Luggage Allowance on Qatar Airlines
The luggage allowance on Qatar Airlines operated flights is summarised in the table below (taken from the Qatar Airlines Baggage webpage):
Note that, quoting from the same page:
A single piece of checked baggage must not weigh more than 32kg (70lb). Any bags weighing more than 32kg (70lb) must be broken down such that each piece weighs less than 32kg (70lb).
Extra Luggage on Qatar Airlines
Indeed you can purchase an extra bag wen flying with Qatar Airways, only if you are flying to/from the Americas (Argentina, Brazil, Canada and the USA). Quoting from their page on the matter:
- Excess baggage is charged per kilo except to / from the Americas, where it is charged per piece.
Excess baggage on flights to/from the remaining countries are charged by kilogram. Moreover, excess baggage for these countries can be sold in 5kg bundles. Quoting from the same page:
- Purchase units are offered in increments of single pieces or bundles of 5kg (11lb) each.
This would somewhat allow you to buy an extra 5kg luggage.
The price per kilogram is dependent on departure and destination countries. It would seem that from Europe to Australia, the price per kilogram of excess luggage is 55USD if bought online and 70USD if bought in person (either ticket counter or check-in). Here is a screenshot from the afore-mentioned Qatar Airwayspage: