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Everything you need to know about traveling with baggage is provided below.


For TAM luggage allowances, special equipment, and restricted items, please check TAM's Luggage Policy. For flights with connections, the ticket's most generous luggage allowance will be honored on all flights involved.

Passengers may also check carry-on, as well as regular checked baggage. In either cases, the baggage must comply with LAN regulations.

Carry-on Baggage

Carry-on baggage refers to the personal effects that passengers bring onto the airplane free of charge responsible. Each passenger may bring one carry-on bag plus a personal item.

Pieces allowed

Economy Premium Economy - Premium Business
1 Piece of baggage
8 kg (17 lbs) 16 kg (35 lbs)
1 Personal item
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Purse, laptop or diaper bag.

In addition to the above, articles such as jackets, walking sticks, umbrellas, small cameras, binoculars, reading material or a small bag of duty free goods may be carried on provided the passenger keeps them in his or her posession or stows them under the seat in front of the passenger*

* Except for emergency exit seats and seats in the first row.

Checked Baggage allowance

This refers to all baggage checked at the airport and transported in the aircraft’s hold. For flights with stopovers, luggage will always be labeled through to the final destination. The dimensions and standard weight of each piece of baggage (regardless of any excess baggage charges) are:

Standard volume

158 cm. / 62 inches linear (width + height + length)

Standard weight

23 kilos (50 lb)

Keep in mind that if you exceed the standard weight or number of pieces of luggage allowed for your trip, excess luggage charges will apply. Pieces larger than the maximum total dimensions of 203 cm (80 inches) or the maximum allowed weight of 45 kg (99 lb) cannot be carried in the hold. On flights to Argentina, Europe and Oceania, the maximum weight allowed per piece is 32 kg (70 lb).

Regulations for LAN passenger baggage are determined by the passenger's flight and cabin.


Economy Premium Business - Premium Economy
To / From or Through:
Mexico / Canada / Australia / New Zealand
(Except between Australia and New Zealand.)
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2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each
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3 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each.
To / From or Through:
United States
(Except between the United States and Brazil.)
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2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each
Domestic Flight Chile (Includes Easter Island) / Argentina / Peru / Ecuador/ Colombia
Flight between Brazil, South America and the Caribbean.
To / From:
Tahiti / Europe
Between: Australia and New Zealand.
Spain and Germany.
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Maximum 2 pieces, both weighing 23 kg in total.

To/ From:

United States and Brazil.

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2 pieces, 32 kg (70 lb) each

Important: If your trip includes a leg operated by another airline, please review the inter-airline baggage policy. LAN will honor the largest available allowance on the ticket provided LAN is the airline checking the passenger in.

Allowance for Disabled Passengers

In addition to the standard baggage allowance for the fare paid, passengers who depend on one of the following items may transport it free of charge:

  • Completely foldable wheelchair.
  • Pair of crutches or other orthopedic device.
  • Guide dog (with the corresponding certification).

Allowance for Minors

The baggage allowance for minors (whether accompanied or not) is the same as for adult passengers, as dictated by the fare and flight.

Allowance for Infants

Allowances for infants apply to children ages 2 and under (between 0 and 23 months).

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1 piece, 23 kg (50 lb)
If there is available space, one of the following items may be carried in the plane’s cabin:
  • Stroller
  • Chair
  • Bassinet

Baggage Allowance for Inter-airline flights


Passengers Flying with Other Airlines

As of April 1, 2011, a new policy be in effect for calculating the inter-airline baggage allowance applicable to all airlines

Read more

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