Excess Baggage

You can use your LifeMiles to check one extra piece of luggage, additional to the permitted pieces. You can also choose to carry one overweight or one oversized piece of your permitted luggage, at no additional cost when you travel with tickets purchased at any published fare on flights operated exclusively by Aerovías del Continente Americano, S.A. Avianca, Taca International Airlines, S.A. (TACA), Líneas Aéreas Costarricenses, S.A. (LACSA), Trans American Airlines, S.A. d/b/a Taca Perú (TACA PERU).The excess baggage awards are redeemed per way of the trip (each way).

This reward can be requested at any time at Avianca’s Information Centers or with 8 hours prior to your flight through our call center option 3

  Awards LifeMiles required
  1 additional piece to your baggage allowance that may not exceed 100 pounds and should be less than 90.5 linear inches. 15,000
1 oversize piece from your baggage allowance (more than 90.5 linear inches) 15,000
1 overweight piece from you baggage allowance (more than 100 pounds) 15,000


For flights from Brazil to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe to Brazil: when there are additional pieces, excess baggage, oversize or overweight baggage, the United States, Canada, Mexico and European policies will apply.

For flights to and from Europe: pieces weighing greater than 70 pounds or the sum of the exterior dimensions (length + height + width) is greater than 90.5 linear inches will not be accepted as checked baggage.

For all regions: pieces weighing greater than 100 pounds or the sum of the exterior dimensions (length + height + width) is greater than 90.5 linear inches will not be accepted as checked baggage.

General terms and conditions:

  • Award available to all LifeMiles members.
  • For this award does not apply redemption fee.
  • It is allowed to use up to 3 awards per flight.
  • This award applies only to one segment of your trip, either the departure or the return.
  • This award is valid for 12 months from the date of redemption.
  • This award is non-refundable.
  • In case of loss, theft or partial destruction, the confirmation document can not be re-issued.
  • The confirmation document is personal, non-transferable, non-endorsable and has no monetary value.
  • Redemption of excess baggage does not apply to award tickets.

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