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Baggage Information

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Air Seychelles is committed to providing a baggage service to satisfy the requirements of today’s busy traveller.


This section aims to provide you with instant baggage information so as to avoid any misunderstandings when travelling with Air Seychelles. Everything you need to know is here, from hand luggage to excess baggage rates, check-in baggage to restricted items, etc.
Of particular note is that any piece of baggage MUST NOT weigh more than 32KG.

Please select accordingly from the listing below:

Hand Luggage
Check-In Baggage
Sports Equipment
Restricted Items
Storage Facility
Excess Baggage Rates

Hand Luggage


Air Seychelles hand luggage allowances are as follows:

International Business Class
International Economy Class
              Domestic
Connecting  Non-connecting

10kg

7kg

7kg

5kg

  • One piece of hand luggage with maximum dimensions 55cm x 40cm x 20cm (115cms) not exceeding 7kgs in weight may be carried free of charge. These dimensions include wheels handles and side pockets. Any items you may wish to take into the cabin of the aircraft must be able to fit under the seat (e.g. a briefcase or flight bag).
     
  • Adults accompanying infants are entitled to check in one  infant item in addition to the adult’s baggage allowance. Infant items can include collapsible push-chair, collapsible cot/bassinet , car seat or carrying basket. Please request for approval upon check-in.
     
  • If you require a bassinet onboard, you must notify Air seychelles at the time of reservation. Bassinets may be requested for infants up to 6 months of age and not weighing more than 11kg / 25 lbs. Bassinets are subject to availability.

     
  • Any extra KGs is 7 USD ($) per kilo.
 
Important Information 
 
Items
Allowed
Not allowed
Important Remarks
  Liquids, Aerosols,   Creams, Gels
  & Pastes
 
 

 Must be in bottles and tubes,  maximum of 100ml each, carried  separately in a clear, plastic zip-top  bag not exceeding 20cm x 20cm,  maximum capacity of 1 litre

  Medications &
  Special dietary   requirements
 
 Must be supported by medical  certificate
  Baby milk / food        Will be verified by customs

  Liquid items purchased   either at Airport Duty   Free shops or on board   the aircraft

  Purchases must be packed in a sealed  plastic bag that  is tamper evident
  More than one clear   plastic zip-top bag      
 
  Over-filled open bag      
 
  Containers over 100ml,   even if only   partially full       
 

 
When passing through security at the airport
Remove from your cabin baggage for individual inspection:
  • All large electrical items, e.g. laptops, large digital cameras and DVD players.
  • The clear plastic bag containing your bottles and tubes.
  • Medication accompanied by a prescription or relevant medical certificate.
  • Baby food in liquid form.
 
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Check-In Baggage


Air Seychelles’ checked baggage allowances are as follows:   

 
International
Business Class
International
Economy Class
             Domestic
Connecting Non-connecting

Adult & Child

40kg

30kg

30kg

20kg

Infant (0-23mths)

10kg10kg

10kg

10kg

  • The maximum weight per individual piece of checked baggage must not exceed 
    32 kgs
    in cases where the passenger has purchased extra kilos.
  • Other Airlines (non-HM / Non-HM Codeshare) allowances 20KG on Domestic Flights.
  • Any single piece of baggage weighing more than 32 kgs will not be accepted at check-in and passengers will be required to reduce the weight by re-packing the baggage or sending it by cargo.
  • Overall excess baggage weight will be subject to additional fees, payable at the airport before departure. View excess baggage rates or contact your nearest Air Seychelles Sales Office.
  • It is essential that you label each piece of your baggage – both inside and outside- with your name (and preferably with your address too). Labels are available on request. To ensure your baggage does not open accidentally please lock it securely.

Security warnings to passengers:
In the interest of your own security, your attention is directed to the following points-

  • Please ensure that you can personally confirm the safety of all the contents of the bags you are checking in.
  • If you have been given a present or other article by anyone with the request that you take it with you on your flight, you should inform an airline representative, Police, or customs official immediately.
  • Do not accept any such presents or articles from anyone AFTER checking-in for your flight.
  • Do not leave your baggage at any time unobserved.
  • Please note that hold or checked luggage may be subject to examination by X-ray equipment.
 
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Sports Equipment


Sport

Equipment accepted

Remarks

Fishing

  Rods and reels contained in a case   and one bag with fishing tackle,   landing net, and fishing boots.

 

Cycling

  Non motorized bicycle.

  Handlebars fixed sideways and pedals   removed. Pedals and handlebars encased   in plastic. Tyres deflated. Enclosed in   Cardboard.

Diving

  Scuba tank, scuba regulator, tank   harness, and tank pressure gauge
  (subject to max weight).

 15Kg of Scuba Equipment.

Golf

  Bag containing clubs, balls,   umbrella & golf shoes.

 15Kg COmplimentary on a set of clubs.

Surfing

  Surfboard.

  Surfboards must be packed in suitable   surfboard bags. At check-in, to be
  tagged with a limited release tag and   passenger must sign for it, meaning
  that HM is not liable for any damage.

 

Sports Equipment
Entitlement
International
Business Class
International
Economy Class
Domestic Flights

15kg

15kg

15kg

  • Any additional weight will be charged for at the excess baggage rates.
  • The maximum weight of your sports equipment should not weigh more than 32Kg.
  • Handling staff is allowed to perform checks of contents of sporting equipment.
  • All equipment must not exceed maximum dimensions of 62” or 158cm.
 
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Restricted Items


For safety reasons, dangerous articles such as those listed below, must not be carried in passengers baggage:

Dangerous Items

  • Compressed gases (Deeply refrigerated, flammable, non-flammable and poisonous) such as butane, oxygen, liquid nitrogen and aqualung cylinders.
  • Corrosives such as acids, alkalis, mercury and wet-cell batteries.
  • Explosives, munitions, fireworks and flares.
  • Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter fuel, matches, paints, thinners and    fire-lighters.
  • Radioactive materials.
  • Brief-cases and attaché cases with installed alarm devices.
  • Oxidising materials such as bleaching powder and peroxides.
  • Poisons and infectious substances such as insecticides, weed-killers and live virus materials.


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New: Airports Company South Africa - Restrictions on baggage and sports equipment

 
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Storage Facility


A storage service is available at  the Seychelles International Airport. Please refer to the table below to see the rates.
 
 
 Prices per days (Euro)
Bags
1 234 56
1   16 24 32  4048 
 2 16 32 40 48 5664
 3 24  487280 8896
 4 32  64 80 88 96104 
 540 80 8896104112


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Applicable for suitcases and small items only per 24 hrs.
For oversized objects like bicycles, artifacts, sports equipment etc, please contact
The Victoria Baggage Co. on
+248 2 501 316.

 
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Excess Baggage Rates


 

Sector

  Excess Baggage Charge 
               per kilo

    Seychelles

to

    Mauritius            

                USD 10

    Seychelles

to

    Abu Dhabi

                USD 20

    Seychelles
to
    Johannesburg
                USD 20
    Seychelles  to    Hong KongUSD 30
    Mahé Island
to
    Praslin Island
Non-Resident USD 7
Resident USD
    Praslin Island 
to  
   Mahé Island
Non-Resident USD 7
Resident USD 4

 
 


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