Volaris is a low-cost airline from Mexico, and is the second largest airline in the country. Most of its routes are within Mexico, although it does fly select routes to a few US destinations.
Volaris has introduced new fare types as-of last November, so be sure to note the new baggage allowances heading into 2018. The Clean Base Fare and v.club Fares do not allow any free checked bags.
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Be sure to check out our new sister-site, Airline-Pet-Policies.com, for information about flying with your cat, dog, or other pet.
Volaris allows one piece of carry-on baggage, which is limited in weight to 10kg (22lbs). You'll also be able to bring on board a personal item such as a briefcase or purse, also subject to the same weight limit of 10kg.+ Show Full Policy
Volaris Airlines allows 2 cabin bags on board that must not weigh over 10kg/22 lbs. in total (including both bags), of 22.4 x 15.7 x 12.9 inches each.
*NOTE: If any one of your cabin bags exceeds the allowed measurement, you may check it or cover the additional charge for baggage overweight.
It is possible to purchase an additioanl 10kg/22lbs carry-on allowance online, on the Volaris website.
Pre-board security screening process
You can take liquids, gels or aerosols in your carry-on baggage in:
Containers no larger than 3.4 oz
A transparent, closed, re-sealable plastic bag
The following items are exempt from restriction, must be declared at security and may be subject to revision:
Infant formula, milk and baby food
Drugs with or without medical prescription
For both National and International flights, Volaris allows up to a maximum of 15kg (33lbs) checked baggage. This is less than most other airlines that offer a free baggage allowance, so take care when packing your bags.+ Show Full Policy
The new Volaris fare types have introduced a low-cost fare with no checked baggage allowance. Be sure to know which fare-type you are purchasing, and it's associated baggage allowance.
Volaris Clean Base Fare and v.club Fare
No Free Checked Bags are allowed. 1st Bag
Regular Fare / Fare + Baggage
Allows 1 Free checked bag, weighing up to 50lbs/23kg
Depending on the fare you choose, you may add more checked bags to your flight for an extra charge. You may take up to a total of 5 checked bags of maximum 55 lbs. and 62 total inches (height + width + length) each, for an extra cost per checked piece.
* Oversize and overweight fees may apple
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Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept
Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist
Musical Instruments: Flying with Musical Instruments on Volaris Airlines
Overweight baggage is charged on a per kilogram basis, at a rate of $100 MXN per kilogram. No single bag may weigh more than 45kg.
The maximum size allowed by Volaris is 158cm (length+width+height). If your bags are bigger, you'll be charged an oversize fee at a flat-rate of $500MXN per oversize bag.+ Show Full Policy
Our New Baggage Policy has new considerations for excess baggage fees. These apply according to the following ranks:
Excess baggage from 25 to 30 kg
Excess baggage from 31 to 35 kg
Excess baggage from 36 to 40 kg
Excess baggage from 40 to 46 kg
Oversize fee applies for checked baggage exceeding 62 inches. Volaris reserves the right to accept baggage exceeding the limits
The maximum weight of a checked bag is 99 lbs, otherwise, it won’t be accepted and must be sent by Cargo service (subject to availability)
The excess baggage charges apply for any checked baggage that exceeds the allowed weight
Click here to review the overweight/oversize/excess baggage charges.
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