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We have reviewed our baggage allowance across our regional network effective 1st July 2019. The new baggage structure will now be based on the total weight concept instead of the number of bags being checked-in. All checked in baggage should not exceed 32kg and all hand luggage should not exceed the maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm (115cms).

If you are travelling between Seychelles and Mauritius only (point-to-point) your new baggage structure will now be based on the number of bags checked-in instead of the total weight concept.

Baggage Allowance - Regional Network

Business Class

Each piece of checked in baggage should not exceed 32kg.

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Child travelling in Business Class will be allowed the same baggage allowance as per the respective class of travel. Infant between 0 to 23 months will be entitled only 10kg of checked in baggage. Parents travelling with an infant or child can also bring one pram in addition to the normal baggage allowance entitlement. Seychelles and Mauritius only: Each piece of checked in baggage should not exceed 32kg (2 pieces maximum).

Economy Class

Each piece of checked in baggage should not exceed 32kg.

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Child travelling in Economy Class will be allowed the same baggage allowance as per the respective class of travel. Infant between 0 to 23 months will be entitled only 10kg of checked in baggage. Parents travelling with an infant or child can also bring one pram in addition to the normal baggage allowance entitlement. Seychelles and Mauritius only: Each piece of checked in baggage should not exceed 20kg (2 pieces maximum)

Notice

-If your Air Seychelles ticket itinerary includes flights operated by other airlines, different baggage rules may apply.
-If your ticket is issued by another airline, please consult that airline to determine the applicable baggage rules.

Partner Airlines baggage policy applies for the following airlines:

    Domestic baggage allowances

    • All guests (point-to-point) will be allowed a total of 28 kg on the domestic route, which includes 23 kg of checked-in luggage and 5 kg of carry on hand luggage per person.
    • Guests holding a through ticket from an international flight will be allowed the same baggage allowance on the connecting domestic flight as part of the baggage allowance entitlement stated on the ticket from the original point of travel.
    • Guests travelling between Mauritius to Seychelles and onwards to Praslin (holding a through ticket) the baggage allowance valid on the Seychelles and Mauritius route only will apply. 
    Journey to/from Mahe and Praslin
     Baggage AllowanceExcess Rate
    Checked Baggage

    1 bag of 23kg for Economy Guest

    USD5 per kg
     
    1 bag of 5kgCarry on Luggage

    Please download our infographic file here for more information on Domestic Baggage allowances.

    Excess Baggage Rates

    General Information

    The Air Seychelles excess baggage weights is available for purchase in weights of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 kg. Pre-paid excess baggage purchased online and at the airport is non-refundable and non-transferable.

    Point Of SalePrice (USD)
     5kg10kg15kg20kg25kg30kg
    Online20$40$60$80$100$120$
    Sales Office25$50$75$100$125$150$
    Airport30$60$90$120$150$180$

    Sport Equipment

    General Information

    Sport

    Equipment accepted

    Remarks

    Fishing

    Rods and reels.

    Must be 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).

    For additional pieces, the standard excess baggage rate per piece shall apply.

    Golf

    Bag containing clubs, balls, umbrella and golf shoes.

    For additional pieces, the standard excess baggage rate per piece shall apply.

    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. For additional pieces, the standard excess baggage rate per piece shall apply

     

    • Your sports equipment should be part of your checked baggage allowance of 30 kg if you are travelling in Economy Class and 40Kg if you are travelling in Business Class. Excess baggage rates will apply on sport items exceeding the baggage allowance of 30kg in Economy Class and 40kg in Business Class.
    • The sport equipment must not exceed the maximum size of 75cmx43cmx90cm.
    • Excess baggage fees will be charged on each sport item exceeding the weight limit. Please refer to the Excess Baggage Rates section for excess baggage fees.

    Baggage Policy

    General Information
    ItemsAllowedNot allowedImportant 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.
    • Please see Prohibited items list here, which for safety reasons, must not be carried in the passengers baggage.

    • Medication accompanied by a prescription or relevant medical certificate. Baby food in liquid form.

    Please see Prohibited items list here, which for safety reasons, must not be carried in the passengers baggage.

    Cabin Restrictions to the US

    General information

    All US bound Guests travelling from Seychelles on Air Seychelles and Etihad Airways flights will be required to pack their electronic items which are bigger than smart phones in their check in baggage. Items include – but are not limited to - laptops, tablets, cameras & e-readers.

    This policy is in line with the decision taken by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in consultation with relevant Departments and Agencies, which has determined it is prudent to enhance security, to include airport security procedures for passengers at certain last point of departure airports to the United States. These enhancements include more stringent measures applied to 10 specific airports.

    The affected overseas airports are: Queen Alia International Airport (AMM), Cairo International Airport (CAI), Ataturk International Airport (IST), King Abdul-Aziz International Airport (JED), King Khalid International Airport (RUH), Kuwait International Airport (KWI), Mohammed V Airport (CMN), Hamad International Airport (DOH), Dubai International Airport (DXB), and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).

    South Africa Baggage Policy - Permitted and non-permitted items

    General Information

    The Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) is advising all guests to take note of the items which will NOT be permitted as checked baggage (OOG or otherwise) include (but are not limited to) the following:

    - Automobiles or Automobile parts

    - Breathing Apparatus

    - Cylinders

    - Diagnostic specimens

    - Drilling and Mining Equipment

    - Electrical Equipment

    - Electrically powered apparatus

    - Fuels

    - Household Goods

    - Machinery parts

    - Magnets

    Guests are advised that these items will be stopped from entering the Baggage Areas at all Out-Of-Gauge points with immediate effect. The airline will not be held responsible for any items held by the ACSA as mentioned above.