Taking SUP board on the plane

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Taking a SUP board on holiday is a great way to spend time on the water and enjoy the beautiful views. However, if you travel by plane, you may run into restrictions and extra costs. 

It is important to be well prepared and know the airline rules and policies so that you can travel smoothly with your SUP board. On this page, we discuss the steps you can take to transport your SUP board comfortably and safely on the plane.

Can I take a SUP board on a plane?

Yes, you can take your SUP board on the plane. Just make sure your inflatable SUP board is packed as compactly as possible. In doing so, it is good to know that several airlines use a reservation for a special seat. Don't forget that besides your SUP board, you also need to bring the paddle, without it, of course, it will be difficult Supping.

What do you need to consider?

If you want to take a SUP board on the plane, it is important to know that it is considered oversized baggage and (often) incurs extra charges. 

We recommend checking with the relevant airline about their specific policies and fees before booking. Usually, it board are packed in a sturdy case for protection during transport. 

It is also recommended that you consult with the airline about the size and weight of the suitcase, so that you can be sure it is compliant and do not run into extra charges.

Extra time & damage

Keep in mind that bringing a SUP board on the plane may require extra time during check-in and check-out, so plan ahead for this. 

It is also advisable to make sure the board is properly packed for transport, to avoid damage & unnecessary maintenance prevent.

In general, taking a SUP board on the plane is possible, but it requires extra planning and consultation with the airline.

Holiday tip: try it SUPPING AT SEA once out, it is a bit more challenging in some seas than calmer waters.

Cost of taking a SUP board on the plane

The extra cost of bringing a SUP board on the plane can vary depending on the airline. 

As mentioned, many airlines consider the SUP board as oversize baggage and charge extra for it, which is usually between 50 and 200 euros each way. 

Some airlines may also impose specific restrictions on board size and weight.

Last updated on 03/02/2023

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