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Porter Airlines Baggage Report Card

Carry-on Allowance9/10
Checked Baggage Allowance6/10
Excess Baggage Fees7/10
Overall Grade7.3/10

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Porter Airlines Pet Policies

Porter Airlines Carry-On Allowance 2018 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

Porter allows you to bring on board 2 pieces of carry-on baggage free of charge, each of which is limited to 20lbs (9kg) in weight.

Dimensions for the first piece of carry-on baggage are limited to 55 cm x 23 cm x 40 cm (21.5 in x 9 in x 15.5 in).

The second piece of carry-on is considered your "Personal Article", such as a laptop, purse, or jacket. Maximum dimensions are 43 cm x 16 cm x 33 cm (17 in x 6 in x 13 in), and the weight of this item is also limited to 9kg (20 lbs).

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Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and Carry-On Liquid Restrictions

CATSA - (Canada): CATSA Carry-On Prohibited Items and CATSA Carry-On Liquids and Gel Restrictions

Porter Airlines Checked Baggage Allowance 2018 ↑ Back to Top

Checked Baggage Summary

Porter no longer allows free checked baggage (except in Freedom class, where your two first bags are free). You must purchase your checked bags online before heading to teh airport. If paying for your bags at the airport, you will be charged an additional $10 over the online rate.

The first bag will be charged $27.50, and $37.50 charge is for a second checked bag. Higher fees apply when paying at the airport, rather than online. Additional bags are $92.50 each. Porter Airlines limits the weight of each bag to 23kg/50lbs, otherwise an overweight fee will be charged.

Be sure to check the full baggage policy, especially if travelling during a holiday period, as seasonal restrictions may be in effect.

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Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist

Musical Instruments: Flying with Musical Instruments on Porter Airlines

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Excess/Oversize/Overweight Summary

An overweight/oversize fee of $75 is charged for bags weighing between 23-32kg (50-70lbs), or being more than 158cm in linear dimensions (sum of l+w+h). No bag may weigh more than 32kg/70lbs.

Porter Airlines charges $100 for additional bags (3rd and more), but no overweight/oversize fees will be charged for those bags.

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