Baggage on board

Sports equipment

Take sports with you on your trip!

Carriage of sports equipment

Sports equipment can be carried free of charge as hold baggage, provided that it does not exceed the maximum weight (23kg in Economy Class and 32kg in Executive Class) and the maximum size (combined height + length + width of 158cm). Extra charges will apply only if taking more baggage than permitted in your travel class, or if it exceeds the maximum volume or weight allowance. 

Speak to our Contact Center or a TAP desk to ensure your sports equipment has been registered correctly, indicating its weight and dimensions. Due to space restrictions on some aircraft, the transportation of this equipment cannot be guaranteed.

See the conditions and prices for each type of sports equipment on flights operated by TAP or operated on its behalf and TAP Express.

You can bring your golf equipment with you up to a maximum weight of 32 kg / 70 lbs:

  • 1 golf bag1 for the transportation of all your equipment (including 1 pair of golf shoes).

Consult our pricing table (per route). Don’t leave anything behind!

1(Regardless of the actual dimensions, golf equipment will be considered as a single piece of baggage with outside linear dims of 158cm/62 inches.)
Booking channel1 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights2
 Online

45 EUR / 58 USD / 72 CAD

9.000 miles

80 EUR / 100 USD / 127 CAD

16.000 miles

Other  50 EUR / 64 USD / 80 CAD 90 EUR / 112 USD / 142 CAD

1Online: Through FlytTAP and trips agencies (online or desk).
Other: You can book this service at a local counter (city or airport) or via our Contact Center, for instance.

2Depending on your departure airport, a Ticket Service Charge may apply in addition to the fixed-rate charges mentioned above.

The payment of extras using miles is only available online, when making your booking on flytap.com or though Manage Booking.

For transactions conducted outside Europe that use different local currencies, the service amount will be converted from the USD fixed price to the local currency (except Canada).

On TAP flights skiing equipment (snow or water) are treated equally. Please note that in your travel bag the following items are permitted (maximum weight of 32 kg / 70 lbs):

  • 1 pair of skis;
  • 1 pair of ski poles;
  • 1 pair of boots or 1 snowboard;
  • 1 pair of boots or 1 pair standard or slalom water skis.

Consult our pricing table (per route):

Booking channel Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé  Intercontinental Flights
 Online 

60 EUR / 77 USD / 92 CAD

12.000 miles

120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD

24.000 miles

 Other  65 EUR / 83 USD / 99 CAD 130 EUR / 162 USD / 195 CAD

1Online: Through FlytTAP and trips agencies (online or desk).
Other: You can book this service at a local counter (city or airport) or via our Contact Center, for instance.

The payment using miles is only available online, when making your booking on flytap.com or though Manage Booking.
Contact us for more information.
For transactions conducted outside Europe that use different local currencies, the service amount will be converted from the USD fixed price to the local currency (except Canada).
Kitesurfing and windsurfing equipment, as well as surfboards must be properly packed in designated bags. 

Passengers are obliged to fill out the relevant Declaration of Transport (PDF, 2.5MB, EN). In the absence of this document, or if the equipment is not properly packed, transport may be refused.
 
Up to 32 kg / 70 lbs may be carried per person. See below for the table of prices (by route):
Surfboards (up to 200cm)
 
Booking channel1 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisial, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
Online

60 EUR / 77 USD / 92 CAD

12.000 miles

120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD

24.000 miles

Other 65 EUR / 83 USD / 99 CAD 130 EUR / 162 USD / 195 CAD
 
Longboards (over 200cm)
 
Booking channel1 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
 Online

110 EUR / 138 USD / 165 CAD

22.000 miles

 

150 EUR / 185 USD / 235 CAD

30.000 miles

 Other 120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD   160 EUR / 199 USD / 239 CAD
 
KiteSurf
 
Booking channel1 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
Online

60 EUR / 77 USD / 92 CAD

12.000 miles

120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD

24.000 miles

Other  65 EUR / 83 USD / 99 CAD 130 EUR / 162 USD / 195 CAD
 
Skimboard
 
Booking channel1 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
Online

60 EUR / 77 USD / 92 CAD

12.000 miles

120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD

24.000 miles

Other 65 EUR / 83 USD / 99 CAD 130 EUR / 162 USD / 195 CAD
 
WindSurf / Hang gliding
 
Booking channel1 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
Online

110 EUR / 138 USD / 165 CAD

22.000 miles

150 EUR / 185 USD / 235 CAD

30.000 miles

Other 120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD 160 EUR / 199 USD / 239 CAD

1Online: Through FlytTAP and trips agencies (online or desk).
Other: You can book this service at a local counter (city or airport) or via our Contact Center, for instance.

The payment using miles is only available online, when making your booking on flytap.com or though Manage Booking.
Contact us for more information.
For transactions conducted outside Europe that use different local currencies, the service amount will be converted from the USD fixed price to the local currency (except Canada).

Don’t hesitate to take your non-motorized bike, tandem, mountain or racing bike with you.

Recommendations for its transportation in the hold:

  • Both types of equipment are accepted as checked baggage to be transported in the hold;
  • They must be packed with the handlebars turned sideways and the pedals must be removed;
  • Alternatively, the equipment can be wrapped in cellophane or other similar material and packed in a cardboard box;
  • It is recommended that the handlebars are turned at a 90º angle and firmly secured in this position;
  • You can take up to 32 kg / 70 lbs.

Consult our pricing table (per route):

Bicycles
 
Booking channel1 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
Online

60 EUR / 77 USD / 92 CAD

12.000 miles

120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD

24.000 miles

Other 65 EUR / 83 USD / 99 CAD 130 EUR / 162 USD / 195 CAD
 
Tandems
 
Booking channel1 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
Online

110 EUR / 138 USD / 165 CAD

22.000 miles

150 EUR / 185 USD / 235 CAD

30.000 miles

Other 120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD 160 EUR / 199 USD / 239 CAD

1Online: Through FlytTAP and trips agencies (online or desk).
Other: You can book this service at a local counter (city or airport) or via our Contact Center, for instance.

The payment using miles is only available online, when making your booking on flytap.com or though Manage Booking.
For transactions conducted outside Europe that use different local currencies, the service amount will be converted from the USD fixed price to the local currency (except Canada).

Practitioners of this sport can take the following equipment with them, packed in a single travel bag:

  • 1 empty diving cylinder;
  • 1 scuba regulator;
  • 1 pressure gauge;
  • 1 harness;
  • 1 diving mask;
  • Fins;
  • 1 snorkel;
  • 1 dive knife;
  • 1 harpoon;
  • 1 wetsuit.
Further to the conditions please note:
  • This type of equipment is only accepted if it is transported in the hold;
  • The maximum weight allowed for your travel bag is 32 kg / 70 lbs;
  • Whatever its actual dimensions, your diving equipment travel bag will be treated as appropriate for an item of up to 158 cm (62 inches);
  • In order to be checked as baggage for transport in the hold, the scuba gear must be properly packed so that it can be transported safely, resistant to the normal pressure of loaded cargo.

 

Booking channel Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé  Intercontinental Flights 
 Online 

60 EUR / 77 USD / 92 CAD

11.000 miles

120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD

22.000 miles

 Other 65 EUR / 83 USD / 99 CAD 130 EUR / 162 USD / 195 CAD

1Online: Through FlytTAP and trips agencies (online or desk).
Other: You can book this service at a local counter (city or airport) or via our Contact Center, for instance.

The payment using miles is only available online, when making your booking on flytap.com or though Manage Booking.
For transactions conducted outside Europe that use different local currencies, the service amount will be converted from the USD fixed price to the local currency (except Canada).

Here find listed all other kinds of sports equipment you may take with you. TAP must be contacted beforehand with details of the type of equipment you wish to transport, as well as its size and weight. This equipment should be transported in an appropriate traveling bag, to ensure it will arrive at its destination in fit condition. The maximum weight allowance is 32 kg / 70 lbs.

Consult the following pricing table to ascertain the cost of transportation per route:

Hang glider and Paraglider1
 
Booking channel2 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
Online

110 EUR / 138 USD / 165 CAD

22.000 miles

150 EUR / 185 USD / 235 CAD

30.000 miles

Other 120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD 160 EUR / 199 USD / 239 CAD
 
Pole vault
 
Booking channel2 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
Online

110 EUR / 138 USD / 165 CAD

22.000 miles

150 EUR / 185 USD / 235 CAD

30.000 miles

Other 120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD 160 EUR / 199 USD / 239 CAD
 
Fishing3
 
Booking channel2 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
Online

60 EUR / 77 USD / 92 CAD

11.000 miles

120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD

22.000 miles

Other 65 EUR / 83 USD / 99 CAD 130 EUR / 162 USD / 195 CAD
 
Other sports equipment
 
Booking channel2 Domestic flights, flights to Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel and flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental Flights
Online

110 EUR / 138 USD / 165 CAD

22.000 miles

150 EUR / 185 USD / 235 CAD

30.000 miles

Other 120 EUR / 149 USD / 188 CAD 160 EUR / 199 USD / 239 CAD
1This is considered to be outsize baggage and so you must contact TAP prior to your flight.

2Online: Through FlytTAP and trips agencies (online or desk).
Other: You can book this service at a local counter (city or airport) or via our Contact Center, for instance.

3Included are: 1 fishing box, 1 fishing net, 1 pair of fishing rods (properly stowed), 1 fishing reel.

The payment using miles is only available online, when making your booking on flytap.com or though Manage Booking.

For transactions conducted outside Europe that use different local currencies, the service amount will be converted from the USD fixed price to the local currency (except Canada).
Important information
Important: Restrictions may exist on some aircraft as to the types of sports equipment that can be transported, therefore we recommend that you contact the TAP Contact Center in advance.
  • These services are available only on flights operated by TAP or operated on its behalf and TAP Express;
  • Non-refundable. Unless, after purchasing, you acquire a higher fare, which already includes this service, you can then request a refund;
  • Subject to availability.

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