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Onboard Luggage Allowance

Before you travel, we advise that you read and fully understand our Luggage Allowance Rules and Regulations.


Family on the gangway with their luggage.
Onboard Luggage Allowances

Hand Luggage Allowance
You are permitted to carry one item of hand luggage per person (max. 12kg / dimensions 60cm x 50cm x 40cm) onboard our ferries to Holland. Also, it's possible to carry an extra 2 items of luggage (max. weight 20kg). Please note, these items of extra luggage must be checked-in on our day sailings. If you've booked an overnight sailing with a cabin, then your luggage can to be taken into your cabin.

Stena Line is entitled to add a surcharge for any additional baggage.

Transportation of Hazardous Goods or Luggage
In relation to our onboard safety policy, the following items can be carried onboard under strict conditions or are not permitted onboard;

  • Hazardous substances/goods
  • Firearms & shooting weapons
  • Explosives & flammable substances
  • Chemical & toxic substances

Hazardous Substances/Goods
Hazardous and dangerous goods are not permitted onboard, except in special circumstances or with special conditions applied, details of which can be obtained on request from our Customer Service Team. There's a list of hazardous substances / goods in the "International Maritime Code for Hazardous Substances" issued by the "Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization" (IMCO). Also, additional items may not be permitted onboard which fall under Stena Line's national legislation or regulations. Please contact our Customer Service Team on +44 (0) 343 208 1800 if you have any queries.

Explosives, Firearms and Drugs
Transportation of firearms for sporting purposes is permitted under limited and strict conditions. You must contact our Customer Service Team in advance of travel on +44 (0) 343 208 1800. Please note that the transportation of live ammunition, explosives and drugs onboard is strictly prohibited.

Sharp Objects
Transportation of knives and other sharp objects (such as pocket knifes and nail files etc.) onboard are not permitted.