For snow and water. They can be carried in the hold free if they are part of your free checked baggage allowance.
In terms of carriage, these comprise:
A pair of skis and ski poles or a snowboard or monoski, plus a pair of ski boots and bindings. A pair of water-skis of standard size or a slalom water-ski.
Conditions of acceptance on the flight
All ski equipment should be properly positioned and fastened so it does not bother or injure other people during boarding, carriage and disembarkation.
Free carriage conditions
Ski equipment is considered an item that can be carried within the passenger’s baggage allowance. If you add other items, exceeding the permitted number of free items, it will be considered excess baggage.
In accordance with a regulation from the Brazilian Civil Aviation Authority ANAC, for flights with Origin Brazil (outbound and return) it will always be considered excess baggage. A charge of USD81 applies for the first piece of ski equipment. A charge of USD120 applies to the second piece of ski equipment.
*If the operator is not Iberia, check the particular carriage conditions and allowances with the company. On IB5000 (Vueling) point-to-point routes or flights that connect one IB5000 flight with another IB5000 flight, the cost will be €45 per leg.