Ski Bag Fees - Flying With Skis

Packing for your next ski trip? Before you head to the airport, be sure to first check your airline's rules on bringing skis. Most airlines let you bring your skis without any extra fees, other than the standard checked bag fee, but there are still some important details to follow and some exceptions exist. Can you bring a boot bag for free? How much can your ski bag weigh? Do you need to pre-register your skis with the airline before arriving at the airport?

Flying with your skis can be a bit of a hassle, and renting might be the way to go, but many skiers prefer to ride their own skis on vacation, and most of the time it comes out cheaper as well. We've got the lowdown on ski bag fees and policies for over 300 airlines here on this page, so be sure to check the rules that apply to the airline you have booked with, or even better, check these policies before you buy your flight, to be sure to fly with the most ski-friendly airlines to avoid paying any unnecessary extra luggage fees for your skis. [AMZ asins='B083176696,B074F945NM,B08512DLZK,B07X3MMRLX']

Airline NameAccepts Skis?Included in Allowance?CostPolicy / Comments
Adria AirwaysYesYesFREEView Policy
Aegean AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Aer LingusYesYes40-50 EURView Policy
AeroflotYesYesFreeView Policy
Aerolineas ArgentinasYesYes$50 - $100 USDView Policy
AeromexicoYesNo$75 - $165 USDView Policy
AHA! AirlinesYesYesStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
Aigle AzurYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Air AlgerieYesYesFreeView Policy
Air AsiaYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Air Asia XYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Air BelgiumYesNo100-175 EURView Policy
Air BerlinYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Air CalinYesNoFREEView Policy
Air CanadaYesYesStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
Air ChathamsYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Air ChinaYesYesFREEView Policy
Air CorsicaYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Air EuropaYesYesFree - 250 EURView Policy
Air FinlandYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Air FranceYesYesIncludedView Policy
Air IndiaYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Air ItalyYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Air JamaicaYesNo150 USDView Policy
Air MaltaYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Air MauritiusYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Air MediterraneeYesYesEUR 10/kgView Policy
Air MoldovaYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Air NelsonYesYesFREEView Policy
Air New ZealandYesYesFree - Standard Baggage FeeView Policy
Air NipponYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Air NostrumYesYesFREEView Policy
Air OneYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Air PacificYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Air PolandYesNo120 PLNView Policy
Air PullmanturYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Air RarotongaYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Air SouthwestYesNoGBP20.00/EUR26.00View Policy
Air TahitiYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Air TransatYesYesFree - Standard Baggage FeeView Policy
Air VIAYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
AirBalticYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Airlines of TasmaniaYesYesFREEView Policy
Airlines PNGYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
AirTran AirwaysYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Alaska AirlinesYesYes$35-$45View Policy
Allegiant AirYesYesStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
American AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
ANA WingsYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
AnadoluJetYesYesFREEView Policy
Andes Lineas AereasYesYesFreeView Policy
Arik AirYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
ArkeFlyYesNoEUR 65View Policy
Arkia Israeli AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
AsercaYesNo$15 - $150 USDView Policy
Asiana AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
AtlasJetYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Aurela AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
AurignyYesNoFREEView Policy
Austrian AirlinesYesYesFree - See PolicyView Policy
Avelo AirlinesYesYesStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
AviancaYesYes$20 - $150 USDView Policy
AZUL Brazilian AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
BabooYesNoFreeView Policy
Bahrain AirYesNoBHD 19View Policy
BelaviaYesNoFreeView Policy
BelleAirYesYesFreeView Policy
BH AirYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
BinterCanariasYesYesFREEView Policy
BlekingeflygYesNo150 SEKView Policy
Blue AirYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Blue IslandsYesYesFREEView Policy
Blue1YesYesSee PolicyView Policy
bmiYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
bmi RegionalYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
bmibabyYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
bmibaby.comYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Boliviana de AviacionYesYesFreeView Policy
Breeze AirwaysYesYes$40-$50 USDView Policy
British AirwaysYesYesFree - Standard Baggage FeeView Policy
Brussels AirlinesYesNoSee Policy - FREEView Policy
Bulgaria AirYesNoFreeView Policy
Bulgarian Air CharterYesNoFreeView Policy
Calm AirYesYesFreeView Policy
Canadian NorthYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
CanJetYesYesFREEView Policy
Caribbean AirlinesYesYesStandard Baggage Fees + $75 USDView Policy
CarpatairYesYesFREEView Policy
Cathay PacificYesYesFreeView Policy
Cayman AirwaysYesNo$95 USDView Policy
China Eastern AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
China Southern AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Cimber SterlingYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
City AirlineYesNo22 EURView Policy
CityJetYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
CondorYesNo40-135 EUR ($115-$160 USD)View Policy
Continental AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
Contour AirlinesYesYes$25 USDView Policy
Copa AirlinesYesYes$150 USDView Policy
Corendon AirlinesYesNo30 EURView Policy
Croatia AirlinesYesNoFreeView Policy
Cyprus AirwaysYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Czech AirlinesYesYesSee Policy - FREEView Policy
Dagestan AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Danube WingsYesNo50 EURView Policy
Darwin AirlineYesNoCHF 75View Policy
Delta AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
DirektflygYesYesFREEView Policy
DniproaviaYesYesFREEView Policy
DonbassaeroYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
DragonairYesYesFREEView Policy
Eastern AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
Eastern AirwaysYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
EasyJetYesNo37 - 47 GBPView Policy
Edelweiss AirYesYesFREEView Policy
EgyptAirYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
El AlYesNoFreeView Policy
EmiratesYesYesIncluded as Checked BagView Policy
EnerjetYesYesFreeView Policy
Estonian AirYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Ethiopian AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Etihad AirwaysYesYesFree - Overweight FeeView Policy
EuroLOTYesNoView Policy
EurowingsYesNo30 EURView Policy
FinnairYesYesStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
Finncomm AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Flair AirlinesYesYes$59 - $99 + taxView Policy
flybeYesNoGBP 30View Policy
FlyNikiYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
FlysmalandYesNo150 SEKView Policy
FrenchbeeYesNo75 EUR - 100 EURView Policy
Frontier AirlinesYesYesStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
Georgian AirwaysYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
GermaniaYesNo60 EURView Policy
GermanwingsYesNo30 EURView Policy
Gol AirlinesYesYesIncludedView Policy
GotlandsflygYesNo150 SEKView Policy
Greyhound CanadaYesYesFreeView Policy
Gulf AirYesYesFREEView Policy
Hainan AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
Hawaiian AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Helvetic AirwaysYesYesFREEView Policy
helvetic.comYesYesFREEView Policy
Horizon AirYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Iberia AirlinesYesYes0-45 EURView Policy
Iberia RegionalYesYesFREEView Policy
IberworldYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Iceland AirYesYesFree or $42-$58 USDView Policy
Iceland ExpressYesNo40 USDView Policy
InterjetYesYesFree - $30 USDView Policy
Iran AirYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Iran AirtoursYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Islas AirwaysYesYesFREEView Policy
ITA AirwaysYesNo40-90 EURView Policy
JAL ExpressYesYesFREEView Policy
Jamaica AirwaysYesNo$50 USDView Policy
Japan AirlinesYesYesFREEView Policy
JAT AirwaysYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
jet2.comYesNo30.00 GBPView Policy
JetairFlyYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
JetBlueYesYesFree - Standard Baggage FeeView Policy
JetConnectYesYesFREEView Policy
Jetstar.comYesYes$25 AUD / NZDView Policy
KalmarflygYesNo200 SEKView Policy
Kenya AirwaysYesYesFREEView Policy
KLMYesYesFree - Standard Baggage FeeView Policy
Korean AirYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Kuban AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
KullaflygYesNo150 SEKView Policy
LANYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
LATAMYesYes$40 - $150 USDView Policy
Level AirlinesYesYes95 EUR / 105 USDView Policy
LoganairYesNoGBP 10View Policy
LOT AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
LufthansaYesYesFreeView Policy
LuxairYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Lynx AirYesYesStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
Malmo AviationYesYesFREEView Policy
Megabus UKYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Meridiana FlyYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Moldavian AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Monarch AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Moskovia AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Neos AirYesNo$25-$45 USDView Policy
NordaviaYesYesFREEView Policy
Norse Atlantic AirwaysYesNo$100-$145View Policy
NorwegianYesNo35-60 EURView Policy
OLTYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Onur AirYesNoTRL 20View Policy
OrbestYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Orbest OrizoniaYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
OrenairYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Pacific BlueYesYesFREEView Policy
Pacific CoastalYesYesFree - Standard Baggage FeeView Policy
Par-AvionYesYesFREEView Policy
Pegasus AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
PLAY AirlinesYesNo45-120 EUR ($77- $150 USD)View Policy
PlunaYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Polynesian BlueYesYesFREEView Policy
Porter AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Primera AirYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
QantasYesYesFREEView Policy
QantaslinkYesYesFREEView Policy
Qatar AirwaysYesYesFree - See PolicyView Policy
Regional ExpressYesYesFREEView Policy
REXYesYesFREEView Policy
Rossiya Russian AirlinesYesYesFREEView Policy
Royal Air MarocYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
RyanairYesNo45-50 GBP / EURView Policy
S7 AirlinesYesNoFREEView Policy
SAS Scandinavian AirlinesYesYesStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
SATA Azores AirlinesYesNo25-55 EURView Policy
Singapore AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Sky AirlineYesYes$29 USD - $61 USDView Policy
Sky AirlineYesYes$29 USD - $61 USDView Policy
Sky AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
Sky Work AirlinesYesNoCHF/EUR 30.-/20.- View Policy
SkywaysYesNo200 SEKView Policy
Skywest AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Small Planet AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
SmartLynxYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
SmartWingsYesNo59 EURView Policy
SOL Lineas AereasYesYesFreeView Policy
Solomon AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
South African AirlinesYesYesFREEView Policy
South East AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
SouthwestYesYesFREEView Policy
SpanAirYesNo50 EURView Policy
Spirit AirlinesYesYesStandard Baggage Fees + $79 / $125 USDView Policy
Sun Country AirlinesYesYesStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
SundsvallsflygYesNo150 SEKView Policy
SunExpressYesYesFREEView Policy
SunwingYesYes$75 CADView Policy
Surinam AirwaysYesYesFreeView Policy
SverigeflygYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
SWISSYesNoFreeView Policy
Swiss European AirlinesYesNoFreeView Policy
Swiss International AirlinesYesNoFreeView Policy
SwissAirYesNoFreeView Policy
Swoop AirlinesYesYesStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
TACAYesYesFreeView Policy
TAM AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
TAMEYesYesIncludedView Policy
TAP PortugalYesNo60-130 EUR / 77-162 USDView Policy
TAROMYesYesFREEView Policy
TatarstanYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Thomas CookYesNo40 - 60 GBP / 45-70 EURView Policy
Thomas Cook BelgiumYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Thomas Cook ScandinaviaYesNo300 krView Policy
Thomas Cook UKYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Thomson AirwaysYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Tiger Airways AustraliaYesNoAUD 60View Policy
Titan AirwaysYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Transaero AirlinesYesYesFREEView Policy
Transavia.comYesNo42 EURView Policy
TUIflyYesNo65 EURView Policy
TunisairYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Turkish AirlinesYesYesFreeView Policy
Ukraine International AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
United AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
URAL AirlinesYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
US AirwaysYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
UTairYesYesFreeView Policy
V AustraliaYesYesFREEView Policy
VIM AirlinesYesYesFREEView Policy
Virgin AmericaYesYes$25 USDView Policy
Virgin AtlanticYesYesFree - Standard Baggage FeeView Policy
Virgin AustraliaYesYesFree - Standard Baggage FeeView Policy
VivaAerobusYesNo$30-69 USDView Policy
Vladivostok AirYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
VladivostokaviaYesYesSee PolicyView Policy
Volaris AirlinesYesNo$40-$200 USDView Policy
VuelingYesNo55+ EURView Policy
WestjetYesNoStandard Baggage FeesView Policy
WideroeYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
WindJetYesNoEUR 30View Policy
Wizz AirYesNo45 - 65 EURView Policy
WOW AirYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
XL Airways FranceYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Yakutia AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Yakutia AirlinesYesNoSee PolicyView Policy
Yamal AirlinesYesNoFREEView Policy
ZipairYesYesSee PolicyView Policy

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