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    If you are traveling in SAS Go, SAS Plus or SAS Business, you can check in your baggage at no charge. The number of bags and weight restriction depends on the type of ticket you are traveling on and your EuroBonus tier level


    How much baggage am I allowed to bring?

      SAS Go Light SAS Go SAS Plus SAS Business
    Carry-on 1 x 8 kg 1 x 8 kg 1 x 8 kg 2 x 8 kg
    Checked-in   1 x 23 kg 2 x 23 kg 2 x 32 kg
    • EuroBonus Silver and Star Alliance Gold members allowed 1 extra piece of checked-in baggage, weight according to travel class.
    • EuroBonus Gold and Diamond members allowed 2 extra pieces of checked-in baggage, weight according to travel class.

    Checked-in baggage

    • If you need to check in more or heavier baggage than your ticket allows, you can buy extra baggage allowance in advance.

    • The maximum weight for any checked baggage items is 32 kg. Only special types of baggage may be allowed to exceed this limit.

    • The maximum combined dimensions of a baggage item (height + width + depth) is 250 cm. If an item exceeds these dimensions it needs to be registered as special baggage.

    • The maximum number of checked-in items allowed are 9. If you need to carry additional items you need to send them as cargo

    • As long as you are within our weight and size dimensions, your checked in baggage may be either a regular bag, or another type of bag such as a golf or a ski bag. You can find further details under special baggage.

    • Be aware that if you are continuing your trip with another airline, other regulations may apply. You can find information about this on the respective airline’s website.

    • Infants under 2 years of age are always allowed one baby stroller. Additionally they are allowed one piece of checked-in baggage of up to 23 kg/51 lbs (unless travelling in SAS Go Light). No carry-on baggage is however included for infants.

    • Ensure to identify your baggage with your name and address. You can obtain baggage tags at SAS Self Service kiosks or at the check-in counters in the departure hall.

    • Make sure you pack your bags securely to avoid damage to fragile or valuable items.

     

    Fragile or valuable belongings: We recommend that you pack, for example, passport, computers, money, medication, jewelery, cameras, musical instruments and keys in your carry-on. SAS does not replace these items in the event of an accident. See our general terms and conditions of carriage

  • Larger fragile and valuable items: Desktop computers, televisions, microwave ovens and similar are sent as cargo

  • Checked musical instruments: Musical instruments which cannot be brought as a carry-on shall be packed in a hard case.
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    If you arrive on an international SAS flight and your baggage tags indicate that you will continue on a domestic flight with SAS, Hoga Kusten flight or NextJet, your baggage will be checked through to your final destination (except for Hagfors, Oskarshamn and Torsby). If you have merchandise/goods to be cleared through customs, this must be done at the first airport you arrive at in Sweden.

    Customs inspection always takes place at the first airport you arrive at, even if your baggage will continue to your final destination.

    Customs check takes place at your final destination.


    Extra baggage

    If you need to check in more or heavier baggage than your ticket allows, you can buy extra baggage allowance in advance.

    • If you need to carry additional pieces of baggage, you can save up to 40% by purchasing these in advance. You can purchase extra pieces of baggage either when you book your ticket online on SAS website, through your travel agency, or when you check in online. Additional baggage items may also be purchased at the airport, but to a higher price.

    • If you have bags which are heavier than your baggage allowance, you can purchase additional allowance at the airport.

     

    Read more about extra baggage

    All prices apply for each piece of checked baggage and for one-way flights (including connecting flights).  Bulky baggage and baggage that weighs more than 32 kg/71 lbs is checked in as special baggage and paid according to the price list below. Save money and pay for extra bags online. Other charges apply if you pay for your extra baggage at the airport. The tables below show online charges. 

    • All prices are per piece of baggage and direction (outbound or homebound, including connecting flights).
    • Prices for additional weight are flat fees per piece of baggage and direction, i.e. prices are not per kg of additional weight.

    DOMESTIC

      Up until 22 hours prior to departure At the airport within 22 hours of departure 
    Additional bag/item DKK 270/NOK 250 SEK 290/ €35/ £30/ $45/ 5,200 EuroBonus points* DKK 380/NOK 400/SEK 450/€49/ £38/ $65
    Additional weight
    (23-28 kg)
    - DKK 185/NOK 215/ SEK 240/ €25/ £23/ $34
    Additional weight
    (28-32 kg)
    - DKK 380/NOK 400/SEK 450/€49/ £38/ $65


    * EuroBonus points may be used for payment if you check in at SAS' website.


    Europe

      SAS Go Light SAS Go/Plus All travel classes
    Additional bag/item DKK 270/NOK 250 SEK 290/ €35/ £30/ $45 400 DKK/440 NOK/470 SEK/35 EUR/30 GBP/45 USD 530 DKK/570 NOK/630 SEK/70 EUR/60 GBP/90 USD
    Additional weight
    (23-28 kg)
    - - 255 DKK/285 NOK/320 SEK/33 EUR/28 GBP/44 USD 
    Additional weight
    (28-32 kg)
    - - 530 DKK/570 NOK/630 SEK /70 EUR/60 GBP/90 USD 

    * EuroBonus points may be used for payment if you check in at SAS' website.

    Asia and the US

      Up until 22 hours prior to departure At the airport within 22 hours of departure 
    Additional bag/item DKK 270/NOK 250 SEK 290/ €35/ £30/ $45/ 5,200 EuroBonus points* 760 DKK/810 NOK/870 SEK/95 EUR/82 GBP/120 USD
    Additional weight
    (23-28 kg)
    - 325 DKK/365 NOK/410 SEK/43 EUR/37 GBP/55 USD 
    Additional weight
    (28-32 kg)
    - 760 DKK/810 NOK/870 SEK/95 EUR/82 GBP/120 USD

    * EuroBonus points may be used for payment if you check in at SAS' website. 

    BAGGAGE WEIGHING OVER 32 KG/71 LBS

    • Only special types of baggage which cannot easily be separated, such as diving equipment or large musical instruments, may exceed 32 kg/71 lbs.
    • Any item exceeding 32 kg/71 lbs need to be registered as special baggage.
       
      Domestic Europe Asia and the US
    Additional weight
    (32-45 kg/72-99 lbs)
    740 DKK/790 NOK/890 SEK/99 EUR/75 GBP/129 USD
    1 040 DKK/1 140 NOK/1 250 SEK/140 EUR/120 GBP/177 USD
    1 500 DKK/1 615 NOK/1 730 SEK/190 EUR/164 GBP/250 USD
    Domestic SE/DK/NO/FI Europe/Rest of the world
    DKK 230/ NOK 255/ SEK 280/EUR 30/ USD 40 DKK 590/ NOK 540/ SEK 600/ EUR 65/ USD 80



    Carry-on

    Bag guide
    Bag placement

     

    • You are always allowed to bring one carry-on onboard (max 8 kg/18 lbs, 55 x 40 x 23 cm) when traveling in SAS Go Light, SAS Go and SAS Plus on domestic and European routes.

    • When travelling to or from the US or Asia in SAS Business or SAS Plus, you are allowed to bring two pieces of carry-on onboard (max 8 kg, 55 x 40 x 23 cm each). This also applies on connecting flights.

    • In addition to the carry-on baggage allowance, you are also allowed to carry one small personal item onboard, such as a small handbag or laptop bag (max 40 x 30 x 15 cm).

    • If carrying liquid containers in your carry-on baggage, each container may hold a maximum of 100 ml (1 dl) of liquid. The containers must be packed together in a resealable 1 litre bag.

    • To ensure the safety and comfort for all travelers, carry-on baggage exceeding allowances may not be carried onboard. For these reasons, we may measure your carry-on baggage and if found to exceed allowances it will need to be checked in and may incur extra charges.

    • On certain fully booked flights and when operating smaller aircraft types, we may ask passengers to check-in their carry-on baggage in the aircrafts cargo hold if there is no space left to safely store it onboard, even if the bags are within carry-on allowances. In such instances, passengers will not incur any extra charges.

    • Liquids, aerosols and gels in containers with a capacity no greater than 100 ml (3.4 fl oz). The containers shall fit comfortably in one transparent 1 litre bag that is completely closed and resealable.

    • If travelling to a US destination, you may be asked at the departure gate to show that any mobile phones, tablets, computers or other electronic equipment is operating properly. For this reason, ensure that your electronic equipment is charged.

    • When flying with SAS Charter, other baggage regulations and guidelines may apply.

    Traveling to/from the US

    If you have purchased duty-free merchandise outside of the EU, you may bring it with you during a stopover at an EU airport.

    If you have purchased duty-free beverages, you may bring them onboard. Duty-free merchandise purchased in Stockholm or Copenhagen such as liquids, gels and sprays, can be taken with you off the plane even if you have a connecting flight in the US.

    Duty–free merchandise including liquids, gels and spray bottles are delivered during the flight. 


    Special baggage

    Some baggage items which are of bulky or heavy nature, or which require special handling such as weapons, are considered special baggage which need to be registered in advance.

    • Details and instructions on selected types of special baggage, and which baggage that requires prior registration, are found under types of special baggage.

    • To register baggage in advance, you can always call SAS Sales & Service, or use the form below for some selected type of special baggage if it is more than 24 hour until your departure. If you have booked your trip through a travel agency/tour operator, you must contact them to register any special baggage.

    • Special baggage items are counted towards your checked baggage allowance. As long as it fits within your checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it, but if it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • You check in and receive your baggage tags as usual, but drop off your special baggage at the counter marked special baggage.

    • Be aware that if you are continuing your trip with another airline, other regulations may apply. You can find information about this on the respective airline’s website.

    • Different aircraft types have different cargo capabilities. For this reason, carriage of special baggage is subject to availability.

     

    Thank you for your question! Our goal is to answer your question within 24 hours. Remember to pack your bag well so it withstands handling. For instance, musical instruments must be carried in hard cases.
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    • To register special baggage you can always contact SAS Sales & Service.

    • If it is more than 24 hours until your departure you may also use the form below for some selected types of special baggage (if the type of special baggage you want to register is not found in the list, please contact SAS Sales & Service).

    • If you have booked your trip through a travel agency or tour operator, you must contact them to register any special baggage.

    • Once you have registered your special baggage you will receive a confirmation from SAS on whether or not we are able to carry your special baggage, as different aircraft types have different cargo capabilities.

    Important: Your special baggage is registered and approved only after you have received a confirmation from SAS.


    Types of special baggage

    • You check-in your baby stroller as you do with your normal baggage, no advance registration is required.

    • If you are travelling with an infant (under the age of 2), you may always carry a baby stroller in addition to the infant’s baggage allowance, at free of charge.

    • If you are travelling with a child over the age of 2, a baby stroller is considered as one piece of checked baggage towards your regular checked baggage allowance.

    • As long as it fits within your regular checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • If the baby stroller is a two-piece model, it must be packed in two parts.

    • You can get a special plastic bag at the airport to put your baby stroller in which protects it from dirt. The bag is free of charge if you travel in SAS Plus or SAS Business, or if you are a EuroBonus Gold of Diamond member. Otherwise it costs DKK/40/NOK 50/SEK 50/EUR 10/GBP 5/USD 10.
    • Carriage of a bicycle/bicycle bag counts as one piece of checked baggage towards your regular checked baggage allowance.

    • As long as it fits within your regular checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • We always recommend packing your bike in a hard case bike bag designed for this purpose.

    • If you pack your bike in a hard case bike bag, you do not need to pre-register your bike bag in advance.

    • If you do not pack your bike in a hard case bike bag, you need to register carriage of your bike in advance, and you need to:
      • Turn the handle bars a quarter turn
      • Remove the pedals
      • Deflate the tire pressure
      • Cover the bike chain and other loose parts
         
    • Electrical bikes are considered as dangerous good and are not allowed to be transported on any SAS flight.

     

    • Carriage of a golf bag counts as one piece of checked baggage towards your regular checked baggage allowance.

    • As long as it fits within your regular checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • You do not need to register your golf bag in advance.
    • Carriage of a ski/snowboard bag plus a separate bag for ski/snowboard boots counts as one piece of checked baggage towards your regular checked baggage allowance.

    • As long as it fits within your regular checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • You do not need to register your ski/snowboard bag in advance.

    Below you find details on some additional categories of special baggage. You are welcome to bring other types of baggage than the ones mentioned in this section, provided they fit within our size and weight limits. Any piece of baggage you bring will count towards your regular checked baggage allowance. As long as the items fits within your regular checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • Carriage of a child car seat counts as one piece of checked baggage towards your regular checked baggage allowance.

    • As long as it fits within your regular checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • You do not need to register your child car seat in advance if checking it in.

    • If you want to seat you infant (under the age of 2) in a car child seat on-board, you must buy a child ticket for your infant and pay the same fare as for a child aged 2-12. The child car seat can be either forward-facing or rear-facing and is secured in the seat next to you. To reserve a seat for a child car seat, please contact SAS Sales & Service.
    • Carriage of diving equipment counts as one piece of checked baggage towards your regular checked baggage allowance.

    • As long as it fits within your regular checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • Diving equipment may include:
      • One scuba tank/bottle (empty)
      • One scuba regulator and octopus set
      • One tank harness
      • One mask, two fins, one snorkel
      • One flashlight (batteries need to be removed)

    • You do not need to register your diving equipment in advance unless an item’s weight exceeds 32 kg.
    • Fishing rods needs to be packed in a suitable hard casing bag.

    • Carriage of a fishing rod casing together with a bait box counts as one piece of checked baggage towards your regular checked baggage allowance.

    • As long as it fits within your regular checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • You do not need to register your fishing gear in advance.
    • A hang glider needs to be packed in suitable bag/bags and counts against your regular checked baggage allowance.

    • As long as the bag/bags fits within your regular checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • Carriage of a hang glider must be registered in advance.
    • If you are travelling as part of a hockey team with several larger hockey bags, please register this in advance by contacting SAS Sales & Service to ensure carriage of your team’s equipment, as different aircraft types have different cargo capabilities.

    • Carriage of a hockey bag counts towards your regular checked baggage allowance.

    • As long as it fits within your regular checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.
    • Musical instruments which are to carried inside the cabin need to fit the carry-on baggage allowances (max 8 kg/17.6 lbs, 55 cm/22" x 40 cm/16" x 23 cm/9").

    • Cellos are possible to carry inside the cabin, despite exceeding the carry-on baggage allowances, if booking a separate seat for the instrument in advance. You book and pay for an extra seat for your cello by contacting SAS Sales & Service or through your travel agent.

    • Musical instruments which are checked in need to packed securely in hard case bags. Sharp objects must not risk penetrating the bag and hurt or damage yourself, staff, equipment or other baggage.

    • Carriage of a double bass must be registered in advance.
    • Pole vaulting equipment must always be registered as special baggage in advance.
    • Surf boards and kite surfing equipment needs to be packed properly an counts towards your checked baggage allowance. As long as it fits within your checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • You do not need to register your surf boards or kite surfing equipment in advance.
    • Water skis and wakeboards must be packed properly in suitable bags/casings and counts towards your checked baggage allowance. You can buy a special plastic bag at the airport to protect your bag/case. The bag costs DKK 38/ NOK 46/ SEK 50/ EUR  5/ GBP 4/ USD 5 but is free if you are flying in SAS Plus and SAS Business or you are a EuroBonus member at the Gold or Diamond level.

    • As long as the packed equipment fits within your checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • You do not need to register your water ski or wakeboard bags/cases in advance.
    • Firearms must always be checked in and are subject to additional charges.

    • If carrying firearms and ammunition, you must confirm the following:
      • You have a valid firearm license

      • The weapon is not loaded

      • Where possible, the weapon has been disassembled and each piece packed in separate bags that are checked in

      • Ammunition is classed as a hazardous good and must be shipped in its original packaging that protects against strong impact

      • Ammunition must be packed together with the vital part of the weapon or in a separate bag that you check in

      • You can take up to 5 kg/11 lbs. of ammunition with you

      • You must check in at least 2 hours before the flight departure time in order to complete the necessary paperwork and security checks. You should also allow additional time for changing flights at other airports. When you arrive at your destination, contact SAS arrival service or management agent for delivery of your weapon.
     
    • Charges are paid at the airport and are:
      Domestic flights: 174 DKK/212 NOK/230 SEK/24 EUR/20 GBP/25 USD
      International flights: 415 DKK/506 NOK/550 SEK/48 GBP/60 USD
    • Windsurfing boards, sail and boom needs to be packed properly and counts as checked baggage towards your checked baggage allowance.

    • As long as the packed equipment fits within your checked baggage allowance you do not need to pay anything extra for it. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance you need to purchase extra baggage.

    • Carriage of wind surfing equipment must be registered in advance.









    Prohibited items

    • For security reasons, the European Commission prohibits the carriage of certain items in the aircraft. Read more at the European Commission website

    • Certain items are considered as hazardous goods, such as flammable, corrosive, radioactive or oxidizing items, and are prohibited to be carried on the aircraft. SAS complies with IATA guidelines for dangerous goods as well as FAA guidelines.

    • Airport security staff have the right to seize items they feel represent a risk to flight safety. For this reason, your carry-on will undergo careful inspection at airports.

    • Lithium batteries have certain restrictions. In this regard, SAS follows the IATA guidelines for transport of lithium batteries.

    • Hoverboards and monowheels powered by lithium batteries must be sent as cargo and cannot be transported in your baggage.

    • Electronic cigars, pipes or cigarettes cannot be used onboard SAS aircrafts. Such articles must remain packed in your carry-on baggage during the entire trip.

    • Ink cartridges for printers weighing more than 500 grams/1.1 lbs may not be carried on trips to/from/via the US. This applies both to checked and carry-on baggage. Read more at the Federal Aviation Administration's website 

    • Special regulations are in place governing the import and export of animal products in the EU.

    • Remember to pack bags securely when you travel. No objects are allowed onboard which present a risk of injuring you, another passenger or SAS staff such as sharp point or sharp edge objects.

    If any piece of your baggage should not arrive on the same flight as you, we will do our outmost to resolve the situation as soon as possible. Within 24 hours, 95% of all delayed baggage is located.
    • You need to file a report by informing one of our representatives, or use our self-service reporting desks at SAS Arrival Service at the airport.

    • If you have already left the airport, you can up to 7 days after arrival make a report by telephone by contacting SAS Arrival Service.

    • Ensure to provide your phone number in the report, so that we can keep you updated on its status. We will contact you when we have located your baggage and arrange for its delivery.

    • Upon filing your report, you will receive a unique reference ID number (e.g. ARNSK12345). You can use this reference number to track the status of your baggage online.

     

    • If you have a travel insurance, it can pay to explore your insurers’ options first. Our liability for delayed baggage, as for all other international airline carriers, is limited by international regulations and guidelines and can be found in our general conditions of carriage.

    • If your baggage is delayed and you need to replace essential items such as toiletries or hire equipment etc. you can submit a claim for such costs.

    • All costs must be within reasonable limits considering the purpose of the trip and the length of the baggage delay
      Ensure to keep all original receipts and your delayed baggage report, and provide these when you submit your claim.

    • If your baggage is delayed on your homebound trip, costs for replacing essential items will usually not be covered by SAS as we trust you have access to the items you need.


    Cargo

    We do everything we can to transport whatever you need on your trip. In certain situations, cargo is the best solution. This is the case for example if:

    • You are traveling with dangerous goods.
    • You are traveling with larger, fragile or valuable baggage.
    • You are traveling to/from Great Britain and Ireland with baggage weighing more than 32 kg/71 lbs, then air freight must always be chosen.

    Trust Forwarding

    Trust is a member of the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders which means that all information is provided in accordance with the general provisions of the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders (NSAB2000). ContactTrust Forwarding


    Delayed baggage

    If any piece of your baggage should not arrive on the same flight as you, we will do our outmost to resolve the situation as soon as possible. Within 24 hours, 95% of all delayed baggage is located.

    • You need to file a report by informing one of our representatives, or use our self-service reporting desks at SAS Arrival Service at the airport.

    • If you have already left the airport, you can up to 7 days after arrival make a report by telephone by contacting SAS Arrival Service.

    • Ensure t.o provide your phone number in the report, so that we can keep you updated on its status. We will contact you when we have located your baggage and arrange for its delivery.

    • Upon filing your report, you will receive a unique reference ID number (e.g. ARNSK12345). You can use this reference number to track the status of your baggage online.

    • You can track your baggage issue in our baggage tracking system. The system lets you log in using a reference number (five letters and five numerals, such as ARNSK12345) which you will find on the folder you received when you reported your delayed baggage. Note that this is a different number than the number on your baggage receipt.

    • Make sure to keep the information in our baggage tracking system updated. For example your contact details and description of your baggage. 
    • If you have a travel insurance, it can pay to explore your insurers’ options first. Our liability for delayed baggage, as for all other international airline carriers, is limited by international regulations and guidelines and can be found in our general conditions of carriage.

    • If your baggage is delayed and you need to replace essential items such as toiletries or hire equipment etc. you can submit a claim for such costs.

    • All costs must be within reasonable limits considering the purpose of the trip and the length of the baggage delay.

    • Ensure to keep all original receipts and your delayed baggage report, and provide these when you submit your claim.

    • If your baggage is delayed on your homebound trip, costs for replacing essential items will usually not be covered by SAS as we trust you have access to the items you need.


    Lost baggage

    Within 24 hours, 95% of all delayed baggage is located. In the unlikely event that your baggage has been missing for 21 days, you can submit a claim for lost baggage.

    • If you have a travel insurance, it can pay to explore your insurers’ options first. Our liability for lost baggage, as for all other international airline carriers, is limited by international regulations and guidelines and can be found in our general conditions of carriage

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    Damaged baggage

    It is important that you feel secure when checking in your belongings. In the unlikely event that your baggage is damaged during handling, you can report this and submit a claim for compensation immediately after the damage is detected.

    • You need to make a report of the damage at SAS Arrival Service immediately upon receiving your baggage, displaying what damage has been made.

    • If the damage is detected after you have left the airport, you can make a report and submit a claim by contacting SAS Arrival Service by telephone up to the latest 7 days after arrival.

    • If you have a travel insurance, it can pay to explore your insurers’ options first. Our liability for damaged baggage, as for all other international airline carriers, is limited by international regulations and guidelines and can be found in our general conditions of carriage.

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