Baggage FAQs


What is the checked baggage allowance on Royal Brunei Airlines flights?

From 1 November 2019, Royal Brunei Airlines offers included check-in baggage allowance from 20kg for guests travelling in Economy Class and 40kg in Business Class. You may refer to the table below or your ticket conditions for your entitled baggage allowance. Due to health and safety regulations, a single piece of baggage may not weigh more than 32kg.

RB Super Saver RB Saver RB Value RB Flexi Business Saver Business
All Destinations 20kg 25kg 30kg 30kg 40kg 40kg

If you’re travelling with family or friends on the same flight and booking, you can pool your total weight allowance.

I booked my ticket before 1 November 2019 and am traveling after 1 November 2019, will my baggage allowance be reduced inline with the new allowance?

No. If you have purchased your tickets before 1 November 2019, your checked baggage allowance remains unchanged at 30kg for Economy Class guests or 40kg for Business Class guests. However, if you have purchased your ticket on or after 1 November 2019, our new baggage allowance will apply.

I purchased my ticket before 1 November 2019. What happens when I make changes to my ticket after 1 November 2019?

If the changes result in any additional fees/charges, the new checked baggage allowance will apply.

What is the cabin baggage allowance on Royal Brunei Airlines flights?

Business Class guests are entitled to two pieces of cabin baggage. Each piece should weigh no more than 7kg and the combined weight of both pieces should not exceed 12kg.

Economy Class guests are entitled one piece of cabin baggage not exceeding 7kg.

For more information on dimensions and weight, you may visit our Cabin Baggage page.

Where do I find information on whether an item I wish to pack is prohibited?

You may find prohibited and restricted items on Baggage Prohibition and Restrictions.

How can I check the status of my mishandled/lost baggage?

At Royal Brunei Airlines, we pride ourselves with delivering the best service. It is unfortunate that your baggage is mishandled or lost. To track your baggage, you may visit Baggage Tracing.

Can I bring sports equipment with me during my travel?

Yes, you can. For tickets purchase on or after 1 November 2019, sports equipment are carried as part of the free baggage allowance in accordance to the class of travel.

Can I bring pet on board the flight?

Pets are allowed in cargo only, not as checked baggage.

Please contact and appoint any local cargo agent/freight forwarder to assist you on the shipping live animals.  They will assist you on the processes and documents required.

Where can I find my included checked-in baggage allowance?

You may find this information in the following places:

  • During the booking process


  • In your confirmation email


  • In your e-ticket


  • During online check-in process


I am a student. Am I eligible for additional baggage allowance?

Students travelling to the destination country of study as well as returning to their home country are given an additional 15kg of baggage allowance. Students must provide a valid student visa or Electronic Visa in the passport as well as a valid student ID/pass for verification at the check-in desk. This additional allowance applies to both Brunei and international students.

Newly enrolled student who does not have a student ID or student visa stamped at passport must produce a valid Offer/Admission Letter issued by the respective educational institution and a valid immigration letter for entry into the country as a student (or any similar authority letter).

If I am traveling with my family or friends, am I allowed to pool our total weight allowance?

Yes. If you’re travelling with family or friends on the same flight and booking, you can pool your total weight allowance.

I am traveling with an infant. What is the baggage allowance is an infant entitled to?

An infant is entitled to 10kg baggage allowance.