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Excess Baggage Awards

For flights departing from Bangkok commencing 1 December 2018 onwards, Royal Orchid Plus miles required for redeeming Excess Baggage Awards are as per the chart below. Excess Baggage Awards are valid for one sector only from Bangkok to final destination. Miles required are aligned with excess baggage charges on THAI operated flights.


From Bangkok to: Miles Required In Increments of 5 Kilograms
Up to 5 Kgs. Up to 10 Kgs. Up to 15 Kgs Up to 20 Kgs Up to 25 Kgs Up to 30 Kgs
Zone 1
Bangladesh, Cambodia, China (Kunming), Laos,
Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Vietnam



24,000 30,000 36,000
Zone 2
China (Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Xiamen)
 Hong Kong-China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Taiwan-China
Philippines, Sri Lanka




30,000 37,500 45,000
Zone 3
Australia (Perth) , Japan, Korea, Oman,
 Pakistan, United Arab Emirates
80,000 100,000 120,000
Zone 4
Australia (Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney),
90,000 112,500 135,000
Zone 5
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France,
Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Norway
Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
140,000 175,000 210,000

At airport check-in in Bangkok, at least 2 hours prior to flight departure determine the amount of excess baggage and go to THAI Customer Service where miles are instantly deducted from your account, then present the receipt at check-in. You can even redeem miles for an Award Nominee, however you must also be present at check-in to authorize mileage deduction from your account.

Whatever the reason for overweight baggage, shopping, studying or extended travel Excess Baggage Awards are a great way to use miles and save.

* Excess baggage is determined by the paid fare and/or Royal Orchid Plus membership status. Excess Baggage Awards are valid on international THAI flights departing from Bangkok, beginning at 5 kilos and in increments of 5 kilos. Excess Baggage Awards have no cash value and any difference in the weight and miles used cannot be refunded in currency, nor can Excess Baggage Awards be re-credited.