2019 Thomson / TUI Baggage Allowance for Hand Luggage and Hold Luggage
Find out about Thomson / TUI hand luggage, hold luggage and excess baggage fees.
Thomson / TUI Baggage Allowance
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Thomson / TUI Hand Luggage Allowance:
The Thomson / TUI hand luggage allowance on package holidays is one cabin bag that does not exceed 5 kg and that does not measure more than 55 x 40 x 20 cm. This allowance increases to 7 kg on some package holidays. On flight-only bookings with Thomson / TUI the hand luggage allowance is always one 5 kg bag. All items such as handbags, laptops and duty-free purchases must fit within this one item of hand luggage. Premium Club members may bring on board a 7 kg cabin bag.
TUI Hand Luggage Allowance and Musical Instruments
Musical instruments can only be brought on board if they fit within the standard hand luggage allowance. An extra seat cannot be purchased for larger instruments on TUI flights.
TUI Hand Luggage and Prohibited Items
Items that cannot be packed into hand luggage include:
Sharp items, such as scissors, knives and blades,
Small vehicles powered by lithium batteries, such as Hoverboards or Segways,
Guns and other firearms,
Blunt items that could be used as a weapon, such as baseball bats.
Thomson / TUI Hold Luggage
When travelling on a Thomson / TUI package holiday you may check in one 15 kg bag, or 20 kg on certain itineraries. Premium Club members can check in 23 kg of hold luggage. Flight-only passengers must purchase a checked baggage allowance, which is cheaper online than at the airport. All passengers travelling on the same booking may pool their baggage allowance, as long as no one bag weighs over 23 kg. Children under two years of age are given a 10 kg baggage allowance.
Thomson / TUI Checked Baggage and Excess Baggage Fees
Excess baggage fees will be charged if your baggage exceeds your checked baggage allowance. The fees range from £13 (€17) to £18 (€27) per kg of excess baggage, depending on the season you are travelling in and whether you are on a short, mid or long haul route.
Thomson / TUI Checked Baggage and Sports Equipment
Thomson / TUI insists that you let them know by telephone (0203 451 2695) two months in advance if you intend to bring sports equipment with you on your flight. Sports equipment must be pre-booked onto your flight. Note that divers who show their diving certificate at check-in will be given an extra 5 kg allowance for their diving equipment, free of charge.
Disclaimer - Information gathered from these webpages on 23/04/2019:
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