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Thomson Airways Baggage Report Card

Carry-On Allowance5 / 10
Checked Bag Allowance4 / 10
Excess Baggage Fees5 / 10
Overall Grade4.7 / 10
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Thomson Airways Carry On 2016 - Cabin Bag Size & Weight Limit

You can take 1 piece of hand baggage weighing up to 5kg and with maximum dimensions of 55x40x20cm. On some holidays you’re allowed 7kg – this will be clearly shown whilst you’re booking if it applies. Things like laptops, handbags and items bought at the airport must fit within your 1 piece of hand baggage. You must be able to lift your hand luggage into the overhead storage compartments yourself. You can bring a Trunki case as hand luggage, as long as it weighs less than 5kg.

Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and TSA 3-1-1 Carry-On Liquids Rules

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

E-Cigarettes / Vape: TSA Rules for Flying with Electronic Cigarettes and Vape Pens 2023

Guns / Firearms: How to Fly with a Gun - TSA Rules 2023

Bluetooth Headphones: Using Bluetooth Headphones on an Airplane

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Thomson Airways Checked Baggage Fees 2016 - Checked Bag Weight & Size Limits

Package Holidays

You’re entitled to a 15kg baggage allowance on our package holidays. Certain types of holiday come with a bigger allowance of 20kg – this is clearly shown whilst you’re booking if it applies.

Flight only bookings

You can book checked-in baggage for an extra charge whilst you’re booking, or through our our Flight Extras website if you’ve already booked.

Booking your baggage allowance online is cheaper than paying by phone or at the airport.


Infants under 2 years old get a 10kg luggage allowance with Thomson Airways. You can also take a pushchair for free.

Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist 2023

Marijuana / Cannabis: Rules for Flying with Marijuana / Cannabis in 2023

Delayed/Cancelled Flights: How to Claim Compensation for Flight Delays

Guns / Firearms: How to Fly with a Gun - TSA Rules 2023

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Thomson Airways Overweight Baggage Fee 2016 - Extra Bag Fee - Oversize Baggage

If your luggage is heavier than your baggage allowance when you check in, you’ll need to pay an excess baggage charge.
Excess baggage charges

• Shorthaul and midhaul flights: £13 or €16 per kilogram.
• Longhaul flights: £18 or $27 per kilogram.

Just so you know, charges may vary depending on the season you're travelling in. If you’re paying by credit card, you’ll also need to pay a credit card fee.

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2016
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