Baggage Allowances

Most of our tours & packages allow one checked bag per person, not to exceed 44 pounds, and one carry-on bag per person, which must fit in an overhead bin or under a seat (approximately 18" x 10" x 8"). Certain packages may have additional restrictions depending on the airline and limitations of the motorcoach, ship, etc. Specific baggage allowance information for each package will be listed on the FAQs tab of the package page and in your final documents.

See the list below for baggage information for our various airline parters, including limits for carry-on and checked baggage and excess baggage charges. Note that the baggage allowances for some airlines may be greater than the allowances for our packages.

If you exceed the baggage limits, you may be subject to excess baggage charges assessed by the airlines and/or the land operator. Also, if space is very limited in your transport vehicle, excess bags may have to be left in storage with the land operator. If you have any questions, please contact us or the airline directly.

TOURS TO CUBA: Each passenger may bring one piece of checked-in luggage and one carry-on, totalling 44 pounds for both. Anything over 44 pounds will be subject to a $2 per pound overage fee. If you are checking a second bag, you will be charged $20 plus $2 per pound for its total weight. Your carry-on luggage should not exceed 22" x 14" x 9". Your carry-on luggage should fit under your seat or in the overhead compartment. In addition to your carry-on, you may also have one personal item, such as a camera or purse.

Weight conversion: kilos = 2.205 pounds pounds = 0.454 kilos

Code Airline Contact Information Allowance
AK/D7 Air Asia 20 kg/person
CA Air China 1-800-882-8122 see airline
AC Air Canada 1-888-247-2262 see airline
AI Air India 1-800-223-7776 see airline
AZ Alitalia Airlines 1-800-223-5730 see airline
AA American Airlines 1-800-433-7300 see airline
OS Austrian Airlines 1-800-843-0002 see airline
AV Avianca 1-800-284-2622 see airline
PG Bangkok Airways 1-866-886-4565 see airline
BD British Midland Airways 011-44-1332-64-8181 † see airline
CX Cathay Pacific 1-800-233-2742 see airline
CI China Airlines 1-800-227-5118 see airline
CO Continental Airlines 1-800-231-0856 see airline
CM Copa Airlines 1-800-359-2672 see airline
  CUBA CHARTER CARRIERS We utilize multiple charter companies including Cuba Travel Service, ABC Charters and Marazul Charters. See special note at top of page.
DL Delta Air Lines 1-800-221-1212 see airline
KB Drukair 011-975-8-271856 †
see airline
LY El Al Israel Airlines 1-800-223-6700 see airline
MS EgyptAir 1-800-334-6787 see airline
EK Emirates 1-800-777-3999 see airline
LA LAN Airlines
(LAN Argentina, LAN Ecuador & LAN Peru)
1-866-435-9526 see airline
LH Lufthansa Airlines 1-800-645-3880 see airline
MH Malaysian Airlines 1-800-552-9264 see airline
MH MAS Wings 011-603-7843-3000 †
see airline
AT Royal Air Maroc 1-800-344-6726 see airline
RJ Royal Jordanian 1-800-223-0470 see airline
SQ Singapore Airlines 1-800-742-3333 see airline
SA South African Airways 1-800-722-9675 see airline
LX Swiss International Airlines 1-877-359-7947 see airline
TA TACA 1-800-400-8222 see airline
TP TAP Portugal 1-800-221-7370 see airline
TK Turkish Airlines 1-800-874-8875 see airline
UA United Airlines 1-800-864-8331 see airline
US US Airways 1-800-428-4322 see airline
VN Vietnam Airlines 1-866-677-8909 see airline

† This is an international call from the United States or Canada, and international rates will apply.

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