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Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

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Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

Hi everyone

I'm one of the "lucky" people travelling with Monarch. I know the baggage allowances but something Edna mentioned on another thread gave me cause for concern:

Is it true that not any suitcase can weight over 23kg? Me and hubby have put all our stuff into one which weighs around 28kg - that's EVERYTHING we are taking.

Do we have to take two cases of around 14kg each then?

I don't think I've made it crystal clear but hopefully you all know what I mean!!

Ta muchly, Min xx

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1. Re: Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

As far as I am aware Min you cant have a bag weighing over 23kilos unless your First class or on some airlines Business class you can see the check- ins stating "heavy bag drop offs " well I think they are refering to luggage lol !!!!

this is due to all the bagage handlers getting bad backs

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2. Re: Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

Min I stand corrected !!! I looked at Monarch site I and I see if your ticket begins with MON you CAN pool your luggage ...............

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3. Re: Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

Drat and double drat - that means I have to take two cases - still, at least I can fit that extra pair of shoes in...........

Oh and there was that other dress...........

and maybe that pair of trousers........!

Thanks for clarifying DD - wouldn't want to line their pockets any further!!

Min xx

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4. Re: Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

How the heck did you find it! I've looked on Monarch already. Will check again.

Mtwapa, Kenya
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5. Re: Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

Min,

As Edna says, just had a look at Monarch and they say "If you wish to pool your bag allowance within your travelling party you may do so as long as no bag weighs more than 32kg."

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6. Re: Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

Min,

look at

monarch.co.uk/faq/flights/baggage/hold-check…

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7. Re: Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

Thanks very much Edna & Paul - found what I need now (having a bad day.....) - it's a relief as I don't want to take too much in the way of bags for a week's stay.

Min xx

(Nice to see that TA works for the "Oldies" as well as newbies!!)

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8. Re: Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

Hi Min

Yes as usual our two experts are correct, no airline will accept a bag over 32kg because of the lifting regulations , that why we see so many people at the check-in desks with cases open & swapping stuff around, although I can never figure out why at Manchester airport we are only allowed one bag for hand luggage when checking in & then when I get the connecting flight Amsterdam to nairobi people have lots of oversized bags & its not things they have bought at the airport, can anyone advise???

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9. Re: Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

cant see the limit on hand baggage weight , im presuming its 5kgs if so i can pool that with the 20kgs allowed for hold baggage total baggage weight 25kgs just incase im over at weigh in on hold baggage

or am i missing something

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10. Re: Guidance - Weight Allowance for Monarch

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