All ticketed passengers are permitted to carry up to a maximum of 8 checked bags once they do not exceed the following:
Note: Click here to see the news announcement regarding changes to checked bag fees for all international flights as of February 1, 2023. This information is reflected in the below charts.
All ticketed passengers are permitted the following carry-on items:
Cayman Airways will accept a fragile or perishable item without a limited liability release if it:
Is packaged in the original factory-sealed container
Items that are not appropriately packaged, and are not assistive devices, will be accepted upon completion of a limited liability release
Restrictions on the quantities of liquids, gels or pastes are:
Duty-free goods containing liquids may be carried, provided they are purchased after the security screening point. We advise you to pack any duty-free liquids in your checked baggage where possible.
If you are departing the US or Canada, your duty-free liquids will be delivered to the boarding gate or pick-up point in the secure area in a Sealable Tamper-Evident Bag (STEB).
Cayman Airways understands that at times, it may be necessary to travel with an item that exceeds the size or weight limitations or is in excess of the baggage allowance of 8 pieces per ticketed passenger. Additional charges apply to this type of baggage, please refer to the table above for applicable charges. Excess baggage charges cannot be waived and will be collected at the ticket counter, please note, that cash is not accepted. Baggage connecting to other airlines will also be subject to the connecting airline's excess charges and/or oversize, overweight charges in addition to Cayman Airways charges. Any piece over the baggage allowance or baggage that exceeds the size and weight limitations will be subject to additional charges. Excess baggage is transported on a space-available basis and will be carried subject to the load capacities of the aircraft. Other restrictions may apply. Baggage in excess of 99 pounds or 120 linear inches will not be accepted as checked baggage, please refer to our Cargo policy. Assistive devices, including electric wheelchairs over 99 pounds, will be accepted.
Excessive Baggage Rates All charges are calculated on a one-way basis and collected at the airport ticket counter.
|Additional Bag(s)||Overweight Bag||Oversized Bag|
|Above Free Allowance. Maximum of eight (8) bags||Over 55 lbs and not exceeding 99 lbs||Exceeding 62 linear inches (total length + width + height) but not exceeding 120 linear inches|
|US$50 per bag(s) 3, 4, & 5||US$50 per bag
From 56lbs to 70lbs.
|US$75 per bag up to 55lbs
for bag(s) up to 8 pcs
|US$75 per bag(s) 6, 7, & 8||US$75 per bag
From 71lbs to 99lbs
A bag will be weighed and measured to ensure that it meets the dimensional requirements for shipping. Baggage is measured by length + width + height. The dimensions of each measurement are added together to compose the total number of linear inches/ centimeters. The bag's thickest or widest part of the length, width, and height will be measured.
The following items, irrespective of their actual dimensions, may be considered one piece and accepted in lieu of one piece of checked baggage whose outside linear.dimensions are 62 inches.
The following items of sporting equipment may be included as checked bags, and when in excess will be assessed by the charges as per the excess bag policy. The charge specified will apply to the items of sporting equipment, whether or not it is presented as a single piece. Sporting equipment must be securely encased to avoid protrusions.
Scuba Diving Equipment - One empty scuba tank, one knife, one mask, One Snorkel, One Scone buoyancy compensator device, fins, wet suit and pressure gauge.
Fishing Equipment - One outfit: Can Include: Two Rods, one Reel, one landing net, one pair of fishing boots (all properly encased) and one fishing tackle box.
Note: No Spear fishing allowed in the Cayman Islands
Golfing Equipment - One golf bag packaged within a hard-shell case containing no more than 14 clubs, 12 balls and one pair of golfing shoes. Golf bag packaged within a soft-sided golf club travel bag, a limited release form would be required.
Cayman Airways is not responsible for damages to sporting equipment when not properly packaged.
The Following items may also be included as checked baggage for a fee:
Surfboards: USD$95 per board
Windsurfing: Consisting of one windsurfing board/one mask/One boom and sail. Accepted as checked baggage only. USD$95 per board
Ski Equipment: One Outfit to include one pair of Ski bindings/ski boots, ski poles and skis. - Accepted as checked baggage only. USD$95
A non-motorized touring or racing single seat bicycle will be accepted passenger as a checked bag if:
If the bicycle is packed in a container that is less than 55 pounds and less than 62 total linear inches (L + W + H), there is no bicycle service charge, but standard excess charges will apply.
If the bicycle is packed in a container exceeding 62 inches in linear dimensions (L + W + H) but not more than 118 inches and not weighing more than 70 pounds it will be accepted for transport with a bicycle service charge of $50.00 USD each way in additional to any applicable excess charges.
If the bicycle is packed in a container exceeding 62 inches in linear dimensions (L + W + H) but not more than 118 inches and is between 70-98lbs pounds it will be accepted for transport with a bicycle service charge of $50.00 USD each way in additional to any applicable overweight and excess charges.
Bicycles in containers over 99 pounds and over 118 inches in linear dimensions will not be accepted as checked baggage.