Virgin Atlantic Cabin Baggage Allowance

The Virgin Atlantic cabin baggage allowance has recently increased as you are now allowed to take 10kg of hand luggage within the size of 56cm x 36cm x 23cm which is reasonably generous and Virgin also offer a good hold luggage allowance.

For Economy, Premium Economy and Children/Infants Virgin Atlantic Cabin Baggage Allowance

Number of items: One

Maximum size/dimensions:  56cm x 36cm x 23cm

Maximum weight: 6kg   10kg – recently improved which is must better and more in line with their competitors,

As you can see you the Virgin Atlantic hand luggage allowance is quite large and you are also allowed a few extra additional items which further boosts their allowance.

However, on the official website it also states you may also take onboard a few additional items which makes their cabin baggage policy a lot more generous.

Virgin Atlantic Additional Items Allowed

  • Handbag or purse (only if used like a normal day e.g. not full of clothes!)
  • Your coat
  • Walking stick/umbrella
  • Small camera/binoculars
  • Reasonable amount of reading material
  • Infant food
  • Headphones
  • A small amount of duty free goods

Upper Class Virgin Atlantic Cabin Baggage Allowance

Number of items: Two

Maximum size/dimensions:  56cm x 36cm x 23cm

Combined maximum weight limit: 16kg

Maximum individual: 12kg

Virgin official details – ours are very accurate but airlines love to muck around and change them, we are a very useful one stop and (normally) accurate resource to simplify the process and help you.

If you know someone flying with Virgin Atlantic soon share this page with them so they can find out about the Virgin Atlantic Hand Luggage allowance and restrictions before they fly and avoid facing any penalties as a result.









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