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

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 purchase checked baggage, from 15kg to 40kg, when you make your booking, or even after you’ve booked (it costs more to add it later).

Total carry-on allowances

7kg - Our Starter fare carry-on allowance includes one main item and one small item.

Explore carry-on baggage options for flights operated by Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia Airways or Jetstar Japan.

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

Jetstar cabin crew member at boarding checking a child passenger’s carry-on baggage is within allowance limits.


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.

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.

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


+3kg carry-on top-up

Flying with Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia Airways or Jetstar Japan? Purchase a +3kg top-up for a 10kg carry-on baggage weight limit. Limited availability per flight, not available for bookings to, from or within Vietnam. Size and total items restrictions still apply.