Can you add a bag to Aer Lingus after booking?

Searching to add a bag to Aer Lingus after booking but are confused about whether the airline allows you so, yes, you can add a bag to your Aer Lingus booking after you've made it. For that, you search for how to add extra baggage in Aer Lingus, so there are few ways to do it:
If you booked directly on the Aer Lingus website, add a bag through the "Manage Booking" option. This is generally cheaper than waiting until the airport.
If you booked through a travel agent, you must contact the agent directly to add a bag to your booking.

Aer Lingus Additional Baggage Policy

The Aer Lingus' baggage add policy states some reliable points that must be carried out it while adding luggage on flight:
  • Most fares (except Saver) include a 20kg (44lb) checked bag for free.
  • You can purchase additional checked bags online or at the airport. Fees depend on the route and when you add the bag. Adding online is generally cheaper than at the airport.
  • There's a maximum weight per bag. Exceeding this weight incurs excess baggage fees.
  • All passengers are allowed a small personal item (handbag or laptop bag).
  • Some fares (Plus, Advantage, AerSpace, and Economy purchased through British Airways) include a 10kg (22lb) carry-on bag with priority boarding. This must be brought on board and cannot be checked.
  • If your fare doesn't include a carry-on, you can purchase a 10kg carry-on with priority boarding online or risk a fee at the gate (€35/£35) to check it.

How do you add extra baggage to Aer Lingus?

There are two ways to add extra baggage to your Aer Lingus booking after you've made it, depending on where you booked your flight:
Add baggage by website-
  • Go to the Aer Lingus website
  • Look for the "Manage Booking" option. It will entitle you to access your current booking.
  • Within "Manage Booking," you should find a section for adding extra baggage.
  • Obey the prompts to choose the number of extra bags and pay the associated fees.
  • After that, the confirmation of luggage addition is sent to your device.
Add luggage via call: Contact your airline person directly to add extra baggage to your booking and inform you of any fees; when the number connects, share the bag details with your flight details and confirm it by paying additional expenses.

Can you add a 20kg bag to Aer Lingus?

Whether you can add a 20kg bag to your Aer Lingus flight depends on your fare type:
  • Plus, Advantage and AerSpace fares: One 20kg checked bag is included free of charge.
  • Economy Saver fares: You must pay a checked bag fee calculated based on destination (near, mid, and far) and booking channel (online or airport).

How much is an extra checked bag on Aer Lingus?

The Aer Lingus charged for extra checked bags:
Within Europe:
  • Online fee: €10 per kilo (over the 20kg limit)
  • Airport fee: €15 per kilo (over the 20kg limit)
Transatlantic flights (to/from USA):
For bags weighing up to 32kg (70lb): €75 (regardless of online or airport payment)
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