Paying Excess Baggage Charges for JAL International Flights by JMB miles

With this service, JMB miles can be used to pay for excess baggage on JAL international flights.

Eligible members

A JMB member who flies on the flights specified above using his or her own miles.

  • Required mileage also may be deducted from the account of applicable relatives, only when they present their JMB cards at the airport and request the mileage deduction.
  • Mileage pool of "JALCARD Family Program" members and JALFC (JAL Family Club) members will be automatically applied and miles will be deducted in order of expiry date of mileage. Mileage cannot be deducted separately from separate accounts.

Eligible flights for this service

JAL International Flights
The following flights are excluded.
Code-share flights operated by partner airlines.

  • Only flights operated by JAL with JAL flight numbers are eligible. Also applicable between flights connecting to/from eligible flights.
  • Miles can be used for excess baggage payments on JAL Group domestic flights that apply "CONDITIONS OF CARRIAGE (INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS BAGGAGE)" connecting to/from JAL International flights.

* Ineligible flights are subject to change without prior notice.

Eligible airports

All airports servicing JAL-operated flights

Required mileage

(JMB miles)

Departure/Destination area Extra pieces Overweight Oversize
24 - 32 kg 33 - 45 kg Oversize Total
linear dimensions
exceed 203 cm
Asia 1*1
Asia 2*2
- Seoul/Busan 10,000 6,000 30,000 10,000
Asia 1*1
Asia 2*2
Moscow 20,000 10,000 60,000 20,000
North America*4


Area City
*1:Asia 1 Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Dalian, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Taipei, Kaohsiung, Manila
*2:Asia 2 Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, Delhi, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
*3:Europe Paris, Frankfurt, Helsinki, London
*4:North America San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Vancouver, Boston, Dallas Fort Worth


  • When checking in at the airport, please present your JMB membership card or JALCARD and indicate that you would like to use JMB miles to pay for the excess baggage charge.
  • For one excess baggage charge, payment by JMB miles cannot be combined with payment by cash (or credit card).
  • Receipts will not be issued for payments with JMB miles.

Click here for more information about checked baggage charges and excess baggage charges.

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