Baggage Information

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Excess Baggage and Other Optional Fees

Excess Baggage Charges

Baggage in excess of EVA Air’s free allowance will be subject to excess baggage charges.

  • Weight system :
    It is divided into four zones (Zone1~4). Excess baggage charge is calculated per kilogram (2.2 lb) on a Zone Basis.
  • Piece system :
    It is divided into three zones (Zone5~7). Excess baggage charge is calculated per piece on a Zone Basis.

The charge table
Currency : USD  / W:charge by KG  / P:charge by piece

Between

Zone 1

W

Zone 2

W

Zone 3

W

Zone 4

W

Zone 5

P

Zone 6

P

Zone 7

P

Zone 1

W


8

15

30

60

115

130

170

Zone 2

W


15

25

 

45


60*

140

155

200

Zone 3

W


30

45

45

60

150

170

210

Zone 4

W

60
60*
60
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160
180
230

Zone 5

P

115
140
150
160
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Zone 6

P

130
155
170
180
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Zone 7

P

170
200
210
230
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ZONE 1:Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Philippines, Korea
ZONE 2: Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Dem Rep of LAO, Myanmar
ZONE 3: Oceania, Middle East, Asia excluding Zone 1 & Zone 2
ZONE 4: Europe, Russia, Africa
ZONE 5: West Coast of USA & CANADA (LAX/SEA/SFO/YVR)
ZONE 6: East Coast of USA & CANADA (JFK/YYZ) and Interior Points in USA & CANADA
ZONE 7: Central and South America
* Between BKK (ZONE 2) and AMS/VIE/LHR (ZONE 4)shall charge USD45/per KG


Guam
Currency : USD  / P:charge by piece

Between
Zone 1
Zone 2
Zone 3
Zone 4
GUAM
50
60
80
100

ZONE 1:Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Philippines, Korea
ZONE 2: Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Dem Rep of LAO, Myanmar
ZONE 3: Oceania, Middle East Asia excluding Zone 1 & Zone 2
ZONE 4: Europe, Russia, Africa


 

Additional Charges 

Weight/Dimension (Including the piece in free baggage allowance)


Additional Fee

Overweight
For the baggage over 23 kg(50 lb) and up to 32 kg(70 lb)
USD32/or other equivalent local currency per piece
For the baggage over 32 kg(70 lb)
3 times of extra baggage charge per piece

Oversize
For the baggage over 158 cm(62 in) and up to 203 cm(80 in)
USD100 per piece
For the baggage over 203 cm(80 in)
USD 300 per piece

Special baggage

Refer to the special baggage list below, some different regulations and charges apply to special baggage, you need to contact EVA Air reservations 24 hours prior to your departure. If you have more questions, please contact EVA Air Reservation offices for more details :

Sporting equipment 

  1. Angling/Fishing Equipment
    • Included in free allowance
    • Pre-advise EVA Air at the time of booking.
    • Including one fishing tackle box, one landing net, one pair of fishing boots (all properly encased), one reel, 2 rods  
  2. Archery Equipment
    • Included in free allowance
    • Pre-advise EVA Air at the time of booking.
    • One item of archery equipment per customer as checked baggage
    • All items must be properly encased in a suitable container.
    • Including one bow case containing bows, one quiver with arrows, maintenance kit of sufficient strength to protect items from accidental damage  
  3. Bicycle
    • Included in free allowance
    • Pre-advise EVA Air at the time of booking.
    • Irrespective of the actual dimensions may be considered as a piece of baggage at 158 cm/62 in.
    • For non-motorized touring and racing single-seat bicycle with flat tires and proper package to reduce the risk of damage. Bicycle should be transported in a sealed box.
    • Rotate handle to 90 degrees and tighten, remove or turn the pedals inside.  
  4. Bowling Equipment
    • Included in free allowance
    • Irrespective of the actual dimensions may be considered as a piece of baggage at 158 cm/62 in.
    • Including one bowling ball, one bowling bag and one pair of bowling shoes  
  5. Canoe
    • Included in free allowance
    • Pre-advise EVA Air at the time of booking.
    • Shall be collected excess baggage charge by the length of each bag if it’s oversize under piece concept. 
  6. Golf
    • Included in free allowance
    • Irrespective of the actual dimensions may be considered as a piece of baggage at 158 cm/62 in.
    • Including one set of golf clubs and one pair of golf shoes
    • All items must be properly encased in a suitable container. The golf bag must be covered or enclosed in a heavy, rigid carrying case.  
  7. Hang-gliding Equipment
    • Pre-advise EVA Air at the time of booking.
    • Including the glider itself, one harness and one helmet
    • Pack up in to a glider bag or other suitable bag.
    • Shall be collected excess baggage charge by the length of each bag if it’s oversize under piece concept. 
  8. Hockey/Lacrosse Equipment
    • Included in free allowance
    • Irrespective of the actual dimensions may be considered as a piece of baggage at 158 cm/62 in.
    • Hockey (e.g. field hockey/ice hockey) , ringette, lacrosse and football equipment: one helmet, a puck/ring/football/stick, a set of pads, and a pair of cleats, shoes or skates are included as part of one accepted set, per guest.
    • Up to two hockey or lacrosse sticks taped together will count as one checked item. Hockey sticks must be packed separately from hockey equipment in a hard-sided container or sporting bag.   
  9. Paragliding Equipment 

    • Included in free allowance
    • Pre-advise EVA Air at the time of booking.
    • Including one wing, one harness , one safety helmet and emergency reserve system (parachute)
    • Pack up in to a concertina bag or other suitable bag.  
  10. Scuba Diving Equipment

    • Included in free allowance
    • Pre-advise EVA Air at the time of booking.
    • Irrespective of the actual dimensions may be considered as a piece of baggage at 158 cm/62 in.
    • Including one empty scuba tank, one scuba regulator, one tank harness, one tank pressure gauge, one mask, two fins, one snorkel and one safety vest   
  11. Ski &Water Ski

    • Included in free allowance
    • Pre-advise EVA Air at the time of booking.
    • Irrespective of the actual dimensions may be considered as a piece of baggage at 158 cm/62 in.
    • Including one pair of ski, one pair of ski poles, one pair of boots, or one snow board, one pair of boots, one pair of standard water skis or one slalom water ski.
    • Equipment must be securely encased in a suitable container.  
  12. Sporting Firearms & Ammunition

    • Included in free allowance 
    • Pre-advise EVA Air at the time of booking.

    • Irrespective of the actual dimensions may be considered as a piece of baggage at 158 cm/62 in.

    • Must have the required documentation and licenses. This includes export/import licenses and authorization from local and national authorities.

    • Person’s own use only

    • Consisting of no more than:
      (1) One rifle case containing no more than two rifles, 5 kg/11 lb of ammunition, one shooting mat, noise suppressers and small rifle tools, or
      (2) Two shotguns and two shotgun cases, 5 kg/11 lb of ammunition, or
      (3) One pistol case containing no more than 5(five) pistols, 5 kg/11 lb of ammunition, noise suppressers, one pistol telescope and small pistol tools
      (4) Ammunition is packed in either its original packaging or in a suitable container that prevents movement between shells or cartridges (i.e. loose ammunition is not permitted).

  13. Surfboard Equipment / Windsurfing Equipment
    • Included in free allowance
    • Pre-advise EVA Air at the time of booking.
    • Windsurfing & Surfboard Equipment will be considered as normal checked baggage and shall be collected excess baggage charge by the length of each bag if it’s oversize under piece concept. If the oversize bag is also involved extra piece or/and overweight, each charge should be collected.
    • Surfboards are allowed up to two (2) boards per bag. 
    • Windsurfing Equipment including one board and one mast, wooden boom and sail

    • Windsurfing equipment must be padded and enclosed in a suitable package sufficient to protect from scratches or dents or other damage during normal handling.

    • Windsurfing & Surfboard Equipment will be considered as normal checked baggage and shall be collected excess baggage charge by the length of each bag if it’s oversize under piece concept. If the oversize bag is also involved extra piece or/and overweight, each charge should be collected. The excess baggage charge is followed as (e.g. travel on economy class): 

             (1) WT system: No need to collect oversize part

                   Example--

                   If an Economy class passenger has 2 pieces of check-in baggage and 1 bag of surfboard (length 220 cm), total weight 25 kg, he/she will be charged 5 kg for excess baggage. 


             (2) PC system: Need to charge if it’s oversize or/and overweight   
                  - One bag (23 kg) up to 158 cm in length: No charge   
                  - One bag (23 kg) over 158 cm up to 203 cm in length: Charge USD100   
                  - One bag (23 kg) over 203 cm in length : Charge USD300   
                  - One bag (26 kg) over 203 cm in length: Charge USD32+USD300=USD332

                  Example--

                  - If an Elite class passenger has 1 piece of check-in baggage (22 kg) and 1 bag of surfboard (length 200cm), he/she will be charged USD100.

                  - If an Economy class passenger has 2 pieces of check-in baggage (15 kg /21 kg) and 1 bag of surfboard (length 250 cm), he/she will be charged 1P plus USD300.

Musical Instruments

  • Included in free allowance 
  • Any portable musical instrument not exceeding 100cm/39in in length may be considered as one bag at 100 cm/39 in regardless of hand-carried or checked as baggage.

  • Bass fiddles and cellos require the purchase of a flight ticket or must be checked.

  • Musical instruments carried as carry-on or check-in baggage must be kept inside a sturdy and protective hard case with rounded edges.

  • Due to temperature variations, expansion and contraction of the neck of stringed instruments may occur. Passengers are advised to have the strings loosened to avoid damage.  

Pets
  • Not included in free allowance 
  • Accept dogs, cats and rabbits only.

  • Pet(s) and their kennel or container, as either checked or unchecked baggage, will be charged as excess baggage and excluded from your free baggage allowance.
    (1) Weight system: Charge by the total weight of pet(s) together with kennel or container.
    (2) Piece system:  An accompanied pet that meets all requirements will be charged as 2(Two) units of excess baggage, details as follows:  

    • Total weight of the animal and container is less than 32 kg, charges will be collected as twice of the normal excess baggage charge per container.

    • In case of over 32 kg, it will be triple of the normal extra baggage charge.

  • Service animals (dogs, cats or rabbits) for any purpose like seeing-eye/hearing-aid dogs, seizure alert dogs etc. or emotional support animals(dogs, cats or rabbits) will be carried free of charge without weight limits when they accompany passengers who depend upon these animals.  

  • For more details, please click Travelling with Pets

Wheelchairs/Scooters/Mobility Aids/Assistive Devices
  • Included in free allowance (at no additional charge)  
  • For usage of disabled passengers only

  • Including wheelchairs/Scooters/Mobility Aids and Wheelchairs/Mobility Aids with batteries

  • One motorized mobility device per passenger

  • Assistive devices include walkers, respirators, ventilators, canes and crutches etc.

  • Only manual wheelchairs or other small assistive devices are tolerated as carry-on baggage. 

  • Passengers have priority to have their folding wheelchair stowed onboard upon request. All of EVA Air's aircraft have adequate space to accommodate at least one adult-sized wheelchair.

  • According to EU legislation, passengers with reduced mobility are allowed to have two pieces of mobility equipment transported for free.

  • For more details, please click Special Assistance.

Note:

  1. Whether your baggage will be assessed by the piece or by weight, please do not pack any single piece of baggage heavier than 32 kg/70 lb. to prevent injury to yourself or to the baggage handlers. Any single piece of baggage heavier than 32 kg/70 lb. requires advance application with EVA Air so that proper preparations can be arranged. Please also see General Information/General Notification page.
  2. Due to structural limitations on some types of aircraft, any single piece of baggage heavier than 50 kg/110 lb. may be unacceptable. Please contact EVA Air or ticketing offices in Taiwan for details.
  3. For safety reason, EVA Air does not accept any liquid material shipped in drums as checked baggage loading in bulk (all aircraft types). For the aircraft type MD90 which can be only bulk loading, EVA Air does not accept such kind of checked baggage. As for other aircraft types, such baggage can be accepted but must be built up in baggage containers.
  4. Any unchecked items occupying extra seats are charged and considered as "Cabin Baggage", such as an urn, carved statue or musical instruments. Applicable adult fare ticket should be purchased (except Inclusive tour / Child / Infant discount or any other discounted fares.).

 

Service charges for other optional Services 

  • Unaccompanied Minors
    The adult fare applicable for Unaccompanied Minor(s) should be purchased.
  • Stretcher
    In addition to the passenger’s ticket, 6 times of highest one way normal economy adult fare will be charged.
  • Oxygen
    USD 200.00 will be charged per bottle of oxygen and an additional seat must be purchased for the oxygen bottle occupying the seat. A maximum of two oxygen bottles may be accommodated in one seat.
  • Extra Seat for Passenger Comfort
    Applicable fare ticket should be purchased.
  • Seat Upgrade
    Upgrade purchase during booking - Up to $USD6,000 per flight per person. 
    Upgrade purchase during in flight - Up to $USD6,000 per flight per person.
  • Award Ticket
    Award ticket refund or changed fee USD 50 - more detail click here
  • Inflight Wi-Fi
    Seatback E-mail/SMS: 1.5USD per message.
    Inflight Satellite Phone: The calling rate is 8.30USD per minute.
    Inflight Wi-Fi: 11.95USD / 1 hour, 16.95USD / 3 hours, 21.95USD / 24 hours
    Inflight Mobile SMS/Data Roaming: Roaming charges are determined by your local mobile service provider and will be reflected in your mobile phone bill.

Baggage/Other Optional Fees for EVA Air's codeshare partners: 

EVA Air codeshare flights operated by other airlines may have baggage/other optional fees that are different from EVA Air’s fees. For details, please visit the operating carrier's website.

 

Air China

All Nippon

Asiana Airlines

Hainan Airlines

Hong Kong Airlines

Shandong Air

Shenzhen Airlines

Singapore Airlines

United Airlines