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Update: As of December 11, 2020, Interjet has ceased operations.
Interjet has quite a generous baggage policy for a low-cost carrier, with a weight allowance per piece of 55 pounds (25 kg) for its lower fares. This is 5 pounds more than the usual 50 pound (23 kg) allowance for most airlines.
Baggage is included in all fares, apart from Ultra Light, across all routes and Light tickets between Mexico and the U.S. or Canada.
1 personal item: FREE
1 standard carry-on bag: FREE
Size and Weight Restrictions
Lap Infant Carry-On Policy
Stroller Check Policy
|Flights in Mexico and To/From Latin America||0 bags included (available to purchase only)||1 x 55 pound (25 kg) bag||1 x 66 pound (30 kg) bag||2 x 55 pound (25 kg) bags|
|Flights between Mexico and the U.S. or Canada||0 bags included (available to purchase only)||0 bags included (available to purchase only)||1 x 55 pound (25 kg) bag||2 x 55 pound (25 kg) bags|
|Flights Between Mexico and Cuba||0 bags included (available to purchase only)||1 x 55 pound (25 kg) bag||1 x 55 pound (25 kg) bag||2 x 55 pound (25 kg) bags|
Interjet allows passengers to purchase up to 5 additional free checked bags:
For flights to/from Cuba (Santa Clara, Varadero, Havana), additional baggage is charged at:
If a piece of luggage exceeds 55 pounds (25 kg) then you will be charged for excess luggage (excluding the Optima fare for flights in Mexico and to/from Latin America where the weight limit is 66 pounds (30 kg). The following fees apply to increase your weight allowance to 66 pounds (30 kg):
If your luggage is a large oversized piece that is considered “special baggage,” such as a TV, car parts, or air conditioning unit, then you may be charged the following fees:
|Flights Departing From Mexico||Flights Departing Outside Mexico|
|1 piece of special baggage: Mex$2,500||1 piece of special baggage: $130|
|2 pieces of special baggage: Mex$3,400||2 pieces of special baggage: $175|
|3 pieces of special baggage: Mex$5,200||3 pieces of special baggage: $265|
|4 pieces of special baggage: Mex$7,000||4 pieces of special baggage: $355|
|5 pieces of special baggage: Mex$9,700||5 pieces of special baggage: $490|
|6 pieces of special baggage: Mex$12,400||6 pieces of special baggage: $625|
|7 pieces of special baggage: Mex$15,100||7 pieces of special baggage: $760|
Read the Interjet special baggage policy for information relating to the transportation of flat-panel TVs, sporting equipment, musical instruments, etc.
Interjet does allow passengers the ability to pre-pay luggage online. To pre-pay, log-in to your booking and add the number of bags that you would like to purchase — up to 5 for standard luggage and up to 7 pieces for special luggage.
To see more airline baggage fees and policies, click here.
The number of bags and weight depends on the route and fare type. View the table above for checked luggage which shows the allowance for each fare type.
Interjet charges for baggage with some fare types. These include the Ultra Light fare for all routes and the Light fare for flights between Mexico and the U.S. or Canada. The first bag costs Mex$1,000 ($50), Mex$550 ($30) for flights to/from Cuba, and $30 for all other destinations.
The weight of each piece permitted with Interjet depends on the fare type purchased and route. All but 1 fare type and route has an individual piece allowance of 55 pounds (25 kg). With the priority fare, 2 x 55 pound (25 kg) bags are permitted per passenger.
Priority fare passengers are permitted 2 x 55 pound (25 kg) bags as their free allowance for all routes, in addition to preferential boarding.
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