Take your equipment with you

Your first sports equipment category normal (max. 23 kg) travels free of charge on all our flights. Please register your sports equipment of category normal during your booking or online until 4 days before departure.

Charges for sports equipment

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

Category Booking class Short / Medium haul Long haul
Category Normal (up to 23 kg)* Booking class Economy and Business Class Short / Medium haul incl. Long haul incl.
Category Big (up to 32 kg)** Booking class Economy and Business Class Short / Medium haul CHF 120.- Long haul CHF 240.-
* The first sport bag category normal is offered free of charge all flights. For every additional sport bag the additional baggage conditions apply. Only valid on flights operated by Edelweiss. Does not apply for codeshare flights or flight itineraries combined with other airlines.
** The sport bag conditions are to be paid for the first sport bag category big on long-haul flights or short-and middle-haul flights. For every additional sport bag the additional baggage conditions apply.
Category Definition Number of bags allowed Maximum dimensions
Category Bike Definition 1 regular bike (no motor and no E-Bike*)
OR
1 special children's trolley to use with a bike
OR
1 One-Wheel-Bike (up to max. 23 kg incl. packaging)
Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 275cm
(height+width+depth)
Category Boards small Definition Any boards for sport purpose with a maximum length of 2 meters Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(length only)
Category Fishing equipment Definition 1 bag containing fishing rod
1 bag containing fishing accessories
Number of bags allowed 2 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(height+width+depth)
Category Golf equipment Definition 1 golf bag containing 1 set of golf clubs, golf balls and tees
1 pair of golf shoes
Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(height+width+depth)
Category (Ice) Hockey equipment Definition 1 hockey bag
1 hockey stick
1 pair of ice skates
1 set of body protection
1 helmet
Number of bags allowed 2 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(height+width+depth)
Category Scuba diving equipment Definition 1 bag containing one empty tank bottle
1 bag containing diving accessories such as
snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, mask, lamp (please check dangerous goods regulations)
Number of bags allowed 2 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(height+width+depth)
Category Sport / hunting firearms** Definition 1 bag containing the weapon
1 bag containing the ammunition
Number of bags allowed 2 Maximum dimensions 158cm
(height+width+depth)
Category Winter sports equipment Definition 1 bag containing one pair of ski OR one
snowboard
1 bag containing one pair of ski poles and
one pair of ski- OR snowboard shoes
1 helmet
Number of bags allowed 2 Maximum dimensions 200cm
(length only)
* E-Bikes cannot be accepted due to security reasons, unless the battery is not being transported.
** No sporting / hunting firearms and ammunition are allowed to be transported on flights to Scotland. On flights to all other holiday destinations, the transport of weapons has to be preregistered. Those guests who have made their booking via flyedelweiss.com, are kindly requested to contact our Service Center +41 (0)848 333 593 or services@flyedelweiss.com until latest 4 days prior to departure, to book their weapons. All other guests are requested to contact their booking agent.
Category Definition Number of bags allowed Maximum dimensions
Category Boards long Definition Any boards for sports purpose with a maximum length of 3,15 meters Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 315cm
(length only)
Category Hang gliding equipment Definition 1 Hang gliding equipment in one bag Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 350cm
(height+width+depth)
315cm
(length)
Category Tandem Bike Definition 1 Tandem with max. 2 seats (no motor and no E-Bike*) Number of bags allowed 1 Maximum dimensions 350cm
(height+width+depth)
315cm
(length)
* E-Bikes cannot be accepted due to security reasons, unless the battery is not being transported.

Your sports equipment is neither part of category normal nor big?

Every sports equipment which is neither part of category normal nor big, has to be packed within your free baggage allowance. If the free baggage allowance is not sufficient, you can register your excess baggage until 4 days before departure.

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. The tyres have to be deflated, the front wheel and pedals removed and the handle bar set diagonally.

Please note:

Any items of baggage weighing more than 32 kg will not be processed at the desk, but need to be checked in separately as bulky cargo. Please contact Swiss WorldCargo for further information.