IndiGo Passengers Can Easily Carry and Pay for Sports Equipment On Flights: Check How

IndiGo being the largest airline in India will offer pre-payment of Sports equipment handling fee at both domestic and international routes

By November 13th, 2019 AT 6:29 AM
Highlights
  • The passengers can carry their sports kit in domestic routes by paying a sum of Rs 1000
  • The Service will not be applicable in group bookings
  • If the passengers are flying in international flights they have to pay Rs 2000 for the service

IndiGo is the largest airline in domestic aviation. The carrier has a 48.2 % market share and has a fleet size of 248 which is the largest in Indian airlines. IndiGo operates flights to 82 destinations out of which 60 are domestic routes and 22 international. The low-cost carrier follows the three-pillar strategy which is low fares, being on-time and delivering a courteous and premium travel experience to its customers. To provide a world-class flying experience, IndiGo also offers many add-on services which include IndiGo Lounge services, 6E Prime, Excess baggage and many more. If you’re a sportsperson and frequent flyer you might know the hassle of carrying your sports equipment’s on-board. Every domestic airline has some strict guidelines regarding sports equipment which can be boarded by passengers. But to the relief, IndiGo offers the passengers to pay their sports equipment handling fee in advance for a seamless journey. Here are all the details you need to know about the pre-payment of Sports Equipment’s handling fee

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Fees and Allowed Sports Items in Indigo

If passengers are boarding in IndiGo with heavy sports equipment, they will get the option to pre-pay their sports equipment handling fees which will include (skiing equipment, golf bags, bicycles, surfboards, snowboards, water sports and scuba diving equipment) per passenger. If the passengers are flying in domestic routes, they have to pay Rs 1000 and if in international sectors they have to pay Rs 2000 which will be inclusive of all taxes and applicable to per passenger and their checked-in baggage and journey. Passengers must note that the Service will be available for travel on both domestic and International sectors and the fees can be paid through the carrier’s official website (www.goindigo.in) either at the time of booking or at any time after that, until 2 hours before the departure of the flight.

Terms and Conditions related to Pre-Pay

Under the Service, IndiGo will offer sports equipment of certain dimensions and if the equipment exceeds the dimensions mentioned below passengers will not be allowed to carry them on-board

WidthLengthHeight
10 inches10 inches209 inches
20 inches20 inches202.5 inches
30 inches30 inches193.5 inches

Talking about the terms and conditions the Service will not be applicable in group bookings and also if the passengers have opted for IndiGo’s ATR aircraft or Lite fares ticket or anything equivalent to that, they will not be entitled to the offer. Passengers must also note that the weight of such sports equipment will be taken under consideration and only permissible baggage allowance per passengers will be allowed. If there is any standard excess baggage charges, it will be levied over and above the Fees.

The Pre-pay service provided by Indigo will be non-refundable, non-cancellable and also non-transferable. The fees will be only be refunded if the flight booking is entirely cancelled by the passengers or by IndiGo themselves. And at any case, IndiGo will reserve the right to modify the terms of this Service, replace it partially or fully and withdraw the Service at any time without giving any prior notice or any reason and the carrier’s decision related to all the matters of the Service will be final and binding. By paying the fees online the passengers agree to all the terms and conditions mentioned by the carrier and they will give their consent that all the information provided by them can be shared with IndiGo’s agents, representatives, service providers and employees which may be used to send promotional offers to passengers in the near future. All the applicable laws of India will be applied in the Service and all the matters related to the Service will be subjected to the courts at New Delhi

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