http://www.ausbt.com.au/new-qantas-baggage-rules-only-one-bag-free-you-pay-for-the-rest Tough new baggage restrictions come into play today for Qantas, with most passengers on domestic flights limited to one checked bag – even if they're a member of the Qantas Club or hold Qantas Frequent Flyer Silver or Gold status. Passengers will be charged between $15 and $60 for extra bags, depending on how many bags you check and if you pay in advance online or at the airport. Qantas has also introduced an additional $20 ‘heavy charge’ for bags beyond the ticket allowance which weigh more than 23kg. Qantas previously permitted passengers to check any number of bags on domestic flights provided their combined weight fell under a ceiling of 23kg to 45kg (depending on your class of travel and Qantas Frequent Flyer status level). But as of today all travellers are limited by the number of bags they can check in, in addition to a per-bag weight limit. Qantas' key competitor, Virgin Australia, is not imposing a limit to the number of bags passengers can travel with -- bad news for Qantas, which must have hoped Virgin would fall in line by the 1st June deadline.