TAP Portugal Baggage

Carry-On Allowance

TAP Executive

  • Number of pieces: 2
  • Maximum Dimensions of Carry-on Luggage: 45 linear in/115 cm (length + width + height)
  • Maximum Weight of Carry-on Luggage: 35.2 lb/10kg total

TAP Plus, TAP Classic, TAP Basic, and TAP Discount

  • Number of pieces: 1
  • Maximum Dimensions of Carry-on Luggage: 45 linear in/115 cm (length + width + height)
  • Maximum Weight of Carry-on Luggage: 17.6 lb/ 8 kg
*On Beechcraft equipment, passengers are allowed 1 carry-on weighing up to 13.2 lb/6 kg

REMINDER: Bulkhead seats do not have underseat storage during take-off and landing.
Read Bulkheads Explained

Checked Baggage Allowance

Piece Concept

Piece concept is now applicable throughout the entire TAP Portugal network. In this concept, the following free baggage allowance is permitted:

  • TAP Executive: 2 pieces up to 70.5 lb/32 kg
  • TAP Plus, TAP Classic, TAP Basic, and TAP Discount: 2 Pieces up to 50 lb/23 kg
    • 1 piece (50 lb/23 kg) within Europe (including Morocco and Algeria), and between Europe and USA/Canada
    • 2 pieces (70.6 lb/32 kg) between Europe and Brazil (Beechcraft flights only up to 50 lb/23 kg)

Each bag must adhere to the following size requirements:

  • Maximum Dimensions: 62 linear inches/158 cm (length + width + height)

*For flights departing from Brazil, passengers in both Executive and Economy class may bring 2 pieces of luggage, 70 lb/32 kg each.
Children under 2 years of age, not occupying a seat are allowed 1 piece of luggage up to 22 lb/10 kg.

Weight Concept

  • TAP Executive: 66 lb/30 kg
  • TAP Plus, TAP Classic, TAP Basic, and TAP Discount: 44 lb/20 kg

*Applies for tickets issued before 01/01/14

Extra Baggage Allowance for Frequent Flyers

Victoria Gold:

  • 1 extra piece for flights using piece concept
  • 44 lb/20 kg extra for flights using weight concept

Victoria Silver:

  • 1 extra piece for flights using piece concept
  • 33 lb/15 kg extra for flights using weight concept

Excess Baggage Fees

For a list of all excess baggage taxes and fees, due to baggage that is oversize, overweight, or an excess number of pieces, please download TAP Portugal's Excess Baggage PDF.

You can also use TAP Portugal's Excess Baggage Calculator to determine extra fees you may have to pay.

Sports Equipment

Some checked items, such as surfboards and bicycles will be charged a fixed handling fee because of size, fragility, or other handling requirements while others may be checked in lieu of one of your checked bags. If you plan to travel with sporting equipment, contact TAP Portugal directly to confirm packing regulations and fees or visit their Special Baggage Information Page.

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