Luggage Policy


  • Every Barrier Air fare includes a carry-on baggage allowance of 7kg
  • Each Premium and Economy ticket includes 20kg checked-in baggage (Great Barrier Island, North Shore, Tauranga & Whitianga flights) or 23kg checked-in baggage (Kaitaia & Kerikeri flights) - excess baggage fees are applicable.
  • Excess baggage beyond your free allowance will be subject to space availability on the day of travel and will incur additional charges. In some cases we may not be able to accept excess.
  • Infants travelling free of charge do not have a luggage allowance.

Occasionally, due to weather or other factors, we may not be able to carry your allowance; however this will be shipped on the next flight with space available, to your flight destination.

The carrier does not guarantee the carriage of additional luggage for weight purposes. Great Barrier Airlines and its appointed agents accept no liability for damages consequential upon the loss, delay or damage of goods or luggage. The carrier accepts no responsibility for fragile or perishable articles carried in luggage.  In periods of high demand, excess luggage, if accepted, may be delayed.


Articles such as the following may not be packed in checked or carry-on baggage.

  • Flammable or poisonous compressed gases
  • Corrosive materials (acids, mercury, etc.)
  • Explosives (fireworks and other articles that are easily ignited)
  • Magnetised materials
  • Oxidizing substances
  • Poisonous, toxic, infectious substances
  • Radioactive materials
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices

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