Checked baggage

Learn about size and weight restrictions for baggage checked at airport counters, and applicable notes.

For baggage allowance and charges for checked baggage, basically the policy of airline that you purchased ticket will be applied but please check with the airline operating the flight or contact JAL Reservation Center for the details.

Checked baggage policies

The first two bags are free
(The first three are free for First Class and Business Class passengers)

Notes on checked baggage


Notes on codeshare flight or flight operated by another airline is included in the itinerary


Notes on itineraries to / from the U.S. and Canada


Free checked baggage allowance

Notes on free baggage allowance


Excess baggage charges

If your baggage exceeds the free allowance, additional baggage charges will apply according to your route.
Please check the charges for each route below.

Notes on excess baggage


Route-based checked baggage rules

For more details, please contact JAL or your travel agent.

Pet charge

The following rates will apply for each checked crate. The free baggage allowance policy does not apply for checked crates.
Please select your direction of travel from below to check the applicable rate.


Passengers must pay the CAD base amount when paying in Canada and the USD base amount, converted to the local currency, when paying outside of Canada or Japan.

Surfboards and windsurfing equipment charge

Passengers checking a surfboard or windsurfing board will be charged the following rates for each bag checked. The free baggage allowance policy does not apply for these items.
Please select your direction of travel from the choices below to check the applicable rate.

Notes on surfboard


Excess liability charge

There is a limit to a Carrier's liability for checked baggage. Passengers may pay the prescribed excess value charge for valuable items at the time of check-in to raise the limit of liability to the declared amount up to USD5,000.

Damaged, lost, and forgotten items

Baggage checked with us will be carefully handled until it arrives at your destination. However, baggage may be damaged or be delayed in arriving at your destination due to reasons that include inclement weather and airport requirements. We sincerely apologize for the considerable inconvenience suffered in such cases, and will make every effort to fix any such problems that may occur.

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