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Excess luggage costs with Thomas Cook flights - flying out

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Excess luggage costs with Thomas Cook flights - flying out

My luggage allowance with Thomas Cook is 20kg (in the hold, checked in) and 5kg hand luggage which should be OK but if I go over does anybody know how much they charge per kg for being over the 20kg allowance please?

Flying back I'm usually under as have used up my toiletries etc it's flying out I would like to know about.

I don't think it makes much difference but I am flying from Manchester Airport.

Thank you

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1. Re: Excess luggage costs with Thomas Cook flights - flying out

It's a very hot £15 per kilo on long haul flights unless you have pre booked excess luggage:

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2. Re: Excess luggage costs with Thomas Cook flights - flying out

The last I heard it was £10 a kilo.

Quick edit to say £10 was short haul so probably more long haul.

Edited: 18 February 2011, 18:22
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3. Re: Excess luggage costs with Thomas Cook flights - flying out

Lol bellagio - we meet again!!

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4. Re: Excess luggage costs with Thomas Cook flights - flying out

£15 per kilo? Ouch!

Yet another reason to travel light...

Cheers,

Terry

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5. Re: Excess luggage costs with Thomas Cook flights - flying out

LeylandSunaddict:

We sure do. It used to be £10 per kilo, but not sure when it went to £15 per kilo. What a rip off though. Those check in staff are on the ball too.

You risk going over at your peril. What possibly can you carry in your luggage that is worth paying an excess of £15 per kilo?

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