Sports equipment

You can transport sports equipment free of charge if it is within the Free Baggage Allowance shown in your ticket. Remember that the allowance does not apply to bicycles, which are subject to a charge in accordance with the table below. While the limits regarding the weight and quantity of baggage must be met, it is allowed to exceed the size limit for baggage containing sports equipment. If the later is the case, the charges shown below shall apply.

Carriage of sports equipment - practical information

  • Since space for sports equipment in the baggage hold is limited and varies between different aircraft types, some items of sports equipment may not be accepted. Check the availability of the service while booking your ticket on or thereafter minimum 24 hours before departure in the Manage Booking section. Remember to specify the type, weight and dimensions of your equipment. 
  • The maximum weight of sporting equipment must not exceed 32 kg. Heavier items may be transported as CARGO only.
  • Remember if you continue your journey with another carrier, please read their baggage regulations to avoid denial of your baggage. 
  • Are you a Miles&More member and holder of a HON, SEN or Star Alliance Gold card? In addition to your baggage allowance you may take also golf and skiing equipment.
  • Equipment not listed in the table below will be treated as excess baggage and regular rates will apply.

Carriage of bicycles

  • The maximum weight and dimensions requirements must be met. The maximum weight cannot exceed 32 kg, and the maximum sum of all dimensions cannot exceed 130 x 30 x 70 [CM]. The dimensions are for a bicycle with the front wheel removed.
  • The bike should be secured with cardboard packaging, stretch foil or it should be transported in a suitcase specifically designed for bike transportation.

Failure to meet the above requirements regarding the carriage of a bicycle may result in the refusal to accept the equipment at the airport, with no refund possible.

*In accordance with IATA recommendations, lithium battery powered devices are not allowed as checked or hand baggage with LOT Polish Airlines. Lithium battery powered devices include e.g. an electric bike, an electric scooter, an airwheel, a solowheel, a hoverboard, a mini-segway, a balance wheel. Please read the rules regarding the carriage of dangerous goods.


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