HOP! is an airline brand offering daily flights to 50 French and European destinations. The following is a comprehensive guide through the company’s policies and fees regarding baggage.
|No. of bags allowed per passenger||Max dimensions||Max weight||Price|
|Cabin baggage||1||55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm||12 kg (together with hand baggage)||Free|
|Checked baggage||Depends on the flight plan||158 cm (length + width + height)||23 kg||€15 - €45 online, €35 - €70 at the airport|
|Excess baggage||N/A||length + width + height = more than 158 cm but less than 300 cm||More than 23 kg but less than 30 kg||Depends on the itinerary and is due at the airport|
HOP! carry-on baggage
Carry-on baggage, referred also to as hand luggage, is a piece of luggage that can be taken on board.
HOP! carry-on baggage allowance permits the passengers to take an item measuring up to 55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm and weighing up to 12 kg (together with hand luggage) on board free of charge.
HOP! hand luggage
Hand luggage is a personal item, a handbag or a laptop that can be taken on board besides the cabin baggage free of charge.
A garment bag is also considered to be one carry–on item. Infants (younger than 2 years) are also entitled to one carry-on item each.
HOP! checked baggage fee
Checked baggage allowance permits one standard bag that will be put in the baggage hold.
It cannot be larger than 158 cm (length + width + height) or heavier than 23 kg.
Checked baggage fee depends on your fare class:
- Promo or basic fare – checked baggage is not included
- Youth, Senior Family, Basic plus, Smart or Flex fare – one checked bag is included in the price
- Blue elite or Elite plus – two checked bags are included in the price
Additional baggage allowance can be purchased online for €15 for first additional bag and €45 for the second; the same can be purchased for €35 and €70 respectively at the airport
HOP! excess baggage
Excess baggage defines additional pieces of luggage a passenger can purchase or an increased weight limit of already purchased luggage. The transport of oversized or overweight baggage is subject to special conditions and client must contact the company no later than two days before the scheduled start.
HOP! policy provides separate fees for oversized and overweight baggage. The former applies to bags that are between 158 and 300 cm in size (length + width + height) and the latter to the bags that weigh between 23 and 32 kg. Both fees are due at the airport and depend on the itinerary and must be paid for at the airport.
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HOP! sports equipment fee
HOP! baggage policy allows the passenger to take various types of sporting equipment on the flight, provided that they check-in the equipment at least two days before departure.
The following items can be taken on flight, but need to be packed properly:
|Skiing equipment (skis and snowboards)||pair of skis + 1 pair of sticks+ 1 board + 1 pair of shoes||Skis or snowboard must be packed in special cover, which must not be longer than 300 cm||Standard checked item included in fares except basic and promo (free of charge if it is the only item you check in)|
|Golf equipment||A bag of clubs and a pair of shoes||/||Standard checked item included in fares except basic and promo (free of charge if it is the only item you check in)|
|Bicycles and tandems||Packed in a bicycle container and weighing no more than 23 kg.||/||Standard checked item included in fares except basic and promo (free of charge if it is the only item you check in)|
|Diving equipment||A wetsuit, a diving jacket, mask, diving boots, fins, flippers, a knife and a pressure reducer||/||Standard checked item included in fares except basic and promo (free of charge if it is the only item you check in)|
|Fishing equipment||No more than two rods, a pair of boots, a tackle box and a net||/||Standard checked item included in fares except basic and promo (free of charge if it is the only item you check in)|
|Scooters||Place your scooter in a suitcase or suitable container||Standard checked item included in fares except basic and promo (free of charge if it is the only item you check in). Can only be transported in the hold. Electric or engine driven scooters are not accepted as a carry-on item|
HOP! musical instruments policy
If the dimensions of your instrument do not exceed 115 cm (height + length + width), it is considered a standard carry-on item included in your fare; that means you will be unable to carry on any other item;
If the dimensions of your instrument exceed 115 cm (height + length + width) you must obtain prior consent. Contact the company no later than 48 hours prior to your flight. Your instrument will then be placed on one or more additional seats, which you will have to pay for. The weight per seat must not exceed 46 kg.
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HOP! pet policy
The HOP! pet policy allows dogs or cats on board the plane, if they weigh less than 8 kg together with the container. Assistance dogs can travel on board without restrictions.
Pets must travel in an approved container, which dimensions cannot exceed 115 cm in (length + height + width).
One-way fare for pets is €30 for flights within continental France and €55 for other European destinations. It is due at the airport.
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The information is subject to change and is based on data collected on HOP website