Baggage tips

What do I need to do before traveling? 

  • Arrive at the airport at least 2 hours prior to departure to have sufficient time for boarding procedures.
  • Make sure you have all the necessary documents with you: passport with a visa for your country of destination, plane ticket and boarding pass completely filled out.
  • Excess baggage is subject to space availability and the airline may apply excess baggage charges.

What safety measures should I take with my luggage?

  • Do not pack metal objects, lighters, razors for shaving or other similar items in your carry-on luggage, as they could cause a delay during the airport security screening process.
  • Label your luggage with your name, address and telephone number on external luggage tags as well as inside.
  • Do not accept packages from strangers or carry other people's luggage.
  • Always keep your luggage in sight and never abandon it.

What items are prohibited in baggage?

  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Poison, including insecticides and herbicides
  • Corrosive products such as acid, bleach or solvents
  • Flammable items such as fuels, paint, matches and flammable or non-flammable gases like butane, oxygen or propane, including diving tanks
  • Fireworks, explosives and flares
  • Oxidizing materials such as chloride salt and peroxides
  • Radioactive material
  • Purses, briefcases or any luggage with a built-in alarm system.
  • Virus or live bacteria
  • Other dangerous articles such as magnetized, unpleasant or irritating materials
  • Limited quantities of medicines and toiletries, such as sprays, perfumes and medicines containing alcohol, can be transported.