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Take your equipment with you

We encourage sport. Sports equipment such as a surfboard or bicycle can be taken to a limited extent. Sports lovers have the following benefits:;;; There is no charge for sports equipment included in your baggage allowance (max. 23 kg).;;; ;;; If your baggage allowance is exceeded (quantity, size or weight per item), it is better to inform the airline when you book at least 4 days before departure.

There is no charge for transporting this sports equipment:

- For departures up until 24th March 2018, 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 8th April 2018). ;;; ;;; - Angling and skiing equipment (see table below).;;; ;;; - Per person one item of sports equipment (category normal) weighing up to 23 kg on flights to/from Hurghada and Marsa Alam (excluding the free baggage allowance).

Packing tip for bicycles:

Your bicycle will travel in a hard-shell container or cardboard box (available free of charge at Check-in in Switzerland); dimensions: 162 x 92 x 24 cm. Provided they are packed correctly, your sports equipment or bicycles will arrive safely and undamaged. Edelweiss accepts no liability in the event of damage.

Charges for sports equipment

The following prices apply in all booking classes and per leg.

Charges for sports equipment

Sports equipment Price (short- and medium-haul) Price (long-haul)
Category normal (up to 23 kg)
Price (short- and medium-haul)
CHF 60.- / EUR 50.-
Price (long-haul)
incl.
Category big (up to 32 kg)
Price (short- and medium-haul)
CHF 120.- / EUR 100.-
Price (long-haul)
CHF 240.- / EUR 200.-

* 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. ;;; ;;; The amounts in the table are for reference purposes: in CHF for Switzerland, in Euros for all European countries without Switzerland.

Category Normal

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 skis, 1 pair of ski sticks, 1 pair of ski boots (also in a separate bag), 1 helmet
Snowboard equipment *
1 snowboard, 1 pair of snowboarding boots (also in a separate bag), 1 helmet
Water skiing equipment
1 pair of water skis or 1 pair of slalom water skis
Bicycle
1 standard bicycle (no motor/not an e-bike) or 1 child trailer for bicycle or 1 unicycle up to 23 kg incl. packaging
Surfboard
1 surfboard (up to 2 metres long)
Scuba diving equipment
1 diving mask, snorkel, flippers, wetsuit, buoyancy compensator, regulator, 1 empty diving cylinder, 1 lamp (switched off, energy source/battery removed, packed separately and secured against short circuit)
Boogieboard / bodyboard / wakeboard
1 board
Kite surfboard
1 kite, 1 board
Waveboard
1 board, 1 set of joint protectors (knees, elbows etc.), 1 helmet, packed in a strong protective container
Archery equipment
1 set of bow and arrows, packed in a strong protective container
Bowling equipment
1 bowling bag, 1 bowling ball, 1 pair of bowling shoes
Angling equipment*
1 fishing rod, 1 bag, 1 equipment box or 1 basket
Sporting / hunting firearms and ammunition
Sporting / hunting firearms, pistols, rifles and ammunition (ammunition must be packed separately)
Parachute equipment
Parachute equipment, packed in a container
Skateboard
1 board, 1 set of joint protectors (knees, elbows etc.), 1 helmet
Tennis / squash / badminton equipment
1 set of rackets and balls, packed in 1 bag
Mountaineering / hiking / Nordic walking equipment
1 rucksack, 1 ice pick, 1 pair of crampons, 1 pair of sticks
Ice hockey equipment
1 hockey bag, hockey sticks, 1 pair of ice skates, protectors, 1 helmet
Inline skates
1 pair of inline skates, 1 set of joint protectors (knees, elbows etc.), 1 helmet
Javelins
1 set of javelins, packed in a container

* No charge for 1 set of skiing / snowboarding or angling equipment on flights operated by Edelweiss or SWISS. Does not apply for codeshare flights or flight itineraries combined with other airlines to/from/via the US.

Category Big

For all the things you will need during your trip or when you arrive at your destination and that are not covered by the baggage conditions discussed so far: here comes the "Category Big". This section includes the following equipment and items. Please register these terrific things with the word "Big" when you book, up to 4 days before your departure.

Tandem
1 tandem with a maximum of 2 seats (no motor / not an e-bike)
Windsurfing equipment
1 board, 1 sail, 1 outrigger, 1 mast, 1 bag of accessories
Hang-gliding equipment
1 set of hang-gliding equipment, packed in a container
Long board
1 board (more than 2 metres long)
Riding equipment
1 saddle, 1 harness, 1 whip, 1 pair of riding boots, 1 riding cushion, 1 set of polo sticks
Canoe / kayak
1 canoe or kayak (no engine), 1 set of paddles
Rubber dinghy
1 rubber dinghy (no engine), 1 set of paddles
Pole vault
1 set of pole vault poles packed in a container

Please remember!

Edelweiss does not accept sports equipment weighing more than 32 kg.