Transavia Airlines is a Dutch low-cost airline, wholly owned subsidiary of KLM, offering flights at low prices to various destinations in Europe, Asia and Africa.

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Transavia luggage allowance in 2020

Here you will find everything you need to know about Transavia baggage policy and additional charges for excess baggage.

No. of bags allowed per passengerMax. dimensionsMax. weightPrice
Cabin baggage155cm x 40cm x 25cm10kgFree
Checked baggage5Contact the company for detailed information20-30kg (depending on the ticket selection)9-150€ each piece (depending on the route and moment of booking)
Excess baggage5Contact the company for detailed information50kg per piece15€ per 5kg

Transavia cabin baggage

Cabin baggage, often referred to as accompanied baggage, defines the piece of luggage that passengers can place in the compartment above their seats under the seat in front of them.

For a guaranteed cabin transport, Transavia baggage policy allows luggage of a maximum size of 55 x 40 x 25cm weighing up to 10 kg.

Please note that small bags such as laptop bags are also considered 1 hang luggage item, so is not possible to carry 2 items in the cabin (i.e.: a laptop bag + a small suitcase).

Transavia hold luggage

Customers who purchase Plus or Max tickets have one piece of baggage included in the price of up to 20 kg and 30 kg, respectively. Nevertheless, Transavia luggage allowance permits the passengers up to 5 pieces, whose price is determined by the weight, moment of purchase and destination.

WeightPrice onlinePrice at the airport
Bag up to 15kg9-28€45€
Bag up to 20kg13-35€60€
Bag up to 25kg17-42€75€
Bag up to 30kg26-54€90€
Bag up to 40kg35-66€120€
Bag up to 50kg63-100€150€

Transavia excess baggage

Excess baggage defines the additional pieces of luggage a passenger can purchase or an increased weight limit of already purchased luggage.

If the passenger ends up taking more hold luggage than booked, extra hold luggage can be purchased. Transavia baggage policy states that in such case, an excess baggage fee of 15€ per 5 kg needs to be paid at the airport.

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Transavia sport equipment fee

Different types of sports equipment are allowed in Transavia’s flights. Prices are subjected to the item the passenger wants to transport and are the following (per flight):

Golf equipment1 golf bag, including clubs and 1 pair of golf shoes15kg34€
Winter sports equipment1 pair of skis + 1 pair of boots + 1 pair of poles + skiing helmet OR 1 snowboard with 1 pair of boots + skiing helmet OR 1 sled of maximum dimensions 120cm x 50cm x 40cm + skiing helmet 15kg34€
Scuba equipment-15kg34€
Fishing equipment3 rods + 1 pair of waders + 1 tackle box15kg34€
Water sports equipmentMast and board no longer than 3,6m.32kg49€
Hang-gliding equipmentTubing no longer than 3,6m.32kg49€
ByciclesElectric bikes are not accepted32kg49€

Transavia musical instruments fees

Transavia recommends that fragile musical instruments should be carried in the cabin, if they fit into the weight and dimensions established for this kind of luggage. Musical instruments whose case is not larger than 110 x 44 x 65cm nor heavier than 20 kg. can be transported using an extra seat paid by the customer. Examples of musical instruments that meet these requirements are a viola, violin, flute, clarinet, bugle or trumpet.

The remaining musical instruments are conveyed in the cargo hold area.

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Transavia pet policy

Dogs and cats are allowed on board, as long as the container box has a max. size of 47 x 30 x 27cm and the joint weight of the animal and the container is not heavier than 10 kg. The price is 45€ per flight.

The rest of the animals will travel in the cargo hold area, subjected to a price of 75€ per flight. The container for the animals in the cargo cannot exceed 102 x 69 x 76cm and the maximum joint weight allowed is 75 kg.


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Airlines reserve the right to change policies at any times. Therefore, this information is subject to change and is based on data collected on Transavia website on 17/01/2020.