Yes, you can bring your surfboard, skis or snowboard, but remember; an oversized item handling fee applies to any item with a single side longer than one metre (1000mm, 39in), including wheels, handles and packaging.

Skateboards and scooters are only permitted in your checked baggage, and only if they are non-electric.

Important – the weight of your skateboard, scooter, surfboard, skis or snowboard will count towards your total checked baggage weight, so make sure you purchase enough.

The oversized item fee is a separate handling fee, paid per item and does not add any extra weight to your checked baggage allowance.

Pay the oversized item fee when you book, or before you fly at Manage booking, and you’ll save time paying at the airport.

See Oversized baggage for more details.

Packing your items

Your surfboard, skis or snowboard must be packed in a bag designed for that equipment.

Where possible, remove surfboard fins and store them in an enclosed compartment in the bag or tape them to the board.

Maximum length

The maximum length of your oversized items depends on the carrier, aircraft and service.

You can find the aircraft type you’re flying on when you book, on the Choose flights page – just open the details link in the flight listing. The aircraft type is also listed on your itinerary.

Jetstar Airways (JQ) international flights on Boeing 787 = 2.77m

Jetstar Airways (JQ) domestic flights on Boeing 787 = 2.3m

Jetstar Airways (JQ), Jetstar Asia (3K), and Jetstar Japan (GK) flights on A320, A321 = 2.3m

For journeys with multiple carriers and aircraft types, the lowest maximum size limit applies.

Remember: no single item bag or item can weigh more than 32kg.

Not all fares include checked baggage

Checked baggage is not included with Economy Starter fares. For other fares, check how much baggage allowance is included.

Remember – the best time to add a baggage allowance is when you book.

Baggage charges at the airport

If you haven't added baggage and you arrive at the airport with checked baggage, charges will apply.

You'll be charged a fee for up to 15kg of baggage per passenger, and after that for every additional kilo at the per kilo rate. If you have added checked baggage to your booking but arrive with more than your allowance you’ll be charged for excess baggage. Excess baggage is charged per kilo. We can’t guarantee that we’ll be able to add excess baggage to your flight.

Make sure you check our policy for baggage transfers if you have flight connections on your itinerary.

See more information about checked baggage