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    If you’re traveling in SAS Go, SAS Plus or SAS Business, you can check in one or more bags free. The number and weight of your checked bags depends on the type of ticket you’re traveling on and your EuroBonus level.

    HOW MANY BAGS CAN I 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 bag   1 x 23 kg 2 x 23 kg 2 x 32 kg
    • If you’re a EuroBonus Silver or Star Alliance Gold member, you can check in 1 extra bag (weight based on travel class).
    • If you’re a EuroBonus Gold or Diamond member, you can check in 2 extra bags (weight based on travel class).

    Checked baggage

    • If you need to check in extra or overweight bags, you can buy extra baggage in advance.

    • The maximum weight of any checked bag is 32 kg. Only special types of baggage may exceed this limit.

    • You may check in a maximum of 9 items. If you’d like to carry additional items, you must send them as cargo

    • As long as your bag is within the weight and size dimensions, you can check in a regular bag or suitcase or another type of bag such as a golf or ski bag. You can find more information under Special baggage.

    • If you’re continuing your trip on another airline, other regulations may apply. More information about baggage allowances is available on the airline’s website.

    • Infants/children under age 2 may bring 1 stroller and 1 bag weighing up to 23 kg/51 lbs (except in SAS Go Light). No carry-on bag is included for infants.

    • Remember to mark your bag with your name and address. Bag tags are available at SAS Self-service kiosks or at the check-in counters in the departure hall.

    • Always pack your bags securely to avoid damage to fragile or valuable items.

     

    Fragile or valuable items: Pack passports, computers, money, medication, jewelry, cameras, musical instruments and keys in your carry-on. SAS will not replace these items in the event of an accident. Please see our general terms and conditions of carriage for more information.

    • Larger fragile and valuable items: Desktop computers, televisions, microwave ovens and similar items must be sent as cargo.
    • Musical instruments: Instruments that cannot be taken onboard as a carry-on should be packed in a hard case and checked in.

    If you arrive on an international SAS flight and your bag tags show that you’ll be continuing on a domestic flight on SAS, Hoga Kusten or NextJet, your bags will be checked through to your final destination (except for Hagfors, Oskarshamn and Torsby). If you have goods that need to clear 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 bags

    If you need to check in extra or overweight bags, you can buy extra baggage in advance.

    • You can save up to 40% by buying extra baggage when you book at flysas.com or a travel agency, or when you check in online. You can also buy extra baggage at the airport for a higher price.  
    • If your bags are heavier than your baggage allowance, you can buy extra baggage at the airport.

     

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    Prices are per checked bag and direction (including connecting flights). Odd size bags and bags weighing more than 32 kg/71 lbs must be checked in as special baggage (see price list below). You can save money by buying extra baggage online (see table below).

    • 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



    Carry-on

    Bag guide
    Bag placement
    • You can bring 1 one carry-on onboard (max 8 kg/18 lbs, 55 x 40 x 23 cm) in SAS Go Light, SAS Go and SAS Plus on domestic and European routes.

    • When traveling to or from the US or Asia in SAS Business or SAS Plus, you can bring 2 carry-on bags onboard (max 8 kg, 55 x 40 x 23 cm). This also applies on connecting flights.

    • In addition to a carry-on, you can also bring 1 small personal item onboard such as a small handbag or laptop bag (max 40 x 30 x 15 cm) in all travel classes.

    • Liquids (liquids, aerosols, gels and pastes) must be packed in containers that hold a maximum of 100 ml. Containers of liquids must be placed in a re-sealable 1-liter clear plastic bag.

    • To ensure the safety and comfort of all travelers, your carry-on items may not exceed these allowances. For these reasons, we may measure your carry-on bag at the airport. If your carry-on exceeds these allowances, you’ll have to pay to check it in. 

    • On some fully booked flights or on smaller aircraft, you may need to check in your carry-on even if the bag is within the allowances for carry-on baggage. In such cases, you won’t have to pay anything extra.

    • If you’re traveling to the US, you may be asked to show that your mobile devices (phones, tablets, computers or other electronic equipment) are operating properly, so please ensure that your devices are charged.

    • On SAS Charter flights, 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’ve bought duty-free beverages, you may bring them onboard. Duty-free items purchased in Stockholm or Copenhagen, such as liquids, gels and sprays, can be taken with you even if you have a connecting flight in the US.

    Duty-free items including liquids, gels and spray bottles will be delivered to you during the flight.


    Special baggage

    Baggage that is odd size, heavy or requires special handling, such as weapons, is considered special baggage. Special baggage must be booked in advance.

    To book special baggage up to 24 hours before departure, use the form below. If your flight departs within 24 hours, please call SAS Sales & Service. For trips booked via a travel agent, contact the agency to book special baggage.

    More information about special baggage is included under Types of special baggage. 

     

    • You can bring special baggage items as part of your checked baggage allowance. As long as the item fits within your checked baggage allowance, you won’t need to pay anything extra. If it doesn’t fit within your checked baggage allowance, you’ll need to buy extra baggage.

    • To check in your special baggage, just pick up bag tags at the airport as usual and drop off your special baggage at the special baggage counter.

    • Please note that if you’re continuing your trip on another airline, different regulations may apply. More information about baggage allowances is available on the airline’s website.

    • Cargo capacity can vary depending on the type of aircraft. 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 can check in a stroller as a checked bag.

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

    • If you are traveling with a child age 2 or older, a stroller is considered 1 checked bag.

    • As long as the stroller fits within your regular checked baggage allowance, you don’t need to pay anything extra. If it does not fit within your checked baggage allowance, you’ll need to buy extra baggage.

    • Strollers that are two-piece models must be packed in two parts.

    • Strollers should be packed in special bags for protection. Bags are available at the airport free of charge if you’re traveling in SAS Plus or SAS Business, or if you’re a EuroBonus Gold of Diamond member. Otherwise, plastic bags can be purchased for DKK/40/NOK 50/SEK 50/EUR 10/GBP 5/USD 10 each.

     

    • 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 SAS flights.

     

    • 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: 230 DKK/255 NOK/280 SEK/30 EUR/40 USD
      Europe/International flights: 490 DKK/540 NOK/600 SEK/80 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 carrying certain items in the aircraft. Read more on the website of the European Commission.

    • Certain items, such as flammable, corrosive, radioactive or oxidizing items, are considered dangerous goods and may not 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 consider to be a risk to flight safety. For this reason, your carry-on will undergo careful inspection at airports.

    • There are certain restrictions for carrying lithium batteries. SAS follows the IATA guidelines for transport of lithium batteries.

    • Hoverboards and monowheels powered by lithium batteries must be sent as cargo and may not be carried in checked or carry-on bags. 

    • Electronic cigars, pipes and cigarettes may not be used onboard SAS flights. These items must remain in your carry-on during the entire trip.

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

    • There are special regulations for importing and exporting animal products in the EU.

    • You may not bring objects that present a risk of injuring you, another traveler or SAS employees such as any items with a sharp point or sharp edge onboard SAS flights.


    If your bag is delayed, we’ll do our best to get it to you as soon as possible. Normally, 95% of all delayed baggage is located within 24 hours.

    • If your bag is delayed, you need to file a report by informing one of our representatives or using our self-service reporting desks at SAS Arrival Service at the airport.

    • When you file a report, you’ll get a reference number (e.g. ARNSK12345) that you can use to track the status of your bag online.

    • We’ll keep you updated on the status of your bag, contact you once we’ve located it and arrange for delivery.

    • You can also file a report up to 7 days after arrival by contacting SAS Arrival Service.
     

     

    • If you have travel insurance, it’s a good idea to explore this option 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 bag is delayed on your outbound flight and you need to replace essential items such as toiletries or hair equipment, you can submit a claim for such costs.

    • Costs for replacing essential items must be within reasonable limits considering the purpose of the trip and the length of the baggage delay. Remember to keep all original receipts to submit with your delayed baggage report.

    • If your baggage is delayed on your return trip, the cost of replacing essential items is normally not covered.


    Cargo

    We always do our best to help you transport whatever you need on your trip. In some situations, cargo is the best solution if:

    • You’re traveling with dangerous goods.

    • You’re traveling with odd size, fragile or valuable items.

    • You’re traveling to/from Great Britain and Ireland with baggage weighing more than 32 kg/71 lbs.

     

     

    Trust Forwarding

    Trust Forwarding 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). Contact Trust Forwarding


    Delayed baggage

    If your bag is delayed, we’ll do our best to get it to you as soon as possible. Normally, 95% of all delayed baggage is located within 24 hours.

    • If your bag is delayed, you need to file a report by informing one of our representatives or using our self-service reporting desks at SAS Arrival Service at the airport.

    • When you file a report, you’ll get a reference number (e.g. ARNSK12345) that you can use to track the status of your bag online.

    • We’ll keep you updated on the status of your bag, contact you once we’ve located it and arrange for delivery.

    • You can also file a report up to 7 days after arrival by contacting SAS Arrival Service.

     

  • If you have travel insurance, it’s a good idea to explore this option 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 bag is delayed on your outbound flight and you need to replace essential items such as toiletries or hair equipment, you can submit a claim for such costs.

  • Costs for replacing essential items must be within reasonable limits considering the purpose of the trip and the length of the baggage delay. Remember to keep all original receipts to submit with your delayed baggage report.

  • If your baggage is delayed on your return trip, the cost of replacing essential items is normally not covered.

  • Lost baggage

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

    • If you have travel insurance, it’s a good idea to explore this option 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.


    Send report

    Damaged baggage

    We always do our best to take care of your belongings. In the unlikely event that your bag is damaged during handling, you can file a report and submit a claim for compensation after the damage is detected.

    • You must file a report at SAS Arrival Service immediately upon receiving your bag and show the damage that has been detected.

    • If you detect damage after you’ve left the airport, you can file a report and submit a claim by contacting SAS Arrival Service by phone up to 7 days after arrival.

    • If you have travel insurance, it’s a good idea to explore this option 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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