Unaccompanied Baggage

Send your extra luggage ahead

Moving to a different country? Choose our unaccompanied baggage service, which makes shifting easy. It helps you travel light and ensure your excess baggage reaches your destination without any hiccups.


Unaccompanied baggage can include personal apparel and articles such as

  • Musical instruments
  • Portable typewriters
  • Portable sports equipment

Items that are not included in unaccompanied baggage are

  • Machinery
  • Machine or spare parts
  • Money
  • Securities
  • Jewellery and watches
  • Plated wares
  • Furs
  • Films and cameras
  • Tickets
  • Documents
  • Liquors and perfumes
  • Articles of household furnishing
  • Merchandise and salesman samples

Cargo will be carried between the origin and destination for which the passenger holds a ticket. To ensure smooth baggage shipment, it should be delivered to an IATA-accredited cargo agent by the date of departure. 

When you opt for this service, you need to do the following

  • Make a declaration of all baggage contents.
  • Complete all documentation required for dispatch and customs.
  • Cover all additional charges for collection, delivery, and customs.
  • Clear customs personally or have an agent in place.

Note: Air India will determine which flight carries the unaccompanied baggage.