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Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

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Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

I'm back again with another question.

Having changed my itinerary now due to the dodgy site I was previously using as a reference, I don't have a hotel in HCMC to store my shopping. I will be flying Danang - HCMC - Pakse in one day.

What does Lao Air charge per kg for excess baggage on international flights?

Thanks so much, DG

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1. Re: Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

I don't know of anyone who has been charged. I would not worry about it too much.

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2. Re: Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

Most airlines I know charge for excess baggage by the kilo on international flights, Thai does and they charge about US$20 (2000 yen) per kilo.

As R said above, don't worry about it unless you are carrying a monolith of a bag. Travel light is the best advice, try and keep it under 25 kgs.

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3. Re: Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

I was charged $28/kg by Thai Airlines bringing some equipment into Vientiane recently. They are getting stricter on collecting on excess baggage now - the days of letting you off with a few extra kgs seem to have gone.

Not sure of the Lao airlines rate but iot is probably similar.

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4. Re: Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

I got charged 1,200 baht for 9kg excess from Bangkok to Luang Prabang last week. Happy enough though as I brought my golf clubs back with me from oz.

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5. Re: Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

Thanks for the replies. Is there some way I can actually find out, eg, somewhere on the www?

DG

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6. Re: Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

Either look at their website or contact the airline directly. If you have a lot of weighty souvenirs, it is sometimes cheaper to ship them home rather than paying the excess baggage fees...

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7. Re: Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

Thanks Maneki-neko

I don't think it will be weighty souvenirs. More likely too many clothes made by tailors in HoiAn.

I am weighing up leaving a bag in Luggage storage in HCMC airport.

Anyway, I'll let you all know how much it is after I pay up.

DG

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8. Re: Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

Just want to jump on this thread, what is the actual luggage allowance for Laos Airline? And is there a weight limit for hand luggage as well?

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9. Re: Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

Hi,

Their allowance is 20kg, checked baggage and 7kg carry on which must be of a certain dimension, in addition you can take a hangbag, laptop etc. onboard.

Cheers

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10. Re: Price of excess baggage on Lao Airlines

Thats great thanks. Wil help me planning what to take with me...