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and other useful information about TAP Air Portugal. Last update 14.04.2022. Airlines constantly change their policies, so please visit the relevant web page of the airline in question in order to obtain up-to-date information from the first-hand.
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TAP Air Portugal Covid-19 and additional information:

Please read the most commonly used baggage rules of European airlines for more information.

Changes in terms and conditions of TAP Air Portugal passenger transportation due to coronavirus:
at present some countries have restricted non-essential trips: the current restrictions, other information and advisories on entering foreign countries for US citizens;

please note that entering many countries requires filling in the contact form (sometimes it is also necessary to get a QR code), providing the results of the preliminary passed  negative antigen (done not later than 48 hours before departure) or PCR test (no more than 72) for coronavirus and/or self-isolation (quarantine) with the duration from 5 (under condition of passing the repeated tests) and up to 14 days upon arrival in the destination country; you may also encounter complete restriction on entry for foreign nationals or the need to provide proof of vaccination/revaccination;

wearing a protective mask covering both your nose and mouth is still mandatory for all passengers over 6 years of age at all stages of the flight: when boarding / disembarking and during the flight. The type of masks is not specified by the airline, but surgical and/or masks with increased protective properties without valve are usually allowed, you'll need one mask per 3-4 hours of flight, unless the manufacturer has specified otherwise.

Passengers with symptoms of colds detected at the airport by health authorities may be denied boarding the flight.

! From April 18 to April 30, 2023 Discount on airline tickets for flights in economy class on international routes to / from Brazil from 569 USD, USA from 409 USD, Canada, 519 CAD, Portugal from 49 €, Austria from 119 €, Belgium from 89 €, Switzerland from 79 CHF, Czechia from 2 599 CZK, Germany from 109 €, Spain from 59 €, France from 69 €, Ireland from 99 €, Italy from 89 €, Luxemburg from 79 €, Netherlands from 119 €, Norway from 1 429 NOK, Poland from 569 PLN, Denmark from 969 DKK, Sweden from 1 379 SEK, UK from 89 GBP, Israel from 249 USD, Marocco from 1 559 MAD, Mozambique from 44 560 MZM, Senegal from 202 700 XOF. For flights from September 15, 2023 to March 31, 2024, the promotion does not apply for the period from December 15, 2023 to January 10, 2024.

TAP Air Portugal hand luggage:

1 piece of carry-on baggage with the sum of three dimensions 115 cm (55х40х20 cm)

+ TAP Air Portugal allows carriage of small personal items (85 cm — 40x30x15 cm and 2 kg: umbrella, handbag, briefcase, books, laptop, camcorder, camera, crutches, walking stick, bag with Duty Free purchases and so on)
Economy Executive
discount basic classic plus executive top executive
1x 8 kg* 2x 8 kg**
* from / to Venezuela and Brazil 1x 10 kg, no personal items
** to / from North America 1x 8 kg + 1 personal item

If your cabin bag exceeds the allowed weight and/or size, an extra fee of 70 € on domestic, EU and Morocco flights or 85 € / 106 $ / 134 CAD on intercontinental flights will be required.

Passengers with disabilities and special requirements, those needing assistance of the airline staff should contact the airline at the time of booking or not later than 48 hrs. before departure.
Passengers with restricted mobility may carry mobility aids in the cabin free of charge. Each passenger is allowed to transport up to two wheelchairs in the hold free of charge. Electric wheelchairs cannot used after check-in, if needed, passengers are provided with manual wheelchairs. The transportation of wheelchairs or other motorized/battery-powered mobility aids must be approved by the airline in advance.more info  

TAP Air Portugal Checked Baggage:

A piece of hold baggage with the sum of three dimensions not larger than 158 cm
Economy Executive
discount basic classic plus executive top executive
Flights between mainland Portugal and the islands, between Europe and North Africa (including Morocco)
1x 23 kg* 2х 32 kg
Intercontinental Flights
1x 23 kg 2x 23 kg 2x 23 kg^ 2х 32 kg 2х 32 kg^^
* for flights between mainland Portugal and the islands 2x23 kg

^ tickets issued before July 28, 2021 retain the 3 free baggage allowances previously included

^^ tickets issued before September 15, 2021 still allow 3 pieces of free baggage

For an infant (a child under 2 years) a booster seat, a baby cot, a fully collapsible stroller / buggy will be transported free of charge, you can also take one piece of baggage weighing up to 10 kg (! except TAP Discount fare with no checked baggage). more info  

TAP Air Portugal excess baggage charges:

Standard piece of checked-in baggage 23 kg, heavy 24-32 kg, oversized more than 158 cm.

All items heavier than 32 kg will be transported only as cargo.

Prices in €, online / at check-in
1st standard* additional standard heavy oversized heavy & oversized
Portugal, Spain and North Africa
30/45 55/65 55 55 110
Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Ireland and Italy
39/55 65/75 60 60 120
Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia and Sweden
45/60 69/79 65 65 130
Africa Long Haul (Angola and Mozambique)
110/130 140/160 130 130 260
Africa medium-haul flights (Cote d'Ivoire, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Senegal, São Tomé and Togo)
low season - high season
80-110/100-130 95-125/100-130 110-140 110-130 220-260
Flights between Europe and Brazil, Venezuela, the SA and Canada
75/95 100/120 130 130 260
Flights between Europe and Israel
45/60 69/79 110 110 220
Medium-haul (low season) and long-haul flights between Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, USA/Canada and Africa, as well as between Israel and the rest of the world
135/155 150/165 130 130 260
Medium-haul (high season) flights between Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, USA/Canada and Africa
165/185 180/195 160 160 320
* For the first piece of hold baggage for passengers with Economy Discount Fare.

! The table above shows only the surcharges for exceeding weight/size allowance stated on your ticket; in case of exceeding weight/size of an extra baggage item, you will have to pay almost twice as much.

High season for travel:
to Africa (except Guinea-Bissau, Dakar and Conakry) 1 - 17.04. 11.06 - 11.09, 10.12.22 - 8.01.23
from Africa (except Conakry) 18.04 - 25.04, 11.06 - 11.09, 26.12 - 9.01.23
to Guinea-Bissau 1.04 - 17.04, 11.06 - 30.09, 12.11 - 8.01.23
to Dakar 1.04 - 17.04, 24.06 - 30.09, 10.12 - 8.01.23
to Conakry 1.04 - 25.04, 10.07 - 06.09, 16.12.22 - 9.01.23.more info  
!   Special baggage (more than 158 cm, more than 32 kg, fragile items etc.):  you must notify TAP Air Portugal not later than 24 hours before the scheduled time of departure, TAP Air Portugal customer service.

TAP Air Portugal carriage of pets:

Pets (birds) carried in the aircraft cabin on TAP Air Portugal flights. The size of the container must not exceed 98 cm in the sum of three dimensions: 45х30х23 cm, the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed 8 kg.

Pets (birds) carried in the baggage compartment, the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed 45 kg (on some routes 32 kg: USA, Hungary, France, Netherlands). Containers weighing more than 45 kg are transported as cargo
Pet Domestic Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental
in the cabin €35 €70 €150 / 180*
in the baggage compartment
up to 32 kg €80 €120 €230 / 275*
up to 45 kg €130 €230 €300 / 355
* to / from the Dominican Republic

 Service animals accompanying persons with disabilities and emotional support dogs can travel in the cabin for free, this service requires prior notification and consent of the airline.more info  

TAP Air Portugal carriage of special baggage: sports equipment, firearms and ammunition:

According to baggage rules of TAP Air Portugal, sports equipment not exceeding baggage allowance (23 kg/32 kg and 158 cm) is included in the baggage allowance.

Type 1: golf equipment.

Type 2: ski (water and snow), snowboards, bicycles, kitesurfing, scuba diving equipment, fishing rods, surfboards up to 200 cm.

Type 3: longboards (over 200 cm), windsurf, hang gliders, paragliders, pole vaults, tandem bikes, other sports equipment.

Prices in €
Sports equipment Domestic, Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental
type 1 45 80 / 95*
type 2 60 120 / 145*
type 3 110 150 / 180*
* to / from the Dominican Republic

For passengers carrying firearms and ammunition: must check in 2 hours before the usual time, a flat fee of €75 for domestic flights or flights within Europe (plus Morocco, Tunisia, flights between Accra and São Tomé) and €110 for intercontinental flights (130 to / from the Dominican Republic) will be charged; you can carry max 5 kg of ammunition.more info  

TAP Air Portugal carriage of musical instruments:

Musical instruments are included in the baggage allowance and can be carried instead of carry-on or hold baggage pieces, but in this case the carrier is not liable for their damage.

For a fee in the hold: up to 45 kg (on some routes — 32 kg: USA, Hungary, France, Netherlands) and with dimensions up to 190x75x65 cm.

Prices in €
Musical Instruments Domestic Europe, Morocco, Tunisia, flights between Accra and São Tomé Intercontinental
up to 23 kg 50 60 150 / 180*
up to 32 kg 60 110 200 / 240*
up to 45 kg 150 200 300 / 355*
* to / from the Dominican Republic

When carried in the passenger's seat, the weight of the instrument must not exceed 75 kg, and its size usually must not exceed 135х50х30 cm.more info  
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