Additional baggage

Take excess baggage on your trip paying an additional charge with this service from Avianca Travel Smart.

Purchase in advance and get a special discount

Enjoy this benefit when you purchase the service on our website*, call center, Sales Offices or agencies.

* Purchase this service at the optional requests section when purchasing your flight. The discount applies only if you purchase tickets online from Argentina and Mexico to any of our destinations or from Colombia and Brazil to North America.


When you need this service?

The limits of what you can take may vary depending on the destination, the Class on which you fly and the connecting airline. On some cases, limits may vary depending on the date of purchase of the ticket and/or the date on which you fly. 

Following are some cases on which you may need excess baggage.

Oversized 

Your baggage exceeds the allowed dimensions.

Overweight 

Your baggage exceeds the allowed weight limit.

Extra Piece

You have more baggage than the free allowed checked baggage. 

 

Additional baggage is subject to availability of space. Pieces will be tagged with a standby bag tag.


Where can I purchase this service?

 If you purchase this service up to 8 days advance at our sales officecall center, the charges may be lower than if you purchase it at the airport.


Fares

Learn about the prices that apply for excess baggage according to your travel route, Fare Option or Class on which you fly, date of travel and/or date of purchase for your ticket. These values may change without prior notice. 

• If a piece of allowed baggage is oversized and overweight, the highest charge will be applied. 

Following are the fares for national and international flights. 
 

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Find out about the conditions and fares for excess baggage for flights between the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America and Europe.

Charges for some routes were updated on August 30, 2018.

Between the United States, Canada and Mexico to South America and the Caribbean

 

Specifications Dimensions Charge*
Over​size Over 158 cm (62 inches) and less than or equal to ​230 cm (90.5 inches) USD 260
Per piece
Overweig​ht​

Over 23 kg (50 lbs) and less than or equal to 32​ kg (70 ​lbs)

 

USD​ 250
​Per piece​
Over 32 kg (70 lbs​) and less than or equal to 45 kg (100 lbs) USD 260
Per piece
Extra​ piece (third item and every item thereafter) Less than or equal to 23 kg (50 lbs) and size (when you total the length+width+height) of up​ to 158 cm (62 inches) US​D 185
Per piece
Over 23 kg (50 lbs) and less than or equal to 32 kg (70 lbs) and size (when you total the length+width+hei​ght) of up to 158 cm (62 inches) USD ​250
Per piece
Over 33 kg (70 l​bs) and less than or equal to 45 kg (100 lbs) and size (when you total the length+width+height) over 158 cm (62 inches) but less than or equal to 230 cm (90.5 inches)​

USD 260
Per piece

 

*Plus applicable taxes.

Between the United States, Canada and Central America

Specifications Dimensions Charge*
Oversize Over 158 cm (62 inches) and less than or equal to 230 cm (90.5 inches) USD 235​ 
Per piece​
Charge by second piece of baggage in flights from North America to Central America (or vice versa) Less than or equal to 23 kg (50lb) USD 40 / CAD 45**
for second piece
Overweight first or second bags​ Over 23 kg (50 lbs) and less than or equal to 32 kg (70 lbs). USD 200***
for first or second piece​
Over 32 kg (70 lbs) and less than or equal to 45 kg (100 lbs). USD 235***
for first or second piece
Extra piece (third item and every item thereafter) Less than or equal to 23 kg (50 lbs) and size (when you total the length+width+height) of up to 158 cm (62 inches). USD 175
Per piece​
Over 23 kg (50 lbs) and less than or equal to 32 kg (70 ​lbs) and size (when you total the length+width+​height) of up to 158 cm (62 inches). USD 200
Per piece​
Over 32 kg (70 lbs) and less than or equal to 45 kg (100 lbs) and size (when you total the length+width+height) over 158 cm (62 inches) but less than or equal to 230 cm (90.5 inches)​. USD 235
Per piece​

*Plus applicable taxes.

**The second piece will keep its priority status. CAD charges only apply for flights departing from Canada.

***The charges apply individually, if the second piece weighs up to 32 kg (70 lbs) you will only have to pay USD 200 for it.​​

Certain discounts apply if you purchase this service before your trip at our sales offices or contacting our call center

Between countries in Latin America

 

Specifications Dimensions Charge*
Oversize Over 158 cm (62 inches) and less than or equal to 230 cm (90.5 inches) in combined length, width, and height. USD 235
per piece
Second piece Weighing less than or equal to 23 kilos (50 pounds) ​USD 40​
per piece
Overweight on the first and/or second piece Over 23 Kg (50 lbs) and less than 32 Kg (70 lbs). USD 200
per piece
Over 32 Kg (70 lbs) and less than 45 Kg (100 lbs).​ USD 235
per piece
Extra piece (third item and every item thereafter) Weighs less than or equal to 23 kg (50 lbs) and up to 158 cm (62 inches) in combined length, width, and height. USD 175
per piece​
Weighs over 23 kg (50 lbs) and less than or equal to 32 kg (70 lbs) and up to 158 cm (62 inches) in combined length, width, and height. USD 200 
per piece​
Weighs over 32 kg (70 lbs) and less than or equal to 45 kg (100 lb) and combined length, width and height greater than 158 cm (62 inches) but less than or equal to 230 cm (90.5 inches).​ USD 235
per piece​

To and from Europe

 

Specifications Dimensions Charge*
Oversize From America
Larger than 158 cm (62 inches) and less than 230 cm (90.5 inches).
USD 275
Per piece
From Spain
Larger than 158 cm (62 inches) and less than or equal to 230 cm (90.5 pulgadas)
EUR 240
Per piece
From London
Larger than 158 cm (62 inches) and less than or equal to 230 cm (90,5 inches)
GPB 215
Per piece
Overweight From America
Over 23 kg (50lbs) and less than or equal to 32 kg (70lbs).
USD 80
Per piece
From Spain
Over 23 kg (50lbs) and less than or equal to 32 kg (70lbs).
EUR 60
Per piece
From London
Over 23 kg (50lbs) and less than or equal to 32 kg (70lbs).
GBP 55
Per piece
Extra piece (third item and every item thereafter) From America
Weighing 23 kilos (50 lbs) or less and dimensions up to 158 cm (62 inches).
USD 210
Per piece
From Spain
Weighing less than or equal to 23 kg (50 lbs) and dimensions up to 158 cm (62 inches)
EUR 185
Per piece
From London
Weighing less than or equal to 23 kg (50 lbs) and dimensions up to 158 cm (62 inches)
GPB 165
Per piece
From America
Weighing between 23 kg (50 lbs) and less than or equal to 32 kg (70 lbs) and dimensions up to 230 cm (90.5 inches)
USD 275
Per piece
From Spain
Weighing over 23 kg (50 lbs) and less than or equal to 32 kg (70 lbs) and dimensions up to 230 cm (90.5 inches)
EUR 240
Per piece
From London
Weighing over 23 kg (50 lbs) and less than or equal to 32 kg (70 lbs) and dimensions up to 230 cm (90.5 inches)​
GPB 215
Per piece

*Plus any applicable taxes.

Please note

For flights from Brazil to the United States, Mexico, Europe and from the United States, Mexico and Europe to Brazil: when there are additional pieces, excess baggage, oversize or overweight baggage, the United States, Mexico and European policies will apply.

For flights to and from Europe: pieces weighing equal to or greater than 33 kg​ (71 lbs) or the sum of the exterior dimensions (length + height + width) is greater than 230 centimeters (90.5 inches) will not be accepted as checked baggage. To transport pieces that are not accepted as baggage, you should contact our cargo service.

For all regions: pieces weighing greater than or equal to 46 kg (101 lbs) or the sum of the exterior dimensions (length + height + width) is greater than 230 centimeters (90.5 inches) will not be accepted as checked baggage. To transport the pieces that are not accepted as baggage, you should contact our cargo service.

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