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Special baggage

Whether you are going to admire the gorgonians while diving in Lifou, or whether you want to take your bike along the Ouvéa coast from thr north to the south, or even whether you are flying away to share an evening around the fire accompanied by your guitar with your family and friends in Maré, find recommendations for your special luggage here.

  • Scuba tank only if empty.
  • Diving flashlight, separate the bulb and the batteries (reversed batteries in the flashlight, if separate batteries in carry-on baggage). If the size of the lamp is greater than 20cm, it is prohibited in the cabin (security).
  • Knives and other sharp instruments must be in your checked baggage and protected.

The fishing rod must be packed in a rigid case so as not to risk being damaged during transport. The company will decline any responsibility in the contrary case.

Underwater rifle: it is necessary to protect the arrow, on both sides if necessary, and to provide sufficient packaging. Explosive arrows (detonating device “doumdoum”) are prohibited.

Surfboards, kiteboards, bodyboards, etc., with a maximum length of 1.80 m will be accepted in the hold subject to space availability.

Can I check in a stroller if I’m traveling with a baby?

Babies (up to 23 months old) have a baggage allowance of 5kg.
Childcare accessories such as strollers are considered as luggage and count towards the allowance.

Can I take my baby’s car seat on board?

Your baby will travel on your lap, with a special belt. Our cabin crew are there to explain what to do on board. The hull or car seat, meanwhile, is not accepted in the cabin: it is checked baggage, which is part of your authorized allowance.

It is advisable to disassemble the wheels and attach them to each side of the frame, as well as to place and fix the handlebars parallel to the frame. The company offers specific packages via the Freight service.

Bicycles & electric bikes (e-bike, scooter, VAE hoverboard, etc.) are not accepted as checked baggage, but can be handled via our freight service.

All about freight

Hunting or sporting weapons are authorized for transport in the hold (luggage or Freight package) provided that they are unloaded.
Ammunition may also be carried separately in baggage, subject to a limit of 5kg gross weight per passenger.

Musical instruments must be checked in. Even small ones (ukulele, violin, etc.) are not allowed in the cabin.

It is therefore strongly recommended to transport them in a rigid case so that they are not damaged during transport. The company will decline any responsibility in the contrary case.

Beyond the maximum dimensions authorized in the hold (0.60m X 1.80m X 1.20m), it is possible to check in musical instruments via the Freight Service.

Animals are not allowed in the cabin but the transport of domestic cats and dogs is authorized in the hold, via our service Freight Transport of animals (freight)

If you need to transport plants, you must contact the freight department.

The SIVAP, veterinary, food and phytosanitary inspection service of the DAVAR must be consulted to check beforehand the list of plants authorized for transport. Their teams can be reached at 24.37.45.

The transport of prohibited species requires your responsibility.

For example, to eradicate the Oryctes rhinoceros beetle, any movement of coconut palms, palm trees, locally produced compost and any other breeding substrate from Grande Terre to the islands is prohibited.

The transport of tires is accepted only via the freight service.
Specific packages are offered. All about freight

  • If used on board the dimensions must not exceed: H22cm*L58cm*D38cm max, the POC will be stowed under the seat in front of the passenger
  • If not used, it must respect the maximum dimensions of carry-on baggage or checked baggage  

The transport of televisions and screens is only accepted via the freight service.

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Good to know

In order to facilitate the preparation of luggage, the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC) has developed the AIRBAG application which you can also refer to.