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Emirates offers free 45-kilo baggage allowance for Manila-bound flights

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Emirates airlines has an early Christmas gift for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are planning to return to the country for the holiday season.

Emirates is offering a 45-kilo free baggage allowance to outbound and inbound flight passengers to and from Manila and 40-kilo free baggage allowance for outbound and inbound flight passengers to and from Cebu and Clark.

OFWs and tourists who will fly to the Philippines will be able to avail the special offer if they will book their flights before October 31,2018 with trips not later than December 4, 2018.

For Colombo-bound flights, the free baggage allowance promo was further extended to 50 kilos.

Other destinations covered by the promo include Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Algiers, Cairo, Casablanca, Dar Es Salam, Nairobi, Dakar, Entebbe, Harare, Luanda, Lagos, Lusaka, Tunis, Guangzhou, Beijing, among many others.

For more information on the promo, passengers may visit Emirates’ website.

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