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Checked baggage

These are the pieces of baggage that can be carried in the aircraft hold.

Carriage is free if certain conditions are met, although you can always purchase additional baggage.

Checked baggage

23 kg, 158 cm

Maximum standard weight and measurements (maximum 32 kg, height+width+length)

Handle, pocket compartments and wheels included in the dimensions.

Baggage that exceeds 32 kg. cannot be transported.

An "excess weight charge" will apply to any item that weighs more than 23 kg. but less than 32 kg (see table.)

Baggage receipts should be kept from check-in through to final destination.

Label your bags inside and out with your name and contact information.

There are some exceptions for IB Plus.

Long-haul flights

Flights to/from America1, Asia2 and South Africa.

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Reduced economyYou can check in 1 standard piece.
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Full economy and BusinessYou can check in 2 standard pieces.
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Business PlusYou can check in 3 standard pieces.

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Flights to/from Africa and the Middle East

Flights to/from Africa3 (except South Africa) and the Middle East.

1 maleta
EconomyYou can check in 1 standard piece.
2 maleta
Business Class / Business ClubYou can check in 2 standard pieces.

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Notas

  1. To/from Brazil, 2 pieces are permitted on all economy classes. Authorised weight per suitcase will be 32 kg. instead of up to 23 kg., with this benefit being applied to both the outbound and return trip. To/from USA, Mexico and Canada 2 standard items are permitted in Business class. To/from Colombia or Peru and with origin/destination Spain, 2 pieces of 23 kg.. Flights with code IB7XXX operated by Lan between Lima and Madrid are excluded.

  2. To/from Tokyo and Shanghai, 2 pieces are permitted on all economy classes.

  3. A free baggage allowance for 3 standard items in Business and 2 standard items in economy applies to/from Equatorial Guinea and Senegal.

  4. Tickets issued with discount for residents in the Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla have the first piece with a 50% less of the standard price.

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Exceptional cases

Iberia Plus Customers

Long-haul flights

America, Asia and South Africa

Operated by Iberia. Journeys destination or transit in United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico or Canada can be operated by American Airlines, British Airways or Iberia.

Class Platinum/Emerald Gold (3) Silver (3)

Business Plus

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1 additional piece.

Overweight free.

Overweight free.

Economy

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1 additional piece. Overweight free(1).

Overweight free.

Overweight free.

Reduced fare

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1 additional piece. Overweight free(1).

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1 additional piece. Overweight free(2).

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1 additional piece. Overweight free.

(1) Iberia Platinum customers and American Airlines and British Airways Emerald customers. Emerald customers of other OneWorld companies have the benefit of an additional piece of luggage (23 kg).

(2) Iberia Gold customers and Oneworld Sapphire customers are allowed the benefit of an additional piece of luggage (23 kg).

(3) Iberia Plus Gold and Silver holders and Oneworld Sapphire customers will be entitled to 1 piece of additional baggage on tickets with an allowance of 0 or 1 pieces.

Medium and short-haul flights

Domestic, European flights to/from Africa and Middle East

Operated by Iberia, Iberia Express and Air Nostrum.

Class Platinum/Emerald Gold (3) Silver (3)

Business Plus

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1 additional piece.

 

Economy

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1 additional piece. Overweight free(1).

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1 additional piece. Overweight free(2).

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1 additional piece. Overweight free.

Reduced fare

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1 additional piece. Overweight free(1).

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1 additional piece. Overweight free(2).

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1 additional piece. Overweight free.

(1) Iberia Platinum customers and American Airlines and British Airways Emerald customers. Emerald customers of other OneWorld companies have the benefit of an additional piece of luggage (23 kg).

(2) Iberia Gold customers and Oneworld Sapphire customers are allowed the benefit of an additional piece of luggage (23 kg).

(3) Iberia Plus Gold and Silver holders and Oneworld Sapphire customers will be entitled to 1 piece of additional baggage on tickets with an allowance of 0 or 1 pieces.

Note: Sports equipment and musical instruments shall always be considered within the allowance for Iberia Singular, Iberia Plus Infinita, Platino, Oro and Plata members. This benefit may NOT be extended to oneworld members.

For children with a child or infant ticket

Discount tickets for minors, i.e., children (aged 2 to 11) or infants (under 2) will have the same allowance as an adult and may also cover a foldable stroller or a car seat.

On flights to/from Bolivia, the baggage allowance for the infant ticket will be one item only.

Travelling with connecting flights and/or flights with another airline

Please remember that each airline establishes an allowance that passengers can carry on their flights at no extra charge and in accordance with the weight, dimension, contents and conditions of each company. You can find the details of the airline that operates your flight at bookings management. Check with the operator to confirm your baggage allowance and other restrictions.

The allowance that is best for the customer with an Iberia ticket directly to the final destination will be applied, even if the flight involves several connecting legs. If you are travelling with different tickets, the corresponding allowance for each one will apply. You only can check your baggage for connecting different flights, provided that the locator or booking reference is the same.

If you are travelling on an IB5XXX flight with an Iberia or Iberia Regional connecting flight, the Iberia baggage carriage conditions will apply throughout the whole journey to your destination, both in terms of baggage allowance and excess weight.

If you are travelling on an IB5XXX flight and/or in transit between IB5XXX flights, the free baggage allowance will be one piece of baggage weighing 23 kg. When the weight of the piece is more than 23 kg, every kilo over will be subject to a €12 surcharge, up to a maximum of 32 kg. The surcharge per additional piece is €70 on domestic routes and €90 on international routes and Canary Islands, payable at the airport plus €12 per kilo of the weight of that piece. If you are travelling to/from Algeria, the baggage allowance will be a maximum of 1 x 30 kg item per passenger (infant included).

If you are travelling to/from Algeria, the baggage allowance will be a maximum of 1 x 30 kg item per passenger (infant included).

The policy of the operator is that these surcharges for excess baggage kilos or pieces apply to each leg flown and not to trips (departure-arrival airport).

If you are travelling on a code-share flight, i.e., if your flight number is in the IB-4000 or IB-7000 series, you will have the baggage allowance that appears on your ticket for each flight. For excess weight, excess baggage, etc., the baggage regulations of the company that operates the flight will apply.

If your ticket includes an Iberia flight and a flight with another airline, the baggage allowance of the company that operates the most significant flight will apply. If Iberia is the first company, the allowance that appears on the ticket will apply. If you bought separate tickets with different airlines, the baggage allowance of the respective operator will apply to each ticket.

If you are flying with JetBlue (B6) from Santo Domingo to Puerto Rice (or vice versa), remember that this company does not allow you to carry anything in the hold other than:

  • Passengers flying in economy, with two pieces of 23 kg each.

  • Passengers flying in Business class, three pieces of 23 kg each.

  • In no case can you carry or buy extra baggage or excess weight.

Additional baggage allowances offered by each airline will only be valid for that airline's flights.

Baggage

And remember

  • Maximum weight of 23 kg.
  • There is a special charge for pieces that weigh 24 kg. to 32 kg.
  • Pieces over 32 kg. are not admitted.
  • Special baggage is accepted in the hold.
  • Label your bags.
  • Keep your baggage receipt through to your destination.

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