How Strict Are Eva Air With Baggage Allowance? 2024

Just like nay other airline Eva air has specific rules and regulations to follow when it comes to carry on and checked baggage.

Understanding these policies in advance can help you avoid unnecessary fees and stress at the airport.

In this blog post, we will provide a comprehensive guide of Eva Air’s baggage allowance policies and answer the question of how strict the airline is with enforcing them.

Let us dive right in.


Is Eva Air strict on carry on?

Eva air have a friendly carry on luggage allowance :

Royal Laurel/Premium Laurel/Business Class Guests are allowed to carry on board two pieces of hand luggage free of charge and must not exceed 7 kg/15 lb and with the following dimensions 23 x 36 x 56 cm /9 x 14 x 22 in or total of 115 cm/45 in (personal item is not applied to this regulation).

Premium Economy / Economy Class Guests are allowed to carry one-piece weighing 7 kg/15 lb and not exceed 23 x 36 x 56 cm /9 x 14 x 22 in or total of 115 cm/45 in (personal item is not applied to this regulation).

Eva air provides a measurement test unit at either the check-in counter or boarding lounge to help you to determine whether your baggage meets these requirements.


Please note that: If your hand-carry baggage is overweight or oversize, it will be checked and carried in the cargo hold or refused carriage

In addition to your hand luggage you are allowed to carry also one personal item and free of charge that must fit under the seat in front of you and not exceeds the dimension 40 x 30 x 10 cm /16 x 12 x 4 in or total linear dimensions 80 cm/32 or can be one of the following items below:

  • a purse
  • a small backpack or
  • a briefcase or
  • a camera case or
  • rain gear (umbrella, raincoat) or
  • a limited amount of duty-free merchandise
  • A laptop in thin satchel-style laptop bag is considered to be a personal item. A laptop in a larger laptop bag will be counted as part of a guest’s hand-carry allowance.

Eva air baggage check in?

Is Eva Air strict on checked bags?

Free-Checked Baggage allowance for EVA Air/UNI Air International and Cross-strait routes and piece concept for transpacific routes to/from U.S.A. & Canada are described below.

Itineraries including flights operated by EVA Air/UNI Air or the Most Significant Carrier (MSC) determined by EVA Air/UNI Air only and the information applies to itineraries that are shown on the same ticket. For journeys involving separate tickets, the free baggage allowance reflected on each ticket shall apply.

luggage allowance Weight (Except countries apply Piece Concept-other table) 

ClassFare FamilyBooking CodeBaggage Allowance
Royal Laurel / Premium Laurel / BusinessUpC40 kg (88 lb)
Premium EconomyUpK35 kg (77 lb)
StandardT, L
EconomyUpB, Y35 kg (77 lb)
StandardQ, H, M30 kg (66 lb)
BasicV, W, S
DiscountA20 kg (44 lb)
*Infant not entitled to a seat (All classes)10 kg (22 lb)

luggage allowance weight (To/From the US and Canada and certain countries in South and Central America)  

ClassFare FamilyBooking CodeBaggage AllowanceDimension
Royal Laurel / Premium Laurel / BusinessUpC2 pieces, 32 kg (70 lb) each
The sum of the three dimensions of each piece may not exceed 158 cm (62 in)
Premium EconomyUpK2 pieces, 28 kg (62 lb) each
StandardT, L
EconomyUpB, Y2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each
StandardQ, H, M
BasicV, W, S
DiscountA1 piece, 23 kg (50 lb) 
*Infant not entitled to a seat (All classes)1 piece with weight of baggage allowance as travelling fare

Eva Air Excess baggage

Eva air Excess Baggage Charges

If your luggage exceeds Eva air free standard baggage allowance excess baggage charges will apply.

fees are collected in the equivalent local currency.

Weight system :

It is divided into four zones (Zone1~4). Excess baggage charge is calculated per kilogram (2.2 lb) on a Zone Basis.

Piece system :

It is divided into three zones (Zone5~7). Excess baggage charge is calculated per piece on a Zone Basis

BetweenZone 1WZone 2WZone 3WZone 4WZone 5PZone 6PZone 7P
Zone 1W8153060115130170
Zone 2W15254560*140155200
Zone 3W30454560150170210
Zone 4W6060*60160180230
Zone 5P115140150160
Zone 6P130155170180
Zone 7P170200210230
  • ZONE 1:Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Philippines, Korea
  • ZONE 2: Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Dem Rep of LAO, Myanmar
  • ZONE 3: Oceania, Middle East, Asia excluding Zone 1 & Zone 2
  • ZONE 4: Europe, Russia, Africa (Turkey is included in Europe)
  • ZONE 5: West Coast of USA & CANADA (LAX/SEA/SFO/YVR)
  • ZONE 6: East Coast of USA & CANADA (JFK/YYZ) and Interior Points (IAH/ORD) in USA & CANADA
  • ZONE 7: Central and South America 


In general Eva can be strict about its baggage allowance and policies, especially if you show up with a large suitcase.

In this case your carry-on bag will end up in the luggage hold and pay additional fees.

So it’s always a good idea to stay within Eva Air’s baggage allowance policies, and plan your packing accordingly to avoid any unpleasant surprises at the airport.

We hope this helps

Happy travels

Eva Air FAQ

What am I not allowed to take in checked baggage?
You can not take any dangerous goods that can endanger the aircraft, persons or property on board the aircraft. Items prohibited by the laws, regulations or orders of all countries in your travel itinerary. Items identified by EVA as unsuitable for carriage because of weight, size or character. Live animals, with the exceptions of dogs, cats, household birds and seeing eye/hearing aid dogs being safely transported in accordance with EVA requirements. Firearms and ammunition for other than hunting or sporting purposes are prohibited as baggage. Fragile or perishable items, money, jewelry, precious metal, silverware, negotiable papers, securities or other valuables, business documents, prototypes, paintings… etc., should not be packed in checked baggage.
Can I buy a seat in the cabin for my baggage?
You can carry fragile, bulky items and/or musical instruments etc. into the cabin with you if the required number of additional seats are reserved and paid for in advance. Such baggage is restricted to a maximum of 70 kg(154 lb) per seat. There are also restrictions on dimension. Please contact EVA Air Reservations for more details.
What should I do if my baggage is delayed, lost or damaged?
As soon as you discover your baggage has been missed or delayed, stolen, lost and damaged, please contact the EVA Air Baggage Service Office for further service. Claimed for delayed, lost and missing item(s) must be submitted within twenty-one (21) days. Claims for damaged baggage must be submitted within seven (7) days. Reimbursement for reasonable expenses will be based upon acceptable proof of claim, for further information, you can click here.
What liability does EVA assume for my irregular baggage ?
Liability for checked baggage is limited in accordance with the relevant convention governing international air travel unless a higher value has been declared in advance and excess value charges have been paid. The relevant convention is subject to the provisions of the applicable Warsaw Convention or Montreal Convention, and the terms of EVA AIR General Conditions of Carriage.

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