Baggage Allowances

When you fly with us, we will ensure that each bag arrives in the required destination in the same condition it was left in.

Please see below the baggage allowance we permit on each flight:

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Baggage acceptance is possible by;

* Authorized Real Tonga Ground Operations Officers or ATS.

* Baggage is accepted for carriage on the same flight as the customer is flying on. When a customer is accepted for carriage, he/she must travel with their check-in baggage if not offloaded due to reasons beyond the customer’s control.

Passengers are entitled to free baggage on the below route as stated:

Domestic Route:

TBU-VAV-TBU : 15kgs

TBU-HPA-TBU : 15kgs

TBU-NTT-TBU : 10kgs

TBU-NFO-TBU : 10kgs

TBU-EUA-TBU : 10kgs

Regional Route:

TBU-SUV-TBU           : 23kgs

TBU-APW-TBU          : 23kgs

Passenger baggage that is over the permitted free baggage allowance is 1KG.

Example: If passenger baggage allowance is 20KG and the actual weight is 20.5KG, then no additional charge needs to be collected. If the actual baggage weight is 21KG, then 1KG of excess baggage is to be collected from the passenger, only if the aircraft will permit the load.

Excess Baggage Options

A fee will be required with any excess baggage over your free checked baggage allowance, as well as for any sports equipment, musical instruments and other items. This is all subject to our rates, conditions and limitations. Click HERE for more information on Excess Baggage.

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Tongatapu

Tongatapu, known as the ‘Sacred South’, is the main island of Tonga and the launch pad for exploring many of the other islands that surround the Kingdom. Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tongaputa, and the hub for international arrivals, is located on the north coast, and is filled with long stretches of white beaches, charming cafes, and ancient churches. You may even see a few pigs roaming around if you’re lucky.

‘Eua

Hilly and covered in lush rainforest, ‘Eua’s combination of breathtaking beauty and rugged, idiosyncratic landscapes is the perfect destination for travelers. A concise seven-minute flight links Tongatapu to the island of ‘Eua on its southeastern tip, world’s shortest commercial airline flight.

Ha’apai

If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path experiences, then look no further then Ha’apai, a central island group consisting of 62 islands. Isolated, uninhabited and undiscovered, this tropical paradise is filled with shallow lagoons, deserted beaches, vibrant reefs, giant volcanoes and breaching whales. Travellers can fill in their day with endless activities such as hiking, snorkelling, kayaking or even horseriding along the white sandy beaches.

Vava’u

Truly unspoiled, this remote group of islands are dotted along the  Kingdom of Tonga, and offer year-round climate suitable for snorkelling, swimming, sailing and diving. Surrounded by crystal clear water, these 61 islands offer an abundance of activities in and out of the water. For those sailing around the South Pacific,  Neiafu, is a popular spot to dock your yacht, allowing you to explore more of  Vava’u Islands natural beauty.

Niuatoputapu

Niuatoputao is a flat coral island situated furthest north within the Kingdom of Tonga. Located between Vava’u and Samoa, this ‘sacred island’ is mostly remote and underdeveloped with a noticeably warmer temperature than the other parts of the Kingdom, especially in the southern end.

Niuafo’ou

Niufo’ou,  located about 100km west of  Niuatoputapu, is one of the world’s most remote islands. From a birds-eye view, this volcanic rimmed island could be compared to a floating donut.  The coastline is rocky and steep, with few black sandy beaches.  Niuafo’ou, together with  Tafahi  &  Niuatoputapu  island are referred to as the  Niuas.