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Sporting equipment accepted as checked baggage with an additional service charge



 
Sporting Equipment Accepted with an Additional Service Charge

The following equipment will be accepted as checked baggage, and will count towards your checked baggage allowance based on the fare that was purchased (Blue, Blue Plus, Blue Flex): bicycles, surfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing equipment. These items will be subject to a charge (including Mint® and Mosaic customers) whether or not presented as a single piece, but are exempt from additional oversized and overweight limitations and fees. Excess baggage fee(s) may apply.

Example: A customer purchased a Blue Plus fare and is bringing a bicycle with no additional checked bags. The bicycle counts towards their Blue Plus fare baggage allowance and would have an applicable $50 bicycle fee. A second customer purchased a Blue fare and is bringing a bicycle with no additional checked bags. Because the bicycle counts as a checked bag, the second customer would have an applicable $25 first checked bag fee and a $50 bicycle fee.
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Please note: Sporting goods/equipment will only be accepted for transportation at the customer's own risk. JetBlue will not be liable in the event that the item is damaged, lost, or spoiled upon arrival.

See specific information for each item of sporting equipment.


Bicycles

What is accepted:

Bicycles will be accepted in a hard-sided, padded case designed for bicycles. If not in a hard-sided case, bikes will be accepted with the handle bars secured sideways and pedals removed. The bicycle must also be encased in plastic foam, a cardboard box (domestic flights only), or similar material to prevent damage.

Domestic and International Flights:

Bicycles will be accepted on domestic and certain international flights* for a fee of $50 per bicycle each way and will count as a checked bag. Excess baggage fees may apply. 

Please note: overweight baggage fees will not be assessed for bicycles. However, the maximum allotment of 99 pounds per bag still applies. Bicycle cases should contain bicycles only; cases containing additional items may be subject to excess baggage fees. The maximum size for a bicycle case is 80 inches in overall dimension (length + width + height).

Also note: if bicycle and container are less than 62 dimensional inches and under 50 pounds, the $50 bike fee will not be assessed.

*Bicycles are NOT accepted on flights to/from the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Peru and Port of Spain.

** Bicycles are accepted on flights to/from Cuba if they are in a plastic, hard-sided, padded case designed for bicycles and no more than 70 pounds and 80 linear inches (length + width + height). A bicycle fee will be applied if the bicycle and container are more than 50 pounds and 62 linear inches (length + width + height). Bicycles that are unsuitably packed or packed in boxes are not acceptable for check-in.


Kitesurfing Equipment

Kitesurfing and Windsurfing boards, when properly packed to prevent damage to the board, sail, boom, related equipment and to other baggage, are accepted upon payment of applicable fee. Items weighing more than 100 pounds will not be accepted as checked baggage. They are excluded from the size limitations, but will count as a checked bag.

Domestic Flights:

Kitesurfing equipment is accepted on domestic flights for a fee of $50 each way and will count as a checked bag.

International Flights:

Kitesurfing equipment is accepted for a fee of $50 each way and will count as a checked bag.

Kitesurfing equipment is accepted to all destinations EXCEPT to/from Bermuda, Cuba, Haiti, Peru, Port of Spain, Santo Domingo and Santiago, Dominican Republic.


Surfing Equipment and Skimboards

What is accepted:

One (1) surfboard per case; size and weight restrictions do not apply, except items weighing more than 100 pounds will not be accepted as checked baggage. We recommend that surfboards travel in a hard-sided (rather than soft-sided) case to prevent damage.

Domestic Flights:

Surfboards are accepted on domestic flights for a fee of $50 per board each way and will count as a checked bag. Excess baggage fees may apply.  

International Flights:

Surfboards are also accepted on international flights for a fee of $50 per board each way and will count as a checked bag. Excess baggage fees may apply. 

Surfboards are accepted to all destinations EXCEPT to/from Bermuda, Cuba, Haiti, Peru, Port of Spain, *Santo Domingo and Santiago.

*Please note: Surfboards ARE accepted on flights to/from Puerto Plata, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Skimboards

Skimboards within the 62 linear inch maximum bag size will count as a checked bag with no additional charge. Skimboards over 62 linear inches would be charged the oversize/overweight fee depending on size and/or weight.


Windsurfing Equipment

What is accepted:

One (1) windsurfing board with an aluminum (or similar type material) wishbone style boom, one (1) mast with a maximum length of 15 feet, and one (1) sail. Items weighing more than 100 pounds will not be accepted as checked baggage.

Domestic Flights:

Windsurfing equipment is accepted on domestic flights for a fee of $50 each way and will count as a checked bag.

International Flights:

Windsurfing equipment is accepted for a fee of $50 each way and will count as a checked bag.

Windsurfing equipment is accepted to all destinations EXCEPT to/from Bermuda, Cuba, Haiti, Peru, Port of Spain, Santo Domingo and Santiago, Dominican Republic.


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