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New Baggage Rules for Virgin Australia

by Allie Moore

Oct 11, 2019

Virgin Australia airline carrier terminal in Melbourne airport. Photo: Esmehelit | Dreamstime.com

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Travelers flying with Virgin Australia will soon get an extra baggage option, but there’s one catch: The owner of the extra bag must be under 23 months old.

As the first Australian airline to enact this policy, Virgin Australia hopes this change in baggage allowance will make it easier for parents of infants to travel with all the necessary gear. With an extra bag per infant, parents can create more space in their own luggage for their own clothes or other items, or devote the extra bag allowance to equipment like a stroller, car seat or baby carriage.

Parents traveling with infants will also be allowed one additional bag of 15 pounds for even more baby supplies like diapers, wipes, toys, clothes, blankets and the plethora of other items needed when traveling with a baby.

The new initiative comes with a slate of new measures Virgin Australia plans to roll out in the coming months to make travel with small children a little easier.

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