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10 November, 2016 -

Entry requirements for Canada have changed. Find out if they apply to you.

In addition to your valid passport, you will also need:

  • a valid Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)*, or;
  • a valid visa, or;
  • a valid Permanent Resident Card (PRC)

See Canada.ca/eta for complete details. 

*Holders of a valid Canadian passport, Canadian Permanent Resident Card (PRC) or Canadian visa, as well as U.S. citizens, are ineligible for an eTA and must present their original documents for travel.

Weight - Dimensions

For the complete Air Transat baggage policy, and for information on baggage size, excess baggage charges, and transportation of sporting, medical, or other equipment, choose your destination or point of departure below and the applicable type of baggage.

Currencies accepted

Rates are fixed and collected in the currency shown below. At our airport counters we accept Visa, MasterCard or American Express only.

• Departures from Canada: Canadian dollars
• Departures from United States, Caribbean, Latin & South Americas, Mexico: U.S. dollars
• Departures from U.K.: Pounds Sterling
• Departures from Europe (including French West Indies) and Republic of Ireland: Euros / local currency where required
 

Baggage weight allowed according to the class.
Between Canada and U.S. 
  Economy Class Option Plus Club Class
Weight 10 kg (22 lb) 10 kg (22 lb) 15 kg (33 lb)
Baggage weight allowed according to the class.
Domestic flights within Canada
  Economy Class Option Plus Club Class
Weight 10 kg (22 lb) N/A 15 kg (33 lb)
Carry-on
Quantity 1 bag per person. Camera bags, laptops and purses are also permitted.
Dimensions 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including wheels and handles)
Cost Free
Excess baggage charges, payable at Air Transat check-in counter. Any carry-on bag that exceeds the above weight or size cannot be carried on and must be checked. Excess charges may apply.
Details

For information on liquids, gels and/or aerosols restrictions, please refer to Security and restrictions.

Fragile or perishable articles must be placed in carry-on baggage, as these items will not be accepted as checked baggage. These items include:

  • Medication or medical devices
  • Money
  • Jewellery
  • Silverware
  • Electronics
  • Laptop computers
  • Personal audio/video devices
  • Negotiable documents
  • Securities
  • Samples of business documents
  • Other valuables
  • Smoking materials
    • 1 lighter per passenger, packed in the allowable 1 plastic bag per passenger (due to liquid content).*
    • No lighters in checked baggage
    • 1 book of matches per passenger, carried only on your person
    • Electronic cigarettes: stowed unused in carry-on baggage at all times. Carriage in checked baggage is prohibited.*
    • * Specific country restrictions may also apply.

  • 1 diaper bag is allowed free of charge for a passenger travelling with an infant.

You may carry Epi-Pens or hypodermic needles only for personal medical use. The needle guard must be in place and the needle must be accompanied by the medication in its original labeled container or with a signed doctor's certificate.


Some destination exceptions apply. See the grid below.

Baggage fees, maximum weight and number of bags allowed

CLUB CLASS 
Pieces of baggage CLUB CLASS
First baggage   25 kg, Included
Second baggage   25 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)*   25 kg, £130 / CAD $200
OPTION PLUS - FLIGHT ONLY
Pieces of baggage ECO & ECO-PROMO FARES ECO-EXTRA & ECO-MAX FARES
First baggage   23 kg, Included   23 kg, Included
Second baggage   23 kg, £23 / CAD $35   23 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)*   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200
OPTION PLUS - TRANSAT PACKAGES AND TRANSAT CRUISE PACKAGES
Pieces of baggage PACKAGES CRUISES
First baggage   23 kg, Included   23 kg, Included
Second baggage   23 kg, Included   23 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)*   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200
ECONOMY CLASS - FLIGHT ONLY
Pieces of baggage ECO & ECO-PROMO FARES ECO-EXTRA & ECO-MAX FARES
First baggage 23 kg, £16 / CAD $25 23 kg, Included
Second baggage 23 kg, £23 / CAD $35 23 kg, £23 / CAD $35
Additional baggage (each)* 23 kg, £130 / CAD $200 23 kg, £130 / CAD $200
ECONOMY CLASS - TRANSAT PACKAGES AND TRANSAT CRUISE PACKAGES
Pieces of baggage  PACKAGES  CRUISES
First baggage   23 kg, Included   28 kg, Included
(Includes voucher for extra 5 kg allowed)
Second baggage   23 kg, £23 / CAD $35   23 kg, £23 / CAD $35
Additional baggage (each)*   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200

*Additional baggage is subject to space availability.

Prices and weights indicated are valid per flight segment. Applicable taxes are not included.

More details about checked baggage
Dimensions Length + width + height must not exceed 158 cm (62 in)
Excess baggage

A $75* fee will apply on each piece of checked baggage exceeding the maximum weight allowed.

*USD: $75 / EUR: €60 / GBP: £49 / CHF:75 / HRK: 390 / HUF: 16500 / CZK: 1500
Details

Please take a moment to review the contents of your luggage, as some items may be restricted and pose a potential hazard on board the aircraft.

If any individual piece weighs more than 32 kg (70 lb), contact our Cargo departmentWill open in a separate browser window for details at least 72 hours prior to departure.

Fragile or perishable items will not be accepted in checked baggage. These items include:

  • Medication or medical devices
  • Currency
  • Jewellery
  • Silverware
  • Electronics
  • Laptop computers
  • Personal audio/video devices
  • Marketable securities
  • Business samples
  • Other valuables (other than clothing)
    Any such items declared or found in checked baggage shall be subject to removal prior to the baggage in question being accepted for carriage by the Carrier.

The Carrier shall not be liable for damage to fragile, valuable or perishable items where such damage resulted from the inherent defect, quality, or vice of the item in question. Unsuitably or inadequately packed items will be accepted at the Carrier’s discretion and, where accepted, compensation may be denied as a result of the aforementioned factors. The Carrier assumes no liability for the delay in delivery of any perishable items accepted as checked baggage unless it has failed to take all reasonable measures to avoid such delay.

See Liability limitations below.


Infants travelling on an adult's lap do not have a baggage allowance; however, 1 stroller and 1 (car or booster) seat per child/infant are accepted free of charge. No substitutions permitted. Additional items (such as a playpen, additional car or booster seat, etc.) exceeding your free checked baggage allowance (weight, size and/or number of pieces permitted) will be subject to excess baggage charges.

About the baggage policy that applies to children's Car Seat.
Quantity 1 per child/infant
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits. One car or booster seat accepted at no charge per travelling child/infant. Additional car or booster seats are subject to excess baggage charges, if the free baggage allowance (weight and/or pieces permitted) is exceeded.
Details

Children under 18 kg (40 lb) will be safer and more comfortable on board when secured in an approved car seat or C.A.R.E.S.* device.

Note: Booster seats or vest-type restraint systems do not provide sufficient protection on airplanes for small children. Thus, they are not approved for airline use!

Approved car seats:

Canadian-made: The seat must be manufactured after Jan. 1, 1981 and must display inspection label.

  • CMVSS 213 or 213.1 Canada

U.S.A.-made: The seat must be manufactured after Feb. 26, 1985 and must display these labels:

  • This child restraint system conforms to all applicable Federal motor Vehicle Safety Standards.

    AND
  • This restraint is certified for use in motor vehicles and aircraft.

Europe-made: Restraint system manufactured to the UN ECE standard (Europe) must bear two labels:

  • An international approval label consisting of a circle surrounding the letter “E” followed by the distinguishing number of the country that has granted approval (reflects UN standard ECE R 44, revision 03 or later).
  • A second label that states it is approved for use in aircraft.

It is important to verify the car seat width as the maximum seat width on our aircraft is 40 cm (15 ½ in) for Economy class or 47 cm (18.5 in) for Club Class.

Car seats manufactured in any other country are not approved for use on board.

*C.A.R.E.S (child aviation restraint system): The AmSafe C.A.R.E.S device can be used by children between the ages of 1 and 4, weighing between 10-20 kg (22-44 lb) and whose height is 100 cm (40 in) or less.

 

Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost If the playpen and all other checked baggage exceed the free baggage allowance (weight, size and/or number of pieces permitted), excess baggage charges will apply.
Details

Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Not accepted as carry-on baggage.

Quantity 1 per child/infant
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits. One stroller accepted at no charge per travelling child/infant. Additional strollers are subject to excess baggage charges, if the free baggage allowance (weight and/or pieces permitted) is exceeded.
Details Please ensure that strollers are properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage. At most airports, passengers can use strollers up to the boarding gate. Upon arrival, strollers are delivered to the baggage arrivals area (except Orlando, where they are delivered to the gate).

 

Details Compact, foldable strollers that do not exceed our standard carry-on dimensions (23 x 40 x 51 cm / 9 x 16 x 20 inches) may be taken into the passenger cabin in lieu of a regular carry-on bag.

Humanitarian donations will be included in your regular baggage allowance. If the combined items and baggage exceed the free baggage allowance per person, excess baggage charges will apply. In addition, passengers are responsible for any import procedures or applicable customs duties at the destination.

If you wish to send donations to charitable organizations that Air Transat supports, you can do so via our local cargo facility.

Donations must be brought a minimum of 72 hours before departure to the local Air Transat cargo area. As cargo facilities are not located in the airport terminal, please call ahead for the location, rates and related information.

Check with the Department of Agriculture of your destination country for regulations and restrictions in effect with regard to importing or exporting food products.

Please note that it is prohibited to bring meat, dairy and many other food products into the European Union.

For more information, see the travelling with food products section.

Size 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including handles and wheels)
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

A CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine will be accepted as a carry-on if it meets our standard carry-on dimensions. Due to the excess weight of these machines, we ask that you limit your other carry-on items to the minimum that is required for your personal needs during flight. Please note that your medical equipment must be equipped with an independent power source (i.e., battery-powered) should you wish to use it during your flight. Air Transat regrets we are unable to provide you with power from any source.

Note: A limited quantity of distilled water used by this device is exempt from the liquid restrictions for carry-on baggage. We recommend that passengers carry supporting documentation from their doctor to facilitate security screening.

 

Cost Free of charge
Details Facilities permitting, you may use your walker until you board the aircraft, at which time our agent will ensure it is transferred to the cargo hold.

 

Details

Exceptions may be made for medical equipment required during flight. Please contact us to make arrangements.

See details in our special needs and medical equipment section.

 

Details Should you require supplemental medical oxygen, please refer to our special needs and medical equipment section.

 

Quantity No limit
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge for personal use
Details

Must be securely closed/folded and placed in a sturdy bag. A sturdy plastic bag will be provided at all Air Transat check-in counters at no charge. The bag measures 101 cm x 162 cm (40 in x 64 in), with 55 cm (22 in) gussets.

Oversize wheelchairs: As security facilities vary between airports, please contact us well in advance of your travel date so that we may ensure proper arrangements are made.

See details in special needs and medical equipment.

 

Details

Must be securely closed/folded and placed in a sturdy bag. A sturdy plastic bag will be provided at all Air Transat check-in counters at no charge. The bag measures 101 cm x 162 cm (40 in x 64 in), with 55 cm (22 in) gussets.

Oversize wheelchairs: As security facilities vary between airports, please contact us well in advance of your travel date so that we may ensure proper arrangements are made.

See details in special needs and medical equipment.

 

Details This service is not offered on Air Transat flights.
  Economy Class
Dimensions 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including wheels and handles)
Weight 10 kg (22 lb)
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Details

Instruments exceeding this size or weight must be checked. It is important to note that a musical instrument in the cabin replaces the carry-on baggage allowed.

Weight Maximum 23 kg (51 lb)
Cost If the musical instrument exceeds the quantity/dimensions/weight of the carry on baggage allowance, it becomes part of your checked baggage allowance, which when exceeded is subject to any applicable excess baggage charges.
Details

Must be packed in a rigid case.

For information on individual pieces of baggage exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance prior to your trip, to cover all such goods. Consult your travel or insurance agent.

 

For more information, please refer to Pets and service dogs.

Checked baggage fees apply per piece.

We recommend passengers purchase additional insurance.

Quantity

No limit, see details below.

Cost

CAD $30* per item per flight segment. An oversize plastic bag, available at all Air Transat check-in counters, is included.
 

*USD: $30 / EUR: €24 / GBP: £20 / CHF: 30 / HRK: 155 / HUF: 6600 / CZK: 600

Details

In preparation for travel, handlebars must be turned sideways and secured, the tires deflated, and the pedals removed. A bicycle helmet is accepted free of charge.

The bicycle must be placed in a sturdy bag or box.

Maximum weight 32 kg (70 lb) (including bicycle bag/box).

Oversize/tandem bicycles: As security facilities vary between airports, we suggest these items be shipped via cargo, as security facilities vary between airports and may not accommodate larger items, which could result in refusal of acceptance.

Children’s tricycles: 3-wheeled children’s tricycles are accepted at no charge

Lithium battery powered bicycles: are not accepted as passenger baggage at check-in. Please contact our Cargo department Will open in a separate browser window for information.

For groups of 10 passengers or more travelling with bicycles, please contact us in advance as special arrangements may be required (additional charges may apply).
Email: request@airtransat.com

 

Details

Canoes and kayaks are not accepted at check-in counters, however our Cargo department will be pleased to assist you. Transportation charges apply.

 

Baggage policy that applies to camping equipment.
Quantity 1 tent, 2 sleeping bags, camping gear
Cost See checked baggage allowance for your fare type/destination
Excess baggage charges Fees will apply if you exceed the maximum checked baggage allowance
Details

Only new stoves (or heating elements) and empty (new) canisters that have never contained any flammable liquid will be accepted. No fuel is allowed.

For more information on the transport of other camping items, please refer to dangerous goods and prohibited items.

 

Quantity 1 tackle box, reels, and rods
Dimensions Regular size
Cost See checked baggage allowance for your fare type/destination
Excess baggage charges Fees will apply if you exceed the maximum checked baggage allowance
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Quantity 1 golf bag, 14 clubs, 12 balls, 1 pair of golf shoes
Dimensions Regular size
Cost See checked baggage allowance for your fare type/destination
Excess baggage charges Fees will apply if you exceed the maximum checked baggage allowance
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Cost See checked baggage allowance for your fare type/destination
Excess baggage charges Fees will apply if you exceed the maximum checked baggage allowance
Details

Be sure to review important information on hunting equipment in our dangerous goods section.

 

Quantity 1 kiteboard, 1 power kite, and 1 helmet per passenger
Dimensions Regular size
Cost See checked baggage allowance for your fare type/destination
Excess baggage charges Fees will apply if you exceed the maximum checked baggage allowance
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

 

Details

Motorized equipment is not accepted at check-in counters, however our Cargo department will be pleased to assist you. Transportation charges apply.

 

Quantity Per passenger: 1 empty O2 tank, 1 tank harness, 1 pressure gauge, 1 mask, 1 regulator, 1 pair of fins, 1 wet or dry suit, 1 pair aqua shoes/booties, 1 buoyancy compensator, 1 snorkel
Dimensions Regular size
Cost See checked baggage allowance for your fare type/destination
Excess baggage charges Fees will apply if you exceed the maximum checked baggage allowance
Details The O2 tank must be completely empty and the pressure gauge protected. Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

 

Quantity 1 pair of skis, 1 pair of boots, 2 poles, 1 helmet OR 1 snowboard, 1 pair of snowboard boots, 1 helmet
Dimensions Regular size
Cost See checked baggage allowance for your fare type/destination
Excess baggage charges Fees will apply if you exceed the maximum checked baggage allowance
Details

Pole tips must be covered.

Place your skis or snowboard and poles in a ski or snowboard bag and your boots in a separate bag.

 

Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost

CAD $100* per flight segment

*USD: $100 / EUR: €80 / GBP: £65 / CHF: 100 / HRK: 520 / HUF: 22000 / CZK: 2000

Excess baggage charges Flat rate – see Cost (above)
Details

Please arrive early to allow sufficient time for proper handling. Additional baggage and/or excess weight is subject to space availability and may be refused for operational reasons.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

 

Quantity 1 mast and 1 sail (packed together but separately from the board), 1 board, and 1 helmet
Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost

CAD $100* per flight segment

*USD: $100 / EUR: €80 / GBP: £65 / CHF: 100 / HRK: 520 / HUF: 22000 / CZK: 2000

Excess baggage charges Flat rate – see Cost (above)
Details

Please arrive early to allow sufficient time for proper handling. Additional baggage and/or excess weight is subject to space availability and may be refused for operational reasons.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

 

Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Cost See checked baggage allowance for your fare type/destination
Excess baggage charges Fees will apply if you exceed the maximum checked baggage allowance
Details

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

See the suggested websites in our dangerous goods section.

 

Quantity 1 per person
Size Not exceeding 135 x 60 cm (53 x 23.5 in)
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

Exceptionally, a wedding dress in a non-rigid garment bag, with measurements not to exceed 135 x 60 cm (53 x 23.5 in), may be carried on board, and can be laid out or gently rolled up in the overhead bin.

There are no closet facilities on board our aircraft.

The dress may be carried in addition to a regular-sized carry-on bag.

 

Quantity 1 per person
Size Standard laptop case
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

The laptop may be carried in addition to a regular-sized carry-on bag.

See Liability limitations below.

 

Size May be transported in your carry-on bag (23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) including wheels and handles) or in your checked baggage.
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge within weight and size limits
Details

The urn must be able to pass the x-ray at the security checkpoint (in carry-on or checked baggage). If it can be x-rayed and security can see the contents, it will be allowed in the cabin. If the contents cannot be viewed by x-ray, the urn will be refused for transport and must be shipped via alternate means such as air cargo or mail.

Urns made of plastic, cardboard or cloth are recommended.

Passengers must present the cremation and the death certificates at check-in as well as security checkpoints.

 

Details Electronic cigarettes are allowed provided they remain stowed and unused in your carry-on baggage. Carriage in checked baggage is prohibited. Specific country restrictions may also apply.
Details Knee defenders and/or other similar devices restricting seat recline are not permitted for use on board Air Transat or our partner airlines.
Baggage policy that applies to lithium batteries.
Details Air Transat will not accept any Small lithium battery-powered vehicles in either checked baggage or carry-on baggage due to safety concerns associated to the lithium batteries that power them.
  • Vehicles not accepted include hoverboards, electric skateboards, airwheels, mini-Segways and balance wheels.
Please click here for lithium battery powered mobility aids.

Baggage weight allowed according to the class.
  Economy Class Option Plus Club Class
Weight 10 kg (22 lb) 10 kg (22 lb) 15 kg (33 lb)
Carry-on
Quantity 1 bag per person. Camera bags, laptops and purses are also permitted.
Dimensions 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including wheels and handles)
Cost Free
Excess baggage charges, payable at Air Transat check-in counter. Any carry-on bag that exceeds the above weight or size cannot be carried on and must be checked. Excess charges may apply.
Details

For information on liquids, gels and/or aerosols restrictions, please refer to Security and restrictions.

Fragile or perishable articles must be placed in carry-on baggage, as these items will not be accepted as checked baggage. These items include:

  • Medication or medical devices
  • Money
  • Jewellery
  • Silverware
  • Electronics
  • Laptop computers
  • Personal audio/video devices
  • Negotiable documents
  • Securities
  • Samples of business documents
  • Other valuables
  • Smoking materials
    • 1 lighter per passenger, packed in the allowable 1 plastic bag per passenger (due to liquid content).*
    • No lighters in checked baggage
    • 1 book of matches per passenger, carried only on your person
    • Electronic cigarettes: stowed unused in carry-on baggage at all times. Carriage in checked baggage is prohibited.*
    • * Specific country restrictions may also apply.

  • 1 diaper bag is allowed free of charge for a passenger travelling with an infant.

You may carry Epi-Pens or hypodermic needles only for personal medical use. The needle guard must be in place and the needle must be accompanied by the medication in its original labeled container or with a signed doctor's certificate.


Some destination exceptions apply. See the grid below.

Baggage fees, maximum weight and number of bags allowed

CLUB CLASS 
Pieces of baggage CLUB CLASS
First baggage   25 kg, Included
Second baggage   25 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)*   25 kg, £130 / CAD $200
OPTION PLUS - FLIGHT ONLY
Pieces of baggage ECO & ECO-PROMO FARES ECO-EXTRA & ECO-MAX FARES
First baggage   23 kg, Included   23 kg, Included
Second baggage   23 kg, £23 / CAD $35   23 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)*   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200
OPTION PLUS - TRANSAT PACKAGES AND TRANSAT CRUISE PACKAGES
Pieces of baggage PACKAGES CRUISES
First baggage   23 kg, Included   23 kg, Included
Second baggage   23 kg, Included   23 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)*   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200
ECONOMY CLASS - FLIGHT ONLY
Pieces of baggage ECO & ECO-PROMO FARES ECO-EXTRA & ECO-MAX FARES
First baggage 23 kg, £16 / CAD $25 23 kg, Included
Second baggage 23 kg, £23 / CAD $35 23 kg, £23 / CAD $35
Additional baggage (each)* 23 kg, £130 / CAD $200 23 kg, £130 / CAD $200
ECONOMY CLASS - TRANSAT PACKAGES AND TRANSAT CRUISE PACKAGES
Pieces of baggage  PACKAGES  CRUISES
First baggage   23 kg, Included   28 kg, Included
(Includes voucher for extra 5 kg allowed)
Second baggage   23 kg, £23 / CAD $35   23 kg, £23 / CAD $35
Additional baggage (each)*   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200
EXCEPTIONS HAITI - FLIGHT ONLY AND TRANSAT PACKAGES
 Pieces of baggage   ECONOMY CLASS  OPTION PLUS  CLUB CLASS
First baggage 25 kg, Included 25 kg, Included 25 kg, Included
Second baggage 25 kg, Included 25 kg, Included 25 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)* 25 kg, £130 / CAD $200 25 kg, £130 / CAD $200 25 kg, £130 / CAD $200
EXCEPTIONS CUBA - FLIGHT ONLY, TRANSAT PACKAGES AND TRANSAT CRUISE PACKAGES**
 Pieces of baggage   ECONOMY CLASS  OPTION PLUS  CLUB CLASS
First baggage 23 kg, Included 23 kg, Included 25 kg, Included
Second baggage 23 kg, £23 / CAD $35 23 kg, Included 25 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)* 23 kg, £130 / CAD $200 23 kg, £130 / CAD $200 25 kg, £130 / CAD $200

*Additional baggage is subject to space availability.
** Cuba Cruises: 28 kg allowed for the first baggage

Prices and weights indicated are valid per flight segment. Applicable taxes are not included.

More details about checked baggage
Dimensions Length + width + height must not exceed 158 cm (62 in)
Excess baggage

A $75* fee will apply on each piece of checked baggage exceeding the maximum weight allowed.

If any piece weighs more than 32 kg, contact our Cargo departmentWill open in a separate browser window for details at least 72 hours prior to departure. Air Transat reserves the right to limit or refuse excess baggage for operational reasons.
For passengers flying to/from Haiti, additional baggage and/or excess weight is subject to space availability and may be refused for operational reasons.

*USD: $75 / EUR: €60 / GBP: £49 / CHF:75 / HRK: 390 / HUF: 16500 / CZK: 1500
Details

Please take a moment to review the contents of your luggage, as some items may be restricted and pose a potential hazard on board the aircraft.

If any individual piece weighs more than 32 kg (70 lb), contact our Cargo departmentWill open in a separate browser window for details at least 72 hours prior to departure.

Fragile or perishable items will not be accepted in checked baggage. These items include:

  • Medication or medical devices
  • Currency
  • Jewellery
  • Silverware
  • Electronics
  • Laptop computers
  • Personal audio/video devices
  • Marketable securities
  • Business samples
  • Other valuables (other than clothing)
    Any such items declared or found in checked baggage shall be subject to removal prior to the baggage in question being accepted for carriage by the Carrier.

The Carrier shall not be liable for damage to fragile, valuable or perishable items where such damage resulted from the inherent defect, quality, or vice of the item in question. Unsuitably or inadequately packed items will be accepted at the Carrier’s discretion and, where accepted, compensation may be denied as a result of the aforementioned factors. The Carrier assumes no liability for the delay in delivery of any perishable items accepted as checked baggage unless it has failed to take all reasonable measures to avoid such delay.

See Liability limitations below.


Infants travelling on an adult's lap do not have a baggage allowance; however, 1 stroller and 1 (car or booster) seat per child/infant are accepted free of charge. No substitutions permitted. Additional items (such as a playpen, additional car or booster seat, etc.) exceeding your free checked baggage allowance (weight, size and/or number of pieces permitted) will be subject to excess baggage charges.

About the baggage policy that applies to children's Car Seat.
Quantity 1 per child/infant
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits. One car or booster seat accepted at no charge per travelling child/infant. Additional car or booster seats are subject to excess baggage charges, if the free baggage allowance (weight and/or pieces permitted) is exceeded.
Details

Children under 18 kg (40 lb) will be safer and more comfortable on board when secured in an approved car seat or C.A.R.E.S.* device.

Note: Booster seats or vest-type restraint systems do not provide sufficient protection on airplanes for small children. Thus, they are not approved for airline use!

Approved car seats:

Canadian-made: The seat must be manufactured after Jan. 1, 1981 and must display inspection label.

  • CMVSS 213 or 213.1 Canada

U.S.A.-made: The seat must be manufactured after Feb. 26, 1985 and must display these labels:

  • This child restraint system conforms to all applicable Federal motor Vehicle Safety Standards.

    AND
  • This restraint is certified for use in motor vehicles and aircraft.

Europe-made: Restraint system manufactured to the UN ECE standard (Europe) must bear two labels:

  • An international approval label consisting of a circle surrounding the letter “E” followed by the distinguishing number of the country that has granted approval (reflects UN standard ECE R 44, revision 03 or later).
  • A second label that states it is approved for use in aircraft.

It is important to verify the car seat width as the maximum seat width on our aircraft is 40 cm (15 ½ in) for Economy class or 47 cm (18.5 in) for Club Class.

Car seats manufactured in any other country are not approved for use on board.

*C.A.R.E.S (child aviation restraint system): The AmSafe C.A.R.E.S device can be used by children between the ages of 1 and 4, weighing between 10-20 kg (22-44 lb) and whose height is 100 cm (40 in) or less.

 

Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost If the playpen and all other checked baggage exceed the free baggage allowance (weight, size and/or number of pieces permitted), excess baggage charges will apply.
Details

Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Not accepted as carry-on baggage.

Quantity 1 per child/infant
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits. One stroller accepted at no charge per travelling child/infant. Additional strollers are subject to excess baggage charges, if the free baggage allowance (weight and/or pieces permitted) is exceeded.
Details Please ensure that strollers are properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage. At most airports, passengers can use strollers up to the boarding gate. Upon arrival, strollers are delivered to the baggage arrivals area (except Orlando, where they are delivered to the gate).

 

Details Compact, foldable strollers that do not exceed our standard carry-on dimensions (23 x 40 x 51 cm / 9 x 16 x 20 inches) may be taken into the passenger cabin in lieu of a regular carry-on bag.

Humanitarian donations will be included in your regular baggage allowance. If the combined items and baggage exceed the free baggage allowance per person, excess baggage charges will apply. In addition, passengers are responsible for any import procedures or applicable customs duties at the destination.

If you wish to send donations to charitable organizations that Air Transat supports, you can do so via our local cargo facility.

Donations must be brought a minimum of 72 hours before departure to the local Air Transat cargo area. As cargo facilities are not located in the airport terminal, please call ahead for the location, rates and related information.

Check with the Department of Agriculture of your destination country for regulations and restrictions in effect with regard to importing or exporting food products.

Please note that it is prohibited to bring meat, dairy and many other food products into the European Union.

For more information, see the travelling with food products section.

Size 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including handles and wheels)
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

A CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine will be accepted as a carry-on if it meets our standard carry-on dimensions. Due to the excess weight of these machines, we ask that you limit your other carry-on items to the minimum that is required for your personal needs during flight. Please note that your medical equipment must be equipped with an independent power source (i.e., battery-powered) should you wish to use it during your flight. Air Transat regrets we are unable to provide you with power from any source.

Note: A limited quantity of distilled water used by this device is exempt from the liquid restrictions for carry-on baggage. We recommend that passengers carry supporting documentation from their doctor to facilitate security screening.

 

Cost Free of charge
Details Facilities permitting, you may use your walker until you board the aircraft, at which time our agent will ensure it is transferred to the cargo hold.

 

Details

Exceptions may be made for medical equipment required during flight. Please contact us to make arrangements.

See details in our special needs and medical equipment section.

 

Details Should you require supplemental medical oxygen, please refer to our special needs and medical equipment section.

 

Quantity No limit
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge for personal use
Details

Must be securely closed/folded and placed in a sturdy bag. A sturdy plastic bag will be provided at all Air Transat check-in counters at no charge. The bag measures 101 cm x 162 cm (40 in x 64 in), with 55 cm (22 in) gussets.

Oversize wheelchairs: As security facilities vary between airports, please contact us well in advance of your travel date so that we may ensure proper arrangements are made.

See details in special needs and medical equipment.

 

Details

Must be securely closed/folded and placed in a sturdy bag. A sturdy plastic bag will be provided at all Air Transat check-in counters at no charge. The bag measures 101 cm x 162 cm (40 in x 64 in), with 55 cm (22 in) gussets.

Oversize wheelchairs: As security facilities vary between airports, please contact us well in advance of your travel date so that we may ensure proper arrangements are made.

See details in special needs and medical equipment.

 

Details This service is not offered on Air Transat flights.
  Economy Class
Dimensions 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including wheels and handles)
Weight 10 kg (22 lb)
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Details

Instruments exceeding this size or weight must be checked. It is important to note that a musical instrument in the cabin replaces the carry-on baggage allowed.

Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost If the musical instrument exceeds the quantity/dimensions/weight of the carry on baggage allowance, it becomes part of your checked baggage allowance, which when exceeded is subject to any applicable excess baggage charges.
Details

Must be packed in a rigid case.

For information on individual pieces of baggage exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance prior to your trip, to cover all such goods. Consult your travel or insurance agent.

 

For more information, please refer to Pets and service dogs.

In addition to your checked baggage allowance, we will accept at no charge 1 select sporting item up to 20 kg (44 lb) per passenger from the list below (valid items are shown as free; maximum weights vary). Not available on flights to/from Haiti or for lap held infants.

Please note that you may not substitute personal baggage or any other equipment for your free sporting item. If you want to bring an item not listed below, it will be included in your regular baggage allowance and excess baggage charges may apply.

If you booked a package, be aware that charges may apply for the land transfer of sporting equipment to hotels at some destinations. Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

We recommend passengers purchase additional insurance.

Quantity

No limit, see details below.

Cost

CAD $30* per item per flight segment. An oversize plastic bag, available at all Air Transat check-in counters, is included.
 

*USD: $30 / EUR: €24 / GBP: £20 / CHF: 30 / HRK: 155 / HUF: 6600 / CZK: 600

Details

In preparation for travel, handlebars must be turned sideways and secured, the tires deflated, and the pedals removed. A bicycle helmet is accepted free of charge.

The bicycle must be placed in a sturdy bag or box.

Maximum weight 32 kg (70 lb) (including bicycle bag/box).

Oversize/tandem bicycles: As security facilities vary between airports, we suggest these items be shipped via cargo, as security facilities vary between airports and may not accommodate larger items, which could result in refusal of acceptance.

Children’s tricycles: 3-wheeled children’s tricycles are accepted at no charge

Lithium battery powered bicycles: are not accepted as passenger baggage at check-in. Please contact our Cargo department Will open in a separate browser window for information.

For groups of 10 passengers or more travelling with bicycles, please contact us in advance as special arrangements may be required (additional charges may apply).
Email: request@airtransat.com

 

Details

Canoes and kayaks are not accepted at check-in counters, however our Cargo department will be pleased to assist you. Transportation charges apply.

 

Baggage policy that applies to camping equipment.
Quantity 1 tent, 2 sleeping bags, camping gear
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb)
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details

Only new stoves (or heating elements) and empty (new) canisters that have never contained any flammable liquid will be accepted. No fuel is allowed.

For more information on the transport of other camping items, please refer to dangerous goods and prohibited items.


Baggage policy that applies to fishing equipment.
Quantity 1 tackle box, reels, and rods
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.
Baggage policy that applies to golf equipment.
Quantity 1 golf bag, 14 clubs, 12 balls, 1 pair of golf shoes
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.
Baggage policy that applies to hunting equipment.
Cost See Excess Baggage Charges (below)
Excess baggage charges Counted as part of your checked baggage allowance (specific to your destination and class of service). Excess charges apply if exceeded.
Details

Be sure to review important information on hunting equipment in our dangerous goods and prohibited items section.

 

Baggage policy that applies to Kiteboard and Kitesurfer.
Quantity 1 kiteboard, 1 power kite, and 1 helmet per passenger
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb)
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Details

Motorized equipment is not accepted at check-in counters, however our Cargo department will be pleased to assist you. Transportation charges apply.

 

Baggage policy that applies to scuba diving and snorkelling equipment.
Quantity Per passenger: 1 empty O2 tank, 1 tank harness, 1 pressure gauge, 1 mask, 1 regulator, 1 pair of fins, 1 wet or dry suit, 1 pair aqua shoes/booties, 1 buoyancy compensator, 1 snorkel
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details The O2 tank must be completely empty and the pressure gauge protected. Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Baggage policy that applies to ski equipment (snow or water) and Snowboard.
Quantity 1 pair of skis, 1 pair of boots, 2 poles, 1 helmet OR 1 snowboard, 1 pair of snowboard boots, 1 helmet
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details

Pole tips must be covered.

Place your skis or snowboard and poles in a ski or snowboard bag and your boots in a separate bag.

Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost

CAD $100* per flight segment

*USD: $100 / EUR: €80 / GBP: £65 / CHF: 100 / HRK: 520 / HUF: 22000 / CZK: 2000

Excess baggage charges Flat rate – see Cost (above)
Details

Please arrive early to allow sufficient time for proper handling. Additional baggage and/or excess weight is subject to space availability and may be refused for operational reasons.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

 

Quantity 1 mast and 1 sail (packed together but separately from the board), 1 board, and 1 helmet
Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost

CAD $100* per flight segment

*USD: $100 / EUR: €80 / GBP: £65 / CHF: 100 / HRK: 520 / HUF: 22000 / CZK: 2000

Excess baggage charges Flat rate – see Cost (above)
Details

Please arrive early to allow sufficient time for proper handling. Additional baggage and/or excess weight is subject to space availability and may be refused for operational reasons.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

 

Baggage policy that applies to all other sports equipment.
Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb) per item
Cost See Excess Baggage Charges (below)
Excess baggage charges Counted as part of your checked baggage allowance (specific to your destination and class of service). Excess charges apply if exceeded.
Details

Please note that you may not substitute any other sporting item for the items in the list of exceptions.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo departmentWill open in a separate browser window.

See the suggested websites in our dangerous goods and prohibited items section.


Quantity 1 per person
Size Not exceeding 135 x 60 cm (53 x 23.5 in)
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

Exceptionally, a wedding dress in a non-rigid garment bag, with measurements not to exceed 135 x 60 cm (53 x 23.5 in), may be carried on board, and can be laid out or gently rolled up in the overhead bin.

There are no closet facilities on board our aircraft.

The dress may be carried in addition to a regular-sized carry-on bag.

 

Quantity 1 per person
Size Standard laptop case
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

The laptop may be carried in addition to a regular-sized carry-on bag.

See Liability limitations below.

 

Size May be transported in your carry-on bag (23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) including wheels and handles) or in your checked baggage.
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge within weight and size limits
Details

The urn must be able to pass the x-ray at the security checkpoint (in carry-on or checked baggage). If it can be x-rayed and security can see the contents, it will be allowed in the cabin. If the contents cannot be viewed by x-ray, the urn will be refused for transport and must be shipped via alternate means such as air cargo or mail.

Urns made of plastic, cardboard or cloth are recommended.

Passengers must present the cremation and the death certificates at check-in as well as security checkpoints.

 

Details Electronic cigarettes are allowed provided they remain stowed and unused in your carry-on baggage. Carriage in checked baggage is prohibited. Specific country restrictions may also apply.
Details Knee defenders and/or other similar devices restricting seat recline are not permitted for use on board Air Transat or our partner airlines.
Baggage policy that applies to lithium batteries.
Details Air Transat will not accept any Small lithium battery-powered vehicles in either checked baggage or carry-on baggage due to safety concerns associated to the lithium batteries that power them.
  • Vehicles not accepted include hoverboards, electric skateboards, airwheels, mini-Segways and balance wheels.
Please click here for lithium battery powered mobility aids.

  Economy Class Option Plus Club Class
Quantity 1 bag per person. Camera bags, laptops and purses are also permitted.
Dimensions 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including wheels and handles)
Weight 10 kg (22 lb) 10 kg (22 lb) 15 kg (33 lb)
Cost Free
Excess baggage charges, payable at Air Transat check-in counter. Any carry-on bag that exceeds the above weight or size cannot be carried on and must be checked. Excess charges may apply.
Details

For information on liquids, gels and/or aerosols restrictions, please refer to Security and restrictions.

Fragile or perishable articles must be placed in carry-on baggage, as these items will not be accepted as checked baggage. These items include:

  • Medication or medical devices
  • Money
  • Jewellery
  • Silverware
  • Electronics
  • Laptop computers
  • Personal audio/video devices
  • Negotiable documents
  • Securities
  • Samples of business documents
  • Other valuables
  • Smoking materials
    • 1 lighter per passenger, packed in the allowable 1 plastic bag per passenger (due to liquid content).*
    • No lighters in checked baggage
    • 1 book of matches per passenger, carried only on your person
    • Electronic cigarettes: stowed unused in carry-on baggage at all times. Carriage in checked baggage is prohibited.*
    • * Specific country restrictions may also apply.

  • 1 diaper bag is allowed free of charge for a passenger travelling with an infant.

You may carry Epi-Pens or hypodermic needles only for personal medical use. The needle guard must be in place and the needle must be accompanied by the medication in its original labeled container or with a signed doctor's certificate.

 

Baggage fees, maximum weight and number of bags allowed

CLUB CLASS 
Pieces of baggage   CLUB CLASS
First baggage   32 kg, Included
Second baggage   32 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)*   32 kg, £130 / CAD $200
OPTION PLUS - FLIGHT ONLY, TRANSAT PACKAGES AND TRANSAT CRUISE PACKAGES
Pieces of baggage ECO & ECO-PROMO FARES ECO-EXTRA & ECO-MAX FARES
First baggage   23 kg, Included   23 kg, Included
Second baggage   23 kg, Included   23 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)*   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200
ECONOMY CLASS - FLIGHT ONLY
Pieces of baggage ECO & ECO-PROMO FARES ECO-EXTRA & ECO-MAX FARES
First baggage 23 kg, Included 23 kg, Included
Second baggage 23 kg, £65 / CAD $100 23 kg, £65 / CAD $100
Additional baggage (each)* 23 kg, £130 / CAD $200 23 kg, £130 / CAD $200
ECONOMY CLASS - TRANSAT PACKAGES AND TRANSAT CRUISE PACKAGES
Pieces of baggage   PACKAGES   CRUISES
First baggage   23 kg, Included   28 kg, Included
(Includes voucher for extra 5 kg allowed)
Second baggage   23 kg, £65 / CAD $100   23 kg, £65 / CAD $100
Additional baggage (each)*   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200   23 kg, £130 / CAD $200

*Additional baggage is subject to space availability.

Prices and weights indicated are valid per flight segment. Applicable taxes are not included.

More details about checked baggage
Dimensions Length + width + height must not exceed 158 cm (62 in)
Excess baggage

A $75* fee will apply on each piece of checked baggage exceeding the maximum weight allowed.

*USD: $75 / EUR: €60 / GBP: £49 / CHF:75 / HRK: 390 / HUF: 16500 / CZK: 1500
Details

Please take a moment to review the contents of your luggage, as some items may be restricted and pose a potential hazard on board the aircraft.

If any individual piece weighs more than 32 kg (70 lb), contact our Cargo departmentWill open in a separate browser window for details at least 72 hours prior to departure.

Fragile or perishable items will not be accepted in checked baggage. These items include:

  • Medication or medical devices
  • Currency
  • Jewellery
  • Silverware
  • Electronics
  • Laptop computers
  • Personal audio/video devices
  • Marketable securities
  • Business samples
  • Other valuables (other than clothing)
    Any such items declared or found in checked baggage shall be subject to removal prior to the baggage in question being accepted for carriage by the Carrier.

The Carrier shall not be liable for damage to fragile, valuable or perishable items where such damage resulted from the inherent defect, quality, or vice of the item in question. Unsuitably or inadequately packed items will be accepted at the Carrier’s discretion and, where accepted, compensation may be denied as a result of the aforementioned factors. The Carrier assumes no liability for the delay in delivery of any perishable items accepted as checked baggage unless it has failed to take all reasonable measures to avoid such delay.

See Liability limitations below.


Infants travelling on an adult's lap do not have a baggage allowance; however, 1 stroller and 1 (car or booster) seat per child/infant are accepted free of charge. No substitutions permitted. Additional items (such as a playpen, additional car or booster seat, etc.) exceeding your free checked baggage allowance (weight, size and/or number of pieces permitted) will be subject to excess baggage charges.

About the baggage policy that applies to children's Car Seat.
Quantity 1 per child/infant
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits. One car or booster seat accepted at no charge per travelling child/infant. Additional car or booster seats are subject to excess baggage charges, if the free baggage allowance (weight and/or pieces permitted) is exceeded.
Details

Children under 18 kg (40 lb) will be safer and more comfortable on board when secured in an approved car seat or C.A.R.E.S.* device.

Note: Booster seats or vest-type restraint systems do not provide sufficient protection on airplanes for small children. Thus, they are not approved for airline use!

Approved car seats:

Canadian-made: The seat must be manufactured after Jan. 1, 1981 and must display inspection label.

  • CMVSS 213 or 213.1 Canada

U.S.A.-made: The seat must be manufactured after Feb. 26, 1985 and must display these labels:

  • This child restraint system conforms to all applicable Federal motor Vehicle Safety Standards.

    AND
  • This restraint is certified for use in motor vehicles and aircraft.

Europe-made: Restraint system manufactured to the UN ECE standard (Europe) must bear two labels:

  • An international approval label consisting of a circle surrounding the letter “E” followed by the distinguishing number of the country that has granted approval (reflects UN standard ECE R 44, revision 03 or later).
  • A second label that states it is approved for use in aircraft.

It is important to verify the car seat width as the maximum seat width on our aircraft is 40 cm (15 ½ in) for Economy class or 47 cm (18.5 in) for Club Class.

Car seats manufactured in any other country are not approved for use on board.

*C.A.R.E.S (child aviation restraint system): The AmSafe C.A.R.E.S device can be used by children between the ages of 1 and 4, weighing between 10-20 kg (22-44 lb) and whose height is 100 cm (40 in) or less.

 

Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost If the playpen and all other checked baggage exceed the free baggage allowance (weight, size and/or number of pieces permitted), excess baggage charges will apply.
Details

Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Not accepted as carry-on baggage.

Quantity 1 per child/infant
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits. One stroller accepted at no charge per travelling child/infant. Additional strollers are subject to excess baggage charges, if the free baggage allowance (weight and/or pieces permitted) is exceeded.
Details Please ensure that strollers are properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage. At most airports, passengers can use strollers up to the boarding gate. Upon arrival, strollers are delivered to the baggage arrivals area (except Orlando, where they are delivered to the gate).

 

Details Compact, foldable strollers that do not exceed our standard carry-on dimensions (23 x 40 x 51 cm / 9 x 16 x 20 inches) may be taken into the passenger cabin in lieu of a regular carry-on bag.

Humanitarian donations will be included in your regular baggage allowance. If the combined items and baggage exceed the free baggage allowance per person, excess baggage charges will apply. In addition, passengers are responsible for any import procedures or applicable customs duties at the destination.

If you wish to send donations to charitable organizations that Air Transat supports, you can do so via our local cargo facility.

Donations must be brought a minimum of 72 hours before departure to the local Air Transat cargo area. As cargo facilities are not located in the airport terminal, please call ahead for the location, rates and related information.

Check with the Department of Agriculture of your destination country for regulations and restrictions in effect with regard to importing or exporting food products.

Please note that it is prohibited to bring meat, dairy and many other food products into the European Union.

For more information, see the travelling with food products section.

Size 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including handles and wheels)
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

A CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine will be accepted as a carry-on if it meets our standard carry-on dimensions. Due to the excess weight of these machines, we ask that you limit your other carry-on items to the minimum that is required for your personal needs during flight. Please note that your medical equipment must be equipped with an independent power source (i.e., battery-powered) should you wish to use it during your flight. Air Transat regrets we are unable to provide you with power from any source.

Note: A limited quantity of distilled water used by this device is exempt from the liquid restrictions for carry-on baggage. We recommend that passengers carry supporting documentation from their doctor to facilitate security screening.

 

Cost Free of charge
Details Facilities permitting, you may use your walker until you board the aircraft, at which time our agent will ensure it is transferred to the cargo hold.

 

Details

Exceptions may be made for medical equipment required during flight. Please contact us to make arrangements.

See details in our special needs and medical equipment section.

 

Details Should you require supplemental medical oxygen, please refer to our special needs and medical equipment section.

 

Quantity No limit
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge for personal use
Details

Must be securely closed/folded and placed in a sturdy bag. A sturdy plastic bag will be provided at all Air Transat check-in counters at no charge. The bag measures 101 cm x 162 cm (40 in x 64 in), with 55 cm (22 in) gussets.

Oversize wheelchairs: As security facilities vary between airports, please contact us well in advance of your travel date so that we may ensure proper arrangements are made.

See details in special needs and medical equipment.

 

Details

Must be securely closed/folded and placed in a sturdy bag. A sturdy plastic bag will be provided at all Air Transat check-in counters at no charge. The bag measures 101 cm x 162 cm (40 in x 64 in), with 55 cm (22 in) gussets.

Oversize wheelchairs: As security facilities vary between airports, please contact us well in advance of your travel date so that we may ensure proper arrangements are made.

See details in special needs and medical equipment.

 

Details This service is not offered on Air Transat flights.
  Economy Class
Dimensions 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including wheels and handles)
Weight 10 kg (22 lb)
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Details

Instruments exceeding this size or weight must be checked. It is important to note that a musical instrument in the cabin replaces the carry-on baggage allowed.

Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost If the musical instrument exceeds the quantity/dimensions/weight of the carry on baggage allowance, it becomes part of your checked baggage allowance, which when exceeded is subject to any applicable excess baggage charges.
Details

Must be packed in a rigid case.

For information on individual pieces of baggage exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance prior to your trip, to cover all such goods. Consult your travel or insurance agent.

 

For more information, please refer to Pets and service dogs.

In addition to your checked baggage allowance, we will accept at no charge 1 select sporting item up to 20 kg (44 lb) per passenger from the list below (valid items are shown as free; maximum weights vary). Not available on flights to/from Haiti or for lap held infants.

Please note that you may not substitute personal baggage or any other equipment for your free sporting item. If you want to bring an item not listed below, it will be included in your regular baggage allowance and excess baggage charges may apply.

If you booked a package, be aware that charges may apply for the land transfer of sporting equipment to hotels at some destinations. Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

We recommend passengers purchase additional insurance.

Quantity

No limit, see details below.

Cost

CAD $30* per item per flight segment. An oversize plastic bag, available at all Air Transat check-in counters, is included.
 

*USD: $30 / EUR: €24 / GBP: £20 / CHF: 30 / HRK: 155 / HUF: 6600 / CZK: 600

Details

In preparation for travel, handlebars must be turned sideways and secured, the tires deflated, and the pedals removed. A bicycle helmet is accepted free of charge.

The bicycle must be placed in a sturdy bag or box.

Maximum weight 32 kg (70 lb) (including bicycle bag/box).

Oversize/tandem bicycles: As security facilities vary between airports, we suggest these items be shipped via cargo, as security facilities vary between airports and may not accommodate larger items, which could result in refusal of acceptance.

Children’s tricycles: 3-wheeled children’s tricycles are accepted at no charge

Lithium battery powered bicycles: are not accepted as passenger baggage at check-in. Please contact our Cargo department Will open in a separate browser window for information.

For groups of 10 passengers or more travelling with bicycles, please contact us in advance as special arrangements may be required (additional charges may apply).
Email: request@airtransat.com

 

Details

Canoes and kayaks are not accepted at check-in counters, however our Cargo department will be pleased to assist you. Transportation charges apply.

 

Baggage policy that applies to camping equipment.
Quantity 1 tent, 2 sleeping bags, camping gear
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb)
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details

Only new stoves (or heating elements) and empty (new) canisters that have never contained any flammable liquid will be accepted. No fuel is allowed.

For more information on the transport of other camping items, please refer to dangerous goods and prohibited items.


Baggage policy that applies to fishing equipment.
Quantity 1 tackle box, reels, and rods
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.
Baggage policy that applies to golf equipment.
Quantity 1 golf bag, 14 clubs, 12 balls, 1 pair of golf shoes
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.
Baggage policy that applies to hunting equipment.
Cost See Excess Baggage Charges (below)
Excess baggage charges Counted as part of your checked baggage allowance (specific to your destination and class of service). Excess charges apply if exceeded.
Details

Be sure to review important information on hunting equipment in our dangerous goods and prohibited items section.

 

Baggage policy that applies to Kiteboard and Kitesurfer.
Quantity 1 kiteboard, 1 power kite, and 1 helmet per passenger
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb)
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Details

Motorized equipment is not accepted at check-in counters, however our Cargo department will be pleased to assist you. Transportation charges apply.

 

Baggage policy that applies to scuba diving and snorkelling equipment.
Quantity Per passenger: 1 empty O2 tank, 1 tank harness, 1 pressure gauge, 1 mask, 1 regulator, 1 pair of fins, 1 wet or dry suit, 1 pair aqua shoes/booties, 1 buoyancy compensator, 1 snorkel
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details The O2 tank must be completely empty and the pressure gauge protected. Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Baggage policy that applies to ski equipment (snow or water) and Snowboard.
Quantity 1 pair of skis, 1 pair of boots, 2 poles, 1 helmet OR 1 snowboard, 1 pair of snowboard boots, 1 helmet
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details

Pole tips must be covered.

Place your skis or snowboard and poles in a ski or snowboard bag and your boots in a separate bag.

Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost

CAD $100* per flight segment

*USD: $100 / EUR: €80 / GBP: £65 / CHF: 100 / HRK: 520 / HUF: 22000 / CZK: 2000

Excess baggage charges Flat rate – see Cost (above)
Details

Please arrive early to allow sufficient time for proper handling. Additional baggage and/or excess weight is subject to space availability and may be refused for operational reasons.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

 

Quantity 1 mast and 1 sail (packed together but separately from the board), 1 board, and 1 helmet
Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost

CAD $100* per flight segment

*USD: $100 / EUR: €80 / GBP: £65 / CHF: 100 / HRK: 520 / HUF: 22000 / CZK: 2000

Excess baggage charges Flat rate – see Cost (above)
Details

Please arrive early to allow sufficient time for proper handling. Additional baggage and/or excess weight is subject to space availability and may be refused for operational reasons.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

 

Baggage policy that applies to all other sports equipment.
Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb) per item
Cost See Excess Baggage Charges (below)
Excess baggage charges Counted as part of your checked baggage allowance (specific to your destination and class of service). Excess charges apply if exceeded.
Details

Please note that you may not substitute any other sporting item for the items in the list of exceptions.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo departmentWill open in a separate browser window.

See the suggested websites in our dangerous goods and prohibited items section.

Quantity 1 per person
Size Not exceeding 135 x 60 cm (53 x 23.5 in)
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

Exceptionally, a wedding dress in a non-rigid garment bag, with measurements not to exceed 135 x 60 cm (53 x 23.5 in), may be carried on board, and can be laid out or gently rolled up in the overhead bin.

There are no closet facilities on board our aircraft.

The dress may be carried in addition to a regular-sized carry-on bag.

 

Quantity 1 per person
Size Standard laptop case
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

The laptop may be carried in addition to a regular-sized carry-on bag.

See Liability limitations below.

 

Size May be transported in your carry-on bag (23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) including wheels and handles) or in your checked baggage.
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge within weight and size limits
Details

The urn must be able to pass the x-ray at the security checkpoint (in carry-on or checked baggage). If it can be x-rayed and security can see the contents, it will be allowed in the cabin. If the contents cannot be viewed by x-ray, the urn will be refused for transport and must be shipped via alternate means such as air cargo or mail.

Urns made of plastic, cardboard or cloth are recommended.

Passengers must present the cremation and the death certificates at check-in as well as security checkpoints.

 

Details Electronic cigarettes are allowed provided they remain stowed and unused in your carry-on baggage. Carriage in checked baggage is prohibited. Specific country restrictions may also apply.
Details Knee defenders and/or other similar devices restricting seat recline are not permitted for use on board Air Transat or our partner airlines.
Baggage policy that applies to lithium batteries.
Details Air Transat will not accept any Small lithium battery-powered vehicles in either checked baggage or carry-on baggage due to safety concerns associated to the lithium batteries that power them.
  • Vehicles not accepted include hoverboards, electric skateboards, airwheels, mini-Segways and balance wheels.
Please click here for lithium battery powered mobility aids.

  Economy Class Option Plus Club Class
Quantity 1 bag per person. Camera bags, laptops and purses are also permitted.
Dimensions 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including wheels and handles)
Weight 10 kg (22 lb) 10 kg (22 lb) 15 kg (33 lb)
Cost Free
Excess baggage charges, payable at Air Transat check-in counter. Any carry-on bag that exceeds the above weight or size cannot be carried on and must be checked. Excess charges may apply.
Details

For information on liquids, gels and/or aerosols restrictions, please refer to Security and restrictions.

Fragile or perishable articles must be placed in carry-on baggage, as these items will not be accepted as checked baggage. These items include:

  • Medication or medical devices
  • Money
  • Jewellery
  • Silverware
  • Electronics
  • Laptop computers
  • Personal audio/video devices
  • Negotiable documents
  • Securities
  • Samples of business documents
  • Other valuables
  • Smoking materials
    • 1 lighter per passenger, packed in the allowable 1 plastic bag per passenger (due to liquid content).*
    • No lighters in checked baggage
    • 1 book of matches per passenger, carried only on your person
    • Electronic cigarettes: stowed unused in carry-on baggage at all times. Carriage in checked baggage is prohibited.*
    • * Specific country restrictions may also apply.

  • 1 diaper bag is allowed free of charge for a passenger travelling with an infant.

You may carry Epi-Pens or hypodermic needles only for personal medical use. The needle guard must be in place and the needle must be accompanied by the medication in its original labeled container or with a signed doctor's certificate.

 

Baggage fees, maximum weight and number of bags allowed

CLUB CLASS 
Pieces of baggage   CLUB CLASS
First baggage   32 kg, Included
Second baggage   32 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)*   32 kg, €160
OPTION PLUS - FLIGHT ONLY AND TRANSAT PACKAGES
Pieces of baggage ECO & ECO-PROMO FARES ECO-EXTRA & ECO-MAX FARES
First baggage   30 kg, Included   30 kg, Included
Second baggage   30 kg, Included   30 kg, Included
Additional baggage (each)*   30 kg, €160   30 kg, €160
ECONOMY CLASS - FLIGHT ONLY AND TRANSAT PACKAGES
Pieces of baggage ECO & ECO-PROMO FARES ECO-EXTRA & ECO-MAX FARES
First baggage 30 kg, Included 30 kg, Included
Second baggage 30 kg, €80
30 kg, €80
Additional baggage (each)* 30 kg, €160 30 kg, €160

*Additional baggage is subject to space availability.

Prices and weights indicated are valid per flight segment. Applicable taxes are not included.

More details about checked baggage
Dimensions Length + width + height must not exceed 158 cm (62 in)
Excess baggage

A $75* fee will apply on each piece of checked baggage exceeding the maximum weight allowed.

*USD: $75 / EUR: €60 / GBP: £49 / CHF:75 / HRK: 390 / HUF: 16500 / CZK: 1500
Details

Please take a moment to review the contents of your luggage, as some items may be restricted and pose a potential hazard on board the aircraft.

If any individual piece weighs more than 32 kg (70 lb), contact our Cargo departmentWill open in a separate browser window for details at least 72 hours prior to departure.

Fragile or perishable items will not be accepted in checked baggage. These items include:

  • Medication or medical devices
  • Currency
  • Jewellery
  • Silverware
  • Electronics
  • Laptop computers
  • Personal audio/video devices
  • Marketable securities
  • Business samples
  • Other valuables (other than clothing)
    Any such items declared or found in checked baggage shall be subject to removal prior to the baggage in question being accepted for carriage by the Carrier.

The Carrier shall not be liable for damage to fragile, valuable or perishable items where such damage resulted from the inherent defect, quality, or vice of the item in question. Unsuitably or inadequately packed items will be accepted at the Carrier’s discretion and, where accepted, compensation may be denied as a result of the aforementioned factors. The Carrier assumes no liability for the delay in delivery of any perishable items accepted as checked baggage unless it has failed to take all reasonable measures to avoid such delay.

See Liability limitations below.


Infants travelling on an adult's lap do not have a baggage allowance; however, 1 stroller and 1 (car or booster) seat per child/infant are accepted free of charge. No substitutions permitted. Additional items (such as a playpen, additional car or booster seat, etc.) exceeding your free checked baggage allowance (weight, size and/or number of pieces permitted) will be subject to excess baggage charges.

About the baggage policy that applies to children's Car Seat.
Quantity 1 per child/infant
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits. One car or booster seat accepted at no charge per travelling child/infant. Additional car or booster seats are subject to excess baggage charges, if the free baggage allowance (weight and/or pieces permitted) is exceeded.
Details

Children under 18 kg (40 lb) will be safer and more comfortable on board when secured in an approved car seat or C.A.R.E.S.* device.

Note: Booster seats or vest-type restraint systems do not provide sufficient protection on airplanes for small children. Thus, they are not approved for airline use!

Approved car seats:

Canadian-made: The seat must be manufactured after Jan. 1, 1981 and must display inspection label.

  • CMVSS 213 or 213.1 Canada

U.S.A.-made: The seat must be manufactured after Feb. 26, 1985 and must display these labels:

  • This child restraint system conforms to all applicable Federal motor Vehicle Safety Standards.

    AND
  • This restraint is certified for use in motor vehicles and aircraft.

Europe-made: Restraint system manufactured to the UN ECE standard (Europe) must bear two labels:

  • An international approval label consisting of a circle surrounding the letter “E” followed by the distinguishing number of the country that has granted approval (reflects UN standard ECE R 44, revision 03 or later).
  • A second label that states it is approved for use in aircraft.

It is important to verify the car seat width as the maximum seat width on our aircraft is 40 cm (15 ½ in) for Economy class or 47 cm (18.5 in) for Club Class.

Car seats manufactured in any other country are not approved for use on board.

*C.A.R.E.S (child aviation restraint system): The AmSafe C.A.R.E.S device can be used by children between the ages of 1 and 4, weighing between 10-20 kg (22-44 lb) and whose height is 100 cm (40 in) or less.

 

Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost If the playpen and all other checked baggage exceed the free baggage allowance (weight, size and/or number of pieces permitted), excess baggage charges will apply.
Details

Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Not accepted as carry-on baggage.

Quantity 1 per child/infant
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits. One stroller accepted at no charge per travelling child/infant. Additional strollers are subject to excess baggage charges, if the free baggage allowance (weight and/or pieces permitted) is exceeded.
Details Please ensure that strollers are properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage. At most airports, passengers can use strollers up to the boarding gate. Upon arrival, strollers are delivered to the baggage arrivals area (except Orlando, where they are delivered to the gate).

 

Details Compact, foldable strollers that do not exceed our standard carry-on dimensions (23 x 40 x 51 cm / 9 x 16 x 20 inches) may be taken into the passenger cabin in lieu of a regular carry-on bag.

Humanitarian donations will be included in your regular baggage allowance. If the combined items and baggage exceed the free baggage allowance per person, excess baggage charges will apply. In addition, passengers are responsible for any import procedures or applicable customs duties at the destination.

If you wish to send donations to charitable organizations that Air Transat supports, you can do so via our local cargo facility.

Donations must be brought a minimum of 72 hours before departure to the local Air Transat cargo area. As cargo facilities are not located in the airport terminal, please call ahead for the location, rates and related information.

Check with the Department of Agriculture of your destination country for regulations and restrictions in effect with regard to importing or exporting food products.

Please note that it is prohibited to bring meat, dairy and many other food products into the European Union.

For more information, see the travelling with food products section.

Size 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including handles and wheels)
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

A CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine will be accepted as a carry-on if it meets our standard carry-on dimensions. Due to the excess weight of these machines, we ask that you limit your other carry-on items to the minimum that is required for your personal needs during flight. Please note that your medical equipment must be equipped with an independent power source (i.e., battery-powered) should you wish to use it during your flight. Air Transat regrets we are unable to provide you with power from any source.

Note: A limited quantity of distilled water used by this device is exempt from the liquid restrictions for carry-on baggage. We recommend that passengers carry supporting documentation from their doctor to facilitate security screening.

 

Cost Free of charge
Details Facilities permitting, you may use your walker until you board the aircraft, at which time our agent will ensure it is transferred to the cargo hold.

 

Details

Exceptions may be made for medical equipment required during flight. Please contact us to make arrangements.

See details in our special needs and medical equipment section.

 

Details Should you require supplemental medical oxygen, please refer to our special needs and medical equipment section.

 

Quantity No limit
Size Regular size
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge for personal use
Details

Must be securely closed/folded and placed in a sturdy bag. A sturdy plastic bag will be provided at all Air Transat check-in counters at no charge. The bag measures 101 cm x 162 cm (40 in x 64 in), with 55 cm (22 in) gussets.

Oversize wheelchairs: As security facilities vary between airports, please contact us well in advance of your travel date so that we may ensure proper arrangements are made.

See details in special needs and medical equipment.

 

Details

Must be securely closed/folded and placed in a sturdy bag. A sturdy plastic bag will be provided at all Air Transat check-in counters at no charge. The bag measures 101 cm x 162 cm (40 in x 64 in), with 55 cm (22 in) gussets.

Oversize wheelchairs: As security facilities vary between airports, please contact us well in advance of your travel date so that we may ensure proper arrangements are made.

See details in special needs and medical equipment.

 

Details This service is not offered on Air Transat flights.
  Economy Class
Dimensions 23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) (including wheels and handles)
Weight 10 kg (22 lb)
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Details

Instruments exceeding this size or weight must be checked. It is important to note that a musical instrument in the cabin replaces the carry-on baggage allowed.

Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost If the musical instrument exceeds the quantity/dimensions/weight of the carry on baggage allowance, it becomes part of your checked baggage allowance, which when exceeded is subject to any applicable excess baggage charges.
Details

Must be packed in a rigid case.

For information on individual pieces of baggage exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance prior to your trip, to cover all such goods. Consult your travel or insurance agent.

 

For more information, please refer to Pets and service dogs.

In addition to your checked baggage allowance, we will accept at no charge 1 select sporting item up to 20 kg (44 lb) per passenger from the list below (valid items are shown as free; maximum weights vary). Not available on flights to/from Haiti or for lap held infants.

Please note that you may not substitute personal baggage or any other equipment for your free sporting item. If you want to bring an item not listed below, it will be included in your regular baggage allowance and excess baggage charges may apply.

If you booked a package, be aware that charges may apply for the land transfer of sporting equipment to hotels at some destinations. Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

We recommend passengers purchase additional insurance.

Quantity

No limit, see details below.

Cost

CAD $30* per item per flight segment. An oversize plastic bag, available at all Air Transat check-in counters, is included.
 

*USD: $30 / EUR: €24 / GBP: £20 / CHF: 30 / HRK: 155 / HUF: 6600 / CZK: 600

Details

In preparation for travel, handlebars must be turned sideways and secured, the tires deflated, and the pedals removed. A bicycle helmet is accepted free of charge.

The bicycle must be placed in a sturdy bag or box.

Maximum weight 32 kg (70 lb) (including bicycle bag/box).

Oversize/tandem bicycles: As security facilities vary between airports, we suggest these items be shipped via cargo, as security facilities vary between airports and may not accommodate larger items, which could result in refusal of acceptance.

Children’s tricycles: 3-wheeled children’s tricycles are accepted at no charge

Lithium battery powered bicycles: are not accepted as passenger baggage at check-in. Please contact our Cargo department Will open in a separate browser window for information.

For groups of 10 passengers or more travelling with bicycles, please contact us in advance as special arrangements may be required (additional charges may apply).
Email: request@airtransat.com

 

Details

Canoes and kayaks are not accepted at check-in counters, however our Cargo department will be pleased to assist you. Transportation charges apply.

 

Baggage policy that applies to camping equipment.
Quantity 1 tent, 2 sleeping bags, camping gear
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb)
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details

Only new stoves (or heating elements) and empty (new) canisters that have never contained any flammable liquid will be accepted. No fuel is allowed.

For more information on the transport of other camping items, please refer to dangerous goods and prohibited items.


Baggage policy that applies to fishing equipment.
Quantity 1 tackle box, reels, and rods
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.
Baggage policy that applies to golf equipment.
Quantity 1 golf bag, 14 clubs, 12 balls, 1 pair of golf shoes
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.
Baggage policy that applies to hunting equipment.
Cost See Excess Baggage Charges (below)
Excess baggage charges Counted as part of your checked baggage allowance (specific to your destination and class of service). Excess charges apply if exceeded.
Details

Be sure to review important information on hunting equipment in our dangerous goods and prohibited items section.

 

Baggage policy that applies to Kiteboard and Kitesurfer.
Quantity 1 kiteboard, 1 power kite, and 1 helmet per passenger
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb)
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Details

Motorized equipment is not accepted at check-in counters, however our Cargo department will be pleased to assist you. Transportation charges apply.

 

Baggage policy that applies to scuba diving and snorkelling equipment.
Quantity Per passenger: 1 empty O2 tank, 1 tank harness, 1 pressure gauge, 1 mask, 1 regulator, 1 pair of fins, 1 wet or dry suit, 1 pair aqua shoes/booties, 1 buoyancy compensator, 1 snorkel
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details The O2 tank must be completely empty and the pressure gauge protected. Please ensure that equipment is properly wrapped/secured for transport to prevent loss or damage.

Baggage policy that applies to ski equipment (snow or water) and Snowboard.
Quantity 1 pair of skis, 1 pair of boots, 2 poles, 1 helmet OR 1 snowboard, 1 pair of snowboard boots, 1 helmet
Dimensions Regular size
Weight Maximum 20 kg (44 lb) total
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details

Pole tips must be covered.

Place your skis or snowboard and poles in a ski or snowboard bag and your boots in a separate bag.

Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost

CAD $100* per flight segment

*USD: $100 / EUR: €80 / GBP: £65 / CHF: 100 / HRK: 520 / HUF: 22000 / CZK: 2000

Excess baggage charges Flat rate – see Cost (above)
Details

Please arrive early to allow sufficient time for proper handling. Additional baggage and/or excess weight is subject to space availability and may be refused for operational reasons.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

 

Quantity 1 mast and 1 sail (packed together but separately from the board), 1 board, and 1 helmet
Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb)
Cost

CAD $100* per flight segment

*USD: $100 / EUR: €80 / GBP: £65 / CHF: 100 / HRK: 520 / HUF: 22000 / CZK: 2000

Excess baggage charges Flat rate – see Cost (above)
Details

Please arrive early to allow sufficient time for proper handling. Additional baggage and/or excess weight is subject to space availability and may be refused for operational reasons.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo department.

 

Baggage policy that applies to all other sports equipment.
Dimensions Maximum 3.65 m (12 ft) long
Weight Maximum 32 kg (70 lb) per item
Cost Free within size, piece and weight limits
Excess baggage charges Excess charges apply when free sporting equipment allowance (size/piece/weight) is exceeded. See details under Checked baggage.
Details

Please note that you may not substitute any other sporting item for the items in the list of exceptions.

For more information on individual baggage items exceeding 32 kg (70 lb) in weight, contact our Cargo departmentWill open in a separate browser window.

See the suggested websites in our dangerous goods and prohibited items section.


Quantity 1 per person
Size Not exceeding 135 x 60 cm (53 x 23.5 in)
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

Exceptionally, a wedding dress in a non-rigid garment bag, with measurements not to exceed 135 x 60 cm (53 x 23.5 in), may be carried on board, and can be laid out or gently rolled up in the overhead bin.

There are no closet facilities on board our aircraft.

The dress may be carried in addition to a regular-sized carry-on bag.

 

Quantity 1 per person
Size Standard laptop case
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge
Details

The laptop may be carried in addition to a regular-sized carry-on bag.

See Liability limitations below.

 

Size May be transported in your carry-on bag (23 x 40 x 51 cm (9 x 16 x 20 in) including wheels and handles) or in your checked baggage.
Weight Regular weight
Cost Free of charge within weight and size limits
Details

The urn must be able to pass the x-ray at the security checkpoint (in carry-on or checked baggage). If it can be x-rayed and security can see the contents, it will be allowed in the cabin. If the contents cannot be viewed by x-ray, the urn will be refused for transport and must be shipped via alternate means such as air cargo or mail.

Urns made of plastic, cardboard or cloth are recommended.

Passengers must present the cremation and the death certificates at check-in as well as security checkpoints.

 

Details Electronic cigarettes are allowed provided they remain stowed and unused in your carry-on baggage. Carriage in checked baggage is prohibited. Specific country restrictions may also apply.
Details Knee defenders and/or other similar devices restricting seat recline are not permitted for use on board Air Transat or our partner airlines.
Baggage policy that applies to lithium batteries.
Details Air Transat will not accept any Small lithium battery-powered vehicles in either checked baggage or carry-on baggage due to safety concerns associated to the lithium batteries that power them.
  • Vehicles not accepted include hoverboards, electric skateboards, airwheels, mini-Segways and balance wheels.
Please click here for lithium battery powered mobility aids.

As Air Transat is not a signatory of the IATA Interline Agreement, we are unable to accept baggage transferred from another airline, nor can we transfer it to another airline. To ensure your baggage travels with you, please present all of your checked baggage to us at your airport of departure when you check in. Air Transat cannot be responsible for baggage that is not checked in at that time. We thank you for your understanding.

Fragile or perishable articles, including medication or medical devices, money, jewellery, silverware, electronics, laptop computers, personal audio/video devices, negotiable documents, securities, samples of business documents or other valuables (other than articles of clothing) shall not be accepted as checked baggage. Any such items declared or found in checked baggage shall be subject to removal prior to the baggage in question being accepted for carriage by the Carrier.
 

The Carrier shall not be liable for damage to fragile, valuable or perishable items where such damage is the result of the inherent defect, quality or vice of the item in question. Unsuitably or inadequately packed items will be accepted at the Carrier’s discretion and, where accepted, compensation may be denied as a result of the afore-mentioned factors.

The Carrier assumes no liability for the delay in delivery of any perishable items accepted as checked baggage unless it has failed to take all reasonable measures to avoid such delay.

It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance prior to your trip, to cover all such goods. Consult your travel or insurance agent.

Air Transat will do everything possible to carry your checked luggage on the same flight as you. However, should your checked baggage be carried on a subsequent flight (for safety, security or operational reasons), rest assured that it will be delivered to you free of charge, as rapidly as possible, unless applicable laws require you to be present for Customs clearance.

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