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Westjet Baggage Report Card

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

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Westjet Carry-On Allowance 2014 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

Westjet allows you to bring on board with you 2 pieces of carry-on, each of which may weigh up to a maximum of 10kg (22 lbs).

The maximum size for your carry-on is 55 x 23 x 40cm (21.5 x 9 x 15.5 in). The second item has a smaller maximum size, limited to 43 x 16 x 33cm (16.5 x 6 x 13 in).

There are special limits for those travelling to/from Jamaica, where only 1 piece of carry-on is permitted.

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Be sure to consult TSA Carry-On Regulations and Carry-On Liquid Restrictions before your trip.

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Checked Baggage Summary

Westjet has introduced new baggage fees for flights departing on/after October 29 2014. You will now be charged $25 + tax for each of your two first checked bags, and $75 for a 3rd checked bag. Only on flights outside of Canada/US, you are still allowed 1 free checked bag.

The maximum allowable weight for the checked bag is 23kg (50lb), and must not exceed 157cm (62in) in size. These are linear dimensions, meaning the sum of Length + Width + Height of your item must not exceed 157cm.

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Excess/Oversize/Overweight Summary

The first two checked bags will cost you $25 each, with a $75 for a 3rd or 4th bag. A $75 fee also applies for any oversized/overweight bag (exceeding 23kg/50lbs, or larger than 157cm). Please note these are cumulative fees, so you may be charged all three fees if applicable (extra bag + oversize + overweight).

Special fees for sporting equipment and other oversize baggage do exist, be sure to check the specific rules for those items with Westjet if you're planning to fly with them.

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