Special Baggage

It is allowed to take along special baggage such as sporting equipment, music instruments or a pet.

 

Certain types of sporting equipment and musical instrument may form part of the standard free baggage allowance. The maximum weight allowed is 23 kg (50 lbs) and only one piece will be carried free in lieu of the first piece within the free baggage allowance.

 

Exceptions:
Bicycle, with a maximum weight of 23 kg (50 lbs) and a with the maximum measurement of 158 cm (62 inch),
Surfboard, with a length between 107 and 292 cm (42 – 115 inch) and a maximum weight of 23 kg (50 lbs),
Scuba Tank, with a maximum weight of 23 kg (50 lbs)are subject to excess baggage charge. (see overview of costs.)

Other types of special baggage and eventual more then one piece are also subject to excess baggage charges.

 

Golf bags are an exception: On top of the free baggage allowance a person can take along free of charge one golf bag as checked baggage. A golf bag containing 14 golf clubs, 12 balls and a pair of golf shoes for a total weight of 23 kg (50 lbs).


Important: The carriage of special baggage must always be arranged in advance and timely prior to the day of departure.

Bicycle

 

Surfboard

 

Oversize Bag

 

Overview of special baggage which may form part of the applicable free baggage allowance.

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.
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 recognized 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.
FishingEquipment 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.

 

Scuba Equipment

Scuba/ diving equipment consisting of not more than one (1) each of the following: airsupply regulator, tank pressure gauge, tank harness, face mask, pair of diving fins, snorkel, knife, safety vest, airpistol, spear gun, weight belt is permitted.Knifes must be carried in checked baggage, spear guns must be unloaded with spears packed separately. Flairs 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
Sporting Firearms Equipment accepted consist of one rifle case containing not more than two rifles, with or without scopes, 5 kg. (10lbs) of ammunition, one shooting map, noise suppressor and one small rifle tool or two shotgun cases or one pistol case containing not more than five pistols, 5 kg. (10 lbs) of ammunition, noise suppressor, one pistol telescope and small pistol tools.

 

Overview of cost on Special Baggage on the Regional flights.

SPECIAL BAGGAGE     Flights between
Paramaribo and Aruba / Paramaribo and Belem /
Paramaribo and Cayenne/ Paramaribo and Curaçao /   
Paramaribo and Port of Spain / Paramaribo and Georgetown /
Georgetown and Belem /
Cayenne and Belem /Curaçao and Port of Spain
Bicicle
max. 23 kg.(50 lbs)
l+b+h max 158 cm (62 inch)
USD 50.00 / EUR 50.00 **
Surfboard
max. 23 kg.(50 lbs) 
with a maximum length between
107 and 292 cm(42 - 115 inch)
USD 50.00 / EUR 50.00 **
Scuba tank
max. 23 kg.(50 lbs)
USD 50.00 / EUR 50.00 **

**  Special Baggage Rate in EURO’s are only applicable for travel from Cayenne

 

Overview of cost on Special Baggage for travel to and from the United States of America (U.S.A)

SPECIAL BAGGAGE     Flights between
Paramaribo and Miami / Aruba and Miami /
Cayenne and Miami / Georgetown and Miami v.v.
Bicicle
max. 23 kg.(50 lbs)
l+b+h max 158 cm (62 inch)
USD100.00 / EUR 100.00 **
Surfboard
max. 23 kg.(50 lbs) 
with a maximum length between
107 and 292 cm(42 - 115 inch)
USD 100.00 / EUR 100.00 **
Scuba tank
max. 23 kg.(50 lbs)
USD 100.00 / EUR 100.00 **

**  Special Baggage Rate in EURO’s are only applicable for travel from Cayenne

 

Overview of cost Special Baggage between Paramaribo and Amsterdam v.v.

SPECIAL BAGGAGE

    Flights between
Paramaribo and  Amsterdam

 

Bicicle
max. 23 kg.(50 lbs)
l+b+h max 158 cm (62 inch)
USD 80.00 / EUR 80.00 ***
USD 185.00 / EUR 185.00 **
Surfboard
max. 23 kg.(50 lbs) 
with a maximum length between
107 and 292 cm(42 - 115 inch)
USD 80.00 / EUR 80.00 ***
USD 185.00 / EUR 185.00 **
Scuba tank
max. 23 kg.(50 lbs)
USD 80.00 / EUR 80.00 ***
USD 185.00 / EUR 185.00 **

**  Special Baggage Rate in EURO’s are only applicable for travel from Amsterdam
***  Valid for flights departing before October 19, 2012

 

Overview of the Special Baggage

ITEM DESCRIPTION
Bicycle Cycling equipment accepted consists of one (1) single seater, non-motorized; 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, tires should be deflated.
Scuba Equipment Scuba compressed air/gas tanks will be accepted only if empty and valve is open/ removed.
Surfboard Equipment Surfboard equipment is defined as one surfboard required to be in a surfboard case. All surfboard equipment must not exceed 115 linear inches and is subject to the applicable excess baggage charge.

 

 

 

 

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