The charges stated below apply only to Air New Zealand operated flights and when Air New Zealand allowances and charges apply on other airlines. Refer to Excess Baggage Charges for more details about when Air New Zealand allowances and charges apply.

If your flight is operated by an Air New Zealand partner airline and Air New Zealand baggage allowances and charges do not apply, please check with the airline operating the service for details.

For Air New Zealand flights operated by Virgin Australia (NZ 7000 - 7999 flight numbers) Air New Zealand excess baggage charges apply. Find out more about the trans-Tasman alliance.

Charges will be applied when you exceed your permitted allowance including any prepaid Extra Bags and or frequent flyer benefit where applicable.

For domestic travel within New Zealand the checked baggage allowance varies according to the fare type purchased; no baggage for grabaseat™, one piece for grabaseat+bag and Smart Saver fares and two pieces for Flexi Plus fares (up to 23kg each piece). Note - for domestic travel as part of an international ticket the international allowance applies.

If any piece of Domestic baggage weighs more than 23kg, customers will be asked to repack their baggage and if necessary purchase an additional bag tag. Any item that is unable to be reduced in weight up to a maximum of 32kg (e.g. heavy equipment that cannot be separated) will be subject to an overweight fee.

Domestic New Zealand
Additional pieces (NZD) Overweight (for bags over 23kg but under 32kg) and oversized items and pets (NZD)
1st 2nd 3rd +
60 100
(i.e. 160 for two)
150 60

 

Arrival Destination Australia and Pacific Islands (ex New Zealand) (excludes travel to Perth, Honolulu and Denpasar/Bali)
Additional pieces (NZD) Overweight (for bags over 23kg but under 32kg) and oversized items (NZD)
1st 2nd 3rd +
120 200
(i.e. 320 for two)
250 120

 

Arrival Destination International Rest of the World (ex New Zealand) (includes travel to Perth, Honolulu and Denpasar/Bali)
Additional pieces (NZD) Overweight (for bags over 23kg but under 32kg) and oversized items (NZD)
1st 2nd 3rd +
200 250
(i.e. 450 for two)
350 200