Singapore Airlines Baggage Policy

Singapore Airlines Baggage Policy – Fees & Allowance. Singapore Airlines separates their baggage policies/ fees into two categories: by weight (for most routes) and by piece (for all routes to/from the U.S.).

This is an important concept to be aware of when attempting to calculate your baggage expenses.

If you’re on a “by weight” route, it’s nice that Singapore Airlines calculates excess weight fees per kg vs. one hefty fee for any amount overweight.

Singapore Airlines Baggage Policy – Fee Allowance
Singapore Airlines Baggage Policy – Fee Allowance

Carry-On Allowance

All carry-on luggage must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you and adhere to the following requirements:

  • Baggage Allowance for Economy Class passengers: 1 bag
  • Baggage Allowance for First/Business Class passengers: 2 bags
  • Maximum Weight for all classes: up to 7kg
  • Sum of length, width and height of each piece should not exceed 115cm for all classes.

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

Checked Baggage Allowance

Passengers traveling to to/from Brazil and the U.S.:

  • Baggage Allowance: 2 pieces
  • Maximum Dimensions: 62 linear inches/157 cm (length + width + height)
  • Maximum Weight (Brazil): 70 lb/32 kg
  • Maximum Weight (US): 51 lb/23 kg for Economy and 70 lb/32 kg for First Class/Suites
  • *KrisFlyer Elite Gold and Star Alliance Gold members are allowed one extra bag regardless of cabin.
  • *PPS Club Members are entitled 100% more free baggage allowance in any class of travel. In other words, they are entitled to 4 pieces of check-in bags under the piece concept.

Passengers traveling in all other destinations:

  • Maximum Weight for Economy Class Passengers: 66 lb/30 kg total
  • Maximum Weight for Business Class Passengers: 88 lb/40 kg total
  • Maximum Weight for Suite/First Class Passengers: 110 lb/50 kg total
  • *Krisflyer Elite Gold Members are allowed an extra 44 lb/20 kg of baggage to all destinations except USA and Canada.
  • *PPS Club Members are allowed 100% extra free allowance.

Excess, Overweight, Oversize Baggage Fees

Additional baggage charges are assessed each time you check in.

For example, if your journey takes you from Jakarta to Singapore to Tokyo to Los Angeles, you’ll be charged for:

• Three flight segments if you check in separately in Jakarta, Singapore and Tokyo
• Two flight segments if you check in separately in Jakarta and Singapore, or Jakarta and Tokyo
• One flight segment if you check in at Jakarta through to Los Angeles

The same weight and baggage size limitations apply to additional baggage as they do to free checked baggage.

If you have more bags than the permitted allowance or your bags exceed the weight or linear restrictions, you will be charged additional fees.

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Weight Pricing (for Non US Routes)

For travel to and from any Singapore Airlines destination, except the USA. Charges are calculated based on flight zones.

From / ToSingaporeBand 1Band 2Band 3Band 4
Singapore USD4/kgUSD8/kgUSD20/kgUSD28/kg
Band 1USD4/kgUSD8/kgUSD12/kgUSD24/kgUSD32/kg
Band 2USD8/kgUSD12/kgUSD16/kgUSD28/kgUSD36/kg
Band 3USD20/kgUSD24/kgUSD28/kgUSD40/kgUSD48/kg
Band 4USD28/kgUSD32/kgUSD36/kgUSD48/kgUSD56/kg
Sector Specific 
Band 5USD12/kg
Band 6USD4/kg


• The above system applies to all travel itineraries (except for flights to/from United States), including interline travel, with Singapore Airlines determined as the Most Significant Marketing Carrier (except in cases where Singapore Airlines stipulates that it will be the Operating Carrier) in accordance to International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 302.

• For itineraries involving the United States, additional baggage charges are levied based on piece concept.

Band 1
Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
Band 2
China, Hong Kong SAR- China, Macau – China, Taiwan – China, Mongolia, South Asia Subcontinent (Afghanistan, Bangladesh,India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Russia (in Asia)
Band 3
Japan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Timor Leste, Middle East
Band 4
Africa, Europe, Russia (in Europe)
Band 5 (sector)
Melbourne – Wellington, Moscow – Stockholm
Band 6 (sector)
Cebu – Davao, Sydney – Canberra, Yangon-Mandalay

Piece Pricing (for US Routes)

If you are travelling to/from United States, additional baggage charges will be levied based on the type of charges shown in the table below.

Charges for Additional Baggage Between USA* andOther Itineraries
Additional Piece of Baggage
(all classes)
Each additional piece of baggage can weigh up to 32kg and be oversized.
Band 1
USD 150

Band 2
USD 200

Band 3
USD 250

Band 4
USD 350
SIN – Band 3
USD 50

Band 5
USD 50

Others
USD 150
Additional 9kg
Each piece of baggage can weigh up to 32kg. This charge applies to baggage that’s part of your complimentary allowance.
Band 1
USD 100

Band 2
USD 125

Band 3
USD 175

Band 4
US 225
SIN – Band 3
USD 50

Band 5
USD 50

Others
USD 100
Oversized
The sum of the length, width and height of your baggage can exceed 158cm (62in). This charge applies to baggage that’s part of your complimentary allowance.
Band 1
USD 100

Band 2
USD 125

Band 3
USD 175

Band 4
USD 225
SIN – Band 3
USD 50

Band 5
USD 50

Others
USD 100

Band 1
Hong Kong SAR – China, Japan, Korea, Germany, United Kingdom and points in North America (direct flights)
Band 2
Singapore
Band 3
Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South Asia Subcontinent (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka), Australia, New Zealand.
Band 4
Countries/ regions outside of Band 1, Band 2 and Band 3
Band 5 (sector)
Melbourne – Wellington, Sydney – Canberra, Moscow – Stockholm, Cebu – Davao, Yangon-Mandalay

• The final additional baggage charge is derived by adding up all the individual charges.
• The Heavy Charge and the Excess Size Charge are not applicable on additional pieces of baggage checked in.

For itineraries other than those stated above, the additional baggage charge is USD150 for an additional piece, and USD100 for each heavy charge or excess size charge.

*Applies to all countries categorized under Traffic Conference 1 (TC1) in IATA  Traffic Conference Areas.

 Additional Piece ChargeHeavy ChargeExcess Size Charge
Pieces allowed free
Pieces in addition to the free allowance

Sports Equipment

Some checked items, such as surfboards and bicycles will be charged a fixed handling fee because of size, fragility, or other handling requirements.

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CPAP Devices:

Portable oxygen concentrator devices can be carried and used onboard our flights as long as it is a model that is approved by FAA.

For use during flight, your device must fit under the seat in front of you.

If your device is unable to fit under the seat, you may not use it during your flight but you can still carry it on board where it will be stored in the overhead baggage compartment.

How many bags are allowed in Singapore Airlines?

Singapore Airlines flights to the US have a baggage allowance of 2 bags (50 pounds/23 kg) for Economy and Premium Economy and 2 bags (70 pounds/32 kg) for Business, Suites and First Class.

Other routes use a weight concept so there is no limit on the number of bags.

Economy allows 70 pounds/30 kg (apart from Flexi: 77 pounds/35 kg); Premium Economy 77 pounds/35 kg; Business 88 pounds/40 kg; Suites and First Class 110 pounds/50 kg.

What size is carry on luggage for Singapore Airlines?

Singapore Airlines allows passengers to bring onboard a personal item measuring 15.7 x 11.8 x 3.9 inches (40 x 30 x 10 cm) and a standard carry-on bag up to 45.3 inches (115 cm) max linear dimensions.

What is the weight of hand luggage on Singapore Airlines?

Singapore Airlines’ carry-on policy allows Economy and Premium Economy passengers to bring 1 standard piece weighing up to 15.4 pounds (7 kg).

Business and First Class passengers can bring 2 standard carry-on bags weighing 15.4 pounds (7 kg) each.

How much is extra baggage on Singapore Airlines?

For flights to/from the U.S., additional bags can be purchased and the price varies from $120 – $350 per piece depending on the route.

For other routes on the weight concept, additional bags are charged by kilogram ranging from $8 – $56 per kg (charged in increments of 11 pounds (5 kg).

Can I Pre-pay for Baggage?

Singapore Airlines does allow passengers the ability to pre-pay for luggage online or via the mobile app up to 48 hours before the flight departure.

Here are the ways you can pre-pay: