Vistara Baggage Allowance Policies, Extra Baggage Charges and All You Need to Know

Vistara is one of the popular full-service carrier in India and it is seeing more and more passengers on-board as it increases new routes and frequencies in existing routes

By November 4th, 2019 AT 1:45 PM
Highlights
  • Vistara has various baggage allowance limits for different classes
  • Being a full service carrier, Vistara offers Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class options to flyers

Vistara is one of the full-service carriers in India which is on the rise. The joint venture airline between TATA and Singapore Airlines is launching new routes back to back and Vistara has also announced the launch of its second international destination – Dubai which will be connected to Mumbai starting August 21. As such, if you are a frequent flyer or even if you are flying for the first time, you might find yourself checking-in for a Vistara flight in the coming days. Now a big part of smooth flight travel is baggage allowance. It is always recommended that you keep a check on how much baggage you are allowed on a particular airline and other nuances related to it. Don’t worry, as we have got you covered with this detailed take on Vistara’s luggage policy. Here is everything you need to know about Vistara’s baggage rules.

baggage policies

Total Approved Hand- Baggage

For Vistara flights, since there are a lot of class options available for the passengers there are many options for hand-baggage as well. Vistara has noted that passengers will be allowed 7kg in Economy Class, 10kg in Premium Economy, 12kg in Business Class in its domestic flights as hand baggage. Whereas in its international flights, the passengers will be allowed 7kg in Economy Class, 10kg in Premium Economy and 12kg in Business Class. It is also crucial to note that children are entitled to the same cabin baggage allowance as adults.

As an add-on service, the complimentary Carry-On Plus service allows all CV Gold and Platinum members to carry a total of 12 kg as Hand Baggage, irrespective of the cabin/fare booked, on both domestic and international flights.

Total Approved Check-in Baggage

The total maximum approved check-in baggage on Vistara flights is limited to 35kg. However, in various classes and fare options, the total check-in baggage limit varies. In Economy class, the passengers will be allowed 15kg in both Lite and Standard fares, whereas they will be allowed 20kg in Flexi fare option. In Premium Economy, the baggage options across Lite, Standard and Flexi are 20kg, 25kg and 30kg respectively. Lastly, in Business Class, across Lite, Standard and Flexi, the baggage allowance would be 30kg, 35kg and 40kg.

Cabin ClassLite/ValueStandardFlexi
Economy Class15kg, 1 pc15kg20kg
Premium Economy20kg25kg30kg
Business Class30kg35kg40kg

For international flights of Vistara to Dubai and Singapore, in Economy class, the airline will allow 30kg, 30kg and 35 kg across Lite, Standard and Flexi. In Premium Economy, the baggage allowance would be bumped up to 35kg, 35kg and 40kg across Lite, Standard and Flexi option. Lastly, in Business Class, the passengers will be allowed 40kg, 40kg and 45kg respectively across Lite, Standard and Flexi.

Cabin ClassValueStandardFlexi
Economy Class30kg30kg35kg
Premium Economy35kg35kg40kg
Business Class40kg40kg45kg

Vistara has also noted that CV Silver, Gold and Platinum members will get 5, 10 and 15 kg extra respectively, over and above the mentioned weight limit for both domestic and international flights. CV Silver, Gold and Platinum members will get 1 additional piece baggage allowance when flying on Economy Lite fare within India only.

Excess Baggage

Every once in a while, it is possible that you might carry more luggage than allowed on an airline. In those cases, you might be required to pay extra for kgs that are over the allowed limit. The pricing for excess baggage on Vistara for domestic flights is Rs 500 per kg for Economy Class, Rs 500 per kg in Premium Economy Class, and also Rs 500 per kg for Business Class as well. For international flights to Dubai and Singapore, the passengers will have to pay 12 USD per kg of excess baggage.

For Domestic flights:

Cabin ClassEconomy ClassPremium EconomyBusiness Class
Excess BaggageINR 500/- per kgINR 500/- per kgINR 500/- per kg

For international flights:

Cabin ClassEconomy ClassPremium EconomyBusiness Class
Excess Baggage*From IndiaFrom international destinationsFrom IndiaFrom international destinationsFrom IndiaFrom international destinations
USD 12 per kgUSD 12 per kgUSD 12 per kgUSD 12 per kgUSD 12 per kgUSD 12 per kg

Whenever Arpit boards a plane he is filled with awe and bewilderment and soaring above the skies is something marvellous for him. An aviation and tech geek through and through Arpit writes at AviationScoop not only because he's experienced and good at his craft but also because flying is something which makes his heart flutter with joy.

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