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Shortly after Emirates’ special fares on flights to the Philippines, here comes another promo! Once again, the flagship carrier is expanding its free baggage allowance on flights to and from Dubai — enabling passengers to check in up to 45 kilos of baggage, at no extra cost.

Likewise, Etihad is also giving additional free baggage for those who avail of their “moonlight check-in” service. Indeed, those who are traveling this summer are in for a treat!

Traveling this summer? Emirates is offering additional free baggage allowance!

Check-in Up to 45kg Free Baggage with Emirates

According to Gulf News, Emirates has confirmed its offer of 40 – 45 kilos free baggage allowance for economy ticket holders going to select destinations, including Egypt, China, and the Philippines. The promo runs until July 31 and is valid for flights until December 13, 2018.

Usually, Emirates provides 35 kilos free baggage allowance to economy ticket holders, which means that the current promo expands the weight limit by up to 10 kilos! That’s a lot of extra goodies or “pasalubong” that you can bring home!

Extra Baggage on Flights to These Destinations
Emirates passengers can enjoy additional baggage allowance on flights to these destinations:

Free 45kg baggage allowance on all Emirates flights (outbound & inbound)

  • Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Algiers, Algeria
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Casablanca, Morocco
  • Dakar Blaise Diagne, Senegal
  • Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Entebbe, Uganda
  • Guangzhou, China
  • Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Luanda, Angola
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Tunis, Tunisia

Free 40kg baggage allowance on all outbound Emirates flights

  • Amman, Jordan
  • Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Karachi, Pakistan
  • Lahore, Pakistan
  • Multan, Pakistan
  • Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Sialkot, Pakistan
  • Yinchuan, China
  • Zhengzhou, China

Free 45kg baggage allowance on specific flights

  • Beijing, China – EK 308/309

Free 40kg baggage allowance on specific flights

  • Cebu & Clark, Philippines – EK338 (outbound & inbound)
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka (EK654)
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh – EK584/586
  • Jakarta, Indonesia – EK357/358
  • Khartoum, Sudan – EK733/734
  • Shanghai, China – EK 304/305

The promo applies to economy ticket holders heading to select destinations.

Exempted Travel Dates
Please be advised, however, that the expanded baggage allowance does NOT apply to these destinations on the following travel dates this year:

  • Amman, Cairo, Casablanca, Kabul, Nairobi, Tunis, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou: June 27 – July 14; August 16 – 17; August 20 – 22
  • Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, & Jakarta: June 27 – July 7; August 16 – 17; August 20 – 22
  • Cebu, Clark, & Manila, Philippines: June 27 – July 7; August 16 – 17; August 20 – 22; December 5 – 13
  • Dar Es Salaam: July 1 – 14; August 16 – 17; August 20 – 22
  • Dhaka, Colombo: June 27 – July 3; August 16 – 17; August 20 – 22
  • Entebbe: July 1 – 14
  • Khartoum: August 16 – 17; August 20 – 22
  • Pakistan: June 28 – July 14; August 9 – 25

Free Extra Baggage with Etihad
As cited earlier, Etihad is also offering additional free baggage. If you arrive at the airport hours before your flight and avail of their “moonlight check-in” service — you will get 5 kilos additional free baggage!

This promo applies to all Etihad passengers, regardless of the destination. Etihad’s early check-in facility will be open at Abu Dhabi Terminal from 4am – 6am as well as 4pm – 6pm on the following dates: June 27 – July 9 and July 12 – 14.

Time to pack your bags!

With these promos from Emirates and Etihad, traveling this summer would be more rewarding, indeed! Of course, please be careful and do not accept packages from strangers! Also, before traveling back to the UAE, be sure to read this list of banned items.

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