Airport Parking and Hotels compares the cost of travelling with summer sports equipment

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Find out how much you’ll need to pay to transport your kit

With the summer season in full swing, many travellers will be looking to fly abroad with bulky sport equipment such as surf boards, bikes and diving kit. Plan ahead and you’ll get the best deals on baggage charges. Airport Parking and Hotels has all the infomation you need here.



Aer Lingus

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Between Ireland/N. Ireland and Europe• Booked Online: From £10 per bag• Booked Through Call Centre: From £21 per bag• Booked At Airport: From £28 per bag Weight• 23kgsEconomy Low Fare • 1 bag: No feeEconomy Flex Fare • 2 bags: No fee Flights between Ireland and North America • Part of the free allowance, normal excess baggage rates applyAll Other Flights• Online: £28 per flight (only surfboards can be booked online)• At Airport: £35 per flightRestrictions• Windsurf equipment can include 1 board, 1 boom, 1 sail and 1 mast per person

• Must not exceed 2.77ms or 110 in

• Must be packed in protective packaging

• To book windsurf equipment, the passenger must contact their local reservations office

• On Aer Lingus regional flights, surfboards must not exceed 2.05ms or 80in

Fee• £35 per flightRestrictions• Maximum of 10 bicycles per flight• Maximum of 2 bicycles per flight for regional flights• Handlebars should be lowered and fixed sideways, pressure of the tyres reduced; pedals inverted, sharp projective parts should be protected with plastic or cardboard to avoid damage to other load• On flights from Amsterdam, boxes will be provided at a fee of £14 All Flights• Part of checked baggage if packed in a recognised kit bag and does not exceed the maximum dimensions and weight restrictionsRestrictions• Any excess baggage will be charged at excess rates• Cylinders are not permitted for carriage• Pressure-sensitive devices may need special packaging


Air Canada

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 10kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 23kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee All Flights• Each surfboard counts as 1 piece of baggage towards the maximum number of checked bags allowedRestrictions• Surfboards are accepted on a space-available-basis only and should be pre-booked to guarantee space• Must not exceed 203cms in length and maximum linear dimensions must be less than 277cms All Flights• Accepted on space-availability-basis only• Count as a single piece of checked baggageRestrictions• Maximum weight: 32kgs• Maximum length: 292cms• Fixed handling charge: £32 per flight

• If baggage count (bicycle + baggage) exceeds maximum weight – normal excess baggage fees apply

All FlightsEach of the following counts as 1 piece of baggage: • Empty scuba tank• Air supply regulator• Pressure gauge• Tank harness• Face mask

• Pair of diving fins

• Snorkel

• Knife

• Spear gun

• Air pistol

• Safety vest

Restrictions

• If equipment exceeds checked baggage weight allowance, normal excess baggage fees apply


Air France

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 12kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 23kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee All Flights• Each item counts as 1 piece of baggage towards the maximum number of checked bags allowed if it does not exceed 107cmsFees (one way)• Zone 1: £28• Zone 2: £45• Zone 3: £38• Zone 4: £87

• Zone 5: £70

All FlightsBicycles are not included in baggage allowance• Passengers must register bike 48 hours prior to flightFees for bicycles (one way)• Zone 1: £28• Zone 2: £45• Zone 3: £38

• Zone 4: £87

• Zone 5: £70

Restrictions

• Maximum weight: 23kgs

• Pedals and front wheel must be removed and attached to frame, handlebar turned to the side parallel to the frame and bicycle should be placed in protective container

All Flights: Diving Equipment (Except Scuba Tanks)• Included in passengers baggage allowanceRestrictions• If exceeds checked baggage weight allowance, extra fees applyAll Flights: Scuba Tanks• Compressed air tanks are accepted in hold• Must be empty

• Maximum weight: 23kgs

Extra fee applies:

• Zone 1: £28

• Zone 2: £45

• Zone 3: £38

• Zone 4: £87

• Zone 5: £70


Alitalia

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 8kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 23kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 23kgsFlights between Europe, Eastern Europe and North Africa• £52Middle East• £140Japan and China

• £140

Canada, South America and Central Africa

• £140

From the USA to the Rest of the World

• £181

From the Rest of the World to the USA

• £140

Restrictions

• For some small flights, items must be declared at the time of booking

• Passengers must arrive at the check-in desk at least one hour prior to flight departure

• Equipment must be packed in its cases or in a way that protects the items during loading and unloading

All Flights:• Bicycles count as sports equipment• Sports equipment weighing less than 23kgs is considered normal luggage and is included in the overall luggage allowanceRestrictions:• Should other luggage be loaded into the hold, an excess surcharge will apply  • N/A


American Airlines

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• N/AEconomy • 1 bag: No fee Weight• 23kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee• 2 bags: £65Advantage Executive Platinum, Platinum and Gold Members:• 2 bags: No fee Weight and Size• 32kgs and 320cmsAll Flights • £97 (charge applies to surfboards over 62in / 157cms (length + height + width)Restrictions• One windsurf is one board, one mast, boom and sail All Flights • Transportation charge applies to bicycles over 62in / 157cms (length + height + width): £97• If passengers are checking in a bicycle and two bags or more, an excess baggage fee will apply in addition to the transportation chargeRestrictions:• Maximum size and weight: 126in / 320cms and 32kgss / 70lbs• Handlebars must be fixed sideways and pedals removed. Both pedals and handlebars must be wrapped in plastic foam All Flights• Counts as one piece of baggage• One scuba tank, scuba regulator, tank harness and tank pressure gaugeRestrictions:• Regulator valve must be completely disconnected from the cylinder and the cylinder must have an opening to allow for a visual inspection inside.• Maximum size and weight: 23kgs and 62in• If passengers are checking in scuba gear and two bags or more, an excess baggage fee will apply in addition to the transportation charge


bmi

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 12kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No feeEconomy Flexible, Economy Extra, Regional Y Class Economy• Unlimited pieces (20kgs total): No fee Weight• 20kgsEconomy• Unlimited pieces (20kgs total): No fee• Some exceptions depending on route Weight• 20kgs: £30 per itemFlexible Economy• Does not exceed balance allowance: No fee• 30kgs: £30 Economy Handling Fee• £30 per item per flight• Subject to aircraft hold space availability on the dayRestrictions:Bicycles should be properly packed into a box. Following these guidelines:• Handlebars must be fixed sideways in line with the crossbar• Pedals must be turned inwards or removed

• Front wheel must be removed and fixed to rear wheel

• Tyres do not have to be deflated for carriage

Economy Handling Fee• £30 per item per flight


British Airways

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 23kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 23kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee • Within baggage allowance: No Fee• If extra bag needed: charges will incur• Over 23kgs: charges may applyRestrictions• Maximum dimensions and weight restrictions: 190cms x 75cms x 65cms• Surfboards will only be accepted if packed appropriately in a recognised bag or case to safeguard against damage • Within baggage allowance: No Fee• If extra bag needed: charges will incur• Over 23kgs: charges may apply• Bicycles of all dimensions are accepted, provided they are packed in a recognised bicycle bagRestrictions:• Bicycle pedals must be removed (or fixed inwards)• Handlebars must be fixed sideways

• The bicycle must be contained in a protective case or bag

• Deflate the tyres

• Within baggage allowance: No Fee• If extra bag needed: charges will incur for• Over 23kgs: charges may apply• Most diving equipment will be recognised as sporting equipment provided it is packed in a recognised kit bag and does not exceed the maximum dimensions and weight restrictionsRestrictions:• Cylinders must be empty• Pressure-sensitive devices may need special packaging.

• Please refer to the manufacturer for advice.

• Spear-guns must be unloaded with the spear packed separately


Cathay Pacific

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 20kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 20kgsFor all destinations except America, New Zealand and Qatar• 1 bag: No feeRest of the world• No restrictions as long as each bag weighs no more than 20kgs All Flights• 10kgs extra allowance for surf and windsurf equipment• Sporting equipment is subject to the applicable standard excess baggage charges if in excess of the standard free baggage allowance All Flights• 10kgs extra allowance for bikes• Sporting equipment is subject to the applicable standard excess baggage charges if in excess of the standard free baggage allowanceRestrictions• A bicycle can be accepted as check-in baggage, provided that the following requirements of the bicycle are met:

  • Non-motorised touring / racing single-seat bicycle
  • Handlebars are fixed and tightened sideways or parallel to the frame or enclosed in plastic foam or similar material
  • Pedals are removed or fixed inwards or enclosed in plastic foam or similar material
  • Tyres are deflated
  • Passenger must pack bicycle in a strong and protective hard case or recognised bicycle box
All Flights• 10kgs extra allowance for bikes• Sporting equipment is subject to the applicable standard excess baggage charges if in excess of the standard free baggage allowance


Delta Air Lines

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• N/ADimensions • Baggage must not exceed 45 linear in Weight• 23kgsEconomy• 1 bag: no fee• 2 bags: from £16 per flight Economy (All regions, excluding Brazil, Europe and North Africa)• £96 per bagEconomy (To and From Brazil) • £96 per bagEconomy (to/from Europe or North Africa)• £32 perRestrictions

• Delta Connection carrier surfboard acceptance and charges may vary

• If the surfboard is not in a protective case, passengers must fill out a release before the surfboard will be accepted

• Only up to two boards per bag allowed

• Bags over 70lbs. will be charged the excess weight fee

• Surfboards over 115in will not be accepted

Economy (All regions, excluding Brazil, Europe and North Africa)• £96 per flightEconomy (To and From Brazil)• £48 per flightEconomy (to/from Europe or North Africa)• £87 per flightRestrictions:

• Linear dimensions must not exceed 115in (292cms) — no oversized fees apply.

• Bicycles over 70lbs. will be charged the applicable excess weight fee.

• Bicycles over 100lbs. will not be accepted

• Bikes must be packaged in a container (cardboard, canvas, hard shell, etc.)

Economy (All Regions, excluding Brazil, Europe and North Africa)• £96 per flightEconomy (To and From Brazil)• £96 per flightEconomy (to/from Europe or North Africa)• £64 per flightRestrictions:

• One dive bag containing scuba equipment except an empty dive tank is allowed as checked baggage

• An empty dive tank is allowed with a £95 fee each way.

• Maximum dimensions may exceed 62in (158cms), but oversized baggage fees will be applied

• Tanks over 70lbs. will be charged the applicable excess weight fee

• Tanks exceeding 10lbs. or 115in are not allowed


easyJet

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• N/ADimensions • Maximum dimensions of 56cms x 45cms x 25cms Weight• 20kgs• Maximum weight: 32kgs• No passenger can check in more than 50kgs of luggage or 8 individual itemsBaggage fee (20kgs):• Booked Online: £12-£22 per bag, per flight• Booked Through Call Centre:

£14 per bag per flight

• Booked At Airport: £32 at check in desk or £45 at the gate

All Flights:• Passengers are able to buy 12kgs extra weight allowance for sports luggageExtra fees for sports equipment:Pre-paid• £35 per flightAt Airport• £45 per flight

Restrictions

• Passengers who book sporting goods must be travelling with sports equipment (as listed in the booking process), although the exact weight distribution between items does not matter

 

All Flights:• Passengers are able to buy 12kgs extra weight allowance for sports luggageExtra fees for sports equipment:Pre-paid• £35 per flightAt Airport• £45 per flight

Restrictions

• Passengers who book sporting goods must be travelling with sports equipment (as listed in the booking process), although the exact weight distribution between items does not matter

The bicycle must be packaged in a bicycle box or bag

• Only one bicycle per box/bag is permitted

• The handlebars must be flush with the frame

• Pedals must be removed or flush against the flame

All Flights:• Passengers are able to buy 12kgs extra weight allowance for sports luggageExtra fees for sports equipment:Pre-paid• £30 per flightAt Airport• £40 per flight

Restrictions

• Passengers who book sporting goods must be travelling with sports equipment (as listed in the booking process), although the exact weight distribution between items does not matter


Emirates

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 7kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 30kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee • Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No feeRestrictions• For surf boards, the following precautions must be taken:

  • Fins should always be removed or, if they cannot be removed, should be firmly packed with polystyrene foam.
  • Both nose and tail should have bubble-wrap or neoprene foam attached for protection
  • The rails (sides of the board) should have cardboard down the sides to absorb shock.
  • The board should be packed in a properly padded surf-bag
• Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No feeRestrictions• Bicycles are subject to normal excess baggage charges if they exceed the free baggage allowance • Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No feeRestrictions• Scuba equipment is subject to normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds the free baggage allowance• Air tanks must be emptied


Etihad

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 7kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 30kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee • Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No fee• Surfboards must not exceed 3 ms in length • Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No fee • Set of scuba diving equipment is permitted free of charge weighing up to 15kgs• 50% of the excess baggage rate will be charged for the first extra piece


Flybe

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 10kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 20kgsEssential• Small bag 15kgs: from £16.50• Standard bag 20kgs: from £17• Extra Kilos bag 23kgs: from £22• Go large (two bags) 40kgss: from £47 Economy• Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No feeCharges for UK operated flights:• £30 per item per flightRestrictions • Carriage of windsurfing equipment, surfboards and/or wakeboards is on a stand-by basis Economy• Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No feeCharges for UK operated flights• £30 per item per flightCharges for Loganair operated flights• £10 per item per flightRestrictions

• Handlebars must be turned and locked in line with the frame

• Pedals must be removed or turned inwards

• The front wheel must be removed and securely attached to the frame

• The tyres must be fully deflated

• The bicycle must be bagged or boxed, wherever possible

Restrictions• Flybe accept the carriage of scuba diving equipment on a stand-by basis only• The following restrictions on the carriage of scuba diving equipment apply:

  • One empty scuba diving tank
  • One air supply regulator and pressure gauge
  • One air tank harness
  • One face mask / pair of diving fins and snorkel


Iberia

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• N/ADimensions • Maximum dimensions of 56cms x 45cms x 25cms Weight• 23kgsEconomy Tourist• 1 bag: No fee• Further bags are subjected to additional charges Economy• Always handled as excess baggageAt Airport (only option):• £105 per flightRestrictions• Surf equipment: is comprised of a board not exceeding 2.5m in length• Windsurfing: comprised of a board, not exceeding 2.5m in length, boom, luff, mast and sail all wrapped up together

• Only one piece of equipment per passenger will be accepted

All Flights (excluding Brazil)• Always handled as excess baggageAt Airport (only option)• £52 per flightFor journeys originating in Brazil (outbound and return)• Bicycles are within the passenger’s free baggage allowance.• Exceeds baggage allowance: £79 per item

Restrictions:

• Must be folded and properly packed when checked in, with the handlebars fixed at the sides, the pedals removed and the wheels deflated

Economy• £52 per flightRestrictions• Carriage of aqualung-cylinders is not allowed unless empty


Japan Airlines

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight • 10kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight • 23kgsEconomy• 2 bags: No fee • From £64Restrictions• Maximum of two surfboards per carry bag• If surfboard or windsurfing equipment exceeds 120cms (100cms if the aircraft is 737) in length, passengers should consult with JAL International reservation or their travel agency in advance • N/A • N/A


KLM

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 12kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 23kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Restrictions• Windsurfing equipment may consist of a board, mast, sail and boom and must be packed in one package, preferably in a ‘quiver bag’• If equipment is shorter than 107cms it will be considered standard baggage and can be checked in as part of regular baggage allowance• Surfing equipment longer than 300cms and/or weighing more than 32kgs can only be transported as freight by AIR FRANCE-KLM Cargo Restrictions:• Handlebars should be turned lengthways along the frame, pedals and other protruding parts should be removed, and tyre pressures should be reduced• Bicycle, including bike box, may weigh no more than 23kgs Restrictions:• A set of diving equipment may consist of a wetsuit, vest, socks, mask, shoes, flippers, knife and regulator• Diving lamps must be transported as hand baggage, with the bulb and batteries removed• Air cylinders (scuba tanks) must be empty and the valve should be open or removed• Reservations for diving equipment must be made at least 48 hours before departure• A set of diving equipment (excluding a scuba tank) counts as a single piece of baggage


Lufthansa

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 8kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 23kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee • Accepted as checked baggage, charged at normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds baggage allowanceRestrictions• Sports baggage must be registered under the reservation hotline preferably within 24 hours after booking• Lufthansa cannot guarantee that special or excess baggage will be accepted • Accepted as checked baggage, charged at normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds baggage allowanceRestrictions• Sports baggage must be registered under the reservation hotline preferably within 24 hours after booking• Lufthansa cannot guarantee that special or excess baggage will be accepted • Accepted as checked baggage, charged at normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds baggage allowanceRestrictions:• One set of scuba equipment consists of a diving mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, regulator, an empty tank bottle, a lamp (switched off, energy source separately packed, removed battery protected against short circuit)• Sports baggage must be registered under the reservation hotline preferably within 24 hours after booking• Lufthansa cannot guarantee that special or excess baggage will be accepted


Monarch Airlines

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 10kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 20kgsEconomy• Booked Online: From £9.99 to £34.99• Booked Through Call Centre: £30 per bag per flight• Booked At Airport: £30 per bag per flight EconomySurfboards• Pre-booked: £24.99• At airport: £30Restrictions• All sports equipment is carried subject to hold space and weight available• Windsurf boards are limited to one bag /item at a max weight of 32kgss. If additional board-bags/sail bags are taken per sector charges apply

• Total length must be less than 3.8 ms

EconomyBicycle• Pre-booked: £24.99• At airport: £30Restrictions:• All sports equipment is carried subject to hold space and weight available• Subject to maximum weight of 20kgs per item Economy• Pre-booked: £24.99• At Airport: £30Restrictions:• All sports equipment is carried subject to hold space and weight available• Subject to maximum weight of 20kgs per item• Passengers travelling to Egypt carrying diving equipment are allowed an additional 5kgs allowance free of charge


Qantas Group

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 7kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 30kgsThe Americas• Two bags: No fee• 23kgs maximum per bagAll other destinations• 1 bag: No fee Economy• Accepted as checked baggage, charged at normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds baggage allowanceRestrictions• Only accepted if enclosed in a surfboard bag and does not exceed 32kgs in weight and 277cms in length• One windsurf kit consists of not more than one board, mast, boom and sail, and the length does not exceed 277cms• The carriage of baggage over and above the free baggage allowance is subject to space being available Economy• Accepted as checked baggage, charged at normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds baggage allowanceRestrictions:• Bicycles must be suitably packed in a bike boxBefore bicycles can be accepted they must be packed as follows:• Tyres must be deflated• Pedals must be removed

• Handle bars must be fixed parallel to the frame

• If the bicycles length exceeds 140cms, the front wheel should be removed and fixed beside the rear wheel, inside the bike box

Economy• Accepted as checked baggage, charged at normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds the baggage allowanceRestrictions:• Can check in the following items: face mask, fins (pair), harness, knife, pressure gauge, regulator, safety vest, snorkel, spear gun, tank, weight belt• Knives must be carried in checked baggage. Spear guns must be unloaded with spears packed separately.• Flares, incendiary or explosive spearheads will not be accepted at all in checked or cabin baggage• Compressed air/gas tanks will only be accepted if empty and regulator tap is open


Ryanair

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 10kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• Up to 20kgs• Booked Online: From £15 to £45 per flight• Booked At Airport or Call Centre: From £30 to £75 per flight Booked Online• £50 per item per flightBooked At Airport or Call Centre • £60 per item per flightRestrictions• Any item weighing over the 20kgss allowance will be charged for the excess at the applicable excess baggage rate per kgs Online• £60 per item per flightAt Airport or Call Centre • £70 per item per flightRestrictions:• Maximum weight of 30kgs• Bicycles weighing over the 30kgs allowance will be charged for the excess at the applicable excess baggage rate per kgs

• Bicycles must be contained in a protective box or bag in order to be accepted for travel

 

Online• £30 per item per flightAt Airport or Call Centre • £35 per item per flightRestrictions• Any item weighing over the 20kgss allowance will be charged for the excess at the applicable excess baggage rate per kgs


Singapore Airlines

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 7kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Economy• 30kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Economy• A standard excess charge of 6kgs will be applied on the surfboard if its weight and other checked baggage exceed the free allowance Economy• A standard excess charge of 6kgs will be applied on the bicycle if its weight and other checked baggage exceed the free allowance Economy• A standard excess charge of 6kgs applied on the scuba diving equipment if total baggage weight exceed the free allowance


Swiss Air

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 8kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 3kgsEconomy (West, East, Central Africa, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, India, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Turkey, USA, Canada, Mexico)• 2 bags: No feeEconomy (All Other Routes)• 1 bag: No fee Economy• Free of charge if within free baggage allowance. If exceeded by either the weight per piece or amount of pieces, charges are as followsWithin Europe• Surfboard: £35• Windsurf equipment: £71Intercontinental• Surfboard: £71

• Windsurf equipment: £141

Restrictions

• Includes one board, one sail, one boom, one mast and one gear bag

Economy• Free of charge if within free baggage allowance. If exceeded by either the weight per piece or amount of pieces, charges are as followsWithin Europe:• Bicycle: £35Intercontinental• Bicycle: £71Restrictions:

• 1 regular bike (no motor / no e-bike) or 1 special children’s trolley to use with a bike or 1 one-wheel bike

Economy• Free of charge if within free baggage allowance. If exceeded by either the weight per piece or amount of pieces, charges are as followsWithin Europe:• Scuba equipment: £35Intercontinental• Scuba equipment: £71Restrictions:

• 1 diving mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, regulator, 1 empty tank, 1 lamp (switched off, energy source separately packed, removed battery protected against short circuit)

Thai Airways

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 7kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 30kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Economy• Not included in baggage allowance• Fee from £96 per flight EconomyIncluded in baggage allowance• 1 bicycle per passenger Economy• Included in baggage allowance

Virgin Atlantic

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight• 10kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Weight• 23kgsEconomy• 1 bag: No fee Economy• Surfboard: No fee if under 23kgs• Windsurf equipment: No fee if under 23kgsRestrictions• Cannot exceed 23kgs in weight• Surfboard / Windsurf cannot exceed 277cms• For windsurf equipment, board, boom, mast and sail must be wrapped as a single item Economy• Bicycle: No fee if under 23kgsRestrictions• Should be transported in a protective box or bag• Partially deflate the tyres to reduce the risk of damage• Turn the handlebars so they’re in line with the frame• Remove any attachments, including pedals

• Ensure the gearing is especially well protected

• Protect the frame with bubble wrap

Economy• Scuba equipment: No fee if under 23kgsRestrictions• Diving equipment may include: 1 empty cylinder, 1 regulator, buoyancy control jacket, mask, pressure gauge, 1 set of fins, 1 spear gun (unloaded, with spears packed separately), snorkel, diver’s knife, weight belt


Aer Lingus

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 20kgEconomy Low Fare
• Online: £12 per bag
• At Airport: £24 per bagEconomy Plus Fare
• Fees will apply for the 2nd and subsequent checked bagsEconomy Flex Fare
• Fees will apply for the 3rd and subsequent checked bags
Weight
• 23kgEconomy Low Fare
• 1 bag: No feeEconomy Flex Fare
• 2 bags: No fee
Flights between Ireland and North America
• Part of the free allowance, normal excess baggage rates applyAll Other Flights
• Online: £24 per flight (only surfboards can be booked online)
• At Airport: £32 per flightRestrictions
• Windsurf equipment can include one Board, one Boom, one Sail and one Mast per person
• Must not exceed 2.77m or 110 inches
• Must be packed in protective packaging
Flights between Ireland and North America
• Part of the free allowance, normal excess baggage rates applyAll Other Flights
• £34.02 per flightRestrictions
• Maximum of 10 bicycles per flight
• Maximum of 1 bicycle per person, except at stations with high cargo volume restrictions where max. of 6 bicycles
• Maximum of 2 bicycles for regional flights
• Handlebars should be lowered and fixed sideways, pressure of the tyres reduced; pedals inverted, sharp projective parts should be protected with plastic or cardboard to avoid damage to other load
All Flights
• Part of checked baggage if packed in a recognised kit bag and does not exceed the maximum dimensions and weight restrictionsRestrictions
• Any excess baggage will be charged at excess rates
• Cylinders are not permitted for carriage
• Pressure-sensitive devices may need special packaging


Air Canada

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No fee
• 2 bags: £45 per flight
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No fee
• 2 bags: £45 per flight
• 2 bags to/from US & UK: £63 per flight
All Flights
• Each surfboard counts as one piece of baggage towards the maximum number of checked bags allowedRestrictions
• Surfboards are accepted on a space available basis only and should be pre-registered at time
• Must not exceed 203 cm in length and maximum linear dimensions must be less than 277cm
All Flights
• Accepted on space availability basis only
• Count as a single piece of checked baggageRestrictions
• Maximum weight: 32kg
• Maximum length: 292cm
• Fixed handling charge: £31.42 per single flight
• If baggage count (bicycle + baggage) exceed maximum weight – normal excess baggage fees apply
All FlightsEach of the following counts as one piece of baggage:
• Empty scuba tank
• Air supply regulator
• Pressure gauge
• Tank harness
• Face mask
• Pair of diving fins
• Snorkel
• Knife
• Spear gun
• Air pistol
• Safety vestRestrictions
• If exceeds checked baggage weight allowance, normal excess baggage fees apply


Air France

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No feePremium Economy
• 2 bags: No fee
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No feePremium Economy
• 2 bags: No fee
All Flights
• Each item counts as one piece of baggage towards the maximum number of checked bags allowed if it does not exceed 107cmRestrictions
• £59 to £79 if allowance exceeded depending on the trip
All Flights
Bicycles are not included in baggage allowanceFees for bicycles (one way):
• Zone 1: £46.78
• Zone 2: £46.78
• Zone 3: £85.15
• Zone 4: £85.15Restrictions:
• Maximum weight: 23 kg
• Pedals and front wheel must be removed and attached to frame, handlebar turned to the side parallel to the frame and bicycle should be placed in protective container
All Flights: Diving Equipment (Except Scuba Tanks)
• Included in passengers baggage allowanceRestrictions
• If exceeds checked baggage weight allowance, extra fees applyAll Flights: Scuba Tanks
• Compressed air tanks are accepted in hold
• Must be empty
• Maximum weight: 23kgRestrictions
• Not included in baggage allowanceExtra fee applies:
• Zone 1: £46.78
• Zone 2: £46.78
• Zone 3: £85.15
• Zone 4: £85.15


Alitalia

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No feePremium Economy
• 2 bags: No fee
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No feePremium Economy
• 2 bags: No fee
Weight
• 23kgFlights between Europe and North Africa
• £59U.S. Outbound
• £204U.S. Inbound
• £157All Other Flights
• £157Restrictions
• For some small flights items must be declared at the time of booking
• Passengers must arrive at the check-in desk at least one hour prior to flight departure
• Equipment must be packed in its cases or in a way that protects the items during loading and unloading
All Flights:
• Bicycles count as sports equipment.
• Sports equipment weighing less than 23kg is considered normal luggage and is included in the overall luggage allowanceRestrictions:
• Should other luggage be loaded into the hold, an excess surcharge will apply
All Flights:
• Diving equipment counts as sports equipment
• Sports equipment weighing less than 23kg is considered normal luggage and is included in the overall luggage allowanceRestrictions:
• Luggage over 23kg will incur and excess surcharge will apply


American Airlines

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEconomy flights
• 1 bag: £16
• 2 bags: £22
• 3 bags or more: £96
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No fee
• 2 bags: £48Advantage Executive Platinum, Platinum and Gold Members:
• 2 bags: No fee
Weight and Size
• 32kg and 320cmAll Flights
• £96 (charge applies to surfboards over 62in / 157cm (length + height + width)Restrictions
• One windsurf is one board, one mast, boom and sail
All Flights
• Transportation charge applies to bicycles over 62in / 157cm (length + height + width): £95.83
• Bicycles are exempt from oversize / overweight fees
• If passengers are checking in a bicycle and two bags or more, an excess baggage fee will apply in addition to the transportation chargeRestrictions:
• Maximum size and weight: 126in / 320cm and 32kgs / 70lbs
• Handlebars must be fixed sideways and pedals removed. Both pedals and handlebars must be wrapped in plastic foam
All Flights
• Counts as one piece of baggage
• One scuba tank, scuba regulator, tank harness and tank pressure gauge.
• Transportation charge (only applies to scuba gear with tanks): £95.83
• Oversize / overweight fees do not apply to scuba gear.Restrictions:
• Regulator valve must be completely disconnected from the cylinder and the cylinder must have an opening to allow for a visual inspection inside.
• Maximum size and weight: 126in / 320cm and 32kgs / 70lbs.
• If passengers are checking in scuba gear and two bags or more, an excess baggage fee will apply in addition to the transportation charge.


Atlantic Airways

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 20kg or 30kgEconomy flights
• emiFlex or Lowest ticket (20kg): No fee
• C-Flex, J-Flex, D-Flex or Y-Flex (30kg): No fee
N/A All flights
• No specific surf baggage fees • Overweight: £4.56 per kgRestrictions
• Atlantic reserve the right to refuse to carry unacceptably large, heavy, or badly packaged baggage
All Flights
• Bicycles can be checked-in and are included in the free baggage allowancesRestrictions:
• Overweight: £4.56 per kg (40DKK/kg)
• Pedals must be removed and the steering bar put parallel with the chassis
• Not Specified


bmi

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 20kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No feeEconomy Flexible, Economy Extra, Regional Y Class Economy
• Unlimited pieces (20kg total): No fee
Weight
• 20kgEconomy
• Unlimited pieces (20kg total): No fee
• Some exceptions depending on route
Economy
• 20kg: £30 per item
• 32kg: £60 per itemFlexible Economy
• Does not exceed balance allowance: No fee
• 20kg: £30
• 32kg: £60
Economy Handling Fee
• £30 per item, per flight
• 20kg: £30 per item, per flight regardless of weight allowance.
• 32kg: £60 per item, per flight
• Subject to aircraft hold space availability on the dayRestrictions:
Bicycles should be properly packed into a box. Following these guidelines:
• Handlebars must be fixed sideways in line with the crossbar
• Pedals must be turned inwards or removed
• Front wheel must be removed and fixed to rear wheel
• Tyres do not have to be deflated for carriage
Economy Handling Fee
• £30 per item, per flight
• 20kg: £30 per item, per flight regardless of weight allowance.
• 32kg: £60 per item, per flight


British Airways

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEuro Traveller
• 1 bag: No fee
• 2 bags: £34
• 3 bags or more: £34 each
Weight
• 23kgWorld Traveller
• 1 bag: No fee
• 2 bags: £34
• 3 bags or more: £77
Economy
• Within baggage allowance: No Fee
• If extra bag needed: charges will incur
• Over 23kg: charges may applyRestrictions
• Maximum dimensions and weight restrictions: 190cm x 75cm x 65cm and 32kg
• Surfboards will only be accepted if packed appropriately in a recognised bag or case to safeguard against damage
Economy
• Within baggage allowance: No Fee
• If extra bag needed: charges will incur
• Over 23kg: charges may apply
• Bicycles of all dimensions are accepted, provided they are packed in a recognised bicycle bagRestrictions:
• Bicycle pedals must be removed (or fixed inwards)
• Handlebars must be fixed sideways
• The bicycle must be contained in a protective case or bag
• Deflate the tyres
Economy
• Within baggage allowance: No Fee
• If extra bag needed: charges will incur
Pay for
• Over 23kg: charges may apply
• Most diving equipment will be recognised as sporting equipment provided it is packed in a recognised kit bag and does not exceed the maximum dimensions and weight restrictionsRestrictions:
• Cylinders must be empty
• Pressure-sensitive devices may need special packaging.
• Please refer to the manufacturer for advice.
• Spear-guns must be unloaded with the spear packed separately


Cathay Pacific

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 20kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No fee
Weight
• 20kgEconomy (for all destinations except Americas)
• 1 bag: No feeEconomy (Central, North and South Americas)
• 2 bags: No fee
All Flights
• Sporting equipment is subject to the applicable standard excess baggage charges if in excess of the standard free baggage allowanceEconomy
• Charge for baggage in excess of the free baggage allowance is calculated per kilogram (2.2 lbs.) on a zone basisRestrictions
• Acceptance of any bag over 32kg or over 203cm is subject to prior approval and notification upon booking/reservation
All Flights
• Sporting equipment is subject to the applicable standard excess baggage charges if in excess of the standard free baggage allowanceEconomy
• Charge for baggage in excess of the free baggage allowance is calculated per kilogram (2.2 lbs.) on a zone basisRestrictions
• Acceptance of any bag over 32kg or over 203cm is subject to prior approval and notification upon booking/reservation
All Flights
• Sporting equipment is subject to the applicable standard excess baggage charges if in excess of the standard free baggage allowanceEconomy
• Charge for baggage in excess of the free baggage allowance is calculated per kilogram (2.2 lbs.) on a zone basisRestrictions
• Acceptance of any bag over 32kg or over 203cm is subject to prior approval and notification upon booking/reservation


Delta Air Lines

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: £16
• 2 bags: £22
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: no feeOnline
• 2 bags: £48At Airport
• 2 bags: £64
Economy (All Regions, excluding Brazil)
• £96 per bagEconomy (Brazil)
• £64 per bagRestrictions
• Delta Connection carrier surfboard acceptance and charges may vary
• If the surfboard is not in a protective case, passengers must fill out a release before the surfboard will be accepted
• Only up to two boards per bag allowed
• Bags over 70 lbs. will be charged the excess weight fee
• Surfboards over 115 linear inches will not be accepted.
Economy (All Regions, excluding Brazil)
• £95 per bagEconomy (Brazil)
• £48 per bagRestrictions:
• Linear dimensions must not exceed 115 inches (292 cm) — no oversized fees apply.
• Bicycles over 70 lbs. will be charged the applicable excess weight fee.
• Bicycles over 100 lbs. will not be accepted
• Bikes must be packaged in a container (cardboard, canvas, hard shell, etc.)
Economy (All Regions, excluding Brazil)
• £96 per bagEconomy (Brazil)
• £64 per bagRestrictions:
• One dive bag containing scuba equipment except an empty dive tank is allowed as checked baggage
• An empty dive tank is allowed with a £95 fee each way.
• Maximum dimensions may exceed 62 linear inches (158 cm), but oversized baggage fees will be applied.
• Tanks over 70 lbs. will be charged the applicable excess weight fee
• Tanks exceeding 100 lbs. or 115 linear inches are not allowed


easyJet

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 20kg
• Maximum weight: 32kg
• No passenger can check in more than 50kg of luggage or 8 individual items.Baggage fee (20kg):Online
• £8-£18 per bag, per flightCall Centre
• £14 per bag per flight
At Airport
• £25 at check in desk
• £40 at the gateBaggage fee (32kg):Online
• £21 per 3kg

At Airport
• £11 per kg, per flight

Weight
• 20kg
• Maximum weight: 32kg
• No passenger can check in more than 50kg of luggage or 8 individual items.Baggage fee (20kg):Online
• £8-£18 per bag, per flightCall Centre
• £14 per bag per flightAt Airport
• £25 at check in desk
• £40 at the gateBaggage fee (32kg):

Online
• £21 per 3kg

At Airport
• £11 per kg, per flight

All Flights:
• Passengers are able to buy 12kg extra weight allowance for sports luggageExtra fees for sports equipment:Pre-paid
• £27 per flightAt Airport
• £35 per flightRestrictions
• Passengers who book sporting goods must be travelling with sports equipment (as listed in the booking process), although the exact weight distribution between items does not matter 
All Flights:
• Passengers are able to buy 12kg extra weight allowance for sports luggageExtra fees for sports equipment:Pre-paid
• £27 per flightAt Airport
• £35 per flightRestrictions
• Passengers who book sporting goods must be travelling with sports equipment (as listed in the booking process), although the exact weight distribution between items does not matter
The bicycle must be packaged in a bicycle box or bag
• Only one bicycle per box/bag is permitted
• The handlebars must be flush with the frame
• Pedals must be removed or flush against the flame 
All Flights:
• Passengers are able to buy 12kg extra weight allowance for sports luggageExtra fees for sports equipment:Pre-paid
• £27 per flightAt Airport
• £35 per flightRestrictions
• Passengers who book sporting goods must be travelling with sports equipment (as listed in the booking process), although the exact weight distribution between items does not matter


Emirates

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 30kgEconomy
• No fee
Weight
• 30kgEconomy
• No fee
Economy
• Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No feeRestrictions
• If passengers need to purchase extra weight, they should buy online before reaching the airport
Economy
• Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No feeRestrictions
• If passengers need to purchase extra weight, the should buy online before reaching the airport
• Bicycles are subject to normal excess baggage charges if they exceed the free baggage allowance
Economy
• Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No feeRestrictions
• If passengers need to purchase extra weight, they should buy online before reaching the airport
• Scuba equipment is subject to normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds the free baggage allowance
• Air tanks must be emptied.


Etihad

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 30kgEconomy
• No fee
Weight
• 30kgEconomy
• No fee
Economy
• Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No fee
Economy
• Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No fee
Economy
• Set of scuba diving equipment is permitted free of charge weighing up to 15kg (except for journeys to/from USA , Canada & Brazil)


Flybe

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Essential
• Small bag 15kg: £13.99
• Standard bag 20kg: £14.99
• Extra Kilos bag 23kg: £30.99
• Go large (two bags) 40kgs: £44.99New Economy
• 1 bag (20kg): No feePlus
• 2 bags (40kg total): No fee
N/A Economy
• Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No feeCharges for UK operated flights:
• £30 per item, per flight
Economy
• Does not exceed normal baggage allowance: No feeCharges for UK operated flights:
• £30 per item, per flightCharges for Loganair operated flights:
• £10 per item, per flight
Not specified


Iberia

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgTourist ExpressOnline
• 1 bag: £12
• 2 bags: £39At Airport
• One bag: £23
• Two bags: £47Tourist
• 1 bag: No fee
• Subsequent charges apply for more bags
Weight
• 23kgEconomy Tourist
• 1 bag: No fee
• Further bags are subjected to additional charges
Economy
• Always handled as excess baggageAt Airport (only option):
• £117 per flight.Restrictions
• Surf equipment: is comprised of a board not exceeding 2.5m. in length
• Wind-surfing: comprised of a board, not exceeding 2.5m in length, boom, luff, mast and sail all wrapped up together
• Only one piece of equipment per passenger will be accepted
All Flights (excluding Brazil)
• Always handled as excess baggageAt Airport (only option):
• £64 per flight.For journeys originating in Brazil (outbound and return):
• Bicycles are within the passenger’s free baggage allowance.
• Exceeds baggage allowance: £77 per itemRestrictions:
• Must be folded and properly packed when checked in, with the handlebars fixed at the sides, the pedals removed and the wheels deflated
Economy:
• £64 per flightRestrictions:
• Carriage of aqualung cylinders is not allowed unless empty which can be checked under free baggage allowance


Japan Airlines

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight And Size
• 23kg
• 203cmEconomy
• 2 bags: No fee
Weight And Size
• 23kg
• 203 cmEconomy
• 2 bags: No fee
Economy (for most destinations)
• £95Restrictions
• Maximum of two surfboards per each carry bag
• If surfboard or windsurfing equipment exceeds 120cm (100cm if the aircraft is 737) in length, passengers should consult with JAL International reservation or their travel agency in advance
All Flights
• All sports equipment will be handled as normal baggage and will be charged extra baggage fee under JAL regulations if weight or size is over free baggage allowance
All Flights
• All sports equipment will be handled as normal baggage and will be charged extra baggage fee under JAL regulations if weight or size is over free baggage allowance


KLM

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEconomy – European (Flying Blue Ivory members, fully flexible tickets,
flights to and from Georgia, Italy, the Ukraine, Russia or Belarus, European flights that are part of an intercontinental journey)
• 1 bag: No fee
Economy – European (all other)Hand baggage only
• 1 bag and 1 accessory (e.g. handbag or laptop)
• Combined max. 12kg (26lbs)Checked baggage
• Online: £13
• At Airport: £26
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No feeEconomy (Parts of Caribbean, Indian Ocean, South America, Brazil, Africa, French Polynesia)
• 2 bags: No fee
Economy
• Excess baggage: £43-£78Restrictions
• Windsurfing equipment may consist of a board, mast, sail and boom and must be packed in one package, preferably in a ‘quiver bag’
• If equipment is shorter than 107 cm it will be considered standard baggage and can be checked in as part of regular baggage allowance
• Surfing equipment longer than 300 cm and/or weighing more than 32 kg can only be transported as freight by AIR FRANCE-KLM Cargo
Economy
• Excess baggage: £43-£78Restrictions:
• Handlebars should be turned lengthways along the frame, pedals and other protruding parts should be removed, and tyre pressures should be reduced
• Bicycle, including bike box, may weigh no more than 23 kg
• A bike or tandem counts as special baggage, for which a special fee is charged (see Economy charges)
Economy
• Excess baggage: £43-£78Restrictions:
• A set of diving equipment may consist of a wetsuit, vest, socks, mask, shoes, flippers, knife and regulator
• Diving lamps must be transported as hand baggage, with the bulb and batteries removed
• Air cylinders (scuba tanks) must be empty and the valve should be open or removed
• Reservations for diving equipment must be made at least 48 hours before departure
• A set of diving equipment (excluding a scuba tank) counts as a single piece of baggage.
• If passengers bring a set of diving equipment on top of their standard baggage allowance, or if it weighs more than 23 kg (50.5 lbs.), passengers pay an excess baggage fee (see Economy charges)


Lufthansa

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEconomy Class
• 1 bag: No feeEconomy Class (Frequent Travellers)
• 2 bags: No fee
Weight
• 23kgEconomy Class
• 1 bag: No feeEconomy Class (Frequent Travellers)
• 2 bags: No fee
Economy (Short Haul)
• Surfboard (2 metres): £44
• Windsurf equipment (board, sail, boom, mast, gear bag): £85-95Economy (Long Haul)
• Surfboard (2 metres): £85-96
• Windsurf equipment (board, sail, boom, mast, gear bag): £170-190Restrictions
• Sports baggage must be registered under the reservation hotline preferably within 24 hours after booking
• Lufthansa cannot guarantee that special or excess baggage will be accepted
Economy (Short Haul)
• £44Economy (Long Haul)
• £85-96Restrictions
• Sports baggage must be registered under the reservation hotline preferably within 24 hours after booking
• Lufthansa cannot guarantee that special or excess baggage will be accepted
Economy (Short Haul)
• £44Economy (Long Haul)
• £85-96Restrictions:
• One set of scuba equipment consists of a diving mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, regulator, an empty tank bottle, a lamp (switched off, energy source separately packed, removed battery protected against short circuit)
• Sports baggage must be registered under the reservation hotline preferably within 24 hours after booking
• Lufthansa cannot guarantee that special or excess baggage will be accepted


Monarch Airlines

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 20kg
• Essentials Pack: 23kgEconomyOnline
• £9.99 to £21.99 per bag, per flightCall Centre
• £25 per bag, per flightAt Airport
• £25 per bag, per flight
Weight
• 20kg
• Essentials Pack: 23kgEconomyOnline
• £9.99 to £21.99 per bag, per flightCall Centre
• £25 per bag, per flightAt Airport
• £25 per bag, per flight
Economy
Surfboards
• Pre-booked: £25
• At airport: £30Windsurf board
• £35 (cannot pre book)Restrictions
• All sports equipment is carried subject to hold space and weight available
• Windsurf boards are limited to one bag /item at a max weight of 32kgs. If additional board-bags/sail bags are taken per sector charges apply
• Total length must be less than 3.8 metres
Economy
Bicycle
• Pre-booked: £25
• At airport: £30Restrictions:
• All sports equipment is carried subject to hold space and weight available
• Subject to maximum weight of 20kg per item
Economy
• Pre-booked: £24 per seat, per sector
• At Airport: £30 per seat, per sectorRestrictions:
• All sports equipment is carried subject to hold space and weight available
• Subject to maximum weight of 20kg per item
• Passengers travelling to Egypt carrying diving equipment are allowed an additional 5kg allowance free of charge


Qantas Group

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEconomy/Premium Economy
• 1 bag: No fee
Weight
• 23kgEconomy/Premium Economy (The Americas)
• Two bags: No feeEconomy/Premium Economy (All other destinations)
• 1 bag: No fee
Economy
• Accepted as checked baggage, charged at normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds baggage allowanceRestrictions
• Only accepted if enclosed in a surfboard bag and does not exceed 32kg in weight and 277cm in length
• One windsurf kit consists of not more than one board, mast, boom and sail, and the length does not exceed 277cm
• The carriage of baggage over and above the free baggage allowance is subject to space being available
Economy
• Accepted as checked baggage, charged at normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds baggage allowanceRestrictions:
• Bicycles must be suitably packed in a bike boxBefore bicycles can be accepted they must be packed as follows:
• Tires must be deflated
Pedals must be removed
• Handle bars must be fixed parallel to the frame
• If the bicycles length exceeds 140cm (55in), the front wheel should be removed and fixed beside the rear wheel, inside the bike box
Economy
• Accepted as checked baggage, charged at normal excess baggage charges if it exceeds the baggage allowanceRestrictions:
• Can check in the following items: Face mask, fins (pair), harness, knife, pressure gauge, regulator, safety vest, snorkel, spear gun, tank, weight belt• Knives must be carried in checked baggage. Spear guns must be unloaded with spears packed separately.
• Flares, incendiary or explosive spearheads will not be accepted at all in checked or cabin baggage.
• Compressed air/gas tanks will only be accepted if empty and regulator tap is open.


Ryanair

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
EconomyOnline
• 1 bag (15kg): £15 – £30 (varies by season)
• 1 bag (20kg): £25 – £40 (varies by season)
• 2 bags: £35-£50 (varies by season)Call Centre or Airport Booking
• 1 bag (15kg): £60 – £120 (varies by season)
• 1 bag (20kg): £75 – £130 varies by season)
• 2 bags (15kg): £105 – £150 (varies by season)
N/A EconomyOnline
• £50 per item, per flightAt Airport or Call Centre
• £60 per item, per flightRestrictions
• Any item weighing over the 20 kilos allowance will be charged for the excess at the applicable excess baggage rate per kg
EconomyOnline
• £50 per item, per flightAt Airport or Call Centre
• £60 per item, per flightRestrictions:
• Maximum weight of 30kg
• Bicycles weighing over the 30kg allowance will be charged for the excess at the applicable excess baggage rate per kg
• Bicycles must be contained in a protective box or bag in order to be accepted for travel 
EconomyOnline
• £50 per item, per flightAt Airport or Call Centre
• £60 per item, per flightRestrictions
• Any item weighing over the 20 kilos allowance will be charged for the excess at the applicable excess baggage rate per kg


Singapore Airlines

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 20kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No fee
Economy
• 1 bag (20kg): No feeEconomy (Americas)
• 1 bag (23kg): No fee
Economy
• A standard excess charge of 6kg will be applied on the surfboard if its weight and other checked baggage exceed the free allowanceRestrictions
• This is applicable up to a maximum excess of 15kg for the surfboard
• Normal excess baggage charges will apply for any excess weight beyond 15kg
Economy
• A standard excess charge of 6kg will be applied on the bicycle if its weight and other checked baggage exceed the free allowanceRestrictions
• This is applicable up to a maximum excess of 15kg for the surfboard
• Normal excess baggage charges will apply for any excess weight beyond 15kg
Economy
• A standard excess charge of 6kg applied on the scuba diving equipment if total baggage weight exceed the free allowanceRestrictions
• This is applicable up to a maximum excess of 15kg for the surfboard
• Normal excess baggage charges will apply for any excess weight beyond 15kg
• Only applicable to one set of scuba diving equipment per customer
• One set of scuba diving equipment comprises of: a buoyancy control device, a regulator, a mask and snorkel, a pair of fins, a wet suit, a weight belt and weights and an empty tank
• Any additional scuba sets shall be charged according to standard excess baggage charges


Swiss Air

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No fee
Weight
• 23kgEconomy (West, East, Central Africa, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, India, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Turkey, USA, Canada, Mexico)
• 2 bags: No feeEconomy (All Other Routes)
• 1 bag: No fee
Economy
• Free of charge if within free baggage allowance. If exceeded by either the weight per piece or amount of pieces, charges are as followsWithin Europe
• Surfboard: £42
• Windsurf equipment: £85Intercontinental
• Surfboard: £85
• Windsurf equipment: £170Restrictions
• Includes one board, one sail, one boom, one mast and one gear bag
Economy
• Free of charge if within free baggage allowance. If exceeded by either the weight per piece or amount of pieces, charges are as followsWithin Europe:
• Bicycle: £42Intercontinental
• Bicycle: £85Restrictions:
• 1 regular bike (no motor / no e-bike) or 1 special children’s trolley to use with a bike or 1 one-wheel bike
Economy
• Free of charge if within free baggage allowance. If exceeded by either the weight per piece or amount of pieces, charges are as followsWithin Europe:
• Scuba equipment: £42Intercontinental
• Scuba equipment: £85Restrictions:
• 1 diving mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, regulator, 1 empty tank, 1 lamp (switched off, energy source separately packed, removed battery protected against short circuit)


Thai Airways

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 20kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No fee
Weight
• 20kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No fee
Economy
• Surfboard (277cm): £38
• Surfboard (109 in):£76
• 2nd surfboard: £76
• Windsurf equipment: £76
Economy
• Included in baggage allowance, 1 bicycle per passenger• Overweight: £76
Economy
• Included in baggage allowance• Overweight: £76

Virgin Atlantic

CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (SHORT HAUL) CHECKED-IN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (LONG HAUL) SURF AND WINDSURF EQUIPMENT BICYCLES DIVING EQUIPMENT
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: No fee
Weight
• 23kgEconomy
• 1 bag: no fee
Economy
• Surfboard: No fee
• Windsurf equipment: No feeRestrictions
• Cannot exceed 23kg in weight
• Surfboard cannot exceed 277cm
• For windsurf equipment, board, boom, mast and sail must be wrapped as a single item
Economy
• Bicycle: No feeRestrictions
• Should be transported in a protective box or bag
• Partially deflate the tyres to reduce the risk of damage.
• Turn the handlebars so they’re in line with the frame.
• Remove any attachments, including pedals.
• Ensure the gearing is especially well protected.
• Protect the frame with bubble wrap
Economy
• Scuba equipment: No feeRestrictions
• Diving equipment may include: one empty cylinder, one regulator, buoyancy control jacket, mask, pressure gauge, one set of fins, one spear gun (unloaded, with spears packed separately), snorkel, diver’s knife, weight belt


 


 

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