What can I bring on board?

Our Starter fare includes a baggage allowance of two carry-on items weighing up to a combined 7kg.
Most passengers choose to purchase additional baggage. It’s cheapest when you’re booking your flight online,
and you can always add more baggage later. What can I bring on board?

Maximum 2 items

1 main item + 1 small item = combined weight 7kg

Main item

Must fit in the overhead locker and not exceed 56cm (H) x 36cm (W) x 23cm (D).

Small item

Includes items such as a handbag or thin laptop bag; must fit under seat.

Need more weight?

Sometimes 7kg just isn’t enough. You can increase your carry-on baggage allowance to 14kg over 2 items (maximum 10kg for a single item). Just purchase +7kg Extra Carry-On Baggage when you book or in Manage Booking (limited availability per flight, available on selected routes), or a Flex bundle when you book. Or you can purchase checked baggage from 15kg to 40kg.

Total carry-on allowances

7kg – Our Starter fare carry-on allowance includes 1 main item and 1 small item.
14kg – Purchase +7kg Extra Carry-On Baggage (limited availability per flight; available on selected routes), a Flex bundle or a Business Class fare. Limit of 2 items and maximum weight of 10kg for a single bag.

Storing your carry-on baggage on board

Put your main item in the overhead locker

Fit your small item under the seat in front

Things to know

Know your limits

We randomly monitor carry-on baggage at the boarding gate. If your carry-on baggage exceeds weight, size or total items limits, it will be transferred to the hold and excess baggage fees will apply.

Jetstar passenger stows carry-on luggage in overhead compartment. Want to take extra? Save on airport prices by booking it early.

Add another 7kg to your carry-on baggage allowance

Purchase +7kg Extra Carry-On Baggage for a 14kg carry-on baggage allowance for 2 items. You can do this when you book or add extra carry-on to an existing booking. Limited availability per flight. Only available on selected routes. No single item can weigh more than 10kg. Size and total items restrictions still apply.

Man’s hand holding mobile phone and charger. Lithium batteries must be carried on board Jetstar flights.

Restricted items

Spare lithium batteries must be packed as carry-on baggage. Read all about baggage restrictions at Dangerous goods page, Prohibited items and, if flying from an international terminal, Liquids, aerosol and gel limits.