equipment, kayak, etc.; and

(ii) LCD and LED TVs of size more than 99.06 cms, including cartons.

This fee is applicable over and above any excess baggage charges that might be applicable.

The fee will apply per piece of checked in baggage, per Sector, (inclusive of GST, if applicable). The weight of such baggage will be considered part of the permissible baggage allowance and standard excess baggage charges, if applicable, will be levied.

charges for carriage of LCD / LED TVs

IndiGo’s rules for carriage of LCD / LED TVs on board its flights are as under:

  • Maximum two (02) LCD / LED TVs can be carried by one Customer in checked in baggage.
  • Maximum size of LED / LCD TV that shall be accepted for carriage is 139.7 cms.
  • The checked-in baggage weight (including that of TV(s)) in excess of the free baggage allowance will be charged at the applicable Excess Baggage rate. Further, LED / LCD TV will attract additional handling charges, as detailed above.
  • Carriage of TVs shall also be governed by other applicable terms and conditions contained in Conditions of Carriage with regard to carriage of fragile items, etc.

Charges for hand baggage

IndiGo oermits passengers to carry without any charges one Hand Baggage of maximum 7 Kgs.

The Hand Baggage must have a maximum size not exceeding the following dimension:
length 55cm + width 35cm + height 25cm.

Passengers accompanying infants are allowed an additional piece of Hand Baggage upto 7 Kgs, not exceeding above size.

In case Hand Baggage is found to be overweight at the boarding gate a flat rate of INR 400 per kg per sector (inclusive of GST) would be charged towards excess Hand Baggage charges.

Charges if the free baggage weight allowance is exceeded

Passengers carrying more than the allowed baggage limit will be charged the following excess baggage fees at the time of check-in:

Domestic Travel

International Travel

INR 400
per additional kg

INR 525
(or as per base currency of reservation)
per additional kg

Pre-Paid Excess Baggage: Passengers can book pre-paid excess baggage up to 6 hours prior to the scheduled departure of their domestic flight via the website or call centre.
 
Passengers can book pre-paid excess baggage up to 6 hours prior to the scheduled departure of their flight via our website or call centre. 

Domestic 
To facilitate affordable purchase of excess baggage, the following pre-paid excess baggage slabs are offered to Domestic travellers:

Baggage (Domestic)

5 kg Prepaid

10 Kg Prepaid

15 Kg Prepaid

30Kg Prepaid

At Airport Per Kg

INR

1900

3800

5700

11400

400

SGD

38

76

114

228

8

AED

103

206

309

618

22

THB

905

1810

2715

5430

190

OMR

11

22

33

66

3

NPR

3055

6110

9165

18330

650

USD

28

56

84

168

6

QAR

103

206

309

618

22

EUR

24

48

72

144

5

GBP

21

42

63

126

5

LKR

4490

8980

13470

26940

950

BDT

2375

4750

7125

14250

500

KWD

8.350

16.700

25.100

50.150

1.750

Note: Passengers travelling to Kathmandu can book prepaid excess baggage of 5 Kg or 10 Kg as per the above grid.

International
To facilitate affordable purchase of excess baggage, the following pre-paid excess baggage slabs are offered to International travellers: 

Baggage (International)

5kg Pre-paid

10kg Pre-paid

INR

2475

4950

SGD

50

100

AED

140

275

THB

1300

2600

OMR

14

30

NPR

4000

8000

USD

40

75

QAR

140

275

EUR

32

64

GBP

28

56

LKR

5860

11720

BDT

3200

6250

KWD

10.900

21.800

Note: Pre-paid excess baggage cannot be purchased for ex-Dubai flights currently.

International Connecting Flights
IndiGo offers great prices on purchasing prepaid excess baggage when you are travelling on your domestic IndiGo flight and connecting to/from another international airline. This allowance is over and above your eligible baggage allowance.

Baggage International (Connection)

8kg pre-paid

15kg Pre-paid

30kg Pre-paid

INR

500

750

1500

SGD

11

16

31

AED

28

41

81

THB

265

400

785

OMR

3

5

9

NPR

800

1200

2400

USD

8

11

22

QAR

28

41

81

EUR

7

10

21

GBP

6

8

16

LKR

1180

1775

3550

BDT

635

950

1900

KWD

2.200

3.300

6.600

Terms and Conditions for purchasing prepaid excess baggage for International Connecting Flights:
Excess baggage needs to be booked at least 24 hours before the journeyŸ
The International flight should be within 24 hours of the domestic flightŸ
Passengers should produce relevant international travel documents atŸ the time of check-in- failing which IndiGo will charge excess baggage as per applicable rates at the airpor

IndiGo’s website offers all the information about its travel sectors.

Indigo baggage allowance | Free allowance + excess baggage charges

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