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Sporting Equipment and Pets

Outside of North America

Outside of the Americas and the U.S. and Canadian Territories

  1. Golfing Equipment
    • Golfing equipment consists of one golf bags containing no more than 14 clubs and 12 balls, and one pairs of golf shoes, weighing no more than a total of 15 kg.
    • The charges shall be equal to the applicable excess baggage rate for 6 excess kilograms if the above articles are not included in the normal free allowance.
    • If the above articles are included in the normal free allowance, any overweight resulting from such inclusion shall be assessed at the above special rate (for 6 excess kilograms) or the normal excess baggage charge, whichever is lower.
    • For any golfing equipment in excess of 15 kg, the normal excess baggage charge shall apply.
  2. Surfboarding and Windsurfing Equipment
    • With the exception of flights to/from/within the Southwest Pacific, surfboard/windsurfing equipment may be included in the checked baggage allowance. If the normal free allowance is exceeded, the charge shall be:
    • A board not exceeding 109 inches (277 cm) shall be charged at the applicable excess baggage rate for 5 excess kilograms.
    • A board exceeding 109 inches (277 cm) shall be charged at the applicable excess baggage rate for 8 excess kilograms.
    • These special charges are limited to one board per passenger. Additional boards are charged at the applicable excess baggage charge.
    • Body-board equipment can be included in the checked baggage allowance. The maximum body-board size, however, is limited to 120 cm (length) x 50 cm (width).
  3. Water Skiing and Skating Equipment
    • (Water skiing and skating equipment consists of two pairs of boots, one pair of ski poles, one skateboard...)
    • If the above articles exceed the free baggage allowance, the charge shall be equal to the applicable excess baggage rate for 3 excess kilograms.
    • If the above articles are included in the free baggage allowance, any excess weight resulting from such inclusion shall be assessed at the aforementioned special rate (for 3 excess kilograms) or the normal excess baggage charge, whichever is lower.
  4. Pets Regulations
    • Please contact China Airlines for details on conditions and restrictions. Pets and their containers shall not be included in the passenger's free baggage allowance.
    • The applicable charge for the total weight of a case containing pet(s) is calculated TRIPLE the Excess Baggage Charges per kilogram.
    • Please click here for more information about checked pet acceptance.
To/From North America

To/From the Americas and the U.S. and Canadian Territories

  1. Golfing Equipment
    • Golfing equipment consists of one golf bags and one pairs of golf shoes.
    • If the normal free allowance is exceeded, 50% of the applicable charge shall be charged per excess piece.
  2. Surfboarding and Windsurfing Equipment
    • Surfboard/windsurfing equipment shall not be included in the checked baggage allowance.
    • A board not exceeding 109 inches (277 cm) is charged at 100% of the excess baggage charge.
    • A board exceeding 109 inches (277 cm) is charged at 150% of the excess baggage charge.
    • Additional board(s) will be charged at the same rate as the first board.
    • One board is calculated as one piece.
    • Body-board equipment can be included in the checked baggage allowance. The maximum body-board size, however, is limited to 120 cm (length) x 50 cm (width).
  3. Water Skiing and Skating Equipment
    • (Water skiing and skating equipment consists of two pairs of boots, one pair of ski poles, one skateboard...)
    • If the water skiing and skating equipment exceeds the normal free allowance, it shall be charged at 33% of the applicable excess baggage charge per piece.
    • However, the special charge is limited to one set of the above articles per passenger. For any equipment exceeding this amount, the normal charge shall apply.
  4. Pets Regulations
    • Please contact China Airlines for details on conditions and restrictions. Pets and their containers shall not be included in the passenger's free baggage allowance.
    • Each case containing pet(s) is charged the applicable excess baggage charge per piece.
    • Please click here for more information about checked pet acceptance.
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