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Avianca Baggage Report Card

Carry-on Allowance5/10
Checked Baggage Allowance8/10
Excess Baggage Fees7/10
Overall Grade6.7/10

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Avianca Carry-On Allowance 2018 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

Avianca passengers may bring a piece of carry-on baggage weighing up to a maximum of 10kg/22lbs. Size dimensions of the carry-on bag are limited to 115 linear cm (45 linear inches).

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Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and Carry-On Liquid Restrictions

CATSA - (Canada): CATSA Carry-On Prohibited Items and CATSA Carry-On Liquids and Gel Restrictions

Avianca Checked Baggage Allowance 2018 ↑ Back to Top

Checked Baggage Summary

The first piece of checked baggage is allowed free of charge on all Avianca flights, with a weight limit of 23kg/50lbs for the bag. A second free bag is allowed on some routes between North America and South America or the Caribbean, and between the Americas and Europe. Business Class passengers are typically allowed two bags of 32kg/70lbs each

In all cases, the maximum size of a piece of checked luggage is 62 linear inches (158 cm linear dimensions), meaning the length + width + height of the bag.

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Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist

Musical Instruments: Flying with Musical Instruments on Avianca

Avianca Oversize/Overweight Baggage Fees 2018 ↑ Back to Top

Excess/Oversize/Overweight Summary

Avianca charges a set fee for oversize, overweight, and extra pieces of luggage. This fee depends on the origin and destination of your flight, with higher fees for longer distance flights.

Avianca Oversize Baggage Fees: $50-$140
Avianca Overweight Baggage Fees: $20-$160
Avianca Extra Piece Fees: $40-$260

Check below for exact fees based on origin and destination of your flight.

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