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Most services are included in the ticket price, but there are a few which may include additional fees. You can find all details on this list:


Free baggage allowance

Included in your ticket

  Area of application Business Class Economy Class
 
Area of application
General Allowance
Business Class
2 x 32 kg (per person, non-cumulative)
Economy Class
1 x 23 kg (per person,
non-cumulative)
 
Area of application
Free baggage allowance for flights from Brazil
Business Class
2 x 32 kg (per person, non-cumulative)
Economy Class
2 x 23kg (per person, non-cumulative)
 
Area of application
Children 2 - 12 years of age
Business Class
2 x 32 kg plus Stroller
Economy Class
1 x 23 kg plus Stroller
 
Area of application
Children 2 - 12 years of age - Free baggage allowance for flights from Brazil
Business Class
2 x 32 kg plus Stroller
Economy Class
2 x 23 kg plus Stroller
 
Area of application
Infant 0 - 2 years of age
Business Class
1 x 23 kg plus Stroller
Economy Class
1 x 23 kg plus Stroller
Mind: For all pieces the maximum dimension (height + width + depth) of 158 cm per piece applies. The maximum handling weight per piece is 32 kg.

Hand baggage

Included in your ticket

  Area of application Business Class Economy Class
 
Area of application
Number of pieces
Business Class
2
Economy Class
1
 
Area of application
Dimensions per piece
Business Class
55 x 40 x 23 cm
Economy Class
55 x 40 x 23 cm
 
Area of application
Weight per piece
Business Class
8 kg
Economy Class
8 kg
Additional items if necessary

Adults and children with their own seat may also take the following on board:

- Handbag, laptop bag or shoulder bag (max. 40x30x10 cm)

- Child's seat

- One pair of crutches, arm or leg splints or other kinds of prostheses

- Registered medical equipment

Excess baggage charges

Bigger, heavier, oversized

    Weight Size*  Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy and Business
 
Bigger than
allowance
Weight
max. 23 kg
Size* 
over 158 cm
Short / Medium haul
CHF 120 / EUR 115
Long haul
CHF 240 / EUR 225 / USD 240 / CAD 340
Economy
 
Heavier than allowance
Weight
24 - 32 kg
Size* 
max. 158 cm
Short / Medium haul
CHF 60 / EUR 50
Long haul
CHF 120 / EUR 115 / USD 120 / CAD 160
Economy
 
Bigger and heavier than allowance
Weight
24 - 32 kg
Size* 
over 158 cm
Short / Medium haul
CHF 180 / EUR 170
Long haul
CHF 360 / EUR 340 / USD 360 / CAD 475
*Size = length + width + hight of baggage item

Additional baggage charges

Standard, bigger, heavier

    Weight Size* Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy and Business
 
Standard
Weight
max. 23 kg
Size*
max. 158 cm
Short / Medium haul
CHF 90 / EUR 85
Long haul
CHF 180 / EUR 170 / USD 180 / CAD 240
Economy and Business
 
Oversize
Weight
max. 23 kg
Size*
over 158 cm
Short / Medium haul
CHF 210 / EUR 200
Long haul
CHF 420 / EUR 400 / USD 420 / CAD 555
Economy and Business
 
Very heavy
Weight
24 - 32 kg
Size*
max. 158 cm
Short / Medium haul
CHF 150 / EUR 140
Long haul
CHF 300 / EUR 290 / USD 300 / CAD 395
Economy and Business
 
Very heavy and oversize
Weight
max. 32 kg
Size*
over 158 cm
Short / Medium haul
CHF 270 / EUR 255
Long haul
CHF 540 / EUR 530 / USD 540 / CAD 715
*Size = length + width + height of baggage item

Charge for a 2nd baggage

Lower rate for a 2nd baggage

    Weight Size* Price
Economy and Economy Max
 
2nd baggage item**
Weight
max. 23 kg
Size*
max. 158 cm
Price
CHF 90 / EUR 85 / USD 90 / CAD 120
* Size = length + width + height of baggage item
** Second bag fee only applies in connection with travel to/from South Africa, Canada and USA.

Seat reservation

Standard, emergency exit, extra seat, Economy Max

  Seat Type Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy
Seat Type
Standard seat
Short / Medium haul
CHF 12 / EUR 11
Long haul
CHF 29 / EUR 27 / USD 29 / CAD 39
Economy
Seat Type
Emergency exit seat *
Short / Medium haul
CHF 12 / EUR 11
Long haul
CHF 99 / EUR 95 / USD 99 / CAD 130
Economy
Seat Type
Extra seat (more legroom)
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 99 / EUR 94 / USD 99 / CAD 130
Economy Max
Seat Type
Calgary
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Cancún
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Havana
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Cape Town
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Las Vegas
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Maledives
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 249 / EUR 235 / USD 249 / CAD 329 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Mauritius
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 249 / EUR 235 / USD 249 / CAD 329 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Phuket
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Punta Cana
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Rio de Janeiro
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
San Diego
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
San José (Costa Rica)
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Tampa Bay
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Economy Max
Seat Type
Vancouver
Short / Medium haul
-
Long haul
CHF 149 / EUR 140 / USD 149 / CAD 197 **
Business
Seat Type
 
Short / Medium haul
CHF 0.00
Long haul
CHF 0.00
Fees for seat reservations apply per person and sector/flight leg. You must book a flight before reserving a seat. Seat reservations may be done online up to 4 days prior to departure, only for economy class.
* Passengers with limited mobility, infants and children under the age of 12, unaccompanied minors as well as those travelling with an animal in cabin may not sit in emergency row seat.
Seats for special-category passengers will remain free of charge according to their requirements.
Passengers who booked their flight on flyedelweiss.com please contact the Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com.
All other guests secure their free seat reservation through their booking office.
** The summer special is valid for reservations until 31st August 2017.

Sport equipment

Scuba, windsurf, golf, ski...

All sport equipment (category normal) are free of charge on long haul flights if within the free baggage allowance (max. 23 kg and up to 158 cm maximum dimension) of the ticket. We advise to pack bycicles and / or sport equipment carefully and appropriately. Edelweiss assumes no liability for broken content of your luggage.

Edelweiss transports one item of sports equipment (category normal) weighing up to 23 kg, on flights to Hurghada and Marsa Alam, free of charge (excluding the free baggage allowance).;;; For departures up until 28th October 2017, carriage of golf equipment up to 23 kg is free of charge on our short- and medium-haul flights from/to Zurich (latest return on 12th November 2017). ;;; For all other flights the follwoing table applies:

  Equipment type Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy and Business
Equipment type
Category normal (up to 23 kg)
Short / Medium haul
CHF 60 / EUR 55
Long haul
incl.*
Economy and Business
Equipment type
Category big (up to 32 kg)
Short / Medium haul
CHF 120 / EUR 115
Long haul
CHF 240 / EUR 225 / USD 240 / CAD 315
* The first sport bag category normal is offered free of charge on long-haul flights. For every additional sport bag on long-haul flights the additional baggage conditions apply.
** The sport bag conditions are to be paid for the first sport bag category big on long-haul flights or category normal and big on short-and middle-haul flights. For every additional sport bag on long-haul flights the additional baggage conditions apply.

Category normal

Sports Equipment
Definition
Golf Equipment
1 golf bag containing 1 set of golf clubs, golf balls and tees, 1 pair of golf shoes
Ski Equipment*
1 pair of ski, 1 pair of poles, 1 pair of boots (even if in separate bag), 1 helmet
Snowboard Equipment*
1 snowboard, 1 pair of boots (even if in separate bag), 1 helmet
Waterski Equipment
1 pair of waterski or 1 slalom waterski
Bicycle
1 regular bike (no motor / no e-bike) or 1 special children‘s trolley to use with a bike or 1 one-wheel bike up to 23 kg incl. packaging
Surfboard
1 board (up to 2 m)
Scuba Equipment
1 diving mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, regulator, 1 empty tankbottle, 1 lamp (switched off, energy source separately packed, removed battery protected against short circuit)
Boogieboard / Bodyboard / Wakeboard
1 board
Kite Surfboard
1 kite, 1 board
Waveboard
1 board, 1 set of body protection in 1 durable protective container
Archery Equipment
1 set of bow and arrow packed in 1 durable protective container
Bowling Equipment
1 bowling bag, 1 bowling ball, 1 pair of shoes
Fishing Euipment**
1 tackle box or 1 haversack or 1 angler‘s basket, 1 rod, 1 bag or 1 box
Sporting / Hunting Weapons plus Ammunition
Sporting / Hunting guns, pistols, rifles plus ammunition (ammunition must be packed separately)
Parachute Equipment
1 set of Parachute Equipment packed in 1 container
Skateboard
1 board, 1 set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), 1 helmet
Tennis- / Squash- / Badminton Equipment
1 set of rackets and balls packed in 1 bag
Alpinist / Hiking / Walking Equipment
1 backpack, 1 ice pick, 1 pair of climbing iron, 1 pair of poles
Hockey Equipment
1 hockey bag, hockey sticks, 1 pair of ice skates, 1 set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), 1 helmet
Inline skates
1 pair of inline skates, 1 set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), 1 helmet
Javelin
Set of javelin packed in one container

* On flights operated by Edelweiss or SWISS, the 1st pair of ski / winter equipment is always free of charge. Does not apply for codeshare flights or flight itineraries combined with other airlines to/from/via the US.

** On flights to/from Canada, Edelweiss carries your fishing rod (packed in a plastic tube) free of charge.

Category Big

Sports Equipment
Definition
Tandem Bike
1 tandem bike with max. 2 seats (no motor / no e-bike)
Windsurf Equipment
1 board, 1 sail, 1 boom, 1 mast, 1 gear bag
Hang Gliding Equipment
1 set of hang gliding equipment packed in 1 container
Longboard
1 board (exceeding 2 m)
Horse Riding Equipment
1 saddle, 1 set of horse harness, 1 horse whip, 1 pair of riding boots, 1 barebrack pad, 1 set of polo sticks
Canoe / Kayak
1 canoe or 1 kayak (no motor attached), 1 set of paddles
Rubber Dinghy
1 rubber dinghy (no motor attached), 1 set of paddles
Pole Vault Equipment
1 set of vaulting poles packed in 1 container

Special meal

   
On the Edelweiss-flights all special meals are free of charge. Special meal orders may be placed online up to 4 days prior to departure.

Medical

Equipments and services

  Service Type Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy and Business
Service Type
Escort for passengers with impaired hearing or vision
Short / Medium haul
CHF 0.00
Long haul
CHF 0.00
Economy and Business
Service Type
Oxygen bottle
Short / Medium haul
CHF 300 / EUR 285
Long haul
CHF 450 / EUR 430 / USD 450 / CAD 595
Economy and Business
Service Type
Wheelchair accompanying service up and down steps (WCHS)
Short / Medium haul
CHF 0.00
Long haul
CHF 0.00
Economy and Business
Service Type
Wheelchair accompanying service for ramp (WCHR)
Short / Medium haul
CHF 0.00
Long haul
CHF 0.00
Economy and Business
Service Type
Wheelchair accompanying service all the way to seat (WCHC)
Short / Medium haul
CHF 0.00
Long haul
CHF 0.00
Economy and Business
Service Type
Medical equipment: shots
Short / Medium haul
CHF 0.00
Long haul
CHF 0.00
Economy and Business
Service Type
Other medical equipment
Short / Medium haul
CHF 0.00
Long haul
CHF 0.00
Economy and Business
Service Type
Portable oxygen concentrator (POC/CPAP)
Short / Medium haul
CHF 0.00
Long haul
CHF 0.00
Security authorities will only accept the quantity of medication in your hand luggage required for the duration of the journey (flight and transfer). Wheelchair assistance may be ordered up to 4 days prior to departure.
Seats for special-category passengers will remain free of charge according to their requirements.
Passengers who booked their flight on flyedelweiss.com please contact the Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com.
All other guests secure their free seat reservation through their booking office.

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Animals

  Service Type Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy and Business
Service Type
Animal in hold
(kennel 1 or max. 60x45x40 cm)
Short / Medium haul
CHF 120 /
EUR 110
Long haul
CHF 180 / EUR 170 / USD 200 / CAD 200
Economy and Business
Service Type
Animal in hold
(kennel 2–5 or over 60x45x40 cm)
Short / Medium haul
CHF 240 /
EUR 230
Long haul
CHF 360 / EUR 345 / USD 400 / CAD 400
Economy and Business
Service Type
Pet in cabin *
Short / Medium haul
CHF 60 /
EUR 55
Long haul
CHF 90 / EUR 85 / USD 100 / CAD 100
The animal may be registered up to 4 working days prior to departure as the number of animals per aircraft is limited.
* Seats for passengers travelling with animals in cabin will remain free of charge.
Passengers who booked their flight on flyedelweiss.com please contact the Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com
All other guests secure their free seat reservation through their booking office.

Children

  Service Type Short / Medium haul Long haul
Economy and Business
Service Type
Baby basket *
Short / Medium haul
CHF 0.00
Long haul
CHF 0.00
Economy and Business
Service Type
Unaccompanied minor **
Short / Medium haul
CHF 60 / EUR 55
Long haul
CHF 120 / EUR 110 / USD 120 / CAD 120
* Baby baskets may be ordered for babies up to 8 months (max. 11 kg or 70 cm). The number of baby baskets on-board is limited, thus your reservation is essential. Baby baskets can only be installed on certain seats on-board.

Seats for passengers travelling with an infant with bassinet facility remain free of charge
- 1 adult travelling with an infant with bassinet facility and another child/other children (up to 11yrs), the accompanying child/ren are entitled to seat reservation free of charge.
- If 2 or more adults are travelling with an infant with bassinet facility, only the adult with the infant gets a free seat due to mandatory seating for the bassinet.
All other passengers (adults and children) need to pay for their seats.

Passengers who booked their flight on flyedelweiss.com please contact the Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com.
All other guests secure their free seat reservation through their booking office.
** Should a child be travelling alone („unaccompanied minor“), UM service will provide care for the child at the airport and on-board. An online reservation may be placed up to 4 days prior to departure.

Seat reservation for unaccompanied minors:
Passengers who booked their flight on flyedelweiss.com please contact the Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com.
All other guests secure their free seat reservation through their booking office.

Important notice for codeshare and interline flights to / from USA

Please note that fees for baggage and optional services on flights operated by a codeshare or interline partner may differ from the fees for baggage and optional services charged by Edelweiss.

Please note that daily exchange rates apply.