How much luggage allowance do I get on the plane if I've booked a cruise package and flights together all in one with Thomsons?!
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Thomson Airways Baggage Allowance
Each customer is entitled to a free total baggage allowance of 20kg baggage and maximum 5kg of hand baggage (max dimensions: 55cm x40cm x 20cm (22in x 16in x 9in).
No single item of baggage may exceed 23kg. Customers who have pre-paid for an additonal check-in allowance which places them over the 23kg limit must check in an additional bag.
Baggage allowances can be pooled across a party (e.g. 25kg for one passenger and 15kg for the other).
Other bags such as handbags, laptop bags or laptop computers must be carried within the single item of cabin baggage. We recommend that video cameras, mobile telephones and other valuable items should be carried as hand luggage; they must not exceed the dimensions outlined above.
There are restrictions on what you may carry in your hand luggage – please read carefully the information enclosed with your tickets. Customers will only be able to carry Hypodermic Syringes in their hand luggage if supporting an approved "Diabetic Doctors letter". Customers carrying such items must also advise check-in staff.
You should be able to lift hand baggage into overhead storage compartments yourself.
Please note: Customers booking their holiday within 70 days of departure, may have a reduced baggage allowance of 15kg. Please check this on the Holiday Options page at the time of booking. An additional 5kg per person can be purchased at the time of booking for an extra charge of £10 (this must be booked for the whole party travelling).
Excess baggage charges at the airport
For short haul flights with Thomson Airways (that’s flights to destinations including mainland Spain, Portugal, the Balearics, Italy, France, Slovenia, Switzerland, Andorra, Austria, and Lapland), the excess baggage charge is £10 (€12) per kilogram.
For mid haul flights with Thomson Airways (that’s flights to destinations including Bulgaria, the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Cyprus, Egypt, Gambia, Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco and Malta) the excess baggage charge is £12 (€14) per kilogram.
For long haul flights with Thomson Airways (that’s flights to destinations including the Caribbean, India, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and USA) the excess baggage charge is £15 ($20) per kilogram.
Payment by credit card will incur a 2% charge. Please note that regardless of excess baggage fees paid, no single item of baggage may exceed 23kg (this is for health and safety reasons).
Thinks its 23kg hold, 7kg handThanks for that extra bit of info, the travel agent just said 30kgs across both, but didn't specify that there was a 23kg limit on hold bags.
Hi ,Luggage allowance changes May next year.
New to this , just joined . We have just booked a last minute cruise on the Celebration and our allowance is 23kg in the hold and 7kg Hand Luggage .
Just read this in May 2011 - October 2012 editionMy tickets for departure on Saturday state 23kg hold and only 5kg cabin!!! and a rather small bag at that 17" x 11" x 9" hopefully big enough to get a change of clothes in and swimwear whilst we are waiting for luggage to arrive.
"On Thomson Airways. You can check in 23kg and take up to 7kg as hand luggage for departures up to 30 April 2012. You can check in 20kg and take up to 7kg as hand luggage for departures from 1 May 2012."
Just got tickets for Spirit, 9th Sept and on back page under "Conditions of Contract and other Important Notices" it says 5k cabin baggage although in brochure it says 7k. Have emailed Thomsons about this but won't hold my breath for a reply.This is the "helpul" reply from Thomson:
just to add yet another confusion to this - I asked my Thomson TA about luggage allowance and she said you get what you were sold at the time of the booking.... so as we booked next years cruise before the changes came in she expects us to have 23k hold allowance for our aug next year cruise.... Im kind of not expecting this to be right BUT it would be good if it was LOLDo a mock booking (as I have just done) and you will see the following copied direct from Thomson's site: