Refund of Optional Fees

Carry On Baggage

Each passenger is allowed one (1) personal item and one carry-on bag on all international flights, and domestic flights (excluding Long Island, Acklins, Crooked Island, Mayaguana and Inagua).

Maximum size: 22″ x 14″ x 9″ & 20 lbs (9.07 kg) FREE

On flights to and from Long Island, Acklins, Crooked Island, Mayaguana and Inagua one carry-on bag

Maximum weight:  18 lbs (8.16 kg) FREE


Checked Baggage (INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS)

Each checked bag must not exceed 62 inches (157.48 cm) in dimensions (length + breadth + height) & 50 pounds (22.68 kg) in weight.

First Bag:  $25.00

Second Bag:  $45.00

Third Bag:  $75.00

Fourth Bag (and more each):  $125.00


Checked Baggage (DOMESTIC FLIGHTS)

Each checked bag must not exceed 62 inches (157.48 cm) in dimensions (length + breadth + height) & 50 pounds (22.68 kg) in weight.

First Bag:  FREE

Second Bag:  $45.00

Third Bag:  $75.00

Fourth Bag (and more each):  $125.00

Allowable Bag greater than 50 lbs:  $75.00 + VAT

Note: On flights to and from Long Island, Acklins, Crooked Island, Mayaguana and Inagua, excess baggage is accepted on a space available basis and are not guaranteed transport on the day of acceptance. Excess baggage not accommodated will be forwarded on the next available flight. Please ensure to prioritize your baggage accordingly Bahamasair assumes no liability for delayed excess baggage. 


Checked Baggage Excess Charges – International (except Cuba):

Bags greater than 50 pounds (22.68 kilos) & 62 inches

51 – 70 lbs (23.13 – 31.75 kg): $75.00

Greater than 70 lbs (31.75 kg) & less than 99 lbs (44.9 kg): $125.00

Greater than 62″ & 70 lbs (32 kg): $150.00

Bags weighing more than 99 lbs will not be accepted.

NOTE: All televisions checked in will be subject to charges and are NOT included in the free baggage allowance. The following charges will apply:

Up to 32” screen: $50.00

33” – 45” screen: $75.00

46” – 54” screen: $100.00

Up to 55” screen: $125.00


Cuba

Each checked bag must not exceed 62 inches (157.48 cm) in dimensions (length + breadth + height) & 50 lbs (22.68 kg) in weight.

One Bag:  $25
Bags 51 – 70 lbs (23.13 – 31.75 kg): $75.00

Checked bags are limited to one (1) piece per passenger, due to infrequency of flights related to COVID-19.

NOTE:  All televisions checked in will be subject to the following charges and is counted as an allowable checked piece: 

Up to 32” screen: $100.00

33” – 45” screen: $125.00

46” – 54” screen: $150.00

Up to 55” screen: $180.00


Sporting Equipment and Special Pieces (must be properly packaged)

BICYCLE: $125.00

Bicycles will be accepted in a hard-sided, padded case designed for bicycles. If not in a hard-sided case, bikes will be accepted with the handle bars secured sideways and pedals removed. The bicycle must also be encased in plastic foam, a cardboard box, or similar material to prevent damage.

SURFBOARD: Treated as a checked bag. One surfboard per case up to 6 feet in length; except items weighing more than ninety-nine pounds (99 lbs /44.9 kg) will not be accepted as checked baggage. We recommend that surfboards travel in a hard-sided (rather than soft-sided) case to prevent damage.See checked bag policy above.

WINDSURF BOARD: Treated as a checked bag. One windsurfing board with an aluminum (or similar type material) wishbone style boom, one mast with a maximum length of 6 feet, one sail. Items weighing more than ninety-nine pounds (99 lbs/44.9 kg) will not be accepted as checked baggage.See checked bag policy above.

KITE SURF BOARD: Treated as a checked bag. Kite Surfing and Windsurfing boards, when properly packed to prevent damage to the board, sail, boom, related equipment and to other baggage, are accepted upon payment of applicable fee. Items weighing more than ninety-nine pounds (99 lbs) will not be accepted as checked baggage.See checked bag policy above.

Archery Equipment, Backpack/Knapsack, Boogie / Skim / Speed Boards, Bowling Balls, Camping Equipment, Fishing Gear, Golf Clubs, Oars, Scuba Gear (without tanks), Skateboard, Tennis Rackets, Tent/Sleeping Bag: Treated as a checked bag and must be properly packed. Items over 99 lbs will not be accepted. See checked bag policy above.

Sports Equipment: When treated as a checked bag, must be properly packed and may be carried - providing security regulations are not violated.

Shooting Equipment: Treated as a checked bag and must be properly packed in suitable hard case with a lock. Soft cases are NOT ACCEPTED. Items over 99 lbs will not be accepted. See checked bag policy above. Ammunition must not exceed 11 lbs (5 kg), and current firearm license must be presented at check-in.

HOCKEY/LACROSSE: Treated as a checked bag. One hockey stick and one hockey bag count as one piece.

HOVERBOARDS: NOT ACCEPTED

SMALL INSTRUMENTS: May be carried providing security regulations are not violated and the instrument(s) meet carry-on weight and size requirements.

STYROFOAM COOLERS AND STORAGE BINS: NOT ACCEPTED WITH PERISHABLES. Perishables (seafood, poultry, meats, etc.) must be frozen and will ONLY be accepted in hard impenetrable coolers. Bahamasair assumes no liability for food spoilage or articles confiscated by US CBP or Airport Security.

COOLER BAGS: Only accepted if contents are free of possible leakage. Bag must not contain seafood, poultry, meats, ice, or leak able liquids of any kind.

PETS: Accepted both in Cabin and as checked baggage and charged per sector. Only two (2) pets are allowed in the cabin. Pets must be able to fit comfortably in containers. Hard shell cages are required for pets being checked.

Domestic Travel: $75.00 + VAT

International Travel: $75.00 

NOTE: All Domestic Excess Charges incur a 10%VAT charge.

Bahamasair will refund fees charged to a passenger for optional services that the passenger was unable to use due to irregular circumstances, i.e. flight cancellation, etc.)

Please refer to our policy page for details on ticket refunds.

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