baggage allowance


baggage allowance
baggage allowance UK US noun [C, usually singular]
the weight or number of cases and bags that you are allowed to take onto a plane without paying extra: »

There is no extra charge for skis, but they count as part of your 25kg baggage allowance.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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