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Allowance Information for Golf clubs, equipment and luggage when flying to Dubai or Abu Dhabi in the UAE

Golf equipment to the UAE
One of the most popular questions asked by traveling Golfers to the UAE is concerning Golf Luggage and allowances. So we gathered the latest information for you concerning Golf clubs to Dubai and Abu Dhabi from Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways respectively.

Golf equipment to the UAE allowance on Emirates Airline to Dubai
For all sporting equipment including golf equipment – Emirates will accept sporting equipment as checked baggage and part of your standard baggage allowance. If you intend to take a bicycle as checked luggage, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance. Special packaging rules may apply.

Weight – Individual items with total dimensions exceeding 300cm (118 inches) cannot be transported as checked baggage, and must be sent as cargo or freight. There are no exceptions to this rule.

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Dimensions – (length + width + height) of the entire division of sporting equipment must not exceed 300cm (118 inches). Above this and it must be sent as cargo or freight.

At any time, should your overall baggage weight or number of bags, including sports equipment, exceed the complimentary free baggage allowance, excess baggage rates will apply. Please visit Purchase additional baggage allowance for more information.

Full information on Golf and sports equipment on Emirates Airline flights:
https://www.emirates.com/english/help/faq/214958/baggage-allowances-for-sports-equipment

Excess fees apply on Golf equipment if you are overweight:
https://www.emirates.com/english/before-you-fly/baggage/purchase-additional-baggage-allowance.aspx

Golf equipment to the UAE allowance on Etihad Airways to Abu Dhabi
In addition to your baggage allowance, you can carry one set of golf clubs for free, weighing up to 15kg. One set may consist of clubs, balls and one pair of golf shoes. If you’re carrying a golf umbrella separately, this will count as an additional item and fees may apply.

Full information on Golf luggage and Sports equipment on Etihad flights:
https://www.etihad.com/en-ae/before-you-fly/baggage-information/baggage-guide

If your Golf equipment is over the 15kg then excess fees will apply:
https://www.etihad.com/en-ae/before-you-fly/baggage-information/excess/

Last updated 30th July, 2019 (If you find any of the links broken or information has changed, please let us know)

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