Non-European Routes
Baggage
The baggage allowance per passenger (adult or child over 2 years) for Non-European Air Mauritius flights is as follows:

Economy Class 23 Kg*
Business Class 30 Kg*

*Please note that your tickets will show the above baggage allowance.


Economy Class 15 Kg

From Mauritius to Continental Africa vice versa / FROM REUNION TO CONTINENTAL AFRICA VICE VERSA



For tickets issued as from 01 Dec 2015, Air Mauritius will apply piece concept between Mauritius and Continental Africa (including domestic points in Africa) and between Reunion and Continental Africa (including domestic points in Africa).

Free baggage allowance shown on ticket will be as follows:
Economy class: 2 pieces of 23 kg each
Business class: 2 pieces of 32 kg each

Notes:
The weight concept will apply for routings via Mauritius from Continental Africa/Reunion to destinations beyond Mauritius and vice-versa except from Johannesburg/Cape Town/Durban to Perth.
For passengers with free baggage allowance of 2 pieces shown on tickets, there will be no tolerance of extra weight above 23 kgs per piece for economy class.
Passengers need to check their tickets to determine if their baggage allowance is in piece or weight, depending on the ticket issuance date.

ORIGINATING FROM AUSTRALIA TO AFRICA, ASIA, EUROPE VV
ORIGINATING FROM MAURITIUS TO AUSTRALIA

For tickets issued as from 01 Apr 2016, Air Mauritius will apply piece concept for routings from Australia to Africa, Asia, Europe vv as well as routings from Mauritius to Australia vv. Free baggage allowance shown on ticket will be as follows:-
Economy class : 1 pc – Maximum 30 kgs
Business class : 2 pcs – Maximum 32 kgs each

Notes:
For tickets issued prior to 1st April 2016, the weight concept will apply
Passengers need to check their tickets to determine if their baggage allowance is in piece or weight, depending on the ticket issuance date.

BAGGAGE WEIGHT AND DIMENSIONS

Please note that for any piece of checked baggage, the maximum weight is 32 kg and the dimensions (length + width + height) should not exceed 158 cm. For dimensions exceeding 158 cm up to a maximum of 300 cm, a surcharge of EUR 300 will apply. If dimensions exceed 300 cm, prior arrangements have to be made for your baggage to be carried as cargo as such oversized baggage will not be allowed as checked baggage at check-in. Please contact an for more information.

Europe-Rodrigues

For through check-in from Europe to Rodrigues, passengers must pay the applicable fees for weight exceeding 15 kg on the Mauritius-Rodrigues route. The excess baggage fees will be charged at the boarding point in Europe.

BAGGAGE PROCEDURES between Mauritius and Australia

Below procedure applies for excess baggage between Mauritius and Australia on VIRGIN AUSTRALIA:

When passenger checks in at (for example) Melbourne to Mauritius.
1. The excess baggage amount will be collected for the Melbourne Perth Mauritius sectors.
2. Virgin Australia will provide the passenger a transfer wallet with the bag tags and the total weight of the bag(s).
3. Upon arrival in Perth, the passenger will not need to pick up her/his bags as she/he would be through checked to Mauritius. They can proceed directly to the international departure gate.

When passenger checks in at Mauritius to (for example) Melbourne
1. The excess baggage amount will be collected for the Mauritius Perth Melbourne sectors.
2. Air Mauritius will provide the passenger a transfer wallet with the bag tags and the total weight of the bag(s).
3. The passenger will have to clear customs at Perth, then re-check in their baggage with Virgin Australia in the same terminal.

ORIGINATING FROM AUSTRALIA TO RODRIGUES

Passengers originating from Australia to Rodrigues on Air Mauritius will have a total baggage allowance of 1 piece (maximum 30 kg). This luggage entitlement will apply for all the sectors on the route namely Australia-Mauritius and vice versa as well as Mauritius-Rodrigues and vice versa.

In the event that flights between Mauritius and Rodrigues are subject to weight restrictions, it may happen that the passenger’s baggage will not be carried on the same flight but should in principle be transported on the next available Air Mauritius flight.

Special Baggage Allowance for Travel via Mauritius

Passengers travelling on Air Mauritius via Mauritius from South Africa to Perth vv will have a total baggage allowance of 2 pieces of 23 kg each.

Passengers travelling on Air Mauritius via Mauritius from South Africa to Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore (effective 24th April 2015) will have a total baggage allowance of 40 kg.

This luggage entitlement will apply on all the sectors of the itinerary.

To benefit from the above entitlement, the following conditions apply :
Passengers must be travelling on Air Mauritius operating flights only on a single through ticket without stopover in Mauritius.
Baggage must be through checked from originating airport.

Students

Students are entitled to a baggage allowance of 40 kg, if they are traveling on student fares.

Students who are kestrelflyer Gold or Silver cardholders and are already granted 40 kg of luggage on their ticket, will be allowed additional luggage as per their kestrelflyer membership entitlement upon presentation of their card at the airport. This will apply provided student is travelling on the basis of student fares and point to point travel.

Exception for students travelling on the following routes:

ORIGINATING FROM AUSTRALIA TO AFRICA, ASIA, EUROPE VV
ORIGINATING FROM MAURITIUS TO AUSTRALIA

Students are entitled to a baggage allowance of 2 pieces of 23 kg, if they are traveling on student fares.

Students who are kestrelflyer Gold or Silver cardholders and are already granted 2 pieces of 23 kg each on their ticket, will be allowed additional luggage as per their kestrelflyer membership entitlement upon presentation of their card at the airport. This will apply provided student is travelling on the basis of student fares and point to point travel.

Applicable rates will be charged for any piece of luggage over and above the allowed pieces.

Supporting Documents to be produced at the ticketing counter for ticket issuance and also at the airport for check purposes:
Passport with Student Visa + 1 photocopy of same
Proof of Registration As Overseas Student + 1 photocopy of same

kestrelflyer Gold & Silver cardholders

kestrelflyer members benefit from an additional baggage allowance as indicated below:

Mauritius-Rodrigues vv Mauritius – South Africa vv

Mauritius-Australia vv
Other flights
kestrelflyer Gold 8 Kg 1 piece of 23 kg 12 Kg
kestrelflyer Silver 5 Kg 1 piece of 23 kg 8 Kg

kestrelflyer Silver and Gold members will be allowed one free additional piece of luggage on presentation of their kestrelflyer card at check-in counter at the airport. Not applicable on code share flights operated by "South African Airways", “Malaysian Airlines” and "Emirates Airlines".

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Non-European routes - Excess baggage fees

The excess baggage fees per kg are as follows:-

From / To To Mauritius From Mauritius
Airport Rate Pre-sell Rate Airport Rate Pre-sell Rate
Perth AUD 25 AUD 20 MUR 700 MUR 560
Kuala Lumpur MYR 75 MYR 60 MUR 700 MUR 560
Singapore SGD 30 SGD 25 MUR 700 MUR 560
Hong Kong HKD 220 HKD 175 MUR 800 MUR 640
Shanghai / Beijing / Chengdu CNY 200 CNY 160 MUR 800 MUR 640
Mumbai / Chennai / Bengaluru INR 1200 INR 960 MUR 600 MUR 480
Delhi INR 1500 INR 1200 MUR 700 MUR 560
Johannesburg / Durban ZAR 80 ZAR 65 MUR 250 MUR 200
Cape Town ZAR 100 ZAR 80 MUR 300 MUR 240
Nairobi USD 15 USD 12 MUR 400 MUR 320
Rodrigues MUR 100 - MUR 100 -
Antananarivo USD 9 USD 7 MUR 250 MUR 200
St. Denis, Pierrefonds EUR 4 EUR 4 MUR 125 MUR 100
From To Europe
Australia AUD 35 AUD 30 - -
1/ Pre-sell rates are available from Air Mauritius ticket offices, call centre, or a travel agent up to 48 hours before departure, and for a maximum of 30 kgs.
2/ The following excess baggage rates will apply for travel between Mauritius and Australia on Air Mauritius/Virgin Australia routings for tickets issued prior 01 Apr 2016:
From Mauritius to Australia via Perth - MUR 800 per kg
To Mauritius from Australia via Perth – AUD 28 per kg
3/ From Mauritius to Continental Africa vice versa and from Reunion to Continental Africa vice versa, the above rates are applicable for tickets issued before 01 Dec 2015.
The following excess baggage charge will apply to tickets showing baggage allowance with piece concept:
USD 45 for each additional piece (maximum 23 kg each for economy class and 32 kg each for business class) in excess of the number of pieces shown on the ticket.
Economy Class : USD 45 for each piece exceeding 23kg but not exceeding 32kg.
4/ For travel from Mauritius to Australia and from Australia to Europe, rates in table above are applicable for tickets issued prior 01 Apr 2016.

The following excess baggage charge will apply for tickets showing baggage allowance with piece concept:

Routing Charge in USD
From MRU to Australia $ 100 for the first extra piece up to 23 kgs for Economy / 32 kgs for Business class
- $200 for the second and subsequent extra pieces up to 23 kgs for Economy / 32 kgs for Business class
- $ 100 for each extra piece weighing over 23 kgs for Economy class

Routings via Mauritius for interlining passengers

Special excess baggage fees apply for passengers traveling via Mauritius on the following routings:

From To Rate per kg
Airport Rate Pre-sell Rate*
St. Denis / Pierrefonds Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Delhi EUR 17 EUR 14
St. Denis / Pierrefonds Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Nairobi, Antananarivo EUR 10 EUR 10
St. Denis / Pierrefonds Perth, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing EUR 20 EUR 16
Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban St. Denis, Pierrefonds, Rodrigues ZAR 100 ZAR 80
Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Delhi ZAR 250 ZAR 200
Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban Perth, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing ZAR 280 ZAR 225
Nairobi St. Denis, Pierrefonds, Rodrigues USD 15 USD 12
Nairobi Mumbai , Chennai , Bengaluru , Delhi USD 25 USD 20
Nairobi Perth , Kuala Lumpur , Singapore , Hong Kong , Shanghai, Beijing USD 30 USD 25
Mumbai , Chennai , Bengaluru , Delhi St. Denis, Pierrefonds, Rodrigues, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban,Antananarivo INR 1500 INR 1200
Kuala Lumpur St. Denis, Pierrefonds, Rodrigues, Cape Town, Durban MYR 75 MYR 60
Kuala Lumpur Antananarivo MYR 75 MYR 60
Singapore St. Denis, Pierrefonds, Rodrigues, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban SGD 30 SGD 25
Singapore Antananarivo SGD 30 SGD 25
Hong Kong St. Denis, Pierrefonds, Rodrigues, Cape Town, Durban, Nairobi HKD 220 HKD 175
Hong Kong Antananarivo HKD 220 HKD 175
Shanghai, Beijing Antananarivo CNY 200 CNY 160
Shanghai, Beijing Johannesburg , Cape Town, Durban, Nairobi, Pierrefonds, Rodrigues CNY 200 CNY 160
Perth Johannesburg , Cape Town, Durban, Nairobi, St. Denis, Pierrefonds, Rodrigues, Antananarivo AUD 25 AUD 20
1.Pre-sell rates are available from Air Mauritius ticket offices, call centre, or a travel agent up to 48 hours before departure, and for a maximum of 30 kgs.

2.From South Africa to Perth via Mauritius and vice versa, the above rates are applicable for tickets issued before 01 Nov 2015.

The following excess baggage charge will apply to tickets showing baggage allowance with piece concept:

USD 45 for each additional piece (maximum 23 kg each for economy class and 32 kg each for business class) in excess of the number of pieces shown on the ticket.
Economy Class : USD 45 for each piece exceeding 23kg but not exceeding 32kg

3. From Perth to Africa and vice-versa, the above rates are applicable for tickets issued before 01 Apr 2016.

4.From Mauritius to Australia vv and from Australia to Africa, Asia, Europe vv, the above rates are applicable for tickets issued before 01 Apr 2016.
The following excess baggage charge will apply to tickets showing baggage allowance with piece concept:

Routing Charge in AUD
From Australia to Africa / Asia $125 for the first extra piece up to 23 kgs for Economy / 32 kgs for Business class
- $250 for the second and subsequent extra pieces up to 23 kgs for Economy / 32 kgs for Business class
- $125 for each extra piece weighing over 23 kgs for Economy class
From Australia to Europe $200 for the first extra piece up to 23 kgs for Economy / 32 kgs for Business class
- $300 for the second and subsequent extra pieces up to 23 kgs for Economy / 32 kgs for Business class
- $150 for each extra piece weighing over 23 kgs for Economy class