Cebu Pacific Air Baggage and Carry-on

What is Cebu Pacific policy on carry-on allowance?

Carry-on baggage that is be allowed on board shall be subject to the airline’s existing policy: one carry-on bag and one small bag.

What is Cebu Pacific policy on checked baggage?

For all Cebu Pacific flights, there are no allowances for checked baggage included in the fare. Passengers may purchase Prepaid Baggage Allowances for checked baggage. If no baggage allowance has been pre-purchased, passengers may check in baggage upon payment of the prevailing standard airport baggage fees and subject to certain conditions and limitations.

Checked baggage must not exceed 32 kg per piece, in accordance with the occupational safety rules of the countries to/from where Cebu Pacific flies.

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers are allowed to take on board one carry-on bag and one small bag. The weight and dimensions of the baggage are limited depending on the type of aircraft operating the flight:

Carry-on BaggageMaximum WeightMaximum Dimensions
Carry-on bag7 kg56 x 36 x 23 cm
Small Bag (e.g. handbag, laptop bag, etc.)35 x 20 x 20 cm

Passengers’ carry-on baggage must be placed under the seat in front of the passenger or in an enclosed storage compartment in the cabin. Hand luggage that cannot be stored in such manner or of excessive weight or size, or which, for any reason, the airline considers unsafe to be in the cabin must be carried as checked baggage.

Passengers must ensure that their carry-on baggage is properly packed and placed in a safe and secured place so as to prevent or minimize loss or damage. Valuable and fragile goods (including money, cameras, video equipment that meets the requirements for carry-on baggage, negotiable papers, jewelry, electronic devices, precious metals, silverware, computers, etc) can only be accepted on board the aircraft as carry-on baggage. Passengers must advise the cabin crew of the valuable and fragile nature of the contents so that appropriate care may be taken.

Checked Baggage

Prepaid Baggage Fees

As Cebu Pacific fares for all flights do not include allowances for checked baggage, passengers should consider purchasing a Prepaid Baggage Allowance:

  • Prepaid Baggage Allowances may be purchased online or through call center and sales offices:
    • Up to 1 hour before the scheduled time of departure:
      • Standard – up to 2 pieces with a total weight of 20 kg.
    • Up to 4 hours before the scheduled time of departure:
      • Large – up to 3 pieces with a total weight of 32 kg.
      • Extra Large – up to 4 pieces with a total weight of 40 kg.
  • Prepaid Baggage Allowances may not be purchased after checking-in.
  • Only 1 Prepaid Baggage option is allowed per passenger per sector.
  • Rates are rebookable and upgradable, non-reroutable, non-refundable and may not be stored in a Travel Fund.
  • It is not allowed to downgrade the Prepaid Baggage Allowance.
  • Checked baggage in excess of the Prepaid Baggage Allowance purchased will be charged at standard Excess Baggage Rates per kilogram upon check-in at the airport.
  • Manual wheelchairs, crutches (for personal use) and baby strollers (if traveling with an infant) are carried free of charge.
ItineraryCurrencyPrepaid Baggage Fees*


(20 kg)


(32 kg)


(40 kg)

Domestic flights**PHP340/449/529700/949/10991100/1399/1599
International Travel

Except Australia & Dubai

International Travel

Australia & Dubai

*Initial Booking / 15 days or more before departure date / 14 days or less before departure date.
**Rates exclusive of 12% VAT.

Excess Baggage Fees at the Airport

If the passenger has no Prepaid Baggage Allowance, baggage will be checked upon payment of the standard Airport Baggage Fee for the first 20 kg. Excess Baggage Rates (EBR) will apply for checked baggage in excess of 20 kg.

If the checked baggage exceeds the weight of the Prepaid Baggage Allowance purchased for the flight, the passenger will be required to pay an excess baggage fee. Excess baggage shall be charged at standard Excess Baggage Rates per kilogram upon check-in at the airport.

ItineraryCurrencyAirport Baggage Fee – first 20 KGExcess Baggage Rate per KG
Domestic flights (VAT inclusive)PHP1000250
International Travel

Except Australia & Dubai

International Travel

Australia & Dubai


Sports Equipment

Cebu Pacific offers the following add-ons that allow the purchase of sports allowances up to 4 hours before departure:

  • Sports Equipment:
    • 15 kg of the following sports equipment: bicycles, bowling, fishing, golf, and scuba and diving equipment.
    • Not available on ATR flights (Cebgo flights).
    • Only one Sports Equipment Allowance is available per passenger.
    • Standard Excess Baggage Rates per kg will be charged at the airport if the weight of the Sports Equipment Allowance that was pre-purchased is exceeded.
  • Surfboard:
    • The allowance is of maximum 20 kg and available for surfboards, body boards, wakeboards, long surfboards, paddleboards, stand-up paddleboards, and surfing equipment (e.g., surfboard leash, tie down straps surfing fins, etc.).
    • Only one surfboard booking is available per passenger.
    • Available on all Airbus (max. 5 bookings) and ATR (max. 2 bookings) flights.
    • Surfing equipment must not exceed the maximum length of 9 feet for Airbus flights and 6 feet for ATR flights.

Sports Equipment Fee

(15 kg)

Surfboard Fee
RegularAt the airport
Domestic flightsPHP 1000PHP 1600PHP 2000
International Travel – except Australia & DubaiPHP 1000PHP 2000PHP 2500
International Travel – Australia & DubaiPHP 1300PHP 2500PHP 3100

If no Sports Equipment Allowance was pre-purchased, the sports equipment (except surfboard equipment) will be charged upon check-in at standard Airport Baggage Fee for the first 20 kg and at standard Excess Baggage Rates for each additional kilogram.

Baggage Services

Whenever possible, checked baggage will be carried on the same aircraft as the passenger. Cebu Pacific may decide for security, operational, or safety reasons to carry it on another flight. Then, Cebu Pacific will deliver it to the passenger unless the applicable law requires the passenger’s presence for clearance by customs authorities. For every 24 four hours of delay in such delivery counted from 1 hour from the arrival of the flight of the passenger carrying such baggage, Cebu Pacific will tender an amount of PHP 2,000 to the passenger as compensation for the inconvenience the latter experienced.

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