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Wizz Air

Before you fly guide

Wizz Air is a Hungarian low-cost airline founded in 2003 and currently one of the major low-cost airlines in European airspace.

The airline has many hubs across Europe including London Luton Airport, with its headquarters in Budapest Airport.

They don’t offer exclusive services, however, that often reflects in their low prices and tempting deals.

Their cheapest fares are mostly available 2-3 months before the scheduled flights however cheap fares even 10 months ahead are sometimes not an exception.

Wizz Air Baggage Allowance

Baggage allowances may vary according to route and cabin class; always check during your booking process.

Cabin Baggage

Max Weight:


Max dimensions:

FREE: 40 x 30 x 20 cm – must fit under the seat in front of you

Larger trolley bag with Wizz Priority: 55 x 40 x 23 cm – must fit in the overhead compartment

Wizz Air allows passengers to bring on board 1 Carry-on Bag for free. To bring another, “Trolley Bag” on board, you need to add WIZZ Priority to your booking. By doing that, you’re allowed to bring a total of 2 pieces of baggage on board.

Dimensions do not include bag handles or wheels, however, they must add no more than 5cm to the actual size of the bag.


Wizz Priority package:

  • Priority Check-in (dedicated check-in desk to drop your baggage)
  • Priority boarding
  • Carry on bag (under the seat, 40 x 30 x 20 cm)
  • Trolley bag (standard cabin baggage, max. 10kg, 55 x 40 x 23 cm)
  • Price €5.00 – €35.00 depending on the route

Checked Baggage

Max Weight:

10kg, 20kg, 32kg

Max dimensions:

149 x 119 x 171cm

Passenger is allowed to check-in up to 6 bags.

The size requirement of the check-in bag the same as with the cabin baggage does not include wheels or handles (max 5cm extra).

The check-in baggage fees depend on weight and travel season:

  • Low season 10kg, 20kg, 32kg – £ 8.50, £ 14.00, £ 19.50
  • High Season 10kg, 20kg, 32kg – £ 12.00, £ 19.50, £ 27.50

Travelling with children

One pushchair / foldable baby stroller can be checked in free of charge for each small child


Airport check-in

  • Open 2 hours – close 40 minutes before the scheduled flight (exception in some airports)

Airport Check-in Fee

There is a ‎£9.00 Airport check-in fee if bought this service and paid for it during your booking process otherwise payment for £27.50 will be required by the airport upon your arrival.

The airport check-in is free in following airports: Dubai (to Budapest), Corfu, Palma de Mallorca, Tirana (to Budapest), Zaragoza, Moscow and Marrakesh Menara.


Online & Mobile check-in

  • Open 30 days – 3 hours before the scheduled flight if you have purchased seat with your booking
  • Open 48 hours – 3 hours before the scheduled flight if you have NOT purchased any seats with your booking

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Seat Selection

Your seat will be allocated to you for free if you have not reserved any during your booking process.

In Basic fare the seat prices range from £1.00 – ‎£46.00 (often around £10 for a standard seat and the back of the plane). You will be able to review this during your initial booking.

On board service

Inflight meals

Snacks, sandwiches and drinks are available to buy onboard

Inflight entertainment

Not Available

Onboard WiFi

Not Available

Power supply

Not Available

Airline extras

WizzAir offers its own benefits system for regular travellers called Wizz Discount Club where for a certain membership fee you can enjoy discounts on ticket fares. Shall you fly multiple times a year you might actually save hundreds of £.

See more about this on their website.

They are also in partnership with Booking.com where you can get 5% of your hotel booking value back as Wizz Air credit.


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