Free baggage allowance

By: Swiss International Air Lines  09-12-2011
Keywords: Golf Equipment, Baggage Allowance

The baggage rules for tickets issued on or after August 1st 2011 have been revised and simplified.  The piece concept applies worldwide on all flights carried out by SWISS. For tickets issued before August 1st 2011 the former baggage rules apply. 

Number of baggage items per person included per booking class:

SWISS Economy SWISS Business SWISS First
1 x max. 23kg / 50lbs 2 x max. 32kg / 70lbsTotal weight max. 64kg /140lbs 3 x max. 32kg / 70lbsTotal weight max. 96kg / 210lbs

Small children under 2 years of age have an allowance of 1 x max. 23kg / 50lbs plus a folding buggy in all classes.

Increased baggage allowance on various routes

The number of items of baggage, and in some cases the weight limit, may be higher on some routes for SWISS Economy passengers.

From / to Baggage limit SWISS Economy
  • West Africa
  • East/Central Africa
  • Japan
2 x 23kg / 50lbs (instead of 1 x 23kg)
Star Round-The-World tariffs 2 x 23kg / 50lbs (instead of 1 x 23kg)
Flights commencing in Brazil 2 x 32kg / 70lbs (instead of 1 x 23kg)

Increased baggage allowance on various routes

Miles & More members with the status Frequent Traveller or higher, Star Alliance Gold members and SWISS Golf Travellers can enjoy the benefits of an increased baggage allowance on all flights.

Status From/to/via USA, Canada Other destinations
+ (plus) 1 baggage item of 23kg / 50lbs ( in Economy) or + 1 item of 32kg / 70lbs (in Business and First) + (plus) 1 baggage item of 23kg / 50lbs ( in Economy) or + 1 item of 32kg / 70lbs (in Business and First)+ (plus) 1 set of golf equipment
Frequent Traveller  + 1 (plus) baggage item of 23kg / 50lbs in SWISS Economy + (plus) 1 baggage item of 23kg / 50lbs in SWISS Economy
SWISS Golf Traveller +1 (plus) set of golf equipment
Miles & More members no additional baggage allowance

Excess baggage

Hand Baggage

    Note on combined trips and flights

    Please observe the information on your ticket/s. The baggage allowances on your flights may differ if:
  • You have several tickets for one journey
  • You interrupt your trip

As a general rule these free baggage allowances apply when SWISS operates the geographically longest or most significant stretch of the journey. Should this most significant stretch of the route be operated by another airline, its regulations may also apply on SWISS flights or to SWISS flight numbers.

Please note the free baggage allowance shown on your airline ticket or passenger receipt (e.g. 1PC = 1 baggage item).

Keywords: Baggage Allowance, Golf Equipment,

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