Wednesday, December 19, 2012

United Airlines: Baggage Policy Change for Asia

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United Airlines Increases Baggage Check in Fees for Travel to Asia

Revised Baggage Policy for Flights To and From Asia

United is modifying its policy for checking a second bag and excess baggage on flights to and from Asia, effective for tickets purchased on or after December 18, 2012 for travel beginning on or after June 1, 2013.

New second checked bag service charges:

  • Japan to / from the rest of the world (excluding the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall Islands): $100USD or 9,000JPY
  • Japan to / from Asia/South Pacific: $70USD or 5,000JPY

Revised second checked bag service charges:

  • Asia / South Pacific to/from the rest of the world (excluding the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall Islands): $100USD or 9,000JPY
  • Between Asia / South Pacific (excluding the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall Islands): $70USD or 5,000JPY
  • Japan to / from the Federate States of Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall Islands: $40USD or 3,000JPY (Adding local currency, no change to the service charge.)

Excess/oversized/overweight baggage charges:

  • Japan / Asia / South Pacific to / from the rest of the world: $200USD or 15,000JPY (Adding local currency, no change to the service charge.)

The price for Japan point-of-sale will be filed in Japanese Yen (JPY).

MileagePlus® Premier ® members, Star Alliance ® Gold members and active U.S. military personnel and their families will continue to enjoy their applicable baggage exceptions.

For complete details, please visit united.com/baggage.