What Is Sunexpress Baggage Allowance? 2024

SunExpress was founded as a joint venture between Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa.

And If you are traveling with SunExpress you will need to investigate their luggage allowance before you book your flight so you can have a general idea about their luggage rules and regulations.

In this post we will cover everything you need to know about their luggage allowance and. policies to avoid any last minute surprise at the airport.

Let’s dive right in.

What is Sunexpress baggage allowance
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SunExpress Carry-on Baggage Allowance

With the ongoing SunExpress regulations to fight the Covid-19 outbreak, carry-on luggage is prohibited in the cabin on all flights. however the personal item is allowed that can be one of The following items:

  • Laptop bag
  • Small Handbag
  • Document folder
  • Baby related items

Any additional baggage must be transported as checked baggage.

Therefore it is possible to check in an additional piece of hand luggage weighing up to 4 kg free of charge for these flights.

How Strict Is SunExpress With Carry On Baggage?

Cabin baggage which exceeds the permitted dimensions and weight at the check-up at the gate prior to boarding, can either be refused or transported in the hold of the aircraft against payment, depending on the airport of departure.

items must be transported as checked baggage. It is not allowed to carry sharp and pointed objects (e.g. jack-knives, nail scissors, knitting needles, etc.) in carry-on pieces.

Should such items be confiscated during the security check of carry-on items, it is usually not possible anymore to check in items as hold baggage. Passengers must then do without these items. Important documents, valuable items and medications should not be transported in check-in baggage, but only in carry-on pieces.

Checked Baggage Allowance

International flights

Guests travelling on On international SunExpress flights, each guest is allowed a baggage allowance of 20 to 40 kg, depending on the SunFare tarif booked.

International destinations Turkey: Antalya, Alanya/Gazipaşa, Bodrum, Dalaman20 kg25 kg30 kg
All other destinations in Turkey, Iraq & Lebanon30 kg35 kg40 kg

Infants baggage

Infants under 2 years are allowed to have 20 kg of baggage allowance; Pushchairs / buggies, travel cots and child car seats may be stored in the hold free of charge.

If your baggage exceed SunExpress baggage allowance policy, an fee from 10 Euros per kilogram and route is applied

Please note that due to EU regulations, each item of luggage must not weigh more than 32 kg. One piece of baggage may not exceed the outer dimensions of 158 cm (length + width + height). If the respective size limits are exceeded, a flat fee will be charged.

Domestic flights

For domestic flights the baggage allowance is between 15 and 25 kg – depending on which fare (SunFares) you have chosen.

SunFareBaggage allowance
SunEco15 kg
SunClassic20 kg
SunPremium25 kg

For domestic flights free baggage allowance for infants is 15 kg. any excess baggage on all flights an additional charge of 20.- TL / kg will be applied for each flight.

Excess And Oversize Baggage Fees

International flights

  • For all additional weight, an excess baggage rate from 10.- Euro per kg for one way is charged in a flight.
  • If the permitted size for baggage is exceeded (larger than 158 cm), a fee of 45.00 € per piece of luggage will be charged at the check-in counter.

Domestic flights within Turkey

  • An excess baggage fee of 20.- TL/kg is charged for a one way flight.
  • If the permitted size for baggage is exceeded (larger than 158 cm), a fee of 45 TL per piece of luggage will be charged at the check-in counter.

Please not that to book excess baggage units in advance is always more cheaper than the airport

You can book Extra baggage here

What To Carry As Sports Equipment

On all flights SunExpress can carry the pieces of sports equipment mentioned here at the fees indicated. 

The charge is valid up to 30kg; any other additional items will be counted as excess baggage and a 10 € per way at the check-in will be added.

 Please note, due to EU regulations, each item of luggage must not weigh more than 32 kg.

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Disclosure: Some information off ( SunExpress baggage allowance ) is pulled from The airline website as a resource. Airline websites are the authority and can change at any time. For the latest information please visit the Airline website.