The complete list of extra airline fees for Australian flights
Save time by comparing extra airline fees on domestic flights in Australia all in the one place.
While everyone loves bagging a bargain when it comes to plane tickets, extras like checked baggage, preferred seat selection and that wine you’ll drink just after take off can quickly make the cheap ticket double – or even triple – in price. To help save you some time and cash, we’ve come up with a handy guide that will show you what you can expect to pay for extra luxuries aboard domestic flights with the five main Australian carriers: Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Tigerair and Rex.
Baggage fees and weight restrictions for Australian airlines
|Airline||Carry-on||1st checked bag||2nd checked bag|
|Qantas||Free (up to 7kg)||Free (up to 23kg)||$35 in advance, $70 at airport (up to 23kg)|
|Virgin Australia||Free (up to 7kg)||Free (up to 23kg)||$35 in advance, $70 at airport (up to 23kg)|
|Jetstar||Free (up to 7kg)||$27.50-$45 (varies from 15kg-40kg and by length of flight)||N/A|
|Tigerair||Free (up to 7kg)||$13-$44 (varies from 15kg-40kg and by length of flight)||N/A|
|Rex||Free (up to 7kg)||Free (up to 15kg)||N/A|
Seat-selection fees for Australian airlines
In-flight meal and drink prices for Australian airlines
|Airline||Meals and snacks||Drinks|
|Qantas||Free||Free coffee, tea, water and soft drinks at all times; free wine and beer on weekday evening CityFlyer flights; beer and wine $6 on other flights|
|Virgin Australia||Free||Free coffee, tea and water at all times. Free beer, wine, cider and soft drinks 5pm-7pm (Monday to Friday)|
|Jetstar||$4 and up (snacks and meals)||$4 and up (hot, cold and alcoholic available)|
|Tigerair||$3.50 and up (snacks and meals)||$3 & up (hot, cold and alcoholic)|
In-flight entertainment prices for Australian airlines
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