Políticas de Equipaje

Baggage Information

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

  • You can also check our baggage policy in italian on the TAM website.

    Passengers may also check carry-on, as well as regular checked baggage. In either cases, the baggage must comply with LAN regulations.

    Carry-on Baggage

    This refers to those personal effects brought onto the airplane by the passenger, free of charge and considered under their custody and their responsibility. Each passenger may carry one piece of hand luggage plus a personal item, subject to space availability on board the aircraft. For safety reasons, if we do not have space available in the cabin, we will carry your baggage in the hold.

    Pieces allowed

    Economy Premium Economy - Premium Business
    1 Piece of baggage
    Equipaje de mano
    8 kg (17 lbs) 16 kg (35 lbs)
    1 Personal item
    Equipaje de mano Equipaje de mano
    Purse, laptop or diaper bag.

    In addition to the above, articles such as jackets, walking sticks, umbrellas, small cameras, binoculars, reading material or a small bag of duty free goods may be carried on provided the passenger keeps them in his or her possession or stows them under the seat in front of the passenger*

    * Except for emergency exit seats and seats in the first row.

    Important: Under the regulations of the Civil Aeronautics Directorate, e-cigarettes will only be permitted on board when carried on your person or in hand baggage. It is forbidden to transport them in hold baggage.

    Checked Baggage allowance

    This refers to all baggage checked at the airport and transported in the aircraft’s hold. For flights with stopovers, luggage will always be labeled through to the final destination. The dimensions and standard weight of each piece of baggage (regardless of any excess baggage) are:

    Standard volume

    158 cm. / 62 inches linear (width + height + length)

    Standard weight

    23 kilos (50 lb)

    Keep in mind that if you exceed the standard weight or number of pieces of luggage allowed for your trip, excess luggage charges will apply. Pieces larger than the maximum total dimensions of 203cm (80 inches) or the maximum allowed weight of 45 kg (99 lb) cannot be carried in the hold. On flights to/from Argentina, Europe and Oceania, the maximum weight allowed per piece is 32 kg (70 lb).

    Regulations for LAN passenger baggage are determined by the passenger's flight and cabin.


    Economy Premium Business - Premium Economy
    To / From or Through:
    Mexico / Canada / Australia / New Zealand
    (Except between Australia and New Zealand)

    2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each

    3 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each.
    To / From or Through:
    United States
    (Except between United States and Brazil)

    2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each
     For trips between Peru and Spain

    2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each
    Domestic flights:
    -Chile (includes Easter Island)
    To / From:
    -South America to Tahiti / Europe
    -Australia and New Zealand
    -Spain and Germany
    -Brazil and South America & the Caribbean
    (except Cancun)
    + = 23 kg (50 lb)
    Maximum 2 pieces, both weighing 23 kg in total.


    - United States and Brazil.

    2 pieces, 32 kg (70 lb) each
    - Ecuador and Miami (round trip, via Quito).

    1 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb)

    2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each.
    - Santiago and Milan (via São Paulo).
    - São Paulo and Milan.

    (Both routes starting from November 4, 2015)

    2 pieces, 32 kg (70 lb) each.

    3 pieces, 32 kg (70 lb) each.

    LAN itineraries with different free baggage allowances

    For LAN itineraries containing different free baggage allowances within your trip, LAN will respect the larger free allowance for your whole trip.
    If another airline operates a flight that forms part of your itinerary, you must check that airline’s baggage policy. LAN will respect the larger free allowance of any contained within the ticket, if it is checked in by LAN.

    Baggage exception for flights from continental Chile to Easter Island

    On flights from any city in Chile to Easter Island (and vice versa), passengers may transport 1 additional item of baggage weighing up to 23 kilos, free of charge, in the hold of the airplane.

    Baggage exception on domestic routes in Argentina

    On flights between cities in Argentina, passengers may transport (in addition to their baggage) 1 golf bag with clubs and one pair of golf shoes, free of charge, in the hold of the airplane.

    Allowance for Disabled Passengers

    In addition to the standard baggage allowance for the fare paid, passengers who depend on one of the following items may transport it free of charge:

    • Completely foldable wheelchair.
    • Pair of crutches or other orthopedic device.
    • Guide dog (with the corresponding certification).

    Allowance for Minors

    The baggage allowance for minors (whether accompanied or not) is the same as for adult passengers, as dictated by the fare and flight.

    Allowance for Infants

    Allowances for infants apply to children ages 2 and under (between 0 and 23 months).

    Checked Baggage
    1 piece de 23 kg (50 lb)
    If there is available space, one of the following items may be carried in the plane’s cabin:
    • Folding stroller
    • Child safety seat approved for use on board
    • Bassinet

    Baggage Allowance for Inter-airline flights

    Otras Aerolíneas

    Passengers Flying with Other Airlines

    As of April 1, 2011, a new policy be in effect for calculating the inter-airline baggage allowance applicable to all airlines

    Read more