Knowing the weight limits and baggage guidelines will ensure proper packing to ensure a smooth check-in.
WEIGHT SYSTEM BAGGAGE RATES
Effective 15 November 2013 (all departures 0001 hours), the charges for checked baggage weights in excess of the free baggage allowance will be calculated depending on zone of travel with a fixed rate applied for every 5 kg of excess baggage weight.
Domestic (within Malaysia) and ASEAN sector
|Fixed Rate for each block of 5 kg|
|Within Peninsular Malaysia or within Sabah/Sarawak||MYR 40|
|Crossing between Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah/Sarawak||MYR 50|
|Between Malaysia and ASEAN countries (for flights to/from countries of Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia)||MYR 60|
|International sector||Fixed Rate for each block of 5 kg|
South Asia and China
(for flights to/from India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Hong Kong, China and Taiwan)
North Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Middle East
(for flights to/from Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Australia, Saudi Arabia and UAE)
(for flight to/from the cities of London, Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt and Istanbul)
For flights departing from international airports, the charges will be based on the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) value of the applicable zonal charge and to be converted into the local currency of payment during check-in.
The above guidelines apply only for travel on Malaysia Airlines and does not cover code-share flights as well as travel involving other airlines.