All sporting equipment including golf equipment, bicycles, and ski equipment
Emirates will accept sporting equipment as checked baggage as part of your standard baggage allowance.
Individual items with total dimensions exceeding 300 cm (118 in.) cannot be transported as checked baggage and must be sent as cargo or freight. There are no exceptions to this rule.
Total dimensions (length + width + height) of each piece must not exceed 150 cm (59 in.). Customers with individual items exceeding these dimensions up to 300 cm (118 in.) will be charged an additional fee. Individual items with total dimensions exceeding 300 cm (118 inches) cannot be transported as checked baggage and must be sent as cargo or freight.
For customers with two pieces of luggage in all three classes, the total combined dimensions of both pieces should not exceed 300 cm (118 inches).
Journeys involving Canada and North America:
Customers are allowed two bags of up to 23 kg each in Economy Class and two bags of up to 32 kg each in First Class and Business Class.
Any extra bag exceeding the two-piece allowance with total dimensions (L+W+H) over 150 cm (59 inches) and up to 300 cm (118 inches).
Charge applicable: US$350/CAD350.
Individual items with total dimensions (L+W+H) exceeding 300 cm (118 inches) cannot be transported as checked baggage and must be sent as cargo or freight.
One set of golf clubs and one pair of golf shoes per customer may be carried free of charge in any class of service on any Emirates flight. Customers who carry a second set of golf equipment will be charged normal excess baggage fees if it exceeds the baggage allowance.
Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA)
SCUBA equipment normally consists of diving suits, flippers, masks, snorkels, buoyancy control devices, and so on. If air bottles are also carried, they must be emptied.
Sporting weapons and ammunition
Firearms designed for sporting purposes, such as target pistols and rifles, air guns, safari rifles, or hunting rifles, may be carried as checked baggage on Emirates flights under the following conditions:
The following special conditions apply to customers wishing to carry firearms on flights into or through Dubai:
Ski equipment can be carried as part of your normal baggage allowance. However, in some situations additional charges may apply when checking in ski equipment. Please contact your local Emirates office for more information.
A set of snow ski equipment may consist of
A set of water ski equipment may consist of
Learn more about the rules for ski equipment when traveling to or from destinations in North, Central, or South America.
Other sports equipment
Emirates will accept windsurf boards, surfboards, kite-surfing equipment, kayaks, body boards, pole vaults, or other sporting equipment as checked baggage and part of your standard baggage allowance, provided:
For surfboards, the following precautions must be taken:
Should your overall baggage weight or amount exceed the normal free allowance, excess baggage rates will apply. Please contact your local Emirates office for information on excess baggage rates. For information on traveling with other sporting equipment, particularly sporting weaponry, please contact your local Emirates office, as other rules may apply.
Note: If your itinerary includes flights operated by other airlines, different baggage rules may apply for these flights. For information on specific allowances for sports equipment, please contact us or the airline in question.