Caribbean Airlines Baggage and Carry-on

What is the carry-on allowance on Caribbean Airlines flights?

On all Caribbean Airlines flights, the carry-on allowance is:

1 carry-on piece up to
10 kg / 22 lbs (maximum weight) and
114 cm /45 in (maximum linear dimensions)
PLUS 1 personal item, such as a purse, briefcase,
laptop bag or another item of similar size,
up to 91 cm / 36 in (maximum linear dimensions)

If you present yourself at the boarding gate with an extra, heavy, or oversized piece of carry-on baggage, it will be tagged and placed in the baggage hold of the aircraft. Caribbean Airlines will charge the following carry-on bag fees for extra, heavy, and oversized carry-on bags:

  • Extra carry-on bag – USD 100 / CAD 120.
  • Heavy carry-on bag (11-23 kg / 23-50 lbs) – USD 50 / CAD 60.
  • Oversized carry-on bag (over 114 cm /45 in) – USD 50 / CAD 60.

Bags heavier than 23 kg (50 lbs) will not be accepted at the boarding gate. Mobility aids may be taken into the cabin subject to space availability or checked in as a free item.

What is the checked baggage allowance on Caribbean Airlines flights?

The checked baggage allowance is the baggage you are allowed to check in free of charge. On Caribbean Airlines flights the checked baggage allowance is:

Travel Class Economy Business
Semi-Flex, Non-Flex Flex
Checked baggage allowance 1 piece up to
23 kg / 50 lbs and
157 cm / 62 inches
2 pieces, each up to
23 kg / 50 lbs and
157 cm / 62 inches
3 pieces, each up to
23 kg / 50 lbs and
157 cm / 62 inches

On domestic flights between Trinidad and Tobago, only Economy Class is available, and the checked baggage allowance is 1 piece up to 23 kg / 50 lbs and 157 cm / 62 inches.

Boxes may form part of the free baggage allowance, but must meet the size and weight limitations. On all routes, each passenger is allowed maximum 4 pieces of checked baggage, and excess baggage is accepted subject to space availability.

For excess baggage, Caribbean Airlines charges the following fees:

Excess Baggage Fee
2nd piece (only Economy Semi-Flex and Non-Flex) USD 30 / CAD 35
3rd piece (all Economy fares) USD 105 / CAD 125
4th piece USD 175 / CAD 210
Heavy piece (24-32 kg / 51-70 lbs) USD 75 / CAD 90
Oversized piece ( maximum linear dimensions of 158-292 cm / 63-115 in,
and maximum length of 191 cm / 75 in)
USD 75 / CAD 90
Payment in CAD is applicable for travel from Toronto only.
Fees are cumulative and subject to applicable taxes.

For excess baggage on domestic flights between Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Airlines charges TTD 3.45 per kg.

On flights between Grenada and North America (the US or Canada), excess baggage (boxes and extra/overweight/oversized pieces) is not accepted during the baggage embargo periods: 1 June – 30 September, 1 December – 31 December, and 1 January – 31 January.

Sporting Equipment

The following types of sporting equipment may form part of your free baggage allowance provided that no item exceeds the maximum weight of 23 kg (50 lbs) and maximum dimensions (H+W+L) of 157 cm (62 inches): archery, bicycle, boogie board, cricket, field/ice hockey, fishing, golf, lacrosse, scuba diving, and snow/water skiing. Oversized and overweight sporting equipment is accepted as excess baggage on a standby basis and upon payment of the applicable excess baggage fees.

Due to the large size and handling complexities, the following sporting equipment is not accepted as baggage on Caribbean Airlines flights: hang gliding, javelin, kayak/canoe, pole vault, windsurfing boards, and sail boards.

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