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1.How to charge for the excess baggage?

Please check your baggage at the check-in counter or self-service baggage checking equipment in advance. China Southern Airlines may inspect your baggage at check-in counter, security check counter, boarding gate and cabin. Your baggage exceeding the free baggage allowance will be charged as per excess baggage rate. Purchasing “Pre-paid Luggage” in advance through our official website is entitled to discounts.

Domestic journeys

Regardless of the fare class actually paid by the passenger and the actual position of their seat, baggage carried on China Southern Airlines flights which exceeds the free baggage allowance is charged according to the following excess baggage rates: Excess baggage is charged by the kilogram at a rate of 1.5% of the full adult one-way economy class ticket price applicable on the day of billing; If no direct flight price is published, the rate is calculated by adding the different flight segments.

International/Regional journey

Excess baggage purchased on/after 18 MAR,2019

Zone 1:Journeys between China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), Southeast Asia, Central and Western Asia, South Asia, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and the Americas, Africa.

TYPE

BAGGAGE SPECIFICATION

FEE

WEIGHT

DIMENSION(L+W+H)

(CNY OR EQUIVALENT)

The first piece in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

1380/PIECE

The second piece or more in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

2000/PIECE

OVERSIZED

-

159cm-203cm(Inclusive)

1000

HEAVY PIECE

23-28KG(Inclusive)

-

500

28-32KG(Inclusive)

-

1000

32-45KG(Inclusive)(Inclusive)

-

3000

Note1.For international and regional routes(excluding USA), a single piece of checked baggage may not exceed 32 kgs/70 lbs; For USA routes, a single piece of checked baggage may not exceed 45 kgs/90 lbs.

Zone 2: Journeys between China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), Southeast Asia, Central and Western Asia, South Asia, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Russia (including both European and Asian parts), Middle East and Japan, Turkey, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand.

TYPE

BAGGAGE SPECIFICATION

FEE

WEIGHT

DIMENSION(L+W+H)

(CNY OR EQUIVALENT)

The first piece in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

1100/PIECE

The second piece or more in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

2000/PIECE

OVERSIZED

-

159cm-203cm(Inclusive)

1000

HEAVY PIECE

23-28KG(Inclusive)

-

500

28-32KG(Inclusive)

-

1000

Zone 3: Journeys between China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central and Western Asia, Europe, Russia (including both European and Asian parts), South Korea, and the journeys unspecified above.

TYPE

BAGGAGE SPECIFICATION

FEE

WEIGHT

DIMENSION(L+W+H)

(CNY OR EQUIVALENT)

The first piece in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

800/PIECE

The second piece or more in addition to the standard allowance

≤23KG

≤158cm

1300/ PIECE

OVERSIZED

-

159cm-203cm(Inclusive)

1000

HEAVY PIECE

23-28KG(Inclusive)

-

300

28-32KG(Inclusive)

-

700

1、Any baggage that exceeds the limit on pieces, dimension, or weight will be charged. Among pieces, dimension and weight, if a baggage exceeds two limits or more, it will be charged accumulatively.

2、All the baggage that exceeds the free allowance, regardless of classes, is charged according to the above criteria.

3、The Middle/West Asia routes refer to routes between China and Uzbekistan/Tajikistan/Kazakhstan/Kyrghyzstan/Turkmenistan/Iran/Pakistan/Azerbaijan/Georgia.

2.Is there any upper limit on the weight of overweight baggage?
1. For our national routes, every piece of check-in baggage cannot exceed 50kg and must be under a volume of 40x60x100cm.

2. For passengers travelling on China Southern's international or regional flights, or domestic flights connected with them, when the U.S.A. routes are involved, the weight of each piece of checked baggage must not exceed 45KG (90 pounds), and the sum of three dimensions of it must not exceed 158CM (62 inches).

3. For passengers travelling on China Southern's international or regional flights, or domestic flights connected with them, when the U.S.A. routes are not involved, the weight of each piece of checked baggage must not exceed 32KG (70 pounds), and the sum of three dimensions of it must not exceed 158CM (62 inches).
3.May I take golf clubs?
Golf equipment are special baggages, and will be charged for consignment in accordance with special charge standards. For more details, please check "Provisions on Special Baggages".
4.May I take skis or water skis?
Ski boards and water ski are special baggages, and will be charged for consignment in accordance with special charge standards. For more details, please check "Provisions on Special Baggages".
5.May I take a bicycle?
Bicycles are special baggages and the consignment of such baggage requires consultation with China Southern Airlines in advance. With the approval of the company, bicycles can be consigned and the weight of the bicycle could be included into the free baggage allowance of the passenger. For more details, please check "Provisions on Special Baggages".
6.May I take a violoncello?
Musical instruments such as cello are special baggages, and will be charged for consignment or carriage in accordance with special charge standards. For more details, please check "Provisions on Special Baggages".
7.What should I do if the baggage is overweight or if I want to take special baggage?
When dealing with baggage checking at the airport, your baggage will be weighed. The overweight baggage will be charged according to the standard. Please call our sales service hotline 95539 for solution if you want to take special baggage.
8.Under what circumstances can surfing or wind surfing equipment be taken?
Surfing equipment are special baggages and the consignment of such baggage requires consultation with China Southern Airlines in advance. With the approval of the company, surfing equipment can be consigned with charge according to special charge standards. For more details, please check "Provisions on Special Baggages".
9.May I take guns used for athletic contest on the plane?
May I take guns used for athletic contest on the plane?
10.May I take an electric wheel chair? What should I pay attention to before boarding?
The electric wheel belongs to special baggage. You must contact us in advance before taking the flight. We will transport the electric wheel chair if you provide information related to the wheel chair, use up the electricity or disconnect power unit.
11.May I take a caesium atomic clock?
Caesium atomic clock belongs to special baggage. As it is a precision instrument, you must get our prior approval before we transport it for you.
12.May I take liquid food for infant?
No, but you can apply for special food or prepare milk powder on the plane.
13.May I take raw eggs?
Sorry, raw and fresh items are not allowed to carried on the plane.
14.Can I take a small oxygen bottle?
Sorry, any equipment containing oxygen is unallowable to be brought to the plane.