Carry-On

1 piece of carry-on baggage is allowed for all Caribbean Airlines flights

The following allowances apply:

One standard sized bag - maximum weight 10kgs (22lbs) and maximum dimensions (H+W+L) 114cm (45in), including wheels, handles and expandable pockets.
In addition, one laptop sized bag, handbag or briefcase not exceeding (H+W+L) 91cm (36in).
Your carry-on baggage must be able to fit under your seat and or in the overhead compartment; if not then your carry-on will be checked-in.

Passengers travelling with infants are also permitted
One collapsible stroller/push chair, an infant carrying basket, or a car seat may be carried onboard subject to the availability of space.

Travel using another carrier and connecting to a Caribbean Airlines flight
If your journey involves another carrier, you should check your carry-on allowance with the airline/airport before travelling. However when connecting to Caribbean Airlines, our carry-on allowances will apply.

Special needs passengers 
Passengers with special service needs may travel with their own mobility aids such as wheelchairs, crutches, walkers, scooters or any other special equipment required for their comfort or convenience in connection with their journey. If these cannot be carried in the passenger cabin they shall be loaded in the aircraft hold. These mobility aids are accepted free of charge.

Security restrictions
Restrictions on the quantity of liquids allowed through airport security vary according to each country. Other security restrictions will also be enforced. For a detailed list of prohibited items and a comprehensive guide please visit the respective country’s website: 

USA                    – www.tsa.gov
Canada               – CATSA    http://www.catsa-acsta.gc.ca/english/index.shtml
United Kingdom –  www.baa.co.uk
Caribbean           – usually operates based on the destination’s policy

Note: 
These limitations are intended for your comfort and safety. All baggage must be completely stowed before the aircraft can depart from the gate. The use of equipment such as portable radios, TVs, cellular telephones, video cameras and some electronic toys will not be permitted during the flight Laptop computers may be used during the flight. 

Excess carry-on baggage is not allowed. Pay particular attention to our policy regarding restricted items as it applies to your carry-on baggage.

Checked

These are the free checked baggage allowances you are allowed to check in for your flight. When travelling on a codeshare flight the operating carrier’s baggage policy will apply.

Boxes may form part of one's free checked baggage allowance except during embargo periods. All boxes must meet maximum dimension and weight limitations as indicated below. 

Excess baggage charges will apply for an additional bag or box you may want to check in and embargo restrictions apply. Pay particular attention to our policy regarding restricted items as it applies to your checked baggage. Overweight bags are permitted up to 32 kg. Oversized bags are not permitted; exceptions apply to oversized sporting equipment and musical instruments only.

Customers with special service needs should review Caribbean Airlines’ policy and contact our agents so the necessary arrangements can be made in advance to ensure an enjoyable travel experience.

Checked allowances for

1.International
2.Intra-Caribbean
3.South American destinations; allowances to/from Venezuela vary
4.Between Trinidad and Tobago (Air-Bridge)
5.Other carrier connections connecting to Caribbean Airlines;
   allowances to/from Venezuela vary


International routes allowances EUROPE
Travel to/from London and our Caribbean destinations, Caracas,Guyana and Suriname .
Class Free checked allowances
Business Three pieces
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins)
Maximum weight per bag: 32kgs (70lbs)
Economy Two pieces
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins)
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
 
International routes allowances
Travel to/from New York, Miami, Ft Lauderdale, Toronto, Orlando
and our Caribbean destinations, Guyana and Suriname .
Class Free checked allowances
Business Two pieces
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins)
Maximum weight per bag: 32kgs (70lbs)
Economy Two pieces
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
Infants under 2 years (with seat) Two pieces
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
Plus one collapsible stroller/push chair, an infant carrying basket, or a car seat may be carried on board subject to the availability of space.
Infants under 2 years (without seat) One piece
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs) 
Plus one collapsible stroller/push chair, an infant carrying basket, or a car seat may be carried on board subject to the availability of space.
Students* Two pieces 
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
 
Intra-Caribbean and South American routes allowances
Travel to/from Guyana*, Suriname, Venezuela, Barbados*, St Maarten,
Grenada, Antigua, Jamaica, Nassau, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago.

Travel to/from New York, Miami, Ft Lauderdale, Toronto, Orlando and Venezuela.
Class Free checked allowances
Business Two pieces
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins)
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
Economy One piece
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
Infants under 2 years
(with a seat)
Pieces allowed are according to Business or Economy Class Allowances Plus one collapsible stroller/push chair or, an infant carrying basket, or a car seat, onboard subject to the availability of space.
Infants under 2 years (without seat) One piece
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs) Plus one collapsible stroller/push chair or, an infant carrying basket, or a car seat, onboard subject to the availability of space.
Students* Two pieces
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
 
Domestic (Air Bridge) route allowances 
Travel between Trinidad and Tobago. 

Exception: If passengers are connecting to/from an IATA approved carrier at Tobago, the International route allowances apply.
Class Free checked allowances
Economy One piece
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
Infants under 2 years One piece
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
Plus one collapsible stroller/push chair, an infant carrying basket, or a car seat may be carried on board subject to the availability of space.
 
Interline route allowances 
Travel using another carrier and connecting to Caribbean Airlines Caribbean and South American destinations on one continuous ticket i.e. not holding separate tickets for each carrier.

Exception: Intra-Caribbean and South American route allowances apply to all travel to/from Venezuela.
Class Free checked allowances
Business Two pieces
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 57cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
Economy Two pieces 
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
Infants under 2 years (with seat) Two pieces
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs) 
Plus one collapsible stroller/push chair, an infant carrying basket, or a car seat may be carried on board subject to the availability of space.
Infants under 2 years (without seat) One piece
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs) 
Plus one collapsible stroller/push chair, an infant carrying basket, or a car seat may be carried on board subject to the availability of space.
Students* Two pieces 
Maximum dimensions per bag (H+W+L): 157cms (62ins) 
Maximum weight per bag: 23kgs (50lbs)
 
* Students attending universities or any tertiary level institution in the Caribbean travelling with valid identification or an official letter from the tertiary institution.
Sporting/Musical Items

We allow certain types of sporting equipment and musical instruments which may form part of your free checked baggage allowance. The maximum weight allowed per items is 23kgs (50lbs) and maximum dimensions (H+W+L) is 157cms (62 ins). Oversized sporting equipment and musical instruments will be permitted as excess baggage on a standby basis, at the applicable excess baggage charge. Excess baggage will not be accepted to/from Venezuela.

If you are connecting from another airline to Caribbean Airlines, our carry-on and checked baggage policy applies.

Packing Guide

Equipment must be securely packed in a travel case specifically designed for that piece of equipment.
Be guided by the weight and dimensions allowed for equipment we carry at no extra costs.
Overweight bags are permitted up to 32kg.
Oversized bags are not permitted; with the exception of oversized sporting equipment and musical instruments which will only be accepted as excess baggage on a space available basis, at the applicable excess baggage charge.
Sporting equipment and musical instruments within the maximum linear dimensions are allowed at no extra costs, once part of your free checked baggage allowance with the exception of Surfboards.
Item Description
Archery Equipment accepted consists of one bow, one quiver and arrows. To be carried in a proper soft or hard standard bow and arrow case.
Bicycle Cycling equipment accepted consists of one (1) single seater, non-motorised; touring or racing bicycle. The cycle must be placed in a cardboard container, pedals and handlebars should be encased in plastic foam or handlebars are fixed sideways and pedals removed. In the interest of safety, tyres should be deflated.
Boogieboard Also known as a body board, this is a rectangular piece of hydrodynamic foam. The boogie board must not exceed 62ins and fins must be padded and taped to avoid damage.
Cricket Equipment accepted is bats, wickets, pads and balls. This must be stored in a recognised cricket coffin or soft team bag.
Field Hockey Equipment accepted is sticks, balls and pads in one equipment bag. Accepted travel cases are standard team kit bag not exceeding maximum baggage dimensions.
Fishing Equipment Fishing equipment may only be accepted when it is properly encased and it consists of 1 fishing tackle box, 1 landing net, 1 pair of fishing boots, 1 reel and up to 2 rods.
Golf Equipment Accepted golfing equipment consists of 1 golf bag, up to 14 golf clubs, up to 12 golf balls, and 1 pair of golf shoes.
Guitar Accepted in hard carrying case.
Ice Hockey Equipment accepted is a team kit including sticks, helmet, skates, pads, pucks, gloves etc. Accepted travel case is a recognized ice hockey kit or team bag. All stick bags will be accepted but these will incur excess baggage charges.
Lacrosse Equipment accepted are lacrosse sticks, helmet, pads and balls carried in one recognized team or kit bag.
Scuba Equipment Scuba/diving equipment consisting of not more than one (1) each of the following: empty scuba tank, air supply regulator, tank pressure gauge, tank harness, face mask, pair of diving fins, snorkel, knife, safety vest, air pistol, spear gun, and a weight belt is permitted. Knives must be carried in checked baggage, spear guns must be unloaded with spears packed separately, and compressed air/gas tanks will be accepted only if empty and open. Flares are not accepted.
Snow / Water 
Skiing Equipment
Snow / water skiing equipment consist of:
- One pair of skis, one pair of ski poles, and/or one pair of boots , or 
- One snowboard, one pair of boots, or
- One pair of standard water skis or one slalom water ski
Violin Accepted in hard carrying case.

Sporting equipment or musical instruments allowed at extra costs
If your sporting equipment or musical instrument is not allowed or does not form part of the list of items we do not carry, this may form part of your checked allowance. Overweight items are permitted up to 32kg. Oversized bags are not permitted; with the exception of oversized sporting equipment and musical instruments which will only be accepted as excess baggage on a space available basis, at the applicable excess baggage charge.

Equipment Caribbean Airlines does not carry as carry-on or checked baggage
Due to the large size and handling complexities, some sporting equipment cannot be accommodated through our airport baggage system or within our aircraft hold. Therefore we no longer accept as baggage equipment for the following:
Hand gliding
Javelin
Kayak/canoe
Pole vault
Steel pan (Tenor only allowed)
Windsurfing boards and sail boards

Please contact Caribbean Airlines Cargo or your local freight company to transport items that exceed the permitted weight or size or are not allowed or are not mentioned.

Excess Baggage
Items in excess of 32 kg (70 lb) will not be accepted as checked baggage and may be transported via Caribbean Airlines Cargo
Excess baggage will constitute anything in excess of the free checked or carry-on baggage allowance
Excess Baggage shall only be accepted on a standby basis
Up to three (3) extra items in excess of checked baggage allowance will be accepted per passenger
No Excess Baggage shall be accepted during Embargo Periods
Excess Baggage Charges
Excess Baggage   ECONOMY CLASS BUSINESS CLASS
USA/Canada Checked allowances overweight 24-32kg


Extra bag 1-23kg



Extra bag overweight
24-32kg
USD 75.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag

USD 150.00 or local equivalent(plus local taxes) per bag

USD 225.00 or local equivalent(plus local taxes) per bag
USD 75.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag

USD 150.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag

USD 225.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag
Intra Caribbean & South America Checked allowances overweight 24-32kg


Extra bag 1-23kg



Extra bag overweight
24-32kg
USD 25.00 or local
equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag

USD 50.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag

USD 75.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag
USD25.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag

USD 50.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag

USD 75.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag
Between Trinidad and Tobago Checked allowances overweight 24-32kg

Extra bag 1-23kg


Extra bag overweight 24-32kg
TT3.00 per kg
(plus local taxes)

TT3.00 per kg
(plus local taxes)

TT3.00 per kg
(plus local taxes)
N/A


N/A


N/A
UK Extra Bag 1-23Kgs USD118.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag USD118.00 or local equivalent (plus local taxes) per bag

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