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Air Transat Baggage Rules 2019

There are many baggage rules and regulations that keeping them straight can feel impossible! Luckily, we’ve made it simple with our guide to the Air Transat baggage policy.

Air Transat Baggage Rules, in Brief

  • One piece of carry-on baggage and one personal item (camera bag, purse, laptop, etc.) per person.
  • A max of 100ml (100 grams) of individually packaged liquid or gel.
  • Checked baggage allowance and fees vary based on route and seat class.
  • Sporting equipment must meet weight and size restrictions of baggage. Depending on the type of equipment, charges may apply.
  • Mobility devices (wheelchair, walker, etc.) are free of charge.

Air Transat Carry-On Baggage Allowance

Number One carry-on baggage One personal item
Size Carry-on baggage cannot
exceed 23 x 40 x 51cm
(9 x 16 x 20in). Must fit in
overhead bins or under
your seat, unassisted.
Personal items include:
camera bags, purses,
Excess baggage
Additional Air Transat
baggage fees apply
for items that exceed
this size allowance.
On average, passengers
should expect to pay an
extra C$75 for oversized
or overweight baggage.
Passengers travelling
with an infant may bring
one stroller or booster
Additional infant-related
bags (with the exception
of diaper bags) will warrant
extra charges.

Valid as of July 26, 2019. For the most up-to-date information on Air Transat’s carry-on baggage rules, check the baggage policy section of their website.

Air Transat Checked Baggage

PriceFor base fares:
Fees start from
C$25/30 for the
1st checked bag
Option Plus &
Club Class
, the
first checked
bag is free
Each additional
bag is subject
to a fee
(up to C$200)
Size & WeightChecked baggage
should not exceed
158cm (62in)
Air Transat has
a maximum
weight allowance
of 23kg.
Bags over this
baggage weight
limit will be
charged an
extra fee
of C$75.
MilitaryActive or veteran
Canadian military
personnel allowed
one bag up to
32kg for free
(all classes).
Military also
receive a 50%
discount on
oversized &
baggage charges.

Valid as of July 26, 2019. For more up-to-date information on baggage prices and rules not listed in this guide, visit the Air Transat baggage allowance page.

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Restricted Items on Air Transat

Note about Air Transat carry-on liquids: The TSA regulates the carry-on liquid policy, which means that it is the same for all airlines. For the most up-to-date information on carry-on items and restrictions, check out this list of restricted items on flights across Canada.

Carry-On LiquidsLiquids and gels in
carry-on bags must
not exceed 100ml/100 g
(3.4 ounces
) and must
be in marked containers.
Liquids and gels
that don’t meet
these requirements
will be confiscated
at security.
General RestrictionsDischarge projectiles
Sharp objects
Most tools
Substances w/
explosive properties
Blades exceeding 6cm
aren’t allowed on board.
Medical EquipmentMobility aids
Needles and syringes
with a needle guard
Labelled medication in
its original container
Mobility aids need to
be the width and length
within the limits of the
cargo hold door.

Valid as of July 26, 2019. For the most up-to-date information, visit the restricted items section of Air Transit’s website.

If in doubt, ask Air Transat before you fly. Submit requests for other medical devices at least seven days before travel, and include information found on this page.

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Travelling with cannabis

You cannot travel with cannabis outside of Canada. When travelling within Canada, passengers may legally travel with up to 30 grams of cannabis in their suitcase or carry bags.

Travelling with a service dog

If you require the assistance of emotional support or a certified service dog, contact Air Transat at least seven days before your flight. As long as the dog has a leash and harness on at all times, and does not fall under Air Transat’s list of restricted breeds, they can board the flight with you.

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Tips for Travelling on Air Transat

Airport Rules: In some cases, especially when travelling abroad, the airport has different rules than those listed on our guide to Air Transat’s baggage policy so be sure to check before you go. Always follow the airport rules in addition to Air Transat rules to save time and mental energy.

Tips for Carrying Liquids: Empty your water bottle before arriving at security. If you have an open bottle of water or any liquids over 100ml, security will stop you, which will cause delays in your travel plans. Empty water bottles are okay to bring through security and you can fill them on the other side.

Flying with Air Transat

Follow both Air Transat baggage allowance and rules, as well as your departure airport’s regulations to make your travel experience as easy as possible. Always consult this handy guide to Air Transat’s baggage rules before packing for your next Air Transat flight!

Ready to Find Your Next Air Transat Vacation?

Now that you’re sorted with the Air Transat baggage allowance and policy, start dreaming and planning your next vacation. Some of Air Transat’s most popular routes are Orlando, Cancun, Dublin, and London – all fantastic holidays hotspots! Use Skyscanner search engines to find the cheapest flights, hotels, and car rentals.

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Disclaimer: Information correct as of July 26, 2019, obtained from Always check the latest guidance with Air Transat before booking a trip.