Here you can find out more on non-standard size baggage types as well as the different rates you will be charged.
At a glance
- Sporting equipment
- Musical instruments
- Singapore Airlines Cargo
Sporting equipment (Effective for travel from 15 Nov 2013)
Sporting equipment will be counted towards your baggage allowance and excess baggage charges will apply if your sporting equipment and baggage exceeds the free baggage allowance. Some examples of sporting equipment are:
- Golfing equipment
- Scuba diving equipment
- Ski equipment
For carriage of canoes for travel to/from United States/Brazil, a fixed charge equivalent to two additional pieces of baggage will be applied on each canoe. This charge is added to the number of pieces of baggage checked in.
Pets (Effective for travel from 15 Nov 2013)
Pets (cats and certain breeds of dogs) can be accepted as checked baggage at selected airports.
- For itineraries not including United States/Brazil, if the combined weight of the pet (together with the container) and the passenger’s check-in baggage exceeds the free baggage allowance, the total excess weight will be charged accordingly.
- For itineraries including United States/Brazil, a fixed charge equivalent to 2 pieces of baggage at the “Additional Piece” rate will be applied on each pet (together with the container) in addition to the number of pieces of baggage checked in.
Oversized Musical Instruments
An oversized musical instrument (eg. cello, guitars, etc) can only be carried onboard if you are travelling in Economy Class and if you purchase an extra seat to accommodate it. The musical instrument will be placed on the floor and properly secured by seat belts to the seat frame. Suites, First and Business Class seats do not have accessible seat frames to secure musical instruments on.
The maximum weight and dimension allowable is:
- Weight: 75 kg
- Height: 61"
- Width: 19" (based on armrest to armrest seat width)
A Double Bass is not allowed onboard as it exceeds the height limit set above.
Although guitars are normally less than 7 kg (that is within the cabin weight allowance), it may be considered as oversized due to its (dimensions) ; and may not be allowed in the cabin if no extra seat(s)have been purchased for it. If you do not plan to purchase an extra seat, your guitar should be packed in a suitable hard case and checked in to avoid damage.
Singapore Airlines Cargo
Should you need to transport a very large item or a large quantity of items you can learn more about the services provided by Singapore Airlines Cargo through their website. To learn more, please click here.