Last updated on October 5th, 2022 at 10:27 pm

Anyone can purchase Turkish Airlines extra baggage allowances from baggage, Via mobile app at the Check-In Counters or Sales Counter at the airport.

Use Turkish Airlines Baggage Calculator to calculate how much baggage allowance you have at your flight destination. Turkish Airlines works on a weight system for specific international destinations and another piece system for others, so check out the list of destinations before traveling.  

How to Add Baggage at Turkish Airlines?

Via Official Website

You can add your extra baggage by logging in to Turkish Airlines Official Website and going to the baggage section; add your baggage whatever you want to add, go to the baggage section, and add your baggage whatever you want to add.

Passengers can easily add extra baggage when flying on Turkish Airlines. Follow the given steps to add baggage to your flights:

  • To add the extra baggage to your itinerary, passengers need to visit the official site of Turkish airlines.
  • Then, after visiting its homepage, locate the manage booking section.
  • Afterward, click the add extra baggage option under the manage booking section.
  • After adding the required extra baggage, go to the payment page.
  • Lastly, make the required payment to add extra baggage.

Via Mobile App

Turkish Airlines mobile application helps to experience the best travel experience speeds up by remembering your selections andextra baggage. In addition, you can use the application to benefit from features making your life easier.

Customer Helpline

A flyer can also call a customer care representative of Turkish airlines to ass extra baggage to their itinerary:

  • Firstly, get in touch with the representative using the Customer Assistance number.
  • Secondly, provide your reservation details to retrieve your booking.
  • Thirdly, ask for an additional baggage allowance.
  • Then, select your required baggage allowance & proceed with the payment.

At Airport

Another option is to ask for an extra baggage allowance at the airport. In order to do this, just visit any representative of your airline inside the airport, visit the ticket counter or the check-in counter & ask for additional baggage.

What is the Size Limit for Baggage on Turkish Airlines?

You can purchase up to 10 checked bags online subject to the conditions:

  • The maximum weight of a bag is not exceeded 50lb/23kg per bag. 
  • The maximum size (L + W + H) of a bag is not exceeding 158cm/62inper bag.
  • The maximum weight of the 10 bags is not exceeding 506lb/230kg.
  • An excess baggage fee will apply per the prevailing baggage policy.

How to Pay Turkish Airlines Baggage Fees:

According to Turkish airlines baggage policy, the checked baggage fee below apply to bags added within 24 hours of departure or at airport.

Extra baggage fees may vary according to criteria like flight route and waiting time at the transit point. You can access all details about the method used for calculating extra baggage fees at the time of purchase.

  • Online

 Check-in/Manage booking in the manage booking option of Turkish airlines, anyone can pay or manage at the time of check-in

  • Via the mobile app

Turkish airlines mobile application is the best way to pay your baggage amount

  • At the airport 

Passengers are allotted to pay their baggage fees at the airport in the most convenient way. You also pay cash, Credit or debit card, or UPI

Turkish Airlines Delayed Baggage Compensation

To seek Delayed Baggage compensation for expenses incurred, you must make a claim against it —along with evidence of costs incurred during the Valid period—within 21 days of receiving your baggage. Delayed Baggage compensation for expenses incurred, you must make a claim against it —along with evidence of costs incurred during the Valid period—within 21 days of receiving your baggage.

How much does extra baggage cost?

The cost of additional baggage depends on your total number of bags. Also, the combined dimensions of a single bag should not exceed 62 inches.

Checked-In BagFee
1st Bag$30
2nd Bag$45
3rd Bag$150
4th Bag$200


Extra baggage fees may vary according to different criteria of airlines like flight terms and conditions, waiting time, transit point, operating flight., transit point and operating flight.

  • First make sure your total baggage allowance is displayed on your flight ticket.
  • Due to operational capacity, your baggage may be transported on later flights without notification.
  • In case the weight of your baggage is less than the purchased extra baggage allowance, the unused baggage allowance cannot be refunded.
  • One piece of baggage shall not be more than 32 kg.
  • Purchased extra baggage allowance cannot be transferred to another person.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Can I buy extra baggage with miles Turkish Airlines?

Yes, passengers can purchase additional baggage allowance for their itinerary using the Turkish Air Miles.

Q. Is a backpack a personal item?

Airlines generally consider bag packs as personal items. However, the dimensions of your bag pack must come under the size rules for personal items for your respective airline.

Q. Do Turkish Airlines weigh hand luggage?

Similar to most airlines, Turkish Airlines does not waste time weight the hand luggage. This is, due to that fact that it’s next to impossible to carry something that weights more than 8 kg, within the bag size that is permitted by Turkish to be allowed onboard.