WestJet Airlines

WestJet Airlines

Carry on baggage

Carry on baggage, allowance, restricted, wight, size
Last update: 14 Nov 2016
Carry on baggage

Baggage type: Carry on

Max allowed size (Height x Length x Width):
53 x 38 x 23cm /21 x 15 x 9in

Height: 53cm / 21in

Length: 38cm / 15in

Width: 23cm / 9in

Number of baggages: 1


Additional item allowance - 41 x 33 x 15cm/ 16 x 13 x 6in.

Additional item can be: little bag, camera bag, umbrella, laptop bag, small music instrument,etc.


Your hand baggage must fit in to overhead cabin, also personal item must fit under the seat in front of passenger.

In the event space is not available on board for your carry-on item and it is required to be placed in checked baggage, or your existing checked baggage is delayed or damaged, we strongly recommend the following articles be packed in your personal item so they can travel with you in the cabin:

  • Travel documentation;
  • Mobile devices;
  • Identification;
  • Medication;
  • Jewelry;
  • Keys.
Full baggage policy on the official WestJet Airlines site »

Checked baggage

Checked Baggage, flights, restricted items, special offers
Last update: 14 Nov 2016
Checked baggage

Baggage type: Checked Baggage

Max total allowed size (Height + Length + Width):
not exceed total 157cm / 62in with handles & wheels

Max allowed weight: 23kg/ 50lbs

  • Third and fourth checked pieces are accepted on a space-available basis to/from all destinations except Jamaica or Trinidad and Tobago.
  • The fee and the amount charged will be based on the fare level purchased, where you are travelling to and from, and on the marketing carrier (the airline selling the seat).
Detailed baggage fees on the official WestJet Airlines site »
Full baggage policy on the official WestJet Airlines site »

Claim Information

Claim Information
Last update: 14 Nov 2016

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Last update: 22 Nov 2016

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Carry On Baggage

Allowed 1 Carry On Baggage with a maximum allowed size of H: 53cm x L: 38cm x W: 23cm or H: 21 in x L: 15in x W: 9in . An additional Item Allowance can be an umbrella, laptop bag, music instrument, little bag and others. Additional Item Allowance is H: 41cm x L: 33cm x W: 15cm or H: 16in x L:13in x W:6in. Mobile devices, Identification, Jewelries, Keys, and Travel Documentations are best suggested to be included in your personal item with you. Your Carry On Baggage should be fit under the seat in front of passenger or into the overhead cabin. However, if the space is no longer available for your Carry On Item, then it is necessary to place your baggage in the checked baggage.

Checked Baggage

Your Checked Baggage has an allowed maximum weight of 23kg or 50lbs with a maximum allowed size of 157cm or 62 inches with wheels and handles. A third and fourth Checked Baggage pieces will be accepted depending on the space availability which is to or from all destinations aside from Trinidad, Tobago and Jamaica. The amount charged will be based on the purchased level of fare where you are traveling to and from.

Delayed or Lost/Damaged Baggage

West Jet Airlines is working at its finest but in any case that something may happen such as a damaged or a delayed baggage. These types of incidents should be reported immediately so that a proper action would be automatically taken right away within seven days after your arrival.

Restricted Items

West Jet Airlines bans certain articles or substances that may impose health risk and some other items are not classified which can be misused for non-peaceful purposes. Here are some on the list of restricted items. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones banned in either baggage or carried on person, Alcoholic Beverages, Barbeque Charcoal, Barometers, Batteries, Fireworks, Fuel, Flammable, Gas, Hair Curlers, Lighters, some Medical Devices, Weapons, 3% hydrogen peroxide, Big Tools, some Electrical Devices, Explosives, Scuba Tanks, Spear Guns, Gas-powered Generators, Heat Producing Items, Wet Batteries, Explosive Pyrotechnic Devices, Fire Extinguishers, Any Types of Firearms, Carbon Dioxide Gas Cartridges, Acids, Paint, Spray Adhesives, Bleach or Bleaching Powders, Oven Cleaners, Liquids in Unmarked Bottles, Turpentine, Paint Thinner, Insecticides, Pesticides, Drain Cleaners, Flammable Liquids, Plumbing Supplies and Cleaners, Solvents, Lighter Fluid, Lighter Refills, Air Guns, Ammunition, Baseball Bats, BB Guns, Bows and Arrows, Cricket Bats, Darts Larger than 6cm, Fishing Poles, Golf Clubs, Hockey Sticks, Hunting Knives, Lacrosse Sticks, Paintball Guns or Markers, Pallet Guns, Pool Cues, Riffles, Shotguns, Ski Poles, Starter Pistols, Swords, Hammers, Ice Axe and Trade Tools.

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