LOT Baggage allowance and extra baggage charges

LOT Carry-on baggage allowance

Polish airline with connections both domestic and to various destinations around the world. Here you will find all the necessary information about LOT baggage policy and fees.

Types of travel class and baggage you can take on board

Depending on what travel class you choose, you will be able to bring on board:

LOT Business Class - 2 pieces, each up to 9 kg;
LOT Premium Economy (international flights) - 1 piece up to 8 kg;
LOT Economy Class - 1 piece up to 8 kg;
LOT Economy Simple - 1 piece up to 8 kg.

If your carry-on baggage exceeds those dimensions, there are additional charges which apply as follows:
Weight/dimensions Domestic flightsInternational flights
Over 8kg and/or over 118 cm 210 PLN €50350 PLN €85

LOT Hand luggage allowance

Hand luggage is a small bag, a laptop bag or a purse that does not exceed the dimensions of 40 cm x 35 cm x 12 cm and can be brought on board free of charge. This also applies to collapsible baby strollers and pushchairs.

Alternative to excess baggage fees

Shipping your luggage with Eurosender instead of carrying it with you might be a more affordable alternative. Check the total cost of shipping your luggage below. Our services are also suitable for shipping sports equipment or musical instruments.

LOT Checked baggage allowance

The number of pieces of luggage that you can check for domestic and international flight differs depending on the ticket class you purchase.
RoutingsLOT Business ClassLOT Premium EconomyLOT Economy Class (Standard, Flex)LOT Economy Saver
International flights (Europe)2 pieces up to 32 kg each2 pieces up to 23 kg each 1 piece up to 23 kg0
Domestic flightsnot applicablenot applicable1 piece up to 23 kg0

LOT Excess baggage

If you want to travel with LOT and take additional baggage that is not included in the ticket price, the airline allows this for an extra fee.
Weight/DimensionsDomestic flightsInternational flights
Additional piece (max. 23 kg and 158 cm)170 PLN €41290 PLN €70
Additional piece over 23 kg, max. 32 kg and 158 cm or additional piece max. 23 kg, and over 158 cm340 PLN €82580 PLN €140
Additional piece over 23 kg and max. 32 kg, and over 158 cm510 PLN €123870 PLN €210

LOT Sports equipment fees

Sports equipment can be taken on board at no extra charge if they meet the requirements of your LOT Free Baggage Allowance. If it exceeds the allowed limits, there are extra fees applied as follows
Sports equipmentDomestic Flights PriceInternational Flights PriceComments
Bicycle50 PLN/€12200 PLN/€50no motorbikes
Fishing Equipment50 PLN/€12200 PLN/€502 rods, a fishing box, landing net, fishing boots
Golf Equipment50 PLN/€12200 PLN/€50one golf bag with a set of clubs, balls and tees, shoes
Kite surfboard50 PLN/€12200 PLN/€50
Snowboard50 PLN/€12200 PLN/€50a board, a helmet, boots
Surfboard50 PLN/€12200 PLN/€50up to 2 meters
Kayak100 PLN/€25400 PLN/€100a kayak or canoe, no motor
Longboard100 PLN/€25400 PLN/€100a board of any kind exceeding 2 meters

Ship your items instead

To receive a price for shipping your items straight to the destination instead of carrying them with you, send your request and our team will contact you shortly.

LOT pet policy

Pets are permitted on board LOT flights if they are properly secured in a container and have a valid veterinary statement.

Alternative to airline baggage fees – Eurosender

Choosing a low-cost airline is a good option when travelling on a budget. However, the costs can significantly increase if you have many items that you want to take with you. The fees for extra-baggage, for oversized or overweight baggage can add up quickly and turn a cheap flight ticket into a much bigger expense.

Eurosender provides an alternative by offering access to affordable shipping services. You will save the time spent at the check-in counters at the airport, avoid the hassle of carrying your luggage around and keep your costs low. The services are dedicated to people who go on business trips, study abroad or simply go on vacation.

Every shipment has a basic insurance coverage included in the price of the shipping and it can be upgraded to a higher coverage, based on your needs. We only work with the most reputable logistics providers in Europe, so you can rest assured that your belongings are in good hands. The door-to-door shipping service gives you the convenience of traveling light without breaking the bank.

The information is subject to change and is based on data collected on LOT website on 20/05/2018
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