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delhi
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are jetstar vey paricular over checkedin luggage weight

we are a couple with infant with 3 pieces for check in.28+20+12=60kgs in total. how much will i be forced to pay. Can anyone help with this issue.

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1. Re: are jetstar vey paricular over checkedin luggage weight

do your own homework.

jetstar.com/au/…

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2. Re: are jetstar vey paricular over checkedin luggage weight

are you saying that is your allowance or what you have packed?

Simple to calculate yourself...

how much are you allowed? how much are you over?

Multply the amount over by $20 per kilo for an international and $10per kilo on the domestic...

you did read the baggage allownaces and costs etc on JQs website didnt you? (cross posted with lien)

Edited: 07 February 2010, 05:27
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3. Re: are jetstar vey paricular over checkedin luggage weight

yes i did it says 20 aussiedollar per kg for international and 10dollarfor domestic.since i will be travelling to christchurch from sydney.. i think they will charge me 20dollar per kg.is there a wayi can reduce these charges by perhaps buying extra baggage allowance.

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4. Re: are jetstar vey paricular over checkedin luggage weight

buy an extra ticket....

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5. Re: are jetstar vey paricular over checkedin luggage weight

And to answer the question in the title of the thread, yes, they are VERY particular. Charge like a bull is the mantra and there are various staff incentives for how much extra cash they can collect from pax. (Mostly in connection to selling food and drink on board, but I wouldn't be surprised if check in staff have a bonus scheme of some sort too...) That's one of the ways they manage to be an extremely profitable airline.

So, do the sums and see if buying a 3rd seat is cheaper than paying for how ever many kilos you're overweight.

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6. Re: are jetstar vey paricular over checkedin luggage weight

Stephen,

Lien had already answered that question on another of the OPs threads. it was then reasked.... which was why we sort of left it ignored and gave the answers we did...

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7. Re: are jetstar vey paricular over checkedin luggage weight

and also redistribute your luggage so you spread the load more evenly - if you have time !

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8. Re: are jetstar vey paricular over checkedin luggage weight

As others mentioned Jetstar has very strict weight allowance rules - and they do check your weight of your bags....so pay up or leave something at home.

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>>is there a wayi can reduce these charges by perhaps buying extra baggage allowance.<<

The cost is $80 per kilo at the airport. The $20 per kilo is your reduced charge option.

You can take a fair amount as on-board luggage. Try and take the heavier items with you on the plane.

28 kilos for one case is extremely heavy. I would try and reduce the weight of your bags more evenly,

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10. Re: are jetstar vey paricular over checkedin luggage weight

my flight is operated by jetstar QF205 so will i have to follow rules laid by jet star but flightnumber is that of qantas