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fares, taxes & charges - fees for scheduled flights

Please see below details of fees you may come across during your scheduled flight booking:

  • Infants (under 2 years of age at the time of travelling)
  • £20.00 (€25,00) per infant per sector
  • Includes 10kg hold / checked-in baggage allowance subject to payment of hold / checked-in baggage charges.

  • Extra legroom seat
  • between £4.99 (€5,99) & £32.99 (€39,99) per person, per sector. Prices vary according to route.
  • Book online or via our call centre 
  • Standard pre-allocated seat
  • between £2.99 (€3,99) & £9.99 (€11,99) per person, per sector. Prices vary according to route. 
  • Book online or via our call centre

  • Name changes
  • £100.00 (€120,00) per name, per booking at monarch.co.uk or £120.00 (€150,00) via contact centre. Fees may be subject to alteration without notice.
  • Make name changes online here or contact our reservations centre. Click here for our handy guide to changing a name on a booking. Name changes must apply to entire trip
  • Vantage Gold Members are entitled to two free name changes, plus any difference in fare (via the contact centre only.)
  • Flight date/time change
  • £35.00 (€44,00) per person, per one way flight at monarch.co.uk or £40.00 (€50,00) via contact centre. Plus any fare difference between the original fare purchased and the fare at the time of making the change (if higher). Click here for our handy guide to changing a flight date/time online.

  • Booking fees
  • Pay by debit card to avoid paying a card fee.
  • Credit card payments will incur a fee of 2.5% or £5.00 per booking (whichever is greater), regardless of the number of passengers on the booking.
  • You can also pay for your booking using PayPal. There is currently no transaction fee when paying for your booking using PayPal.

  • Airport lounges
  • Available at London Gatwick, London Luton, Manchester & Birmingham airports 
  • £19.00 (€24,00) per person
  • Check lounge opening times and restrictions before booking 

  • Champagne
  • Bottles of Champagne available on board for £27.00 (€33,00). These can also be pre-booked online up to 72 hours prior to departure.

  • Hold bag fees
  • Hold (checked in) bags. Price per bag, per one way flight.
  • Online (monarch.co.uk)  = from £9.99 (€11,99) to £26.99 (€32,99). Prices vary by route.
  • Call centre = £30.00 (€36,00)
  • At the airport = £30.00 (€36,00)
  • Total hold baggage allowance = 20kg per person (plus 10kg for any infants).
  • Selecting one of our air packs for your flight(s) will increase your personal hold baggage allowance. Select the Essentials Pack for a 23kg hold bag; or the Extras Pack for a massive 26kg hold bag.

Important: Any hand baggage found to exceed weight and size restrictions at the gate will be placed in the hold and a £50.00 (€60,00) penalty charge will be levied.

 Excess baggage

  • ZB - When booked online - upgrade from 20kg to 23kg for just £10.00 (€12,00). Thereafter £10.00 (€12,00) per kilo.
  • ZB - When booked via the Contact Centre or paid for at the Airport - £10.00 (€12,00) per kilo.
  • Longhaul flights - £12.00 (€15,00) or agreed equivalent in local currency per kg
  • Flights from USA/Dominican Republic/Maldives - $20 (USD) per kg
  • Note - Longhaul includes Egypt, Kenya, Banjul and Israel
  • Excess baggage is accepted subject to hold space and operational capacity.
  • Please note the weight of any single hold bag must not exceed 32kg.
  • Golf Clubs
  • (including bag) up to 20kg.
  • Pre-book and pay £24.99 (€29,99), per one way flight (either online or via the contact centre).
  • £30.00 (€36,00), per one way flight, if paid at airport


  • Other sports equipment
  • Bicycles, Skis, Snowboards, Carpet Bowls, Scuba Diving Equipment, Surf, Kite Surf & Body Boards
  • Pre-book and pay £24.99 (€29,99), per one way flight.
  • £30.00 (€36,00), per one way flight, if paid at airport
  • Hang Gliders, Windsurf Boards, Canoes & Kayaks (subject to available space in the aircraft hold)
  • £35.00 (€44,00) each, per one way flight
  • Pay at airport only.
  • Sporting Guns
  • Pre-book and pay £24.99 (€29,99), per one way flight.
  • £30.00 (€36,00), per one way flight, if paid at airport

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