EVA Air Baggage Fees & Tips to Cover the Expenses

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EVA Air has a fairly generous baggage allowance, but don’t get caught out on overweight checked baggage — this is charged by piece, so the opportunity isn’t there to pay for just a few extra pounds.

EVA Air’s Carry-on Allowance

1 personal item: Free for all classes
1 standard carry-on bag: Free for economy class passengers
2 standard carry-on bags: Free for Royal Laurel, Premium Laurel, and business class passengers

Size Restrictions

  • Personal: 16” x 12” x 4”
  • Standard: 9” x 14” x 22” ( maximum weight 15 lb)

Lap Infant Carry-on Policy

  • When traveling with a lap infant, you are allowed to bring 1 carrying basket, collapsible stroller, or car seat in addition to standard carry-on allowance. Infant necessity items such as food and feeding bottle can be brought on board to the maximum allowance of 11 pounds.

Stroller Gate Check Policy

  • Large strollers will be accepted as checked baggage only. For weight allowances, review the table below for checked baggage allowances as this depends on the destination.

EVA Air’s Checked Baggage Allowance

ClassPiece System (to/from the U.S. and Canada and certain countries in South and Central America.)
Premium Laurel/
Royal Laurel
2 pieces, each bag shall not exceed 32 kg (70 lb)The sum of the 3 dimensions of each piece may not exceed 62 in (158 cm).
Premium Economy2 pieces, each bag shall not exceed 28 kg (62 lb)
Economy2 pieces, each bag shall not exceed 23 kg (50 lb)
*Infant not entitled to a seat (All classes)1 piece with same weight of bag allowance in an adult traveling class.

Extra Baggage Allowance for Infinity MileageLands Diamond/Gold/Silver members and other Star Alliance Members

By Piece (America/Canada)
Diamond Card (recognized as Star Alliance-Gold status)1 piece (23 kg or 50 lb)
Gold Card (recognized as Star Alliance-Gold status)1 piece (23 kg or 50 lb)
*Silver Card (recognized as Star Alliance-Silver Status)1 piece (23 kg or 50 lb)
Star Alliance Gold members with partner airlines (other than EVA)1 piece (23 kg or 50 lb)
Star Alliance Silver members with partner airlines (other than EVA)No additional allowance

* This applies only to Infinity MileageLands Silver cardmembers traveling on EVA Air-operated international flights when you make your reservation on EVA Air.

The above free baggage allowances apply when EVA Air operates the longest stretch of a journey geographically. When the itinerary involves an additional airline please refer to their baggage allowance as this may differ to EVA Air.

If you exceed EVA Air’s free allowance, then you will be subject to excess baggage charges.

Additional/Excess Baggage Fees Charged by Piece

Departure pointDestination
Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Philippines, KoreaJapan, Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Dem Rep of LAO, MyanmarOceania, Middle East, Asia excluding Zone 1 & Zone 2Europe, Russia, Africa (Turkey is included in Europe)
West Coast of U.S. & Canada$113 USD$137 USD$148 USD$157 USD
East Coast and interior points of U.S. & Canada$128 USD$152 USD$167 USD$177 USD

These excess baggage fees are quoted in CAD on EVA Air’s website and have been converted at the current exchange rate to USD.

Overweight & Oversize Charges

Weight/Dimension (Including the piece in free baggage allowance)Additional Fee
OverweightEach bag’s weight over 23 kg (50 lb) and up to 32 kg (70 lb)$32 USD
Each bag’s weight over 32 kg (70 lb)3 times of extra baggage charge per piece
OversizeTotal linear dimensions per bag over 158 cm (62 in) and up to 203 cm (80 in)$100 USD
Total linear dimensions per bag over 203 cm (80 in)$300 USD

For baggage fees related to special luggage (sporting equipment, musical instruments, etc.) please refer to EVA Air’s policy here.

Can I Pre-pay for Baggage?

Eva Air does allow passengers the ability to pre-pay for luggage online.

Passengers need to log in to their booking from the ‘Manage your trip’ area of the Eva Air website to add baggage.

To see more airline baggage fees and policies, click here.

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What is Eva Air baggage allowance?

Eva Air’s checked baggage allowance for flights to/from the U.S. and Canada and certain countries in South and Central America is 2 bags (23kg each) for Economy, 2 bags (28kg each) for Premium Economy and 2 bags (32kg each) for Business, Premium Laurel or Royal Laurel. Each bag must not exceed a max linear size of 62 in (158 cm).

Is Eva Air strict on baggage allowance?

Eva Air will weigh your checked baggage at check-in and could charge you excess fees if you are not within their stated allowance for your cabin class. This would apply if your bag exceeds their maximum size restriction of 62 in (158 cm) linear and/or the weight allowance stated above for your ticket.

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