Luggage

Baggage Allowances

All European flights (charter and scheduled), now limit each passenger to one item of checked in luggage weighing either 18 or 20kg. Exact details will be on your e-ticket.

Luggage Mule

5% discount for Inghams guests

If you would like to have your luggage collected direct from your home or if your Swiss resort is no longer served by Fly-Rail luggage service, we recommend the Luggage Mule service. Call them for a quotation on 0161 870 2364 (Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00) or email info@luggagemule.co.uk 7 days a week. To claim your discount quote code 5HOTELPLAN5.

Swiss Fly-luggage (optional)

Swiss Railways operate a service which enables you to send your luggage all the way from your UK airport, on check-in, to your hotel in Switzerland.

The is available to all guests flying to Geneva or Zurich airports at an extra cost of £14 per item each way for the standard service. Swiss Railways have introduced an 'Express Service' with an administration fee of Sfr30 per booking per sector (SF60 return - approx £41) in addition to the £14 standard charge. The service applies to selected destinations and delivers luggage quicker to resort. Fly baggage must be reserved at time of booking.

For an estimate arrival time of luggage when using the fly-rail luggage service, please click on the following link and add in arrival airport, flight landing time, resort destination, and arrival date. The system will then advise an estimated time.

NB: not available for Weggis, Vitznau, Montreux, Locarno, Ascona and Sass Fee

Outward journey

  • Check-in your luggage at your UK airport with your green fly-rail baggage label attached
  • Please note: your luggage will normally arrive at your hotel the evening after you arrive in Switzerland when booking the Standard Service so it is vital you carry an overnight bag with you with all essentials. If booking the Express Service your luggage will normally arrive the morning after you arrive in Switzerland
  • Luggage will arrive in resort at the railway station and be collected and brought to your accommodation for you by either your Inghams Representative of hotel (system varies by resort).

Homeward journey

  • Luggage normally needs to be sent from your Swiss resort back to the airport the day before your flight home. Your Inghams Representative will arrange this for you. Please ensure your labels are attached to your luggage
  • Please note: you may only be able to send your luggage as far as Geneva or Zurich airport. For security reasons you may need to collect it at the airport railway station and check-in for your flight. Please check with your Inghams Representative
  • If you are flying with Swiss International Airlines, you can normally send your luggage back to your UK airport without collecting it at the Swiss airport.
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