Garuda Indonesia Baggage Allowance

Garuda Indonesia baggage allowance states that passengers can pack articles and items that are directly or indirectly related to the trip. Every passenger is responsible for matching the weight, size, and quantity restrictions. Whether it’s a cabin bag or a checked item, each and every article has some sort of regulations. Otherwise, the bags that do not comply with the Garuda Indonesia baggage limit will levy excess charges. 

That’s why we have gathered all the details related to the luggage rules of Garuda Indonesia Airlines and presented them on a single page. Make sure to go through this blog once before booking your trip with the airline. This will help you avoid unnecessary fees. 

Garuda Indonesia Baggage Limit For Carryons

Garuda Indonesia carry on allowance permits hand luggage under 7kg with a maximum dimension of 56 cm x 36 cm x 23 cm. You can place the hand baggage in the overhead rack or under the seat. The sum of three sides should be equal to 115 cm. However, for Economy class CEJ and ATR, the maximum dimension can be 41 cm x 34 cm x 17 cm

Garuda Indonesia hand baggage is included free of charge as long as it is under the standard size. Remember to include wheels and handles while measuring the bag. Moreover, passengers with mobility concerns can bring completely foldable wheelchairs and other devices free of charge. 

Paid Carry-on Items

Any extra item in addition to carry-on is treated as Garuda Indonesia cabin baggage. They must meet the limit as stated in the cabin allowance. The airline may limit the transportation of such items due to storage capacity and security regulations. However, the airline will check in for additional charges if an item is not up to the stated weight and size limit. 

Regulation on Liquid Items 

Passengers flying on international flights departing from Indonesia have to comply with regulations on liquid items. So, the cabin bags must be packed accordingly. Otherwise, the airline may not accept the item on board. The following are some specific regulations on liquid-based items as per Garuda Indonesia baggage allowance international:

  • The quantity of the liquid, aerosol, and gel-based items must be under 100 ml packed in a container of the same capacity. You cannot pack such substances in larger containers even if the quantity is right. 
  • Such containers should be carried in a plastic bag, which must be transparent and resealable for easy screening. The volume of the bag cannot exceed one liter. 
  • Every passenger is allowed to carry such a plastic bag on board. 
  • You can keep this bag inside the cabin bag. However, security will ask you to remove it for X-ray screening. 

Liquids, aerosols, and gel-based items bought from airport duty-free shops are allowed on board after thorough security screening. Therefore, these items should be packed in clear and resealable bags. Additionally, you have to attach the purchase receipts to the bag for proof. If you are flying to Australia or the United States, please confirm with the duty-free personnel before making the purchase. 

Checked Baggage Allowance Garuda Indonesia

Garuda Indonesia checked baggage, which is included in the free allowance depending on the fare conditions. The airline follows the weight concept, where a passenger can check in multiple pieces of bags but within the weight limit. It offers a range of baggage weights, i.e., 30kg, 40kg, and 50kg. However, a single bag must not exceed 32kg, or extra charges may apply.

As for the Garuda Indonesia baggage size, a bag should stay within 158 cm or 62 inches. Otherwise, the airline will consider it excess baggage. You can check the Garuda Indonesia baggage allowance as per passenger status, fare class, and selected route. 

  1. Free Allowance for Domestic Routes
Type of PassengerCabin ClassWeight Allowance
AdultFirst BusinessEconomy40kg30kg20kg
Children and Infants with SeatFirst BusinessEconomy40kg30kg20kg
Infants without SeatFirst
Business/ Economy
20kg10kg
Unticketed infants are allowed to pack 10kg or 22 lbs baggage in addition to one checked item or a completely foldable stroller, pushchair, carrying basket, infant car seat, etc. You may also carry it to the flight cabin. However, it is subject to aircraft storage capacity. 
  1. Free Allowance for International Flights
Type of PassengerCabin ClassWeight Allowance
Adult PassengersFirst 50kg
EXCEPTION
Passengers TypeCabin ClassTo/FromRouteWeight Allowance
AdultFromJED/ MED50kg
Between JP50kg plus five liters of Zamzam water
BusinessAll40kg
Passengers TypeCabin ClassTo/FromRouteWeight Allowance
Adult Between JED/ MED40kg plus including five liters of Zamzam water
Between JP64kg (every bag should weigh under 32kg)
BetweenUSTwo pieces of checked baggageEach bag should weigh under 32kgThe dimensions should be 158 cm
Type of PassengerCabin ClassWeight Allowance
Adult PassengersEconomy30kg
EXCEPTION
Passengers TypeCabin ClassTo/FromRouteDestinationsWeight Allowance
AdultFromJED/ MEDAll Destinations30kg plus five liters of Zamzam water.
Between JP46kg, each bag should weigh less than 32kg.
Between LHREconomy Comfort/ S Class and Economy Premium/ W Class – 40kg maximum
Pas Paying Student Fare (SD)40kg
Pax Paying Ships Cre Fare (SC)40kg
AdultBetween USAll DestinationsTwo pieces of bags up to 23kg each.The size must be under 158 cm or 62 inches.
Children and Infant with seatFirstAllAll50kg
FromJEB/ MEDAll50kg plus five liters of Zamzam water
BetweenJPAll64kg (weight of each bag must be under 32kg)
BusinessAllAll40kg
FromJED/ MEDAll40kg plus five liters of Zamzam water
BetweenJPAll64kg (weight of each bag must be under 32kg)
BetweenUSAllTwo pieces of bags up to 32kg each.The size must be under 158 cm or 62 inches.
EconomyAllAll30kg
FromJED/ MEDAll30kg plus five liters of Zamzam water
Between JPAll46kg, each bag must weigh under 32kg.
Between USAllTwo pieces of checked bag under 23kg each and within 158 cm. 
Between LHRAllEconomy Comfort/ S Class and Economy Premium/ W Class – 40kg maximum
Infant without seatBusinessAllAll10kg
EconomyAllAll10kg
Business/ EconomyBetweenUSAllOne piece up to 10kg or 22 lbs. The sum of three dimensions must be under 115 cm or 45 inches. 

Garuda Indonesia Excess Baggage Rules

Checked items over and above the Garuda Indonesia baggage limit will levy additional charges. The airline charges the amount according to the selected route and purchased travel class. 

If you require more bags, we suggest you purchase one in advance, either during reservation or prior to the departure date. The prepaid extra baggage Garuda Indonesia will cost you less in comparison to the item purchased at the airport. You can save up to 10% on fees when you buy bags in advance. 

The table below depicts the Garuda Indonesia excess baggage fee as per international and domestic routes. You can also head to the official website to check the complete list of charges levied on additional bags. 

  1. Excess Baggage Fee For Domestic Routes
Origin DestinationCharges Ater Tax
AAPBDJ31,080 IDR
AAP CGK79,920 IDR
AMQBUW36,630 IDR
CGK36,630 IDR
DPS36,630 IDR
KNG36,630 IDR
LUV36,630 IDR
MKW36,630 IDR
SOQ36,630 IDR
SXK36,630 IDR
UPG36,630 IDR
BDJAAP36,630 IDR
BEJ36,630 IDR
BPN36,630 IDR
CGK31,080 IDR
SUB36,630 IDR
YIA36,630 IDR
BDODPS36,630 IDR
KNO36,630 IDR
PLM36,630 IDR
SUB36,630 IDR
TKG36,630 IDR
BEJBDJ36,630 IDR
BPN36,630 IDR
UPG36,630 IDR
BIKCGK41,070 IDR
DJJ41,070 IDR
NBX41,070 IDR
UPG41,070 IDR
BKSCGK31,080 IDR
PLM31,080 IDR
BMULOP43,290 IDR
BPNBDJ43,290 IDR
BEJ43,290 IDR
CGK79,920 IDR
KJT79,920 IDR
PKY43,290 IDR
PNK79,920 IDR
SUB43,290 IDR
TRK43,290 IDR
UPG43,290 IDR
YIA43,290 IDR
BTHCGK83,250 IDR
DJB43,290 IDR
KNO43,290 IDR
PDG43,290 IDR
PKU43,290 IDR
PLM43,290 IDR
SUB43,290 IDR
BTJCGK43,290 IDR
KNO43,290 IDR
BUWAMQ43,290 IDR
KDI43,290 IDR
UPG43,290 IDR
BWXCGK43,290 IDR
SUB43,290 IDR
CGKAAP43,290 IDR
AMQ43,290 IDR
BDJ43,290 IDR
BIK43,290 IDR
BKS31,080
BPN79,920 IDR
BTH83,250 IDR
BTJ43,290 IDR
BWX43,290 IDR
DJB43,290 IDR
DJJ61,050 IDR
DPS31,080 IDR
DTB43,290 IDR
FLZ43,290 IDR
GNS43,290 IDR
GTO43,290 IDR
KDI43,290 IDR
KOE31,080 IDR
KNO43,290 IDR
LBJ31,080 IDR
LOP31,080 IDR
MDC43,290 IDR
MKQ79,920 IDR
MLG31,080 IDR
PDG43,290 IDR
PGK43,290 IDR
PKU43,290 IDR
PKY43,290 IDR
PLM44,400 IDR
PNK43,290 IDR
SOC31,080 IDR
SOQ79,920 IDR
SRG31,080 IDR
SUB31,080 IDR
TIM43,290 IDR
TJQ43,290 IDR
TKG18,870 IDR
TNJ31,080 IDR
TRK43,290 IDR
TTE42,735 IDR
UPG43,290 IDR
YIA31,080 IDR
DJJCGK61,050 IDR
DPS79,920 IDR
MKQ43,290 IDR
MKW43,290 IDR
NBX77,700 IDR
SOQ43,290 IDR
TIM43,290 IDR
UPG79,920 IDR
DPSAMQ43,290 IDR
BDO43,290 IDR
CGK35,520 IDR
DJJ79,920 IDR
ENE79,920 IDR
KJT 43,290 IDR
KNO79,920 IDR
KOE79,920 IDR
LBJ18,870 IDR
LOP18,870 IDR
MOF79,920 IDR
PLM79,920 IDR
SOC43,290 IDR
SRG43,290 IDR
SUB18,870 IDR
TIM79,920 IDR
TMC43,290 IDR
TTE31,080 IDR
UPG43,290 IDR
YIA31,080 IDR
MDC43, 290 IDR
SOQ38,850 IDR
CGK79,920 IDR
  1. Excess Baggage Fee For International Routes
Prepaid BaggageAt the AirportRuote
EUR 7 EUR 8AMS to CGK
150,000 IDR 165, 000 IDR CGK to AMS
1,720 JPY 1,900 JPYHND to CGK
200,000 IDR220,000 IDRCGK to HND
1,720 JPY1,900 JPYNRT to DPS
200,000 IDR220,000 IDRDPS to NRT
JPY 1,720JPY 1,900NRT to MDC
200,000 IDR220,000 IDRMDC to NRT
11,300 KRW12,500 KRWICN to CGK
135,000 IDR150,000 IDRCGK to ICN
135,000 IDR150,000 IDRDPS to ICN
11,300 KRW12,500 KRWICN to DPS 
250 THB275 THBBKK to CGK
106,000 IDR117,000 IDRCGK to BKK
10 SAR11 SARJED to CGK
10 SAR11 SARMED to CGK
100,000 IDR 110,000 IDRCGK to MED
10 SAR11 SARJED to BTJ
10 SAR11 SARMED to BTJ
100,000 IDR110,000 IDRBTJ to JED
100,000 IDR110,000 IDRBTJ to MED
5 SGD5 SGDSIN to CGK
60,000 IDR66,000 IDRCGK to SIN
60,000 IDR66,000 IDRDPS to SIN
5 SGD6 SGDSIN to DPS
60,000 IDR66,000 IDRSUB to SIN
5 SGDSGD 6SIN to SUB
20 MYR22 MYRKUL to CGK
70,000 IDR77,000 IDRCGK to KUL
70 HKD77 HKDCGK to HKG
72 HKD80 HKDHKG to DPS
144,000 IDR159,000 IDRDPS to HKG
70 HKD + 31,000 IDR77 HKD + 31,000 IDRHKG to CGK plus CGK to SUB
20 AUD22 AUDSYD to CGK
220,000 IDR242,000 IDRCGK to SYD
20 AUD22 AUDME to CGK
220,000 IDR242,000 IDRCGK to MEL
20 AUD22 AUDMED to DPS
220,000 IDR242,000 IDRCGK to MEL
200,000 IDR220,000 IDRCGK to BJS
200,000 IDR220,000 IDRDPS to BJS
104 CNY115 CNYBJS to CGK
104 CNY115 CNYBJS to DPS
200,000 IDR220,000 IDRCGK to PVG
94 CNY104 CNYCAN to CGK
94 CNY10 QARDOH to CGK

Garuda Indonesia Baggage Policy For Sports Items

Every passenger is allowed to pack one sports equipment free of cost as per the Garuda Indonesia baggage policy. In case the passenger brings sports items over the permitted allowance, the airline will count them as excess baggage. Below are the mentioned sports equipment that you can pack for the trip as per the mentioned weight and size allowance.

Types of EquipmentPermitted Weight and Size LimitsTranspoted through Cargo (Please contact concerned department)
BicycleLess than 30 kg,Bicycle box dimension: 177 cm x 23 cm x 102 cmIf more than 32 kg
Surfing BoardLess than 23 kgDimension should be less than 300 cmOver 32 kg and 300 cm
Wind, Wave / Kite & Body BoardLess than 23 kgDimension must be less than  200 cmMore than 32 kg and 200 cm
Diving Equipment( Scuba Tank and other Diving Equipment)Less than 23 kgMore than 32 kg
Golf BagsLess than 23 kgMore than 32 kg
Skis, Water Skis & SnowboardLess than 23 kg,Dimension must be under 300 cm
Sports EquipmentLess than 23 kg,Dimension must be under158 cmMore than 32 kg

Condition For Musical Instruments

You can carry the musical instrument on board, as a checked bag, and even purchase an additional seat for the carriage. However, every mode of transportation requires the instrument to meet certain restrictions. 

If you carry the instrument as cabin baggage, then it should be small in size, such as a recorder, violin, ukulele, etc. Additionally, it must be under the standard baggage allowance,i.e., it should weigh under 7kg and within 115 cm. However, if the instrument is larger in size, you can purchase an additional seat for it. 

You can submit other instruments, like guitar, bass, cymbals, drums, etc., at the check-in counter. The airline will treat it as a checked baggage allowance. It should comply with the weight and size restrictions for hold luggage. 

Restricted & Prohibited Items On Garuda Flights

For safety and security reasons, some substances are not permitted under Garuda Indonesia baggage allowance. You cannot carry prohibited items on the day of travel. If you do, the airline will confiscate it. Some of these items are allowed but within certain limits.  

The following list of items is not allowed, neither as checked nor cabin baggage. 

  • Corrosive Substance: Mercury is present in thermometers, acids, alkalis, and vehicle batteries.
  • Explosives: Grenades, detonators, fuse, and other explosive devices.
  • Compressed Gases (flammable and non-flammable): Propane and butane.
  • Flammable Liquids: Gasoline, paints, thinner and adhesives, lighter fluid, and methanol.
  • Flammable Solid: firelighters, fireworks, flares, and other related items.
  • Oxidizers: bleaching powder, peroxides, and radioactive materials.
  • Chemical and Toxic Material: fire extinguishers, arsenic, insecticides, etc.
  • Disability Device: Pepper spray, tear gas, acid spray, stun gun, taser gun, batons, etc. 
  • Suitcase with installed alarm devices or lithium batteries. 

The following articles are allowed in checked baggage up to certain restrictions:

  • Objects with sharp ends or edges like axes, hatches, arrows & darts, crampons, ice axes, different types of knives, etc.
  • Blunt instruments like sports equipment and any other item with similar functions.
  • Weapons like pellet guns, animal humane killers, crossbows, harpoons, and spear guns. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much luggage can I take on Garuda?

Passengers can take cabin bags up to 7kg and checked baggage up to 158 cm on Garuda flights. The weight and quantity are limited to fare conditions. 

Can I buy extra baggage from Garuda Indonesia?

Yes, you can purchase extra baggage Garuda Indonesia for a fee depending on the selected route and fare type. Moreover, online purchases can help you save up to 10% on charges.

How much baggage do you get with Garuda Airlines?

Garuda Airlines free baggage allowance includes one free cabin bag and checked bags. Passengers can also bring an infant stroller and assistive devices free of charge. 

What is Garuda Indonesia Economy Class baggage allowance?

Passengers flying in Economy Class of Garuda Indonesia can bring one cabin bag and a checked bag of 20kg on domestic flights. 

What is the procedure for baggage claim Garuda Indonesia?

You can report your missing bag to the nearest Garuda Indonesia office. The concerned office will file a PIR report and start tracing the lost baggage. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *