Get all the important information about taking carry-on baggage, free baggage and special baggage on your flights with Lufthansa here.
Make sure you have attached your name and (mobile) telephone number to each piece of baggage before checking it in at the airport. In addition, print out the following contact form and, after completing it, place it in your item of baggage.
To avoid long waiting times at security, please pack only the bare essentials in your carry-on baggage.
You can check your baggage allowance in just a few steps with our calculator – based on route, travel class and fare.
Types of baggage
Find out about Lufthansa’s current free baggage rules. The free baggage allowance is based upon the travel class and the fare you have booked.
Whether it is the number of items, the weight or the security checks your carry-on baggage undergoes – Lufthansa will tell you everything you need to know about the subject here.
In the case of excess baggage there are a few things to bear in mind. You can find out all about this subject, as well as the flat rates, here.
Sports baggage and special baggage
Whether snowboarding, surfing or golf, you’ll find all the information about registering your sports baggage and special baggage and the various options for transporting it here.
Problems with your baggage
You can find out where to claim compensation for damage, as well as where to get information about your delayed item of baggage, here.
Digital baggage services
With our digital baggage services, you can check in your baggage faster and know at all times from check-in up to your arrival at your destination precisely where your baggage is.
The carriage of certain items either in checked baggage or in carry-on baggage is not permitted by law.
Travelling with animals
You can find all the important information about registering your pets as well as the various options for transporting them here.
A healthy journey
Lufthansa has compiled some important information for you here about the transport of medicines on board.