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Luggage / Baggage Storage at TPE Airport

Taipei Taoyuan Airport has three different options for storing your luggage.

  • Storage Lockers
  • Left Luggage
  • Bonded Luggage Storage (in customs)

Storage lockers aren’t noted on the airport website, but they’re there in the terminal. I saw them with my own eyes and gathered information for HKTB readers.

Fee as follows:

  • Small $40 NT/ 3 hrs
  • Medium $60 NT / 3 hrs
  • Large $80 NT / 3 hrs

You are charged every 3 hrs or portion thereof. You can use cash or EasyCard. I’ve never used EasyCard in Taiwan or found a need to. It’s similar to Octopus in HK. Best for short-term storage of a few hours or up to a day.

Luggage Lockers @TPE

Luggage Lockers @TPE

Left Luggage is your traditional luggage storage, but an agent touches it. Usually because of this, I prefer to use lockers so the agents don’t rifle through my belongings or mistakenly give my baggage to the wrong person.

Left luggage and luggage packing service counters located in Terminals 1 and 2 provide left luggage service and home collection and delivery services.

Call for exact rates or check upon arrival, should be slightly higher than the bonded luggage rates below. Should be a one-time fee for storage up to 30 days.

Service hours: 06:00–23:30

 
Terminal 1Terminal 2
LocationNorth side of arrivals hall, 1st floor (1F)South side of arrivals hall, 1st floor (1F)
South side of departures hall, 3rd floor (3F)
Service number+886-3-255-2233+886-3-255-2290
+886-3-255-2250

Bonded Luggage is something I haven’t heard of before. It sounds to be for items which are illegal in Taiwan, or for items you don’t want to bring through customs? A bit odd, since the items are still in the country, just sitting at the airport before immigration, so legally it hasn’t entered Taiwan.

If the luggage doesn’t weight much though, this is probably a cheaper option than lockers since it’s by weight. (Marijuana doesn’t weight much. You think customs would hold it? lol.)

Rates below are from the airport website, it’s an up to 30 days charge. So, it’s very reasonable!

If you have luggage that you do not wish to take through customs, you may deposit it at the bonded luggage counter for collection on departure.

 
WeightCharge
Up to 12 kgNTD$200
12–22 kgNTD$250
23–32 kgNTD$300
33–42 kgNTD$400
Over 42 kg and high-value itemsNTD$500

Service numbers: Terminal 1: +886-3-398-2326; Terminal 2: +886-3-398-3369.

Bonded luggage steps:

You pick up luggage as usual from the carousel. You go to customs counters, tell them you want the store the luggage as bonded, customs will fill a form, you take that form, walk to far right corner, there is a counter. You give the luggage to the staff, pay a small fee, the agent gives you a bag tag.

When you check in for departure flight, you give that bag tag to then check-in counter agent. The counter agent will send the luggage directly from storage to the airplane.

12 Responses
  • Kerrilee Quaintmere
    Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Hi is there an option to store luggage when leaving tpe terminal 1? I’ll be at the airport for hours and don’t feel like carrying it around all day

  • Sean
    Sunday, November 5, 2017

    So it sounds like bonded luggage storage is just for checked bags then and not for carry-ons?

    • HKTravelBlog
      Tuesday, November 21, 2017

      You can use bonded luggage for carry-on also. You’ll need to grab your bags, so you’ll have carry-on and checked luggage with you.

  • brian kusler
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    Hello. Thanks for the info. Do you have specifics on where in the TPE airport the lockers in your photo are located? Thanks!

    • Lee T
      Monday, October 23, 2017

      When you exit customs in Terminal 2, turn to the left, walk to the end, there’s a restaurant in corner, turn left and follow the corridor just a few meters…. the lockers are almost right across from long term storage.

    • HKTravelBlog
      Thursday, October 26, 2017

      I’ve noticed a bunch of them scattered throughout the terminals. There’s some info desks which can help point out some when you arrive. Don’t think you need to worry about finding them before you arrive in TPE.

  • itaehun92@gmail.com
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    So where do you pick up your bonded luggage when you are leaving the country? After immigration or straight to be checked in as your luggage in the future flight out?

    • HKTravelBlog
      Saturday, April 22, 2017

      Bonded luggage will be sent directly onto the airplane of your departing flight. I’ve added the steps to the bottom of the post, hope that helps!

  • Kelvin Yap
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    hi, can i know how much is the left luggage service at airport?Im gonna stay few days at taipei then move to taichung for few days before go back to taoyuan airport. Therefore i need somewhere convenient to store my baggage while i move to taichung. Any advice?

    • HKTravelBlog
      Saturday, April 22, 2017

      Hi Kelvin! Left luggage prices should be slightly higher than the bonded luggage prices (200-500 NTD). Unfortunately I’m not in Taiwan to help check. However, you can store up to 30 days for that one-time fee!

      If there’s any readers passing through TPE and can help gather exact left luggage pricing information, that would be helpful!

  • V
    Sunday, April 16, 2017

    Bonded when u only stay in Taiwan for short time when u don’t need all the stuffs and it saves u time without having to check luggages through custom. For sure you will be prosecuted if they found out u have illegal items.

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