Domestic flights Within Japan
(Flight number IJ/Japan)
Checked Baggage Size Limits (weight, size and pieces)
There is no limit to the number of baggage you can check in on Domestic flights.
There will be an additional baggage fee on the weight of your baggage.
For more information on checked baggage limitations,please check here.
Oversize Baggage and Sports Equipment
Oversize baggage and sports equipment are not included in the checked baggage allowance and a separate fee will apply. For details, see Additional Baggage Fees for Oversize Baggage and Sports Equipment. Please pay the fee at the airport counter on the day of departure. The fee is non-refundable.
If the sum of 3 dimensions of a musical instrument exceeds 203 cm, we will accept the instrument for a fee (oversize baggage fee) provided the longest side is within 277 cm and the sum of 3 dimensions is within 320 cm.
SPRING JAPAN defines five types of sports equipment: golf equipment, surfboards, diving equipment, skis/snowboards, and bicycles. A tennis or badminton racket can be brought on board if it is within the carry-on limit of "1 personal item + 1 carry-on bag (weight limit 7 kg)." However, the size of the racket (the sum of 3 dimensions) must not exceed 115 cm. If it exceeds the carry-on size limit, you will be asked to check it in. Please note that tennis and sports bags for carrying the racket can be brought on board if they are within the size limit of normal carry-on baggage.
Firearms and swords such as hunting, sports firearms and Japanese swords cannot be checked in.
If the sum of 3 dimensions exceeds 203 cm, we will accept it as oversize baggage provided the longest side is within 277 cm and the sum of 3 dimensions is within 320 cm.
However, even if the longest side is within 277 cm, we may not be able to keep it depending on the baggage loading situation on the day of departure.
Sports Equipment/Golf Equipment
Golf equipment will be charged as golf equipment regardless of the contents of the golf bag or the packing condition of the golf clubs. Please store your golf clubs in your golf bag. If you do not have a golf bag, please pack it properly to withstand any impact.
Even if you check in an empty golf bag, a sports equipment fee will apply. Please do not store anything other than golf equipment in your golf bag.
Includes kiteboards, bodyboards, etc.
We can only accept items if the longest side is within 277 cm and the sum of 3 dimensions is within 320 cm.
Sports Equipment/Diving Gear
Leave the oxygen tank valve open and oxygen completely emptied from the tank.
Sport Equipment/Skis and Snowboards
For skis and snowboards, the sport equipment fee will apply for the whole set of skis, boots, poles, etc.
Skis include children's plastic skis, short skis and water skis.
Release air from tires and any shock absorbers, pedals removed and the handlebars held in place parallel to the frame, pack them properly in a case or cardboard box to withstand any impact.
Please note that SPRING JAPAN is not liable for any damage or loss caused by improper or inadequate packing.
Electric bicycles and any electric-powered transportation item are not permitted in checked baggage and carry-on baggage.
We handle baggage with great care, but SPRING JAPAN will not be liable for any damage that may result from inherent defects or nature.
The images are for illustrative purposes only.
Baby strollers and wheelchairs as checked baggage
Baby strollers and other items for infants
For baby strollers, infant car seats, carry-cots, and other such items for infants, one item per infant can be checked in at no fee.
We do not have strollers, etc. available for loan.
The images are for illustrative purposes only.
Additional Baggage Fee
For additional baggage fees, see Excess Baggage.
Additional Seats for Baggage
This service allows you to book an empty seat next to your selected seat and place baggage that need special care such as musical instruments on the seat. To use this service, please contact our Call Center.
Seats available for purchase: Up to three seats in the same row and block (Rows A-C/D-F) adjacent to your selected seat.
Precautions for Use
Seats in the first row are not available for purchase because the armrests cannot be raised.
Exit row seats not permitted.
There is no seat selection fee or new reservation fee.
The additional baggage seat fee is non-refundable.
The weight limit of baggage placed on additional baggage seats is 75 kg.
Please secure your baggage with the seat belt or an in-flight extension belt.
For further information on additional passenger seats, click here.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Q1. Can I include valuables and fragile items in my checked baggage?
A. All valuables, including cash, precious metals, jewellery and securities, must be carried on board as personal effects. For fragile items such as watches, cameras, bottles, glassware and art antiques, if it exceeds the carry-on size, weight or piece limits, please pack it properly and check it in. SPRING JAPAN will not be liable for any damages including loss or damage.
- Q2. Is there a size limit on oversize baggage?
A.If the longest side is within 277 cm and the sum of 3 dimensions is within 320 cm, we will accept it for a fee (oversize baggage fee).
- Q3. Can I check in Japanese swords and firearms?
A.Firearms or swords such as hunting, sports firearms or Japanese swords are not permitted in checked baggage.
- Q4. Is there a limit on the number of pieces you can check in on domestic flights?
A.On domestic flights, you can only check in three bags per person.