Sports equipment

You can bring your sports equipment on SAS – but our allocation is limited. Make a reservation as soon as possible, and no later than 24 hours before departure.

Size and weight limits

  • Maximum weight: 23 kg, regardless of dimensions (equipment + transport bag)

  • Sports equipment, up to 23 kg, is included at no extra charge if it fits within the checked baggage allowance included in your ticket. If it doesn’t, you need to pay for extra baggage.

  • For sports equipment weighing 23,1–32 kg excess baggage fees will apply.

Request special baggage

Add gear to your booking

You can request bike, ski, snowboard and golf bag on SAS flights while booking your trip or later in My bookings. Carriage must be requested and approved in advance.

Golf bags

Golf equipment is defined as one golf bag. It may contain one set of golf clubs, golf balls, tees and one pair of golf shoes.

Ski & snowboards

In addition to your ski or snowboard bag, you can bring one smaller bag for a pair of ski or snowboard boots. The two bags are considered as one piece of the checked baggage included in your ticket. If you exceed the baggage allowance charges are the same as for regular extra baggage, depending on weight.

Bicycles

Bicycles can only be carried if they are packed in a suitable protective bike bag, box or a similar container. A bicycle is considered one piece of checked baggage of the baggage included in your ticket.

Electric bicycles are considered dangerous goods and has to be sent as Cargo.

Other types of special baggage

For other types of special baggage, and for tickets including flights with other airlines than SAS, you have to send us a request. All requested special baggage needs to be confirmed before departure.

Diving equipment

Diving equipment is considered one piece of checked baggage of the baggage included in your ticket.

Diving equipment may include:

  • One scuba tank/bottle (empty)

  • One scuba regulator and octopus set

  • One tank harness

  • One mask, two fins, one snorkel

  • One flashlight (batteries must be removed)

You don’t need to register diving equipment in advance, unless the weight of any item exceeds 32 kg. Items of baggage weighing more than 32 kg can be sent as cargo.

Fishing gear

  • Fishing rods must be packed in a hard case bag.

  • A fishing rod case and a bait box together is considered one piece of checked baggage of the baggage included in your ticket.

  • You don't need to register fishing gear in advance.

Hang glider

Hang gliders are not permitted onboard smaller aircraft types AR8/AT7/CRK/CR9/DH4.

Hockey gear

  • A hockey bag is considered one piece of checked baggage of the baggage included in your ticket.

  • If you are traveling as part of a hockey team with several large hockey bags, you need to register your equipment in advance by contacting Customer Service.

Pole vaulting equipment

  • Vaulting poles have to be packed in separate bags with one pole per bag, i.e. they cannot be packed together or in bundles.

  • Vaulting poles are not part of the normal checked baggage allowance and must always be registered in advance.

  • Due to the special handling requirements for carrying vaulting poles, additional charges apply.

Vaulting poles fee
  • DKK 740 to DKK 1820

  • NOK 990 to NOK 2490

  • SEK 990 to SEK 2490

  • EUR 99 to EUR 249

  • USD 115 to USD 290

Surfboards and kite surfing equipment

  • Surfboards and kite surfing equipment must be packed properly and is considered one piece of checked baggage of the baggage included in your ticket. If it fits within the baggage allowance, you don’t need to pay anything extra. If it doesn’t, you need to buy extra baggage.

  • You don’t need to register surfboards (under 200 cm) or kite surfing equipment in advance.

  • Surfboards longer than 200 cm are classified as windsurfing boards and must be registered in advance.

  • Surfboards and kite surfing equipment are not permitted onboard smaller aircraft types AR8/AT7/CRK/CR9/DH4.

Water skis and wakeboards,

  • Water skis and wakeboards must be packed properly in suitable bags/casings and is considered one piece of checked baggage of the baggage included in your ticket.

  • If the packed equipment fits within the baggage allowance included in your ticket, you don’t need to pay anything extra. If it doesn’t, you need to buy extra baggage.

  • You don’t need to register water ski or wakeboard bags/cases in advance.

Sports equipment on SAS Charter flights

Different rules apply for sports equipment on charter flights with SAS. Contact your tour operator well before departure to report your special baggage as transport is subject to availability.