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Baggage Allowances

On all our package holidays you are able to add on hold bags at an extra charge at the time of booking, the allowance will vary depending on airline and will be displayed on your invoice.

  • British Airways
    British Airways
    British Airways
    Flying to

    Malta International Airport, Malta

    Hand luggage weight

    23kg

    Hand luggage dimensions

    25x45x56cm

    Hand luggage extras
    • You must be able to fit your bags into the baggage gauge at check in, including handles, pockets and wheels.
    • You must be able to fit any duty-free and airport purchases into this allowance.
    • The maximum weight per bag is up to 23kg/51lb and you must be able to lift it into the overhead locker by yourself.
    • Infants (under age 2) may take 1 additional cabin bag (as above) only for items they may require during the flight.
    Hold luggage

    The easiest way to check your baggage limit is to log into 'Manage My Booking' on the British airways website where your personal allowance has been worked out for you.

    Checked bags may be up to 43x75x90cm with a maximum weight of 23kg. Children under 12 and infants may also be able to check in 1 fully collapsible pushchair and 1 car seat.

    Infant luggage

    Free luggage allowance for infants (under 2) is one checked bag, as per the adult weight and size limit for that travel class. Infant luggage may include:

    • Fully-collapsible pushchair
    • Car seat

    You are entitled to bring an extra hold luggage bag for infants, included in your allowance with items they may need during the flight.

    British Airline Website
    For more information visit British airways. VIEW MORE INFO
  • EasyJet
    EasyJet
    EasyJet
    Flying to

    Malta International Airport, Malta

    Hand luggage weight

    No Limit, however we do ask you are able to lift into overhead cabin.

    Hand luggage dimensions

    Passengers are entitled to 1 small item with limited dimensions: 56x45x25cm.

    Hand luggage extras

    EasyJet Plus, FLEXI fare, Upfront and Extra Legroom customers may also take ONE additional small under seat bag (For example a handbag or laptop).

    The maximum size of 45 x 36 x 20cm which will need to be placed under the seat in front.

    Hold luggage

    You are allowed 15kg of hold luggage upon payment of the hold luggage fee. You can add additional weight in increments of 3kg up to the maximum of 32kg for an additional fee.

    Infant luggage

    Free luggage allowance for infants (under 2) is an additional baby changing bag. The maximum size is 45x36x20cm and it will need to be placed under the seat in front of you. 

    Infant luggage may include 2 of the following items for free:

    • Travel cot
    • Pushchair or Double pushchair
    • Buggy
    • Car sear
    • Booster seat
    • Baby back carrier

    (Please make sure they are suitable to take on board)

    EasyJet Airlines Website
    For more information visit EasyJet airlines. website
  • Jet2
    Jet2
    Jet2
    Flying to

    Malta International Airport, Malta

    Hand luggage weight

    10kg

    Hand luggage dimensions

    25x45x56cm

    Hand luggage extras

    You can bring a small additional item of cabin baggage on board (such as a handbag, laptop bag or airport purchase) provided that such items can be stowed either in the overhead compartment or under the seat in front of you. These items are carried in the cabin subject to the airlines discretion and applicable operational requirements on the day.  

    Hold luggage

    Additional weight can be purchased from the airline prior to travel. 22 kg hold luggage can be purchased separately. 

    Infant luggage

    Free luggage allowance for infants (under 2) is maximum 10kg which may include:

    • Collapsible pushchair/buggyy
    • Car seat
    Jet2 Airlines Website
    For more information visit Jet2 airlines. VIEW MORE INFO
  • Thomas Cook
    Thomas Cook
    Thomas Cook
    Flying to

    Malta International Airport, Malta

    Hand luggage weight

    6kg

    Hand luggage dimensions

    20x40x55cm

    Hand luggage extras

    In addition, customers can choose 1 item from the list below, to be carried as an extra piece of hand luggage. Hand luggage cannot be combined together with other passengers or with any hold baggage.

    • One laptop
    • One overcoat or one blanket
    • One small ladies handbag or one small wrist bag or one small bag with shoulder strap
    • One umbrella
    • One small camera and/or one binocular
    • Assisted devices of persons with disabilities
    • A reasonable amount of reading material for the flight
    • Duty-free items purchased behind security control or as a pre-order from the operating carrier
    • Baby food and carrycot to be used during the flight
    • Infants food for consumption during the flight
    Hold luggage

    You are allowed 20kg of hold luggage upon payment of the hold luggage fee.

    Infant luggage

    Free luggage allowance for infants (under 2) is 10kg, in addition to:

    • Stroller/ Pushchair
    • Travel cot
    • Car seat

    (checked in to the hold)

    Thomas Cook Airlines Website
    For more information visit Thomas Cook airlines. website
  • Ryanair
    Ryanair
    Ryanair
    Flying to

    Malta International Airport, Malta

    Hand luggage weight

    Passengers are entitled to 1 small item with limited dimensions: 40 x 20 x 25 cm.

    Hold luggage

    A 20kg allowance hold luggage can be purchased at an extra charge to be checked-in. Each passenger can purchase up to 3 checked bags of 20 kilos. 

    These can be purchased either when making the initial booking or can be added to a reservation via the My Booking facility up to 2 hours before the scheduled flight departure time. A higher baggage fee of €40 per person/per one way flight applies when checked bags are purchased after initial booking via My Booking, a Ryanair call centre or airport ticket desk. During peak travel periods, such as Christmas/Easter/Summer and on selected routes, the fee for a checked bag will be €35/£35 per person, per one way flight.

    The pooling or sharing of purchased checked baggage allowances is permitted with others included on the same flight reservation when checking in together.

    Fees

    Checked baggage fees are fees due on purchased checked bags.

    Fees may vary from time to time but it is the rates in force at the time you book and/or pay for your checked baggage allowance which apply.

    Checked bags are charged per person, per one way flight.

    Higher baggage fees apply when checked bags are purchased via a Ryanair call centre, at airport ticket desks, during peak periods and on selected routes.

    Any passenger exceeding their personal checked baggage allowance will be charged for excess baggage at the rate prevailing on the day of travel. This is currently £10/€10 per kilo (or local currency equivalent).

    Ryanair Website
    For more information visit Ryanair Website. FOR MORE INFO
  • Air Malta
    AIR MALTA
    AIR MALTA
    Flying to

    Malta International Airport, Malta

    Hand luggage weight

    10kg

    Hand luggage dimensions

    20x40x55cm

    Hand luggage extras

    As long as your Air Malta hand baggage complies with the above, it can be in any form, whether it is a backpack, shoulder bag, or a small rolling suitcase. Please note that you must be able to place and retrieve the item of baggage safely in the overhead lockers without assistance.

    Any hand baggage exceeding these dimensions will not be accepted as hand baggage, and will count towards your checked-in baggage allowance

    Oversized cabin baggage will be refused at the boarding gate, or where available, placed in the hold of the aircraft and charged and charged the applicable rate. Applicable Excess baggage fees for oversized cabin baggage refused at the Boarding Gate shall be payable only via credit card, and no cash payments are accepted. If you are unsure, check at the Bag Drop desk before going through security, where you will be advised if fees are applicable.

    Other items you can take on board

    Apart from the allowed weight for hand luggage, you are also allowed to take certain items with you on the flight. These include cameras, small umbrellas, netbook/tablet cases and purses. However, regulations may vary at the airport, so you may wish to pack these items in your main hand luggage or be prepared to do so when you arrive at the airport. 

    To learn more about carriage of items such as equipment for children and musical instruments in the cabin, please visit the special baggage section.

     

    Hold luggage

    The amount of baggage you can check in depends on the travel class of your ticket.

    • Product Family: Baggage Permitted
    • Go Light: No Free Bag
    • Go Smart: 1PC - 23kg

    Your exact baggage allowance will be displayed on your invoice.

    Infant luggage

    Infants (0-2 years old): 10kg per infant except Go Light

    Children and Minors (3-16 years): Same as addult baggage allowances

    By Piece or by Weight?

    Your checked-in baggage is counted by pieces rather than by weight alone.  This means you can carry a maximum amount of weight in the number of pieces that your ticket is entitled to. Baggage-pooling is not permitted between passengers traveling on the same routing to the same final destination.

    Air Malta Website
    For more information visit Air Malta website. VIEW MORE INFO

Useful Travel Information

In accordance with aviation rules, all liquids, gels, aerosols and similar substances are subject to restrictions.

Conditions:
  • Each liquid container carried in cabin baggage must contain no more than 100ml.
  • These liquids must be carried separately in transparent, sealed bags of maximum 1 (one) litre volume, 20cm x 20cm.
  • Each passenger may carry only 1 (one) such bag.
  • At the last security checkpoint, you must take the sealed bag containing your liquids out of your bag and pass it through the x-ray machine separately.
Exceptions:
  • Medicines (on the condition that a prescription made out to the passenger by name or a health report/document stating that the passenger must use the medicine is produced, and that the medicine is in its original packaging), and
  • Baby foods (on the condition that the baby is travelling on the flight and only the amount required for the duration of the journey is taken on board) may be carried in cabin baggage
  • At the control point, security personnel may require that you document your exceptional circumstance and/or taste your medicine/baby food/liquid.
Restricted Liquids:
  • All liquids including water, syrup and drinks,
  • Creams, lotions, oils (including cosmetic), cologne, perfume, all kinds of makeup including mascara (excluding solid lipsticks),
  • Shaving foam, deodorants, all materials of a consistency of paste including toothpaste,
  • All non-solid foodstuffs and jellies including jam, honey, yoghurt, molasses and tomato paste,
  • Other substances such as contact lens fluids, shampoos, sprays and aerosols, and other substances similar to those listed.
    • Volume Max. 1 Litre
    • Can be sealed
    • Transparent
Our popular regions

Call one of our expert holiday advisors or take a look at our verified guest testimonials on the hotel pages to help you decide on your perfect holiday in Malta

Amazing Malta & Gozo Holidays

Surrounded by the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea and drenched in unmatched natural beauty, Malta is an exceptional holiday destination. From crystal clear beaches to fabulous history and culture seamlessly blending with everyday life, there is so much to do and see in Malta and Gozo. Whether it’s a romantic getaway for two or a vacation for the whole family, Malta will certainly leave you with delightful memories of your stay.

Malta Paradise Holidays

Malta Paradise has introduced thousands of travellers to the pleasure of a Malta holiday over the last 26 years. We are fully ATOL protected, to ensure your holiday is completely secure financially for your peace of mind. Your holiday is important to us and our goal is to exceed the expectations of everyone who travels with us – you can book holidays to Malta with Malta Paradise in the knowledge that you are in reliable hands.

Hotels in Malta & Gozo

Whether this will be the first time you visit Malta, or you are a holiday-maker who returns to the island each year, Malta Paradise should be your first choice. Our close relationships with our hotel partners put us in a privileged position to craft bespoke holidays for our customers. Being a UK-based tour operator with over 26 years’ experience in selling holidays offering a wide range of hotels, you can entrust your holiday plans to Malta Paradise with confidence.

Gozo is a popular island in the Mediterranean which is famous for its temple ruins and hiking paths, historical sites and scuba diving. The tranquil island is the best place to relax and experience an extra unique holiday.

Sliema is a large tourist resort located to the east of Malta. As one of the most popular regions, Sliema is home to some of the most varied accommodation options as well as a plethora of activities day and night. The region is also quite rich in architectural styles, putting the diversity of Maltese tradition on perfect display.

Located to the northeast of Malta, Qawra is one of the liveliest regions on the island. It is not only home to an exciting promenade and plenty of water sports activities, but it is also rich in history with ancient temples and monuments scattered around its beautiful landscapes. Qawra is a vibrant destination throughout the year.

St Julians, located to the east of Malta, is one of the most vibrant regions on the island and attracts many tourists. Along with its beaches and promenade, St Julians is also the entertainment hub of the island with many restaurants, bars and clubs for an exciting night out.

Located to the north of Malta on top of a hill surrounded by valleys, Mellieha is one of the most charming regions of Malta, with the town full Maltese character and tradition overlooking the island’s largest sandy beach Mellieha Bay. Being a popular tourist resort, the area is very rich in tourist activities.

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