How Strict Is Cebu Pacific Baggage Allowance?

Cebu Pacific is one of the oldest and top budget airlines in Asia.

And before booking your flight with Cebu Pacific it is a good idea to know their luggage rules before heading to the airport.

In this post we will walk you through everything you need to know about Cebu Pacific baggage policies and regulations to avoid any last minute charges.

Let’s find out more.


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Cebu Pacific Baggage Allowance Overview

Does Cebu Pacific have free baggage allowance?

Yes, the airline allows for any passenger to carry with them on board one item free of charge.

A purse, jacket, umbrella, diaper bag, and assistive devices (wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, strollers, child restraint seats, etc.) do not count towards your carry-on allowance.

the item must be applicable to the following dimensions so it can be placed and fit the seat in front of you.

115 centimeters (56 x 36 x 23 cm) or 45 linear inches (22 x 14 x 9 in) for Airbus flights and 115 centimeters (56 x 35 x 20 cm) or 43 linear inches (22 x 13 x 8 in) for ATR flights (dimensions include handles and wheels).

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Cebu Pacific Carry-on Baggage

Can I bring 2 carry-on baggage Cebu Pacific?

Cebu Pacific passengers are only allowed to carry with them one item as carry on baggage on board with the maximum weight of 7 kilos and should not exceed this dimensions 56 cm x 36 cm x 23 cm, this includes all the wheeled cabin bags backpacks, the hand luggage must fit inside the overhead bin.

In addition to the one item, passengers are also allowed to carry with them one small bag that will fit under the seat with this dimensions  35cm x 20cm x 20cm This includes handbags, purses, and laptop bags.

Cebu Pacific Checked Baggage

Cebu Pacific allowed one checked prepaid baggage per passenger per flight and the checked bag cannot exceed 32 kg per piece for both airbus flights and ATR flights, and must be paid 4 hours before the flight.

Excess Baggage

Cebu pacific excess baggage rate

For domestic and short haul international flights Cebu Pacific charges 200 PHP per kilo per bag; and 800 per kilo for long haul international flights beyond the prepaid baggage charge.

Cebu Pacific Special Baggage

cebu pacific sports baggage

Take your gear with you wherever you go! You can bring your sports equipment as checked baggage, and it must be packed properly and securely.

the list of sports equipment allowed with cebu pacific:

  • Scuba/Diving Equipment
  • Bowling balls
  • Bicycles
  • Fishing Equipment
  • Golf Clubs

Musical Instruments or Religious Items

musical instruments and religious items are allowed on board with its respect for the cabin dimensions of up to 56cm x 36cm x 23cm and with a maximum weight of 7 kilos; this will counted as part of your allowed 2 pieces of hand luggage, if your item exceed the given dimensions you may need to purchase an extra seat at the airport.

Firearms, Ammunition and Other Weapons

cebu pacific allows carriage of firearms as checked baggage to all domestic flights only, for a fee. Passengers bringing their personal firearms must be ready to present the following documents at any time that it is required by authorities.

  • Valid ID (Government issued IDs, Service/Agency ID)
  • Valid Firearms License
  • Valid Permit to Carry Firearms Outside of the Residence
  • Valid Permit to Transport Firearms and Ammunition (for firearms not covered by the former and for Gun Club Members)

Uniformed personnel and active members of law-enforcement agencies are exempted from paying the fee as long as they present a Valid Mission Order.