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TAP Air Portugal Baggage Allowance

TAP Air Portugal, flag carrier of Portugal, allows passengers to carry baggage to cabin and in check-in hold.

Cabin Baggage

Economy

1 bag of upto 8 kg +1 personal item of up to 2kg

55×40×20 cm= 115 cm

Executive Class

2 bags of up to 8 kg each + 1 personal item of up to 2 kg

55×40×20 cm=115 cm

Exceptions:

In economy class travel, flights to/from Venezuela and to/from Brazil are allowed 1 pcs of baggage of up to 10 kg or 115 cm in linear dimensions.

In Executive class travel, and in flights to/from USA, only 1  piece of up to 8 kg and 115 cm in linear dimensions is allowed.     

A personal item can be a purse or a laptop bag, medical devices or mobility assistive devices.

If cabin baggage exceeds the weight or the size limits, it will be put in the check-in hold and a fee would have to be paid using only credit card at the gate. This fee is:

ROUTE

GATE

Domestic and European flights (including Morocco)

70 EUR / 85 USD / 110 CAD

Intercontinental flights

90 EUR / 105 USD / 130 CAD

Check-in Baggage

TAP Air Portugal allows carriage of checkin baggage of up to 23 kg and linear dimensions (l+b+h) 158 cm. Maximum weight which a check-in baggage can have is 32 kg beyond which the item is to be transported as a cargo item.

How much check-in baggage can be carried on the airline would depend on route of travel and the booking class.

Between Mainland Portugal and the Islands

Between Europe and North Africa

Intercontinental flights

To / from Venezuela

Top executive

2 items, 32kg each

2 items, 32kg each

3 items, 32kg each

Executive

2 items, 32kg each

2 items, 32kg each

2 items, 32kg each

Plus

2 items, 23kg each

1 item, 23kg each

3 items, 23kg each

Classic

1 item, 23kg each

1 item, 23kg each

2 items, 23kg each

Basic

1 item, 23kg each

1 item, 23kg each

1 item, 23kg each

Flying on Award tickets would allow you to take only 1 bag of 23 kg in economy and 2 bags of 32 kg each in executive class.

Infants are allowed to take 10 kg as check-in baggage allowance.

Excess Baggage Charges

 

Excess weight -  23 kg to 32kg

Excess size - bigger than 158 cm

Excess weight and size both

Portugal, Spain and North Africa

40 EUR

55 EUR

95 EUR

Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany, France, United Kingdom and Italy

45 EUR

60 EUR

105 EUR

Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia and Sweden

50 EUR

65 EUR

115 EUR

Intercontinental flights

110 EUR / 140 USD / 175 CAD

150 EUR / 185 USD / 235 CAD

250 EUR / 305 USD / 390 CAD

Ivory Coast, Cape Verde, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Senegal, São Tomé and Togo

 

Special Cabin baggage

If you want to carry a  fragile item, a large musical instrument or any other bulky item, it is not to be carried free of charge. If you have booked a separate seat for carrying it, say for the large musical instrument, the weigh shall not be more than 75 kg.

Musical Instruments

When these are carried in check-in baggage, the total dimensions shall not be more than 190 cm x 75 cm x 65 cm  and the packed weight shall not be more than 45 kg. If the flight route is to or connecting from USA, France, Hungary, UK or the Netherlands, then the weight shall not exceed 32 kg.

Charge for carrying musical instrument is following:

Weight

Up to 23 kg

23 kg  to 32 kg

32 kg to 45 kg

Domestic flights, flights to Europe and Morocco

€50

€100

€200

Intercontinental Flights

€150

€200

€300

Sports Equipment

It can be carried free of charge if it does not exceed the permitted check-in baggage size and weight.

Golf: 1 golf bag weighing 32 kg, including shoes. Cost Euro 35 on flights to Europe and Morocco and Domestic Flights, and Euro 75 for international flights.

Skiis: 1 pair of skis, ski poles, boots, snowboard , boots or water skis, total weight up to 32 kg.  Cost is Euro 50 on domestic flights, flights to Europe and Morocco, and Euro 100 for international flights.

Surfing Equipment: Up to 32 kg per person can be carried in check-in baggage. Following are the charges for it:

Equipment

Domestic flights, flights to Europe and Morocco

Intercontinental Flights

Surfboards (up to 200cm)

€ 50

€ 100

Longboards (over 200cm)

€ 100

€ 150

KiteSurf

€ 50

€ 100

WindSurf / Hang gliding

€ 100

€ 150

Bicycles: Non-motorized bikes, tandem, mountain bikes or racing bikes can also be carried in the airline. The total weight of bicycle to be carried is 32 kg. This has to be taken in check-in baggage hold.

Equipment

Domestic flights, flights to Europe and Morocco

Intercontinental Flights

Bicycles

€ 50

€100

Tande

€100

€ 150

Scuba Diving: Up to 32 kg single bag to be taken in check-in baggage within linear dimensions of 158 cm.

1 empty diving cylinder, 1 scuba regulator, 1 pressure gauge, 1 harness, 1 diving mask, fins, 1 snorkel,1 dive knife, 1 harpoon and 1 wetsuit.

Charges for carrying it are € 50 for domestic flights and to Europe and Morocco, and € 100 for international flights.

Other Sporting equipment: Max weight 32 kg per such gear/kit/item. Charges are:

Equipment

Domestic flights, flights to Europe and Morocco

Intercontinental Flights

Hang glider and Paraglider*

€ 100

€ 150

Pole vault

€ 100

€ 150

Fishing

€ 50

€ 100

Other sports equipment

€ 100

€ 150

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