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Sports Equipment - Surfboards, Kiteboards, Paddle Boards and Wake Boards

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Does your Maui vacation include serious kiteboarding plans? Or are you heading Down Under for some surfing? Not only does Hawaiian Airlines accept surf, kite, paddle and wake boards as checked baggage, if you’re traveling to Australia or New Zealand, your board is included in your free baggage allowance when your travel is nonstop, direct and/or with connecting service.

Need more info? Here’s more about bringing your board to Australia or New Zealand. Taking a vacation to Australia or New Zealand.


What You Need to Know


Conditions of Acceptance:

  1. Fin must be removed or well padded
  2. The entire board must be protected by a suitable container
  3. Limit of two (2) boards per container
  4. Charge will be assessed per container
  5. Transportation is subject to availability of space*

*Hawaiian Airlines is not responsible for the ground delivery of your board. Once it has arrived at your destination, we’ll notify you to pick it up at the airport.


Sports Equipment Fees and Restrictions


How much will it cost to transport your board and equipment? It all depends on your destination. Keep in mind that long layovers could mean you’ll be charged baggage fees to and from your layover point.

Click the links below to view the baggage fees that apply to your trip:

Neighbor Island
North America
America Samoa
Australia
China
Japan
Korea
New Zealand
Tahiti

Prices below are subject to change.

Note: Boards will be included as part of your free baggage allowance if you're traveling to Australia or New Zealand.


Domestic Travel

Neighbor Island and North America:

Maximum Length:

Within the State of Hawaii: 131 inches*
Between Hawaii and North America: 115 inches in length

Maximum Weight: 50 lbs (23 kg)**

1 checked piece / per way (USD)
Within the State of Hawaii* $35 USD
Between Hawaii and North America $100 USD

*Ohana by Hawaiian flights will not accept items exceeding 72 inches in length. Maximum length restrictions do not apply to 'Ohana by Hawaiian flights.

**Items weighing over 50 lbs (23 kg) will not be accepted as checked baggage.

 

International Travel

En route stopovers exceeding 24 hours will result in point to point charges being applicable.


American Samoa:

Maximum Length: 115 inches (292 cm)
Maximum Weight: 50 lbs (32 kg)

1 checked piece/per way
Between Hawaii / North America and American Samoa $150 USD


Australia:

For travel between Hawaii / North America and Australia, boards will be included in guest's free baggage allowance when travel is non-stop, direct and / or connecting service. Boards in excess of the free baggage allowance and / or when stopovers exceed 24 hours, applicable baggage charges will apply.

Maximum Length: 115 inches (292 cm)
Maximum Weight: 50 lbs (32 kg)

1 checked piece/per way
Hawaii / North America to Australia $150 USD
Australia to Hawaii / North America $150 AUD


China:

Maximum Length: 115 inches (292 cm)
Maximum Weight: 50 lbs (32 kg)

1 checked piece/per way
Hawaii / North America to China $150 USD
China to Hawaii / North America 900 CNY


Japan:

Maximum Length: 115 inches (292 cm)
Maximum Weight: 50 lbs (23 kg)

1 checked piece/per way
Hawaii / North America to Japan $150 USD
Japan to Hawaii / North America 15,000 JPY


Korea:

Maximum Length: 115 inches (292 cm)
Maximum Weight: 50 lbs (23 kg)

1 checked piece/per way
Hawaii / North America to Korea $150 USD
Korea to Hawaii / North America 150,000 KRW


New Zealand:

For travel between Hawaii / North America and New Zealand, boards will be included in guest's free baggage allowance when travel is non-stop, direct and / or connecting service. Boards in excess of the free baggage allowance and / or when stopovers exceed 24 hours, applicable baggage charges will apply.

Maximum Length: 115 inches (292 cm)
Maximum Weight: 50 lbs (32 kg)

1 checked piece/per way
Between Hawaii / North America and New Zealand $150 USD


Tahiti:

Maximum Length: 115 inches (292 cm)
Maximum Weight: 50 lbs (32 kg)

1 checked piece/per way
Between Hawaii / North America and Tahiti $150 USD

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