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Sports Equipment

The transportation of Sports equipment is subject to availability and to the type of aircraft scheduled to operate the flight.

     
 
 

Important Note:

In order to be admitted as checked baggage, sporting and recreational equipment must be properly packed, in hard and resistant material, to ensure safe carriage with ordinary care in handling (resistant to standard pressure caused by normal loading conditions).

TAP is not responsible for any damage due to inadequate packing.

Golf Equipment

Conditions for transporting golf equipment (flights operated by TAP partner airlines are excluded):

Golf Equipment Domestic, Europe, Morocco & Algeria Intercontinental Flights to Sal, Praia, Dakar, Bissau and São Tome Other Intercontinental Flights
Under 17 kg EUR 20 EUR 50 EUR 50
Over 17 kg EUR 35 EUR 50 EUR 50

Price per bag and per one way. To be charged in your local currency based on the daily exchange rate.

One item of golfing equipment is defined as 1 golf bag containing one set of golf clubs, golf balls and tees, and 1 pair of golf shoes. 

Note: maximum weight advised per set 32kg.

 

Note: The conditions and prices indicated are valid only on flights operated by TAP and PGA.

You must request transport of this type of equipment via the Call Centre.

There may be some restrictions regarding transport of carry-on baggage and/or some types of sporting equipment on some PGA aircraft. For further information, contact a TAP office near you.

 

Transportation of boards

Kitesurf and windsurf equipment and surfboards must always be carried in a suitable bag and packed appropriately. If this is not the case, passengers must fill in the respective Transport Declaration form. In the absence of this document, inadequately packed equipment will not be accepted at check-in and may consequently be refused transportation.

TAPPortugaldoes not accept liability for possible damage to inadequately packed boards during travel and recommends that an insurance policy be taken out.

Prices (per one-way trip):

Equipment Domestic Europe, Morocco & Algeria
Intercontinental flights to Sal, Praia, Sao Vicente,
Dakar, Bamako, Accra, Bissau and Sao Tome
Other Intercontinental Flights
Surfboards
Skimboards
Wakeboards
Bodyboards (for each 20 kg bag)
EUR 35 EUR 50 EUR 75 EUR 90
KiteSurf
(per equipment up to 20 kg)
EUR 35  EUR 50

EUR 75


EUR 90
WindSurf
Hang-Gliding
(per equipment up to 20 kg)
EUR 35  EUR 50

EUR 75


EUR 90

To be charged in your local currency based on the daily exchange rate.

Note:  The conditions and prices indicated are valid only on flights operated by TAP and PGA.

You must request transport of this type of equipment via the Call Centre.

There may be some restrictions regarding transport of carry-on baggage and/or some types of sporting equipment on some PGA aircraft. For further information, contact a TAP office near you.

 

Water Skiing or Snow Skiing Equipment

Prices (per one way):

Equipment Domestic, Europe, Morocco & Algeria Intercontinental flights to Sal, Praia, Dakar, Bissau and São Tomé Other Intercontinental Flights
Water Skiing or Snow Skiing (per equipment) EUR 35 EUR 75 EUR 100

Note:  The conditions and prices indicated are valid only on flights operated by TAP and PGA.

You must request transport of this type of equipment via the Call Centre.

There may be some restrictions regarding transport of carry-on baggage and/or some types of sporting equipment on some PGA aircraft. For further information, contact a TAP office near you.

 

Bikes & Tandems

Transport conditions

  • Both types of equipment can only be accepted as checked baggage to be transported in the cargo hold.
  • The equipment should be packed with the handlebars to the side and the pedals should be removed. 
  • Alternatively, the equipment may be wrapped in cellophane or other similar material and packed in a cardboard box. 
  • The handlebars should be turned at a 90º angle and firmly secured in this position.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • In order to be admitted as checked baggage the bicycle or tandem must be properly packed, in hard and resistant material to ensure safe carriage with ordinary care in handling (resistant to standard pressure caused by normal loading conditions), with the handlebars fixed sideways and the pedals removed, and, the pedals and handlebars must be encased in plastic foam or similar material.
  • It is advisable to rotate the handlebars 90 degrees and tighten them in this position.
  • If the bike or tandem is not properly packed, the passenger must be informed that TAP is not responsible for any damage due to inadequate packing, and a limited release tag must be used and marked as “Fragile or inadequate packing”.

Table of prices (per one way):

Equipment Domestic, Europe, Morocco & Algeria Intercontinental flights to Sal, Praia, Dakar, Bissau and São Tomé Other Intercontinental Flights
Bikes* and Tandems (each) EUR 35 EUR 100 EUR 150

 

Note:  The conditions and prices indicated are valid only on flights operated by TAP and PGA. 

* Following the ANAC Government imposition, travels originated in Brazil, will benefit of the transportation of a bicycle duly packed (with pedals removed and the handlebar rotated at 90º), not motorized considered as part of limited luggage 158cm-62inches.

You must request transport of this type of equipment via the Call Centre.

There may be some restrictions regarding transport of carry-on baggage and/or some types of sporting equipment on some PGA aircraft. For further information, contact a TAP office near you.

 

Diving Equipment - Scuba Diving Gear

Scuba Diving Gear Composition

  • an empty diving cylinder
  • a diving regulator
  • a pressure gauge
  • a diving mask
  • two fins
  • a snorkel
  • a knife
  • a harpoon
  • a diving suit

Transport Conditions

Regardless of its size, scuba diving gear is considered a single piece of baggage and cannot exceed a total size of 158cm/62 inches.

In order to be checked as baggage and transported in the cargo hold, the scuba gear must be properly packed so that it can be transported safely (resistant to the normal pressure of loading cargo).

This type of equipment is only accepted if it is transported in the cargo hold.

Prices (per one way):

Equipment

Domestic, Europe, Morocco & Algeria Intercontinental Flights (Sal, Praia, Dakar, Bissau & São Tomé) Other Intercontinental Flights
Diving Equipment
EUR 35 EUR 100 EUR 150

Note:  The conditions and prices indicated are valid only on flights operated by TAP and PGA.

You must request transport of this type of equipment via the Call Centre.

There may be some restrictions regarding transport of carry-on baggage and/or some types of sporting equipment on some PGA aircraft. For further information, contact a TAP office near you.

 

Other Sports Equipment

Prices (per one way):

Equipment Domestic, Europe, Morocco & Algeria Intercontinental Flights (Sal, Praia, Dakar, Bissau & São Tomé) Other Intercontinental Flights
Paraglider
(per equipment)
EUR 35 EUR 100 EUR 150
Valting Poles
(per equipment)
EUR 35 EUR 100 EUR 150
Angling  
(Per equipment)
EUR 35 EUR 100
EUR 150
Other Sports Equipment  EUR 35 EUR 100 EUR 150

This is considered to be outsize baggage and you must contact TAP prior to your flight.

Note: The conditions and prices indicated are valid only on flights operated by TAP and PGA.

You must request transport of this type of equipment via the Call Centre.

 

Note:
  • Apply one service charge per bag equipment until 20 kg.
  • Bags weighing over 20 kg will pay 1 extra flat.
  • Equipment must be duly carried in an appropriate bag.

There may be some restrictions regarding transport of carry-on baggage and/or some types of sporting equipment on some PGA aircraft. For further information, contact a TAP office near you.