Frequently Asked Questions

Musical instruments, sports equipment and specific cases. All topics
 
 

Where can I find out everything I need to know about luggage?collapsed

Find out everything you need to know about luggage here.

Can I transport musical instruments?collapsed

Yes. TAP allows musical instruments to be carried in the hold of the aircraft:

  • weighing up to 45 kg (or 32 kg if travelling to/from/via the USA, Hungary, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands)
  • with dimensions up to 190cm x 75cm x 65cm, provided that TAP is notified at the time of booking, or at least 24 hours before the flight
Please read all information regarding musical instruments here.

Can I transport sports equipment?collapsed

Yes. In order to be accepted as checked baggage, sports and recreational equipment must be properly packed. The transport of sports equipment is subject to availability and to the type of aircraft scheduled to operate the flight. Please read all available information here.

Can I transport golf equipment?collapsed

Yes. TAP allows golf equipment to be carried on TAP-operated flights (excludes flights operated by partner airlines). One item of golf equipment is defined as 1 golf bag containing one set of golf clubs, golf balls and tees, and 1 pair of golf shoes. You must contact the Contact Center in advance or a TAP Counter, indicating weight and dimensions. Please check all prices, conditions and restrictions here.

Can I transport surfing boards?collapsed

Yes. TAP allows the transportation of kitesurf, windsurf equipment and surfboards, as long as it is carried in a suitable bag and packed appropriately. You must first contact the Contact Center or a TAP Counter, indicating weight and dimensions. Please check all prices, conditions and restrictions here.

Can I transport ski equipment?collapsed

Yes. TAP allows ski equipment to be carried. You must first contact the Contact Center or a TAP Counter, indicating weight and dimensions. Please check all prices, conditions and restrictions here.

Can I transport a bike?collapsed

Yes. TAP allows the transportation of bicycles, provided packing and wrapping rules are complied with. You must first contact the Contact Center or a TAP Counter, indicating weight and dimensions. Please check all prices, conditions and restrictions here.

Can I transport diving equipment?collapsed

Yes. TAP allows the transportation of scuba diving gear, including the following pieces:

  • an empty diving cylinder
  • a diving regulator
  • a pressure gauge
  • a diving mask
  • two fins
  • a snorkel
  • a knife
  • a harpoon
  • a diving suit
You must first contact the Contact Center or a TAP Counter, indicating weight and dimensions. Please check all prices, conditions and restrictions here.

Do I have to pay to transport sports equipment?collapsed

Yes. Prices vary according to the type of equipment and the routes you fly. Please read all price information here.

Where can I find out everything I need to know about special luggage?collapsed

You can find all information regarding special luggage here.





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