|Air Canada Snowboards Policy 2018|
|Airline Name||Air Canada|
|Counts Toward Baggage Allowance||Yes|
|View Regular Air Canada Baggage Policies|
|View Snowboards Policies for Other Airlines|
Any sports item (including helmet, skates, slalom) that is checked in separately will count as one piece of checked baggage. Ski boots are the only exception (see details below).
If your baggage count (item of sports equipment + number of other bags to be checked) exceeds the maximum number of items allowed by your fare type, additional checked baggage charges will apply.
All other additional checked baggage rules apply, unless otherwise indicated below.
Ski or snowboard boot bag:
One boot bag is permitted per passenger and wonít count as a piece of checked baggage if:
itís carried along with skis or snowboard and
it contains only boots.
A boot bag will count as a separate piece of checked baggage if:
it contains - or is designed to contain - other items, or
itís not carried along with a snowboard or set of skis.
If brought on board as carry-on baggage, ski and snowboard boots must be carried and remain in the boot bag at all times.
One snowboard counts as one piece of checked baggage.
The snowboard must be packed in a rigid and/or hard shell case specifically designed for shipping.
No oversize charge applies to snowboards.
See snowboard boot bag information above.
Exceptions: Free carriage of snowboards on Air Canada
Skis and snowboards can be carried on Air Canada flights free of charge under the following conditions:
- Travelling between Canada and Europe, the Middle East, or Africa
- On a flight operated by Air Canada, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, or SWISS
- Between November 1 2016 and April 30 2017
You can carry the following at no extra charge:
- Skis or snowboard
- One ski boot bag or snowboard equipment bag and boots (even if youíre not travelling with skis)
Baggage fees may apply for travel within Canada, between Canada and the U.S. and all other destinations.