Musical Instruments

Musical Instruments

Check here for the requirements that musical instruments must meet.


If you’re planning to travel with musical instruments, you can pay for this special baggage service at the Volaris airport counter or by calling our Call Center.



  • Guitars
  • Basses
  • Violins
  • String Instruments
  • Flutes and trumpets
  • Drum accessories(such as cymbals)
  • Mandolins
  • Keyboards
  • Saxophones


  • Musical instruments can travel in your cabin bag if their size does not exceed 12.99 x 15.74 x 22.44 inches and 22 pounds
  • If the overall dimensions are greater than 51 inches, the instrument must be checked
  • No musical instruments can travel as on board baggage if they exceed 22 pounds
  • If you wish to travel with any musical instrument other than the ones listed above, you may do so as long as they meet the weight and size requirements
  • Musical instruments must be packed in suitable (preferably rigid) cases
  • Please note that excess baggage charges apply if your checked musical instrument exceeds 55 pounds
  • Also, oversized baggage charges apply if the instrument exceeds 62.2 total inches (height + width + length)
  • Consider that the maximum accepted size for a checked musical instrument is 78.7 total inches (height + width + length)

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