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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.
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While everyone loves bagging a flight bargain, extras like checked baggage and that wine you’ll drink after take off can quickly make that cheap ticket double – or even triple – in price.
To save you time and cash, we’ve come up with a handy guide to show you how much you should expect to pay for extra luxuries aboard domestic flights with the five main Australian carriers: Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Rex.
Baggage fees and weight restrictions for Australian airlines
|Airline||Carry-on||Carry-on luggage upgrade||1st checked bag||2nd checked bag|
|Qantas||Free (up to 7kg)||N/A||Free (up to 23kg)||$35 in advance, $70 at airport (up to 23kg)|
|Virgin Australia||Free (up to 7kg)||N/A||Free (up to 23kg)||$35 in advance, $70 at airport (up to 23kg)|
|Jetstar||Free (up to 7kg)||$14 (up to 14kg)||$15-$79 (varies from 15kg-40kg and by length of flight)||N/A|
|Rex||Free (up to 7kg)||N/A||Free (up to 15kg)||N/A|
Seat-selection fees for Australian airlines
|Airline||Economy seat||Emergency exit or extra leg room|
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)|
In-flight entertainment prices for Australian airlines
|Airline||Cost||In-seat or on a device?|
|Virgin Australia||Free||On a device with an app|
|Jetstar||$10||On a Jetstar device|
Cancellation fees for Australian airlines
|Qantas||Fares vary depending on the flight|
|Virgin Australia||$80 per person, capped at $320 per booking|
|Jetstar||$50 per person|
|Rex||Customer Contact Centre bookings: $44 per flight sector|
Online bookings: $33 per flight sector
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