Regulation on Vietnam Airlines prepaid baggage

Tue, 31 Mar 2015. Last updated Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:20

From March 31, 2015, Vietnam Airlines prepaid baggage will be applied to almost domestic and international routes. With the new service, passengers can buy excess baggage with the maximum of 50 kg, equal to 10 packages.

Service of Vietnam Airlines prepaid baggage is applicable to all passengers who buy tickets of VNA (738), except for children under 2 years old. Passengers can buy prepaid baggage in all Vietnam Airlines flights (except for some domestic routes operated by small aircrafts of ATR72). Prepaid baggage must be purchased at least 6 hours prior to the scheduled departure time from March 31, 2015. Passengers can buy prepaid baggage and book flights simultaneously, or after receiving tickets and need to buy prepaid baggage. Please contact the booking agents or the official website of VN Airlines. If passengers want to buy prepaid baggage online, they need to use Vietnam Airline reservation code and registering email.

Baggage regulations of Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airline offers prepaid baggage service in package of 5 kg. Each passenger can buy 10 packages (50kg) maximum. Prepaid baggage has to follow regulation on Vietnam Airlines checked baggage, and the baggage is not applied to special baggage. Prepaid baggage is valid in the right flight and ticket bought. Passengers are not allowed to transfer the prepaid baggage, to change journey, to reimburse, and to replace by other services or tickets.

In case, passengers change flights exploited by Vietnam Airlines in the same journey, prepaid baggage is allowed to transfer to the new flight. It is necessary that the change must taken place 6 hours before the schedule departure time of both two flights. If the real weight of baggage at the airport is lower than baggage allowance and prepaid baggage, passengers will not receive refund of prepaid baggage. If the real weight of baggage at the airport surpasses baggage allowance and prepaid baggage, passengers have to purchase baggage excess. Passengers in flights from/to US and Canada with baggage allowance in piece system are not allowed to buy prepaid baggage for excess baggage (in terms of kg or piece).

Fee for prepaid baggage in domestic routes

Routes

Fee

Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Buon Ma Thuot, Dalat, Can Tho, Quy Nhon, Phu Quoc

150,000 VND/piece

Ho Chi Minh City - Haiphong, Vinh, Dong Hoi, Thanh Hoa

150000 VND/piece

Hanoi - Da Nang, Hue, Vinh

80,000 VND/piece

Ho Chi Minh City - Da Nang, Hue, Buon Ma Thuot, Nha Trang, Dalat, Quy Nhon, Phu Quoc

80,000 VND/piece

Da Nang - Nha Trang, Haiphong

80,000 VND/piece

Fee of prepaid baggage in domestic routes is applied to different flights and excludes VAT

Fee for prepaid baggage in international routes

From/to

Zone A

Zone B

Zone C

Zone A

10 USD/piece

20 USD/piece

30 USD/piece

Zone B

20 US/piece

20 USD/piece

40 USD/piece

Zone C

30 USD/piece

40 USD/piece

40 USD/piece

Fee of prepaid baggage in international routes is applied from baggage purchasing poit to the next stop.

The above rates are converted to local currency at the time of transaction.

Zones:

- Zone A Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong

- Zone B China, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan

- Zone C Australia, France, Germany, UK, and Russia.

Popular destinations of Vietnam Airlines

CountryCityAirport
VietnamHo Chi Minh CityTan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) - Vietnam
VietnamDa NangDa Nang International Airport, Da Nang (DAD) - Vietnam
VietnamThanh HoaTho Xuan Airport, Thanh Hoa (THD) - Vietnam
VietnamDien Bien PhuDien Bien Phu Airport, Dien Bien Phu (DIN) - Vietnam
VietnamCan ThoTra Noc International Airport, Can Tho (VCA) - Vietnam
VietnamBan Me ThuotBan Me Thuot Airport, Ban Me Thuot (BMV) - Vietnam
VietnamRach GiaRach Gia Airport, Rach Gia (VKG) - Vietnam
VietnamQui NhonPhu Cat Airport, Qui Nhon (UIH) - Vietnam
VietnamPhu QuocPhu Quoc Airport, Phu Quoc (PQC) - Vietnam
VietnamCa MauCa Mau Airport, Ca Mau (CAH) - Vietnam
JapanKomatsuKomatsu Airport , Komatsu (KMQ) - Japan
JapanToyamaToyama Airport, Toyama (TOY) - Japan
CanadaCalgaryCalgary Airport, Calgary (YYC) - Canada
GermanyFrankfurtFrankfurt Airport, Frankfurt (FRA) - Germany
PhilippinesManilaNinoy Aquino International Airport / Villamor Airbase, Manila (MNL) - Philippines
KazakstanPavlodarPavlodar Airport, Pavlodar (PWQ) - Kazakstan
United StatesHoustonGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston (IAH) - United States
JapanAkitaAkita Airport, Akita (AXT) - Japan
GermanyHanoverHannover Airport, Hanover (HAJ) - Germany
ItalyTrapaniTrapani-Birgi Airport, Trapani (TPS) - Italy

Popular routes of Vietnam Airlines

Ho Chi Minh City -> Ca Mau 64 USDHanoi -> Pleiku 36 USD
Ho Chi Minh City -> Quang Ninh 34 USDDa Nang -> Dalat 36 USD
Ca Mau -> Ho Chi Minh City 62 USDQuang Nam -> Hanoi 26 USD
Hue -> Ho Chi Minh City 26 USDRach Gia -> Ho Chi Minh City 50 USD
Dien Bien Phu -> Hanoi 65 USDDa Nang -> Nha Trang 30 USD
Luang Prabang -> Lisbon 1,125 USDTokyo -> Luang Prabang 514 USD
Krabi -> Hongkong 413 USDTaipei <-> Bangkok 419 USD
Kumamoto <-> Bangkok 1,389 USDBan Me Thuot -> Auckland 748 USD
Osaka <-> Sihanoukville 1,202 USDLangkawi -> Sihanoukville 256 USD
Nha Trang -> Bangkok 106 USDCon Dao -> Bangkok 238 USD

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