easyJet hand luggage restrictions


easyJeteasyJet is one of Europe’s most popular budget airlines, carrying 6.4 million passengers to 32 different countries across 755 different routes.

Carrying that many passengers to so many destinations means that hand luggage restrictions are paramount for easyJet. The rules are constantly evolving for this airline but unfortunately they are not always forthcoming with communications about what those changes are and as a result, easyJet has recently earned itself a bit of a bad boy reputation.

Early in 2015 easyJet changed its allowance without any formal communications, the website just seemed to change overnight, and those changes affected a lot of their passengers.

Let’s Talk About the Changes

Passengers with bags measuring 50x40x20cm or less were guaranteed to keep their luggage with then in the cabin however the maximum size a passenger’s luggage could be was 56x45x20cm. As everyone was getting used to the changes, it was all scrapped and now regular passengers are not guaranteed to keep their luggage even if the bag is 50x40x20cm.

Who is guaranteed to Keep Their Hand Luggage?

FLEXI fare, EasyJet Plus, Extra Legroom and Upfront (also known as easyJet Premium) passengers are guaranteed to keep their hand luggage with them, as long as they remain within the restrictions set.

The Restrictions

All passengers are given a one bag allowance and they must be within the 56x45x25cm dimensions set but some passengers will have to let their luggage be put in to the hold.

Premium customers get a second bag allowance with the dimensions of 45x36x21cm as well as the standard 56x45x25cm allowance.

Other Stuff to Know

As long as your hand luggage is 56x45x25cm or below, you won’t be charged if your luggage has to go in to the hold.

EasyJet has not put a weight limit on its hand luggage and they also have very generous dimensions than other budget airlines.

Which Cabin Max Bags

Main Bag

lyon+
Lyon+ trolley backpack

Lyon
Lyon trolley backpack

Camden
Camden backpack

oxford-backpack
Oxford backpack

oxford-trolley
Oxford trolley backpack

Tallinn
Tallinn

Sorrento
Sorrento

Palermo
Palermo

Stowaway – for Premium customers

arezzo-stowaway
Arezzo holiday design

Vienna
Vienna backpack

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