Additional baggage

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

Get a 10% discount when you purchase in advance

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?

  • At Avianca sales office
  • By e-mail, if you receive the invitation (applies for certain flights). 
  • At airports upon check-in.
  • Contacting our call center (applies for certain flights).

If you purchase this service in advance at our sales office, call center or your receive the invitation email, 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.

Between the United States, Canada and South America

The following fees apply for tickets issu​ed as of September 1, 2016*

Specifications Dimensions Fee
Over​size Over 158 cm (62 inches) and less than or equal to ​230 cm (90.5 inches) USD 140
Per piece
Overweig​ht​

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

 

USD​ 100**
​Per piece​
Over 32 kg (70 lbs​) and less than or equal to 45 kg (100 lbs) USD 160
Per piece
Extra​ piece 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 ​210
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

The following fees apply for tickets issued as of September 1, 2016*

Specifications Dimensions Fee
Oversize Over 158 cm (62 inches) and less than or equal to 230 cm (90.5 inches) USD 140​ 
Per piece​
Charge by second piece of baggage in flights from North America to Central America (or vice versa)1 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 100***
for first or second piece​
Over 32 kg (70 lbs) and less than or equal to 45 kg (100 lbs). USD 160***
for first or second piece
Extra piece 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 160
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 210
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 260
Per piece​

1 A USD 30 charge applies for tickets issued until April 02, 2017 on flights between El Salvador and North America in both directions and flights within North America (flights between the United States, Canada and Mexico)
The charge does not apply for tickets issued until April 02, 2017 on routes from Dallas or Miami to San Salvador (both segments).

*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 90 for it.​​

Between the United States, Canada and the Caribbean

The following fees apply for tickets issu​ed as of September 1, 2016*

Specifications Dimensions Fee
Over​size Over 158 cm (62 inches) and less than or equal to ​230 cm (90.5 inches) USD 140
Per piece
Overweig​ht​

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

 

USD​ 100
​Per piece​
Over 32 kg (70 lbs​) and less than or equal to 45 kg (100 lbs) USD 160
Per piece
Extra​ piece 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 ​210
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 South American countries

South America

The following rates apply for tickets issued as of April 03, 2017.

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 140 per piece
Second piece Weighing less than or equal to 23 kilos (50 pounds) ​USD 40​ combined weight
Overweight on the first and/or second piece Over 23 Kg (50 lbs) and less than 32 Kg (70 lbs). USD 100 per piece
Over 32 Kg (70 lbs) and less than 45 Kg (100 lbs).​ USD 160 per piece
Extra piece Weighs less than or equal to 23 kg (50 lbs) and up to 158 cm (62 inches) in combined length, width, and height. USD 160 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 210 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 260 per piece​

*Plus applicab​le taxes.​​

To and from Europe

Europe

The following fees apply for tickets issued as of September 1, 2016​

Specifications Dimensions Fee*
Oversize From America
Larger than 158 cm (62 inches) and less than 230 cm (90.5 inches).
USD 110
Per piece
From Spain
Larger than 158 cm (62 inches) and less than or equal to 230 cm (90.5 pulgadas)
EUR 110
Per piece
From London
Larger than 158 cm (62 inches) and less than or equal to 230 cm (90,5 inches)
GPB 70
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 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 160
Per piece
From London
Weighing less than or equal to 23 kg (50 lbs) and dimensions up to 158 cm (62 inches)
GPB 130
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 280
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 210
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 175
Per piece

*Plus any applicable taxes. Charges may apply to children with tickets issued from March 1, 2016, with excess baggage and/or oversized baggage.

**This charge does not apply for flights between Europe and Brazil.​

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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