Políticas de Equipaje

Baggage Info

When travelling, check the information you should know to transport your baggage.

TAM
  • Oversized Items

    Oversized sporting or musical equipment may be considered part of the free checked baggage allowance provided that they do not exceed the permitted allowance (according to the route and flight cabin). If they exceed it, excess baggage fee is charged in accordance with the current policy regarding regular baggage.

    Other types of oversized items must be transported via LANCARGO.

    In any event, articles allowed must also meet the following requirements:

    Sports equipment

    Sports Equipment

    You must bear the following in mind:

    • Special items should be packaged accordingly within a piece of luggage (a bag or box specially designed for transportation).
    • The volume of the packed piece does not exceed 203 linear cm excepting for surf boards, which can have a maximum volume of 300 linear cm.
    • That each piece does not exceed 23 kilograms in weight. By paying the excess corresponding to the route, the maximum weight may reach to 45 kilos; except on connections with Iberia, British Airways, and Qantas and on flights to/from Europe or Oceania on which the maximum weight is 32 kilograms.
    • Must meet the security conditions required for baggage and may not transport prohibited items.
    • Items such as windsurfing boards, kayaks, canoes and paddles, hang gliders, vaulting poles, and javelins may only be transported via LANCARGO.
    • In the case of bicycles traveling in one piece, the handlebars must be fixed sideways and the pedals must be removed; otherwise, they must be wrapped in a material so as to prevent them from damaging other articles.

    Musical equipment

    Musical Equipment

    You must bear the following in mind:

    • As fragile items, they must be transported in containers specially designed for them.
    • Small instruments may be carried in the cabin, provided that they are going in their case and comply with the requirements established for hand luggage.
    • For routes to/from Mexico, passengers will not be able to carry musical instruments in the cabin. They will only be able to carry them when previously packed, in the aircraft hold.

    NOTE: LAN's liability for damages incurred by these items (sporting or musical) is limited to what is established by law and existing international treaties.