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Flying with Hockey Equipment

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Please bear in mind that you currently cannot add hockey equipment to your booking through Alternative Airlines. Alternative Airlines is working hard for you to be able to add hockey equipment to your booking.

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Book Flights and Add Hockey Equipment

Looking to book flights and bring your hockey equipment with you? Well, when you book flights through Alternative Airlines you can book flights with over 600 airlines and add hockey equipment to your booking. Just follow the step-by-step guide below that shows you exactly how to add hockey equipment to your booking.

Travelling with Hockey Equipment Tips

To prepare yourself for the day you travel with your hockey equipment, you'll want to ensure that you purchase a high-quality travel bag to protect your hockey equipment. Here are some tips for travelling with hockey equipment.

Direct Flight

We recommend that you purchase a non-stop flight when transporting hockey equipment as it minimizes the risk from it gettinng damaged. When flying a connecting flight you hockey equipment will need to be carried onto another aircraft, meaning that it's more likely to get damaged.

High Quality Travel Bag

We suggest that you make an investment in a high-quality travel bag if you intend to bring your hockey gear with you. Hockey equipment travel bags are the ideal way to organise all of your equipment and keep it safe from damage during travels.

Personalised baggage

We also recommend that you label your baggage in case it goes missing. Hockey equipment can be expensive so labelling your baggage and following all the tips from above can reduce the risk of you losing/damaging your hockey gear.

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How To Add Hockey Equipment to your Booking

  1. Navigate to the top of the page and enter the departure and arrival cities/destinations along with the dates you plan to travel, the number of passengers in your booking, as well as the cabin class you want to fly in. Click the 'Search Flights' button. You'll then be shown all the flights available according to the information you entered in the search box. If there's a specific airline you want to fly with, use the 'Airlines' drop-down tab and select your preferred airline. Once you've found the ideal flight for you 'Confirm Selection' and proceed to the next page.
  2. You'll then need to fill in your passenger and contact details on this page. Scroll down to the 'Special Baggage' section and select 'View Special Baggage' options to find out all the extras you can add to your booking. You'll then be able to see all the extra baggage you can add to your flight. Click the '+' button to add hockey equipment to your booking. We advise that you weigh your hockey equipment and select the weight option that best suits for your hockey equipment.
  3. After you've added Hockey Equipment to your booking, head over to the checkout section and choose the payment method you want. Here, at Alternative Airlines we offer 40+ different payment options including Buy Now Pay Later options, cryptocurrencies and virtual wallets such as Apple Pay and Google Pay.
  4. Once your booking has been confirmed, you'll receive your e-ticket via email - please note that in some cases it may take up to 24 hours for you to receive your e-ticket.

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Book Flights and Add Hockey Equipment FAQs

How much is hockey equipment baggage?

The price of transporting your hockey equipment will depend on the airline that you fly with. There are some airlines that will allow you to carry your hockey equipment as normal checked baggage as long as it doesn't exceed the weight and size restrictions. Each airline will have different baggage policies so please ensure that you check your airline's rules for flying with hockey equipment.

How to add hockey equipment to my booking?

If you wish to add special baggage to your booking, you can do so through Alternative Airlines. Please note that hockey equipment is currently unavailable at Alternative Airlines however we are working extremely hard for you to be able to add hockey equipment to your booking.

What is the maximum weight for Hockey Equipment?

Most airlines typically allow you to transport one piece of sports equipment per customer that weighs no more than 32kg. Each airline has different rules for transporting hockey equipment, therefore the weight of your special baggage will vary on the airline you travel with. Please be aware that each piece of luggage cannot weigh more than 32kg due to international health and safety requirements.