Each airline draws up its own luggage policy, for both hand luggage and hold luggage. You should therefore check the details directly with them. Don't forget to label all pieces of luggage with your name and address.

Hand luggage

Hold luggage

Baggage information "special summer"

Baggage information "special Christmas period"

Airlines baggage policy

Excess luggage

Special luggage


Unattended luggage

Security measures


Hand luggage

In most cases, all passengers - except for children under 2 years of age - can carry one piece of hand luggage during their flight. Your airline will provide you with more details about the maximum size and weight allowed.



We recommend that you pack as many of your belongings as possible in your hold luggage. Your hand luggage should only contain what you absolutely need for your flight. You may want to carry the following in your hand luggage: fragile or valuable items, photographic films, important documents, jewellery, cash...



The following items are prohibited: sharp objects (knives, including some penknives, scissors, etc.), liquids and cosmetics if their volume exceeds 100ml, blunt instruments, weapons (even a collector's piece or a toy), etc.           

If these objects are found during the security check, they must be handed to a non-travelling friend or associate, or confiscated for destruction.

The official list of prohibited items is given on the website of the French civil aviation authority



Cabin baggage is checked. Containers containing liquids (perfume, shower gel, etc.) must comply with certain size and packaging rules.Sharp objects are prohibited in the cabin. Flammable products are prohibited in both baggage and hold.

 You have the possibility of using an online service of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC) to find out precisely the list of authorized products.

  • Restrictions on liquids, gels and pastes:  

Individual tubes or bottles of liquids, aerosols, gels and pastes must not exceed a volume of 100ml and must be placed together in a transparent plastic bag no larger than 20cm x 20cm (e.g. a freezer bag). Each passenger is allowed to carry only one bag.    
These restrictions apply in particular to the following items restrictions are: water, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages, soup, cordials, perfume, suntan lotion, cream, shower gel, shampoo, mascara, toothpaste, liquid soap, deodorants, etc. 
Any products placed in open or opaque plastic bags or that are crammed together or on top of one another, and products with a volume greater than 100ml, will be confiscated at the security checkpoint.        

Exceptions: medicines in liquid form accompanied by a prescription in the passenger's name can be taken into the cabin, in whatever quantity is required for the duration of the journey. Baby food is also accepted in the cabin as long as it satisfies a specific food requirement, in whatever quantity is required for the duration of the journey. In both cases, the accompanying passenger must be able to justify why the item is essential.  
These measures apply to all flights and to all destinations, including domestic flights.

For more information about the new security measures relating to restrictions on liquids, aerosols and gels that came into force on 31st January 2014, you can visit the website of the French civil aviation authority.


Hold luggage

Depending on the airline and ticket class that you choose, you will usually be able to check in one piece of hold luggage (subject to a maximum weight allowance). 



The following items are prohibited: explosives, inflammable products (cigarette lighters, matches, etc.), toxic products (corrosives, oxidisers, irritants, radioactive material, magnetic substances, chlorine, paint, compressed gases, etc.).


  • With regard to the new security measures relating to carrying liquids in hand luggage, you are advised to pack as many of your liquid products as possible in your hold luggage. 
  • Don't forget to label your luggage with your name and address.  

Click here for more information about objects that are prohibited in the hold.


Baggage information "special summer"

We draw your attention to the transport of certain specific items in the summer period and containing hazardous materials. 

Goods type laundry, diving equipment, lithium battery, flashlight, tent spikes etc ... are subject to specific regulations.

We invite you to check with your company to transport the goods.


Baggage Information " Special Christmas period "

We draw your attention to the transport of certain specific items in the Christmas period and containing hazardous materials.

Goods type crackers , firecrackers , fireworks utensils and drones type of products or Segways ( hoverboards , e- skateboarding, u- runnes , waveboard ... ) are subject to specific regulations.

We invite you to check with your company to transport the goods.


Airlines baggage policy

To know the political baggage (cabin baggage and hold baggage) of the airline with which you travel from Rennes, click the name of your airline :

Air France - HOP! - Volotea - easyJet


Excess luggage 

Any excess luggage can be transported in the hold under certain conditions, which can vary according to the airline you are travelling with. The excess luggage charge depends on your ticket class and destination.

For more information, please contact your airline directly.


Special luggage 

For any special or heavy items, please contact your airline directly.                
You will be informed of the procedures and charges for carrying this type of luggage. 



If your luggage is damaged or delayed, please report the problem to the destination airport's luggage desk.  
You can also contact your airline’s luggage service directly.


Unattended luggage

Watch your own luggage carefully. Any unattended item will be treated as suspicious and may be destroyed.
Keep your eyes open and report any unattended items to airport staff. 

Warning: Never carry anything for a stranger, regardless of the reason given. 


Security measures


New European legislation (EC regulation 300/2008, EU regulation 185/2010 and decision C 2010-774) came into force on 29 April 2010. 

This legislation relates to the implementation of aviation security measures within the European Union.  


The regulation requires a change in the practice of the pat-down security searches of passengers and airport staff who have access to the security restricted area. 

“A pat-down search consists on an inspection of the body and clothes, front and back, systematically passing the hands over the parts of the body that are covered by clothing."

A pat-down search includes a physical examination of:       

  • The hair     
  • The chest and clothing (back, collar, cuff, shoulders, pockets, arms, tie or scarf, jacket, shirt, jumper/waistcoat)       
  • The lower limbs (trousers/skirt, belt or waistband, pockets, trouser bottoms, hems)         
  • A physical or visual examinations of the hair and the shoes     
  • These obligatory measures are carried out in all European airports to ensure passenger safety.


Explosive control

Since september, 1st, 2015, passengers may be subject to a detection explosive control. These controls are randoms and allows the security officer to take samples from the hands and the size of the passenger. Cabin bag can also be controlled.

These controls are part of european regulation to detect better explosives that may be on a passenger or in his cabin luggage.


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