Philippine Airlines Baggage

Carry-On Allowance: 1 Bag + 1 Personal Item

  • Maximum dimensions of carry-on luggage: 45 in/115 cm
  • Maximum weight of carry-on luggage: 15 lb/7 kg

In addition to the free carry-on allowance, a passenger is allowed to carry the following items onboard:

  • laptop with case
  • small handbag
  • coat
  • wrap or blanket
  • walking stick or a pair of crutches
  • small camera or a pair of binoculars
  • reasonable amount of reading materials
  • infant's food and carrying basket

All carry-on luggage must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you. You must be able to lift your carry-on into the overhead storage without assistance.

REMINDER: Bulkhead seats do not have underseat storage during take-off and landing.

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Checked Baggage Allowance

To/from Hawaii: Piece System

Mabuhay (Business) Class:

  • Baggage Allowance: 2 pieces
  • Maximum dimensions of each piece of luggage: 62 in/158 cm
  • Maximum weight of each piece of luggage: 70 lb/32 kg

Fiesta (Economy) Class:

  • Baggage Allowance: 2 pieces
  • Maximum dimensions: 107 in/273 cm total, no piece exceeding 62 in/158 cm
  • Maximum weight of each piece of luggage: 70 lb/32 kg

To/from the USA (except Hawaii), Canada, and Guam: Piece System

  • Baggage Allowance: 2 pieces
  • Maximum dimensions of each piece of luggage: 62 in/158 cm
  • Maximum weight of each piece of luggage: 50 lb/23 kg

Fiesta (Economy) Class:

  • Baggage Allowance: 2 pieces
  • Maximum dimensions: 107 in/273 cm total, no piece exceeding 62 in/158 cm
  • Maximum weight of each piece of luggage: 50 lb/23 kg

An infant paying at least 10% of the adult fare is entitled to one piece of checked baggage with a weight of 15 lb/7 kg and the sum of the three dimensions does not exceed 45 inches plus one fully collapsible child's stroller or pushchair.

To/from other countries other than the USA and Canada: Weight System*

  • Mabuhay (Business) Class: 66 lb/30 kg
  • Fiesta (Economy) Class: 44 lb/20 kg

*For domestic flights on a Bombardier Q300 or Q400, the maximum weight is 22 lb/10 kg.

PAL EconoLight Class (NO FRILLS) passengers

Free baggage allowance is 33 lb/15 kg. Applicable to all PAL domestic flights and selected Asian destinations.

Excess Baggage Fees

Flights from the Philippines to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, or San Francisco

USD $200 for travel between:

  • December 26 - January 31
  • March 16 - May 31
  • August 1 - 31

USD $150 for travel between:

  • February 1 - March 15
  • June 1 - July 31
  • September 1 - December 25

From Las Vegas, Los Angeles or San Francisco to the Philippines

USD $150 (All year rate)

From the Philippines to Honolulu

USD $165 for travel between:

  • December 26 - January 31
  • March 16 - May 31
  • August 1 - 31

USD $125 for travel between:

  • February 1 - March 15
  • June 1 - July 31
  • September 1 - December 25

From Honolulu to the Philippines

USD $125 (All year rate)

From the Philippines to Vancouver, Canada

USD $200 for travel between:

  • December 26 - January 31
  • March 16 - May 31
  • August 1 - 31

USD $150 for travel between:

  • February 1 - March 15
  • June 1 - July 31
  • September 1 - December 25

From Vancouver, Canada to the Philippines

CAD $200 (All year rate)

Between Guam and the Philippines

USD $100 (All year rate)

Between USA and Canada

USD $75/CAD $105 (All year rate)

Sports Equipment

An applicable excess baggage charge will be collected from passengers carrying any of the following in excess of the normal free baggage allowance:

  • Golf equipment contained in one golf bag and one pair of golf shoes
  • Snow skiing equipment consisting of one pair of skis, one pair of ski poles and one pair of boots

For passengers carrying any of the following sports equipment, an applicable excess baggage charge will automatically be collected:

  • Scuba diving equipment consisting of one empty scuba tank, one regulator, one harness, one pressure gauge, one mask, two twins, one snorkel, one knife, one speargun, one safety vest and one weight belt
  • Surfboarding equipment

An applicable charge will be collected for oversized baggage. Please call Philippine Airlines reservations or sales office for more information and assistance.

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